JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Identify birthplace "Werche Volimer Gov"? #general

Igor Holyboroda

Dear colleagues!
In his message of Sat, 15 Dec 2018 David Brostoff wrote:
"I am trying to identify the birthplace of Dora (Scheine) FINKELSTEIN (ca.
Her 1907 passenger list gives Werche Volimer Gov (or perhaps Gav).
Gov seems be an abbreviation for gubernia but I can't find anything close to
Volimer in the list of Russian governates here:
Her naturalization petition gives Verhov, Rus., which I assume is the Werche
above, although I cannot locate it using the JewishGen Gazetteer, etc.
Other documents give only Russia."

I think "Werche Volimer Gov" should be Cherche village in the Volyn
(represented in the document as "Volimer") gubernia of the Russian

Igor Holyboroda,
Lviv, Ukraine.

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