Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Batch 3 of the Vilnius household registers project is now available #lithuania


Russ Maurer
 

LitvakSIG is very pleased to announce that batch 3 of the Vilnius
household register project, 5000 lines, is now available to qualified
donors ($50 minimum). To help you decide if the batch is relevant to you,
we provide a full surname-frequency list of over 2000 surnames on the
VHR home page,
https://www.litvaksig.org/research/special-projects/vilnius-household-registers
(short URL: https://tinyurl.com/yab5ojnv). The most frequently-occurring
surnames in this batch (10 or more occurrences) are these:

ABRAMOWICZ, ALPEROWICZ, ARONS, BERGER, BERKMAN,
BERLIN, BLACHER, BLOCH, BLUMOWICZ, BRUDNER, CHILEWICZ,
CHONES, DANISZEWSKI, DONSKI, EPSZTEJN, FELDMAN,
FILIPOWSKI, FRENKEL, FRYDMAN, GALPERN, GERSZATER,
GINZBURG, GITELMAN, GLEZER, GOLDBERG, GOLDFARB,
GOLDMAN, GOLOMB, GONCZAROWSKI, GORDON, GRAJEWSKI,
GRYNBERG, GURWICZ, IZRAELSKI, JALOW, JAZGUR,
JERUCHIMOWICZ, JOFA, JOFFE, KAC, KACOWICZ, KACZELNIK,
KACZERGINSKI, KAGAN, KAPLAN, KAPUL, KOPELOWICZ,
KOTON, KOWARSKI, KRAUT, KRAWIEC, KREMER, KRUPNIK,
LAPUK, LEJBIKIER, LEJBSON, LEWIN, LEWINSON, LEWINTAN,
LEWITAN, LIFSZYC, LIPMAN, MAGUN, MAZEL, MELER, MIRSKI,
PALEWSKI, PAPIERMACHER, POBENSKI, PRUZAN, PUZYRISKI,
RABINOWICZ, RAF, REZNIK, RIT, ROZENBERG, SEGAL, SOBOL,
SOFER, SWIRSKI, SZALMAN, SZAPIRO, SZEJNIUK, SZER,
SZESKIN, SZLOSBERG, SZNEJDER, SZOAG, SZUKSTULSKI,
SZUSTER, TUFIASZ, TWERDIN, WAJNSZTEJN, WALTER,
WASERMAN, WIERNIK, WILENSKI, WOLMAN, ZAK,
ZALMANSON, ZILBERMAN, ZON

The addresses included in this batch are Subocz 26a, 29, 30, 31,
46a, and 57 as well as Zawalna 1, 2/17, 4/6, 7, and 14.

Even if you don't think your family lived in Vilnius, they may appear in
the household registers as visitors. And of course, many people who
lived in Vilnius during the period of the registers (between the World
Wars) had their origins somewhere else. Many other locations are
mentioned in these registers. It is worth taking a look.

The batch will be added to the free, searchable, All-Lithuania
database in about 18 months.

More information about the VHR project and about each batch to date
can be found on our VHR home page, linked above.

We welcome donations to the project, which can be made online by
selecting Vilnius Household Registers in the Special Projects section
of our donation portal,
https://www.litvaksig.org/membership-and-contributions/join-and-contribute/
Consider giving a gift of a VHR batch to your favorite family genealogist!
If you know which batch you would like to receive, please mention it in the
donation note. Files are distributed by an emailed download link.

Questions about any aspect of the VHR project should be directed to me at
vhrproject@litvaksig.org.

Russ Maurer
VHR project coordinator

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