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

Modern: Rzhyshchiv, Ukraine
Modern Ukrainian: Ржищів  listen town name in ukrainian
Modern Russian: Ржищев  listen town name in russian

1930s: Rzhishchev, Kiev, Ukraine SSR, Soviet Union
1950s: Rzhishchev, Soviet Union

Other names: Rzhyshchiv [Ukr], Rzhishchev [Rus], Rzyszczow [Pol], Rzhishchev, Rzhyschiv, Rzysciv, Orzistchov, Irzyszczow

49°58'N 31°03'E Mapquest Google Maps


Revision list translation and indexing Rzhishchev, 1818Janette SilvermanIn progress
This project involves acquiring  digital copies of the 1818 revision list for Rzhishchev from CAHJP, translating the acquired records and preparing them for posting in the JewishGen Ukraine Database, and the Ukraine SIG Master Name Index. 
Census has been obtained as of August 2016.
GAKO, Kiev, 280/2/377	Inv/9960
Act of the meeting of the Presidium considering local issues of victims of pogroms alJanette SilvermanNot Yet Started
Act of the meeting of the Presidium considering local issues of victims of pogroms allocation of assistance and local organizations and Jewish JOINT and material assistance for victims in Chernigov, Zhytomyr and refugees on the border with Romania; the ORT position of, including Uman in Berdichev, refusing to fund a study of theater Cultural League, 
About the pogrom and Yarmodintsah assistance, 
On the position of institutions in Zvenigorodka, Kanev, Rzhyshchiv, Smela, Cherkassy, Shpola
and other
A large number of lost documents, 1921; Russian; CAHJP HM2/9861.4.

Committee for Assistance to jewish victims of pogromKiev National Historical Archive from Ukraine
Information about pogroms in cities and towns: Berdichev, Borsharovka, Vahnovka, VoroJanette SilvermanNot Yet Started
For further information about pogroms in cities and towns: Berdichev, Borsharovka, Vahnovka, Voronie, Dziunkov, Kiev, Koroliovka, Novofastov, Progrebishe, Priluka, Ryishev (Rzhyshchiv) Samgorodok, Sokolovka, Spichintzi, Refugee in Berdichev, Belilobke, Kozyatyn, Pogrebishe
Index Cards of refugee women and battered in Kiev. Report of Jews bandits captured, attacks on transport near Berdichev and Mahnovki, 1919-1922; Russian & Yiddish; CAHJP HM2/9961.5.

Evobshestkom, Kiev (pogromlennym Assistance Committee)State Archive of the Kirov region

Document and Dataset Collections

NameTime frameView
Vital Records Images-Jewish Births, Marriages, Deaths, Divorces in Rzhishchev1854
microfilm of Jewish vital records from LDS FHL Catalog Card.
FHL Microfilm No. 2410368, Items 3-24 have been digitized.
This film covers several towns: Kiev, Byshev, Rzhishchev, Makarov, Motyzhin, Gostomel, Ignatovka.
 Item 3:  1856 births in Byshev - 23 female,  24 male
 Item 4:  1850 births for the Kiev district - 23 female,  24 male
 Item 5:  1852 deaths in Rzhishchev - 60 female, 93 male
 Item 6:  1854 births in Byshev - 17 female, 15 male
 Item 7:  1854 marriages in Byshev
 Item 8:  1854 divorces in Byshev
 Item 9:  1854 deaths in Byshev - 11 female, 15 male
 Item 10: 1854 births in Ignatovka - 22 female, 25 male
 Item 11: 1854 divorces in Ignatovka
 Item 12: 1854 deaths in Ignatovka - 15 female, 21 male
 Item 13: 1854 marriages in Makarov
 Item 14: 1854 births in  Makarov - 36 female, 38 male
 Item 15: 1854 deaths in Makarov - 38 female, 51 male
 Item 16: 1854 marriages in Motyzhin
 Item 17: 1854 births in Motyzhin
 Item 18: 1854 divorces in Rzhishchev
 Item 19: 1854 deaths in Rzhishchev - 75 female, 95 male
 Item 20: 1855 births in Byshev - 16 female, 19 male
 Item 21: 1855 marriages in Byshev
 Item 22: 1855 deaths in Byshev
 Item 23: 1855 births in Gostomel - 14 female, 10 male
 Item 24: 1855 births in Ignatovka - 18 female, 19 male
Translation is pending. Ukraine SIG"s Coordinator has the image files.
Vital Records-FHL Catalog Entry, Jewish, Rzhishchev Town 1852-18541852-1854
1 microfilm in FHL Catalog.
Registers of Jewish divorces and deaths for Rzhishchev, Kiev, Kiev, Russia; Text in Russian and Hebrew.
Fond 1164, Opis 1, Dela 2, 15-16.
Microfilm No. 2410368:

  Item 5,  1852 Deaths
  Item 18, 1854 Divorces
  Item 19, 1854 Deaths

Master Name Index for Rzhishchev

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