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1900s Name: Kerch
1900s District: Kerch
1900s Province: Taurida
1900s Country: Russian Empire

Modern: Kerch, Ukraine
Modern Ukrainian: Керч  listen town name in ukrainian
Modern Russian: Керчь  listen town name in russian

1930s: Kerch, Crimea, Ukraine SSR, Soviet Union
1950s: Kerch, Soviet Union

Other names: Kerch [Rus, Urk], Kerç [Turk, Tatar], Kertsch [Ger], Kertch [Fr], Panticapaeum [Grk], Bospora, Bospor

Coordinates:
45°21'N 36°29'E Mapquest Google Maps

Projects

NameCoordinatorStatusView
FHL Microfilm Acquisition, Digitizing and Translation Jewish VR, KerchJanette SilvermanIn progress
Jewish Records of births, marriages, divorces and deaths from the Jewish community of Kerch. The records are from FHL microfilm number 2009923 (item 4), 2008474 (items 3-6), 2008420, 2009080 (item 4), 2009094 (item 1), 2009915 (item 2), and 2041505 (items 60-64), 2009915 (item 2), 2041506 (items 1-14), 2008421  (items 1-3).

Microfilm 2009923 

 item 4-Volume 142-1/166 Births, marriages, divorces, deaths 1884



Microfilm 2008474

 items 3-6 – Volume 142-1/15 Births, marriages, deaths, divorces 1857-1861 -- Volume 142-1/16 Births, marriages, deaths, divorces 1862-1883 -- Volume 142-1/17 Births, marriages, deaths, divorces 1863-1864 -- Volume 142-1/18 Births 1865


Microfilm 2008420
Volume 142-1/18 (cont.) Births, marriages, deaths, divorces 1865 -- Volume 142-1/19 Births, marriages, deaths, divorces 1868-1870 -- Volume 142-1/20 Births, marriages, deaths, divorces 1871 -- Volume 142-1/21 Births, marriages, deaths 1872


Microfilm 2009080
Item 4: Volume 142-1/96 Births, marriages, deaths 1880-1881


Microfilm 2009094
Item 1: Volume 142-1/67 Births, marriages, deaths, divorces 1878-1879


Microfilm 2009915 (scanned)
item 2 – 386 images


Microfilm 2041505

items 60, 61: 84 images
items 62-64: 80 images

Microfilm 2010571
item 3
Microfilm 2009915

item 2 – 386 images
Microfilm 2041506

items 1-14
Microfilm 2008421 

items 1-3: 671 images

The FHL catalog entry for the microfilms is:
Jewish records (births, marriages, divorces, deaths) for Kerch (Kerch), Tavrida, Russia; later Kerch (Kerch), Krym, Ukraine. Beginning in 1880, includes Yenikale; later Hlazivka.  Text in Russian and Hebrew.
 
Translation is pending. Ukraine SIG"s Coordinator has the image files.

Document and Dataset Collections

NameTime frameView
Yahad-in Unum execution site for Kerch/Kerch1941-1945
Yahad - In Unum ("together" in Hebrew and Latin) is a Paris-based organization established in 2004 by Father Patrick Desbois and dedicated to systematically identifying and documenting the sites of Jewish mass executions by Nazi mobile-killing units in Eastern Europe during World War II.


In Yahad - In Unum archives you can find the following resources concerning the Jewish victims of this town/village:


- Video testimonies of eyewitnesses of the mass shootings 
- Contemporary photos of executions sites of Jewish victims
- Archival pictures of the town/village and their Jewish inhabitants 
- German archives about the executions of Jewish victims 
- Soviet archives about the executions of Jewish victims 

Video testimonies can be available online upon request on Yahad Interactive Map page

Photos and short video clips of testimonies are available online on Yahad - In Unum interactive map

Others archives are available for consultation in Yahad Research Center in Paris. For more information, please contact Patrice Bensimon
Vital Records Images-Jewish Births, Marriages, Deaths, Divorces in Kerch1860-1890
Jewish Records of births, marriages, divorces and deaths from the Jewish community of Kerch. The records are from FHL microfilm number 2009923 (item 4), 2008474 (items 3-6), 2008420, 2009080 (item 4), 2009094 (item 1), 2009915 (item 2).

Microfilm 2009923 

 item 4-Volume 142-1/166 Births, marriages, divorces, deaths 1884



Microfilm 2008474

 items 3-6 – Volume 142-1/15 Births, marriages, deaths, divorces 1857-1861 -- Volume 142-1/16 Births, marriages, deaths, divorces 1862-1883 -- Volume 142-1/17 Births, marriages, deaths, divorces 1863-1864 -- Volume 142-1/18 Births 1865


Microfilm 2008420
Volume 142-1/18 (cont.) Births, marriages, deaths, divorces 1865 -- Volume 142-1/19 Births, marriages, deaths, divorces 1868-1870 -- Volume 142-1/20 Births, marriages, deaths, divorces 1871 -- Volume 142-1/21 Births, marriages, deaths 1872


Microfilm 2009080
Item 4: Volume 142-1/96 Births, marriages, deaths 1880-1881


Microfilm 2009094
Item 1: Volume 142-1/67 Births, marriages, deaths, divorces 1878-1879


Microfilm 2009915
item 2 – 386 images


The FHL catalog entry for the microfilms is:
Jewish records (births, marriages, divorces, deaths) for Kerch (Kerch), Tavrida, Russia; later Kerch (Kerch), Krym, Ukraine. Beginning in 1880, includes Yenikale; later Hlazivka.  Text in Russian and Hebrew.
 
Translation is pending. Ukraine SIG"s Coordinator has the image files.
Vital Records Images-Jewish Births, Marriages, Deaths, Divorces in Kerch1857-1865
Jewish Records of births, marriages, divorces and deaths from the Jewish community of Kerch. The records are from FHL microfilm number 2008474(Items 3-6).  The text is in Russian and Hebrew.

Microfilm 2008474

 items 3-6 – Volume 142-1/15 Births, marriages, deaths, divorces 1857-1861 -- Volume 142-1/16 Births, marriages, deaths, divorces 1862-1883 -- Volume 142-1/17 Births, marriages, deaths, divorces 1863-1864 -- Volume 142-1/18 Births 1865



The FHL catalog entry for the microfilms is:
Jewish records (births, marriages, divorces, deaths) for Kerch (Kerch), Tavrida, Russia; later Kerch (Kerch), Krym, Ukraine. Beginning in 1880, includes Yenikale; later Hlazivka. Microfilm of original manuscripts at the State Archives of the Crimean Republic in Simferopol. Text in Russian and Hebrew. 
 
Translation is pending. Ukraine SIG"s Coordinator has the image files.
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