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Chernigov

Town Leader: Tom Erribe

External website: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ukrchern/

JewishGen Communities database page: Go here

1900s Name: Chernigov
1900s District: Chernigov
1900s Province: Chernigov
1900s Country: Russian Empire

Modern: Chernihiv, Ukraine
Modern Ukrainian: Чернігів  listen town name in ukrainian
Modern Russian: Чернигов  listen town name in russian

1930s: Chernigov, Chernigov, Ukraine SSR, Soviet Union
1950s: Chernigov, Soviet Union

Other names: Chernihiv [Ukr], Chernigov [Rus], Tshernigov [Yid], Charnihau [Bel], Czernihow [Pol], Tschernigow [Ger], Cernigovas [Lith]

Coordinates:
51°30'N 31°18'E Mapquest Google Maps

Chernigov needs a KehilaLinks Owner: Chernigov does not have a JewishGen KehilaLinks site. Tom Erribe maintains an independent Rootsweb website for Chernigov province.

Projects

NameCoordinatorStatusView
FHL Microfilm Digitizing and translation Jewish VR, Chernigov District and CityJanette SilvermanIn progress
Order microfilm 2091572 into local FHC and digitize it.
Translate and prepare for posting Jewish records from Chernigov district and city, Chernigov, Chernigov, Russia: 1877-1917 --  Registers of Jewish  marriages 1877, 1917; and deaths 1888, 1890, 1891, 1893, 1895

 item 1 - Volume 679-10/1245 (cont.) Marriages 1877 (p. 555-561)
 item 2 - Volume 679-10/1246 Deaths 1888 (p. 28-88) -- Deaths 1890 (p. 114-142, 178-222) -- Deaths 1891 (p. 267-406) -- Deaths 1893 (p. 428-490) -- Deaths 1894 (p. 519-612) -- Deaths 1895 (p. 650-797)
 item 3 - Volume 679-10/1247 Marriages 1917 (p. 81-110) 


The FHL catalog entry for the microfilms is:
Registers of Jewish births, marriages, deaths for Chernigov district and city, Chernigov, Chernigov, Russia; later Chernihiv district and city, Chernihiv, Chernihiv, Ukraine. Text in Russian and Hebrew.  
Translation is pending. Ukraine SIG"s Coordinator has the image files.
Fundraising Project, Chernigov Region CemeteriesEric FeinsteinIn progress
The JOWBR of JewishGen in coordination with the Ukraine Chernigov Research group of Rootsweb and the Ukraine SIG are working together to photograph and document all the remaining graves and headstones in the Jewish cemeteries found in Chernigov Gubernia or Province in Ukraine. Local photographers will be hired and the photographing will take place according to JOWBR guidelines in order to register all the names and inscription information in the JOWBR database. The towns scheduled to be photographed will be Chernigov, Borzna, Glukhov, Gorodnya, Konotop, Kozelets, Krolevets, Mglin, Nezhin, Novgorod-Seversk, Novozybkov, Oster, Sosnitsa, Starodub, Surazh, and Priluki.
Vital records translations, Chernigov Deaths, 1899, 1906. 1908, 1913-1915, 1917-1918Pamela LucasIn progress
Translate and prepare for posting, 1,836 Jewish death records for Chernigov and nearby towns. The records are from FHL microfilm numbers 2101468 (Item 4) and 2101469 (Item 1)
Film 2101468, Item 4 is Volume 679-10/1308 

 Deaths 1906

Film 2101469, Item 1 is Volume 679-10/1308 (cont.)

 Deaths 1899 (p. 190-198)
 Deaths 1908 (p. 117-137, 157-159)
 Deaths 1913 (p. 240-285)
 Deaths 1914 (p. 319-365)
 Deaths 1915 (p. 401-458)
 Deaths 1917 (p. 566-617)
 Deaths 1918 (p. 634-651)

Translation was done by 
Pamela Lucas. She is preparing the spreadsheet for posting.

The dataset includes deaths in the following towns:
Bakhmach, Berezna, Chernigov, Dobryanka, Drozdovka , Gorodnya, Grigorovke, Ivashkovka, Khorodichokh?, Kladkovke, Konotop, Korop, Krolevets, Kukshin, Lyubeche/Repki, Makievka, Monastyrishche, Moshchenki, Nevklya, Nezhin, Nosovka, Popovke, Radul, Repki, Sele Buravske, Simkovke, Smolyaz?, Snovsk, Verisotse, Verkievka, Voronezh, Yursoke

The FHL catalog entry for the microfilms is:
"Registers of Jewish births, marriages, deaths for Chernigov district and city, Chernigov, Chernigov, Russia; later Chernihiv district and city, Chernihiv, Chernihiv, Ukraine. Text in Russian and Hebrew."

Document and Dataset Collections

NameTime frameView
Vital Records Translations, Chernigov (Town), Deaths1899, 1906. 1908, 1913-1915, 1917-1918
Translation of 1,836 death records for the town of Chernigov. The original records are on LDS FHL microfilm numbers 2101468 (Item 4) and 2101469 (Item 1)

The dataset includes deaths in the following towns:
Bakhmach, Berezna, Chernigov, Dobryanka, Drozdovka , Gorodnya, Grigorovke, Ivashkovka, Khorodichokh?, Kladkovke, Konotop, Korop, Krolevets, Kukshin, Lyubeche/Repki, Makievka, Monastyrishche, Moshchenki, Nevklya, Nezhin, Nosovka, Popovke, Radul, Repki, Sele Buravske, Simkovke, Smolyaz?, Snovsk, Verisotse, Verkievka, Voronezh, Yursoke

Translation was done by Pamela Lucas

The catalog entry for the FHL microfilms for Chernigov is:
"Registers of Jewish births, marriages, deaths for Chernigov district and city, Chernigov, Chernigov, Russia; later Chernihiv district and city, Chernihiv, Chernihiv, Ukraine. Text in Russian and Hebrew."
Film 2101468, Item 4 is Volume 679-10/1308 

 Deaths 1906

Film 2101469, Item 1 is Volume 679-10/1308 (cont.)

 Deaths 1908 (p. 117-137, 157-159)
 Deaths 1899 (p. 190-198)
 Deaths 1913 (p. 240-285)
 Deaths 1914 (p. 319-365)
 Deaths 1915 (p. 401-458)
 Deaths 1917 (p. 566-617)
 Deaths 1918 (p. 634-651)
Family Records, FHL Catalog Entry, Chernigov town & district 1823-18861823-1886
8 microfilms, FHL Catalog entry for Chernigov.
Family lists (tax poll census) for Chernigov district, Chernigov, Russia; later Chernihiv, Chernihiv, Ukraine. These lists were created to record information on the representatives of the taxable social classes. Includes Jewish records. Text in Russian.
Fond 151, Opis 1, Delo 568
Fond 187, Opis 1, Delo 3
Fond 206, Opis 1, Dela 24, 26, 26а, 27, 27а, 43
Fond 206, Opis 2, Dela 1, 6 
Microfilm Nos. 1696862-1696867, 2396476, 2396611,
Vital Records-FHL Catalog Entry, Jewish, Chernigov Town 1875-19181875-1918
12 microfilm reels at FHL
"Registers of Jewish births, marriages, deaths for Chernigov district and city, Chernigov, Chernigov, Russia; Text in Russian and Hebrew.
Record group 679, series 3, file 383
Record group 679, series 10, files 1243-1247, 1252, 1255-1256, 1258, 1260-1261, 1308.
Microfilm Nos. 2125338, 2091570-2091577, 2101058, 2101468-2101469.
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Master Name Index for Chernigov

BRAGILEVSKIJ, KAPLUNOV
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