Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Vilnius Internal Passport Records, 1919-1940 #lithuania


Howard Margol
 

Another 317 Vilnius internal passport records have been translated and are
available. So far, a total of 6,485 Vilnius internal passport records have
been translated. A grand total of 111,289 internal passport records have
been translated covering most areas of Lithuania.

The Vilnius I.P. records include some very important information, including
where the person was born. Not everyone was born in Vilnius.

Some of the information included - German passports issued during World
War II, Mother's name, Marriage certificates, and most important, Birth
certificates issued in the early 1920's. Due to the 100 year privacy law
on birth records, we are not allowed to translate post 1912 birth records.
However, you can contact the Central archive, and request a copy of all
of the documents in an individual file, and they will send it.

To learn about internal passports, and see examples of various documents
in the files, go to
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Lithuania/InternalPassports.htm

If you contribute a minimum of $100 to Litvak SIG, I will send you all of
the Vilnius internal passport records. Go to www.litvaksig.org/contribute
and scroll down to Special Projects. Select Internal Passports. In the NOTES
block, key in Vilnius. Feel free to use your credit card as the site is
secure.

Your interest of the project is very much appreciated. If you have any
questions, or would like to see all of the Vilnius internal passport records,
please contact me personally and not to the digest.

Howard Margol
homargol@aol.com
Founder - Coordinator - Internal Passport Project

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