- Bessarabia Revision Lists (updated June 2014)
12,756 records were added to the Bessarabia Revision Database. Now we
have 81,438 records. The new addition includes our oldest records
from 1824 from 4 Kahals in Khotin district: Khotin, Brichany, Lipkany
and Otaki (Otaki was part of Khotin district in 1824, and later became
part of Soroki district). the Kahal records are not only from these 4
towns, but also from dozens and dozens of small vilalges, shtetlalj
where Jews lived already in 1824. The set also includes records from
Teleneshty, Tuzora (Kalarash), Kriuklyany, Orgeev, Bricheva,
Markuleshty, Mereshevka, Soroki, Gancheshty.
Set of records uploaded in June 2014: microfilm #,
towns/uezd, years and status, number of records, families, images and
- 1940 Kishinev Business directory. (added March 2014)
1278 records were indexed. You can see them now at the Bessarabia SIG
website, and soon they will be included into JewishGen databases.
Records include Type of Business/Profession in Romanian and English.
You will find dress makers, painters, lawyers, and also Chief Rabbi of
Kishinev Yehuda Leib TSIRELSON. Project Leader: Harvey Kabaker, also
translated byPaola Khalili, and Carol Shkolnik.
Two versions available: HTML, or XLS.
- Bessarabia Revision Lists -- Updates of June 2013
More than 68,000 records from Revizskaya Skazka (Revision List) - 19th century Czarist tax censuses - for 50+ towns, shtetlakh and colonies, including: Beltsy (Balti), Orgeev (Orhei), Akkerman (Cetatea Alba), Teleneshty (Telenesti), colony Alexandreny, colony Romanenko and many others places.
==Uploaded in June of 2013:
Set of records uploaded in June 2013: microfilm #, towns/uezd, years and status, number of records, families, images and additional comments.
List of Microfilms with Bessarabia Revision Lists (October 2013).
- Bessarabia Business Directory, 1924-25
13,144 Jewish businesses in nine districts and the capital Chisinau (Kishinev):
- Duma Voters Lists, Bessarabia, 1906-07
128,000 voters in Bessarabia, who were eligible to vote in the Russian Duma elections in 1906 and 1907.
- Vsia Rossiia 1895 Business Directory
1,500 Jewish businesses in Bessarabia, from this 1895 Russian business directory.
- Jewish Religious Personnel in the Russian Empire, 1853-1854
281 Jewish religious personnel in Bessarabia Gubernia.
- Bessarabia Vital Records
More than 144,000 Jewish birth, marriage, divorce and death records for Bessarabia primarily for Kishinev (now Chisinau, Moldova).
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