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Town Leader: Tom Erribe

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

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

Modern: Gorodnya, Ukraine
Modern Ukrainian: Городня  listen town name in ukrainian
Modern Russian: Городня  listen town name in russian

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

Other names: Gorodnya [Rus], Horodnja [Ukr], Horodnia [Yid, Pol], Horodnya, Gorodnia

51°53'N 31°36'E Mapquest Google Maps


Fundraising Project, Chernigov Region Cemeteries, GorodnyaEric 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.

Document and Dataset Collections

NameTime frameView
Revision List 1816-1861, Horodnia1816-1861
Vital Records-FHL Catalog Entry, Jewish, Horodnia Town 1875-19211875-1921
12 microfilm reels at FHL
"Registers of Jewish births, marriages, and deaths for Gorodniya district and city. Text in Russian and Hebrew."
Record group 679, series 2, file 4971
Record group 679, series 10, files 1243, 1245-1247, 1256, 1258, 1260-1261, 1308, 3347.
Microfilm Nos. 2091570-2091573, 2091575-2091577, 2101058, 2101469, 2125337, 2383879-2383880.
Family Records, FHL Catalog Entry, Horodnia town and district 1882-19111882-1911
4 microfilms, FHL Catalog entry for Horodnia district
Family lists (tax poll census) for the Jewish community in Gorodnya district, Chernigov, Russia; later Horodnya, Chernihiv, Ukraine. These lists were created to record information on the representatives of the taxable social classes. Text in Russian.
Fond 127, Opis 12, Delo 1439
Fond 127, Opis 14, Delo 3536, 4135, 4267. 
Microfilm Nos. 1222347, 1409780-1409781, 1696867
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