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Birth records

from the
"Detailed Inventory of 13 Microfilms of Belarus Records at the Family History Center"

The Belarus SIG wishes to thank the following volunteers for helping to transliterate these documents:

Project coordinator: Irene Kudish
Assistant project coordinator: Leon Koll
All around big help: Vitaly Charny
Transliterators: Igor Apelsinov, Gary Dickman, Stanislav Gorbulev, Leonid Guzman, Nina Khanin, Lara Tsinman, Eugene Wiglin, and Matt Yarom

The following birth records have been transliterated. Those records with a in the 'In ABD' column are included in the All Belarus Database. Those records without a are not yet included in the All Belarus Database, but the names are shown at the bottom of this page.   Every few months the information shown at the bottom of this page will be moved into the All Belarus Database.

Phrases used: NHAB

Locality Uyezd Year LDS film # Frames Number of records Archive / Fond / List (opis') / Item (edinitsa khraneniya)

In
ABD

Dashkovka Mogilev 1854 1920796 111 10 NHAB / 3362 / 1 / 2  
1855 1920796 259-265 9 NHAB / 3362 / 1 / 2  
1873 1920796 267-278 9 NHAB / 3362 / 1 / 2

Kamen' Minsk 1891 1920795 188-190 8 NHAB / 1226 / 2 / 28  
1900 1920795 509-517 6 NHAB / 1226 / 2 / 32
1901 1920795 518-527 7 NHAB / 1226 / 2 / 33
1902 1920795 528-532 4 NHAB / 1226 / 2 / 34
1906 1920795 595-596 3 NHAB / 1226 / 2 / 39
1911 1920795 657-660 2 NHAB / 1226 / 2 / 44
Knyazhitsy 1874 1920796 19 - 29 11 NHAB / 3362 / 1 / 2
1875 1920796 14 - 18 5 NHAB / 3362 / 1 / 2
1883 1920796 192-205 9 NHAB / 3362 / 1 / 2  
? 1920796 207-216 9 NHAB / 3362 / 1 / 2  
Minsk Minsk 1882 1920795 2-119 623 NHAB / 1226 / 2 / 27
1895 1920795 198 - 466 1541 NHAB / 1226 / 2 / 9  
1882 1920795 120-179 335 NHAB / 1226 / 2 / 27
1895 1920795 198 - 466 1541 NHAB / 1226 / 2 / 9
1900 1920795 467 2 NHAB / 1226 / 2 / 29
Mogilev Mogilev 1837 1920796 5-61 414 NHAB / 3362 / 1 / 1
1838 1920796 62-77
78 - 103
192
312
NHAB / 3362 / 1 / 1
NHAB / 3362 / 1 / 1

1855 1920796 289-369 216 NHAB / 3362 / 1/ 3
1864 1920800 623-629 245 NHAB / 3362 / 1 / 18
1865
1867
1868
1920800 631-649 599 NHAB / 3362 / 1 / 18

1883 1920800 115-235 520 NHAB / 3362 / 1 / 17
1884 1920800 242-362 535 NHAB / 3362 / 1 / 17
1885 1920800 371-488 543 NHAB / 3362 / 1 / 18
1886 1920800 491-614 600 NHAB / 3362 / 1 / 18
1887 1920800 847-985 636 NHAB / 3362 / 2 / 2
1888 1920800 987-1014 136 NHAB / 3362 / 2 / 2  
1889 1920801 114-119
120-132
133-137
143-246
30
94
24
500
NHAB / 3362 / 2 / 2

NHAB / 3362 / 2 / 2
NHAB / 3362 / 2 / 2



Rakov Minsk 1897 1920795 485-501 74 NHAB / 1226 / 2 / 31
1909 1920795 637-656 47 NHAB / 1226 / 2 / 43
1914 1920795 695-709 38 NHAB / 1226 / 2 / 47  
1917 1920795 716-723 14 NHAB / 1226 / 2 / 48  
Rubezhevichi Minsk 1904 1920795 546-560 36 NHAB / 1226 / 2 / 36
1905 1920795 576-586 29 NHAB / 1226 / 2 / 38
1907 1920795 603-612 21 NHAB / 1226 / 2 / 40
1912 1920795 669-677 20 NHAB / 1226 / 2 / 45
Senno Mogilev 1861 1920795 741-759
764-782
25
43
NHAB / 3374 / 1 / 1
NHAB / 3374 / 1 / 2
 
1862 1920795 794-804 26 NHAB / 3374 / 1 / 3
1863 1920795 812-824 38 NHAB / 3374 / 1 / 4
1864 1920795 833-847 36 NHAB / 3374 / 1 / 5

For a complete description of each microfilm roll, including those records that have already been transliterated and those that have not, please visit "Detailed Inventory of 13 Microfilms of Belarus Records at the Family History Center".

Each birth record contains the following columns of information.

Column Description
Film No. The LDS film number
Frame#. The frame number from the CD created by the LDS for the Belarus SIG
Record # A letter (M for masculine, F for feminine) followed by the original act registration number.
Surname Transliterated from Russian.  If you see two surnames, the second one is transliterated from Hebrew.  Please note that all surnames are translated exactly the way they appeared on the original record and they could be different from the modern day spellings.
Given Name The persons first name
Father Father's given name
Paternal grandfather Translated from Russian as father's "otchestvo" - father's given name
Mother Mother's first name
Maternal grandfather Translated from Russian as mother's "otchestvo" - father's given name
Mother's Maiden Name Mostly not shown in the records
Day/Month/Year The date of birth, shown according to Christian and Hebrew calendars
Hebrew calendar
Town The town, uyezd (district), and guberniya (province) of the actual place of the birth, as it is shown on the original registration book
Uyezd
Guberniya
Place of registration The town of the actual place of the birth registration, as it is shown on the original registration book. Most births were registered in the town that they occurred in. However, some births were registered in different towns then the actual birth.
Comments Mohel/rabbi names for boys circumcision, translators notes, a place different from the registration one, any other information found concerning the record.  Titles such as "meschanin" or  merchant represent a social status of head of the family or any other family member related to a newborn.
Record/ Publication The year of the birth registration from the original registration books.
Archive/Fond/List/Item NHAB (meaning the National Historic Archives of Belarus (Minsk)), followed by the fond, list, and item numbers.

 


2002 Belarus SIG