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Town Leader: Scott Heskes

JewishGen KehilaLinks: http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Zhytomyr/

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1900s Name: Zhitomir
1900s District: Zhitomir
1900s Province: Volhynia
1900s Country: Russian Empire

Modern: Zhytomyr, Ukraine
Modern Ukrainian: Житомир  listen town name in ukrainian
Modern Russian: Житомир  listen town name in russian

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

Other names: Zhytomyr [Ukr], Zhitomir [Rus, Yid], Zytomierz [Pol], Schytomyr [Ger], Žytomyr, Žitomir, Shitomir, Jitomir

50°15'N 28°40'E Mapquest Google Maps


Zhitomer 1884 List of MerchantsJanette SilvermanIn progress
Zhitomer 1884 List of Merchants.  From CAHJP Inv 9879.  GAZhO, Zhitomir, 62/1/1511- 57 images.
Zhitomer 1868 MarriagesJanette SilvermanIn progress
Zhitomer 1868 marriages.  From CAHJP Inv 9879.  GAZhO, Zhitomir, 67/3/43 - 89 images.
Zhitomer 1867 MarriagesJanette SilvermanIn progress
Zhitomer 1867 marriages.  From CAHJP Inv 9879.  GAZhO, Zhitomir, 67/3/42 - 89 images.
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Document and Dataset Collections

NameTime frameView
Zhitomer Vital Records1851-1868
Zhitomer Vital Records from CAHJP.
CAHJP Documents, Zhitomir
Some entries in the 
Kremenets Catalog of CAHJP documents
 have been acquired. Some translations have been completed. Contact Janet Silverman (ukrainesig.coordinator@janette-silverman.org) or Ron Doctor (rddpdx@gmail.com)
Pinkas HaKehilot, Zhitomir
some on SIG website
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Master Name Index for Zhitomir

See more Zhitomir names on MNI Database


Trip to Volhynia (August 1999)Travel ReportsEllen Shindelman Kowitt
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