JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Pochayev and Shumsk (Ukraine) records, Vishnevets (Ukraine) YB translated #general

Ellen Garshick

The Kremenets Shtetl CO-OP/Kremenets District Research Group is pleased
to announce that the following records have been translated and added to
the searchable Kremenets Concordance Database Index
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--Shumsk Births, 1897, 1902, 1905, 1908-1913, 1916-1917, 1920-1936
--Pochayev Births, 1891-1936
--Shumsk Marriages, 1883-1891, 1923-1926, 1935
--Sefer Vishnivits (yizkor book of Vishnevets, Ukraine; translation now

Translations of the birth and marriage records are available in master
spreadsheets on our Contributors Site (available to those who have
donated money [in any amount], documents, or services during the
previous two years). The yizkor book translation is available at
JewishGen's Yizkor Book Project,
and Microsoft Word and PDF versions will follow soon on the Contributors

The Concordance continues to grow in value as the starting point for
researching Kremenets-district ancestors. It now contains more than
300,000 entries (161,822 >from vital records, 76,538 >from Revision Lists,
23,340 >from documents [other than vital records and revision lists]
obtained >from the Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People,
11,447 >from Yizkor Books and Booklets, 9,554 >from the Ellis Island
Database, and 5,647 >from other sources, as well as 1,384 "see" and "see
also" references). It includes references to 1,216 town names; the 15
most frequently cited are Kremenets, Vishnevets, Radzivilov, Shumsk,
Katerburg, Yampol, Belozirka, Vyshgorodok, Lanovtsy, Berezhtsy,
Oleksinets, Pochayev, Rokhmanov, Ostrog, and Dubno.

To help us continue obtaining and translating Kremenets-district
records, please consider donating to our work. From
scroll down to "Kremenets District Towns, Ukraine - Record Acquisition
and Translation." For a description of the project, please see
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Ellen Garshick
Silver Spring, Maryland USA

Board Member and Yizkor Book Translation Coordinator, Kremenets Shtetl
CO-OP, an activity of the Kremenets District Research Group:
Researching BAT, AVERBAKH >from Kremenets, Shumsk, Katerburg, and
Folvarki, Ukraine; GERSHIK, HURWITCH >from Staryye Dorogi and Bobruisk,
Belarus; ROTHKOPF (ROTKOP), GOLDBERG >from Bialystok, Poland, and
Baranivichi and Slonim, Belarus

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