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Town Leader: Jonathan Rudolph

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1900s Name: Kanev
1900s District: Kanev
1900s Province: Kiev
1900s Country: Russian Empire

Modern: Kaniv, Ukraine
Modern Ukrainian: Канів  listen town name in ukrainian
Modern Russian: Канев  listen town name in russian

1930s: Kaniev, Kiev, Ukraine SSR, Soviet Union
1950s: Kanev, Soviet Union

Other names: Kaniv [Ukr], Kanev [Rus], Kanev [Yid], Kaniow [Pol], Kaniew, Kaniev, Kanew, Kaniw

49°45'N 31°28'E Mapquest Google Maps


FHL Microfilm Acquisition, Digitizing and Translation Jewish VR, Kanev, 1856-1861Lara DiamondIn progress
Jewish Records of births, marriages, divorces and deaths from the Jewish community of Kanev. The records are from FHL microfilm number 2289315 (Items 27-33).  The text is in Russian and Hebrew.

 Item 27 Fond 394, оpis 1, delo. 3 marriages 1860
Item 28 Fond 394, оpis 1, delo.4 deaths 1856
Item 29 Fond 394, оpis 1, delo.5 marriages 1857
Item 30 Fond 394, оpis 1, delo. 6 births 1857
Item 31 Fond 394, оpis 1, delo. 7 births 1858
Item 32 Fond 394, оpis 1, delo.8 marriages 1858
Item 33 Fond 394, оpis 1, delo. 9 births 1861

The FHL catalog entry for the microfilms is:
Records of births, marriages, and deaths from the Jewish congregation in Kanev, Kanev, Kiev, Russia; later known as Kaniv, Kaniv, Cherkasy, Ukraine. Text in Russian and Hebrew.
Translation is pending. Ukraine SIG"s Coordinator has the image files.

Document and Dataset Collections

NameTime frameView
Revision Lists, Kanev town, Kanev District 1857-1858, FHL Catalog entry1857-1858
Vital Records-FHL Catalog Entry, Jewish, Kanev Town 1854-18611854-1861
2 microfilm reels at FHL
"Records of births, marriages, and deaths from the Jewish congregation in Kanev, Kanev, Kiev, Russia"; Text in Russian and Hebrew.
Fond 391, Opis 1, Delo 3
Fond 394, Opis 1, Dela 1-9.
Microfilm Nos. 2289314-2289315.

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