Where are the vital records? #galicia


The2thdkdr@...
 

I recently began researching my maternal, grandfather's family. My
grandfather's name was Aron Gelb. He emigrated to the U.S. in 1911. He said
he came >from a town called Mikolayev (his spelling on the ship's manifest).

I believe Mikolayev, which is now in the Ukraine and spelled Mikolayuv,
is located at coordinates 4946-2420, according to the Jewishgen Shtetlseeker.
This places it about 15 miles east of Lviv. It is near Glinyany.

Would anyone know if vital records exist for this shtetl? Would they be
in Lviv?

Someone once mentioned to me that vital records for Jewish villages were also
kept in a nearby town called Bobrka, which I believe is now called Chodorow.

I would appreciate any help.

Wayne Roth, Brooklyn New York The2thdkdr@aol.com

MODERATOR NOTE: Refer to Suzan Wynne's book, Finding Your Jewish
Roots in Galicia: A Resource Guide, published by Avotaynu, Inc. It
appears that there are vital records for this town with the Vinniki,
Eastern Galicia (Ukraine) records in the Polish National Archives in
Warsaw and in the Lviv Archives.

This book is highly recommended for Galician researchers, especially
those who wish to know the availability of vital records.

Avotaynu, Inc has a website: http://www.avotaynu.com


The2thdkdr@...
 

In a previous post, I mentioned I was looking for the vital
records for Mikolayuv (coordinates 4946-2420), a shtetl near Lviv.

The moderator noted that they were probably in the Polish
National Archives in Warsaw and in the Lviv Archives.

Does anyone know if LDS would have microfilmed these records?
These records would all be dated before 1900, so personal privacy
factors are not applicable here.

Wayne Roth, Brooklyn, New York The2thdkdr@aol.com

MODERATOR NOTE: There are very few LDS microfilms available for
Jewish records in towns in Galicia. There are some microfilms at LDS
Family History Libraries for Jewish Galician records, mostly in the
provinces of Krakow and Rzeszow in Western Galicia (now Poland). One
exception is the film for Lwow (now Ukraine). As far as we know,
these films are for the following towns:

Biecz
Brzesko
Krakow (already included in JRI-Poland database on
Lezajsk
Lemberg (Lwow)
Pruchnik
Tarnow
Wadowice
Wisnicz

Refer to Suzan Wynne's book, Finding Your Jewish Roots in Galicia: A
Resource Guide, published by Avotaynu, Inc. If you know of any other
LDS films for Jewish records in Galicia, please inform this forum.