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PRUZHANY

PRUZHANSKI UEZD INFORMATION:= and Belovezh-Aleksanr., Bereza, Berezskaya, Bierioza, Chabahi, Chernyakovskaya, Chernyakovo, Dobuchinskaya, Gorodechnyanskaya, Gorodechna, Kartuz-Bereza, Korta, Kortanskaya, Lihoselcy, Linevo, Linovskaya, Malech, Malechskaya, Masevo, Matveevskaya, Mezhdulese-Lekovichi, Mihailovskaya, Muravevskaya, Narevka, Nikitskaya, Noski, Noskovskaya, Ogorodniki, Pruzhany, Revyatichskaya, Revyatichi, Rudniki, Rudnikskaya, Selec, Seleckaya, Sheni, Shereshevo, Shereshevskaya, Smolany, Starunovskaya, Suhopol, Suhopolskaya, Tevli, Velikoselskaya, Zastava

Pruzhany Uezd Population by Religion in 1887
 
Religion Pruzhany Pruzhanski uezd
men women men women
Orthodox 1022 1036 44860 42877
Catholic 232 276 7027 6772
Protestant 2 3 195 215
Jewish 2761 2803 3863 4217
Mohammedan 4 7
Total 4017 4124 55949 54088

1887 Pruzhany Uezd Population by Social Class
 
Title of the Estates Pruzhany Pruzhanski uezd
men women men women
Nobility 1) hereditary 19 24 269 288
2) personal 48 43 19 21
Clergy 1) Orthodox "White" 13 6 91 111
1) Orthodox "Monkish"
2) Catholic "White" 1 3
2) Catholic "Monkish"
3)
4)
5) Jewish 2 2 6 16
6) Moslem
Urban Estates 1) Citizens (hereditary) 9 7
1) Citizens (personal) 2 2 11 8
2) Merchants 48 23 24
3) Middle-class 3691 3889 4333 4640
4) 29 7
Rural Estates 1) State peasants 12 9 17895 16455
2) Settlers 2 6 154 162
3) Peasants-proprietors 4 60 29328 29150
4) town peasants
5) Free people
6)
Military Estates 1) regular troops 20 3
2) irregular troops
3) 61 35 1929 1596
4) retired lower ranks 57 23 1439 1162
5) soldiers' children 8 14 380 398
Foreign VI. Foreign Subjects 1 56 43
VII. People who do not belong above<= /TD> 4 7
TOTAL 4017 4124 55949 54088

Pruzhanski uezd, Grodno gubernia fairs in 1887

Pruzhany: Trinity Day, Fri of 10th week after Easter, 6 Aug, 14 Oct, 28 Oct

Bierioza: 1 Jan, Thursday of Shrovetide, Thursday of Holy Week, 23 Apr, 13 May, Orthodox

Church Reunification Day, St. Jan the Godfather's Day, 8 Sep, 28 Oct

Malech: 2 Feb, every Mon of Lent, Mon of "Fominoy" Week, Tues after Trinity Day, 29 Jun,

1 Sep, 8 Nov, 23 Nov

Pruzhany town and Pruzhanski uezd Livestock in 1884:

Horses: 253/14864

Cattle: 674/46152

Sheep, simple: 551/45,685

Sheep with thin fleece: 0/24,757

Pigs: 607/34,373

Goats: 0/70

Donkeys/mules: 0/1

Total livestock in Pruzhany: 2,085

Total livestock in Pruzhanski uezd: 153,915

Buildings in Pruzhany in 1887: stone/wood

Habitations 96 public: 2/

- church/monastery: 2/3

- social: 2/10

- private: 6/932

Public shop:

Social shop:

Private shop: /4

Social store:

Private store: 54/55

Theater:

Total: 66/1,004

Pruzhany uezd 1887 statistics for these zashtatnye cities, places, and posady
 
Name of Settlement 1887 Population Distance from Gubernia city Distance from district city Lat/ Long Postal Address (P.S)
Bereza p 2625 292 35 52 32 42 58 Kart-Berez 
Malech p 675 270 18 52 29 42 52 Linevo
Narevka p 621 149 64 52 50 41 55 Narevka
Pruzhany d.c. 8141 274 52 33 42 37 Pruzhany
Selec p 1674 295 28 52 35 43 2 Selec
Shereshevo p 4427 288 14 52 33 42 23 Shereshevo

PRUZHANY uezd 1887 camps (colony?) and Volosts with postal addresses (volost=smallest administrative/territorial unit of pre-Revolutionary Tsarist Russia;

Guberniya Basic administrative/territorial unit of pre-Revolutionary Russia

1 desyatina=  1.0925 hektar; 1 hectar = 10,000 square meters
CAMP Desig-nation Name of district camps name of places: camp flats & volosts go= vernment Post Address Distance from camp flat Distance from district city Distance from gubernia city
1st  1st camp place: Selec Kart.-Bereza 28 295
1st  Volost Seleckaya place: Selec Kart.-Bereza 16 15 165
1st  Volost Noskovskaya village: Noski city: Pruzhany 28 14 155
1st  Volost Rudnikskaya village: Rudniki city: Pruzhany 40 20 140
1st  Volost Kortanskaya village: Korta city: Pruzhany 40 14 156
1st  Volost Velikselskaya village: Velikosel. / village: Lihoselcy= city: Pruzhany 30 5 165
1st  Volost Dobuchinskaya village: Ogorodniki city: Pruzhany 21 8 175
1st  Volost Nikitskaya village: Smolany city: Pruzhany 35 292
2nd  2nd camp place: Katuz-Berez place: Kartuz-Berez 35 292
2nd  Volost Berezskaya place: Katuz-Berez place: Kartuz-Berez 22 18 270
2nd  Volost Malechskaya place: Malech Linevo 14 30 190
2nd  Volost Revyatichskaya village: Revyatichi place: Kartuz-Berez 22 38 200
2nd  Volost Chernyakovskaya village: Chernyakovo place: Kartuz-Berez 16 40 200
2nd  Volost Matveevskaya village: Mezhdulese-Lekovichi place: Kartuz-Berez 25 16 185
3rd  3rd camp place: Shereshevo place: Shereshevo 14 288
3rd  Volost Shereshevskaya place: Shereshevo place: Shereshevo 14 288
3rd  Volost Mihailovskaya village: Sheni city: Pruzhany 15 6 175
3rd  Volost Linovskaya village: Linovo village: Linovo 22 10 180
3rd  Volost Gorodechnyanskaya village: Gorodechna Tevli Railway Station. 18 17 185
3rd  Volost Starunovskaya Chabahi Tevli Railway Station. 16 28 180
3rd  Volost Muravevskaya village: Ogorodniki Tevli Railway Station. 30 36 200
4th  4th camp place: Narevka place: Narevka 64 149
4th  Volost Belovezh-Aleksanr. village: Zastava place: Shereshevo 20 45 160
4th  Volost Masevskaya village: Masevo place: Shereshevo 16 45 130
4th  Volost Suhopolskaya village: Suhopol place: Shereshevo 36 24 145

Pruzhany uezd 1887 Surnames and occupations
 
TOWN 1887? OCCUPATION SURNAME First Name Pharmacy Number
Shereshevo pharmacy owner Kadevich #48
Shereshevo pharmacy manager Krasinski #48
Kartuz-Bereza  physician Okolov  Tsezari Selvestrovich
Pruzhany physician Patsevich  Avgustin Konstantinovich
Bereza  pharmacy owner Sabotski #47
Shereshevo physician Vladislavovich  Gerih
Pruzhany pharmacy owner Yurkovski  Anton #46 

Pruzhani uezd towns:

Kartuz Bereza (Bereza Kartuska, K= artuz Brezah, Brezah):

Kagan and Levin (Yiddish and Hebrew Encyclopedias of Lithuania): 7352. 

Yizkor: Pinkas M'Chamesh Kehilot, 1958.

birthplace of Alter Brody (1895-?), Yiddish poet and dramatist.

Narevka (Narewka Mala),

Kagan and Levin (Yiddish and Hebrew Encyclopedias of Lithuania) 5233. 

1900 rabbi: Feivel Grinberg.

Moletch (Malecz):

Kagan and Levin (Yiddish and Hebrew Encyclopedias of Lithuania) 4672. 

yizkor: Pinkas M'chamesh Kehilot, 1958.

1920 NY rabbinical war relief acknowledged by David Tevel Deinovski.

Pruzhany (Pruzana, Pruzhani):

Kagan and Levin (Yiddish and Hebrew Encyclopedias of Lithuania) 6724. 

yizkor: Pinkas M'chamesh Kehilot, 1958.

EJ article.

1886 Hamelitz letter from Moshe Nisan Yanovski.