belarus_sig.jpg (14193 bytes)

Belarus SIG  All Belarus Database  Belarus Static Index  Grodno  Minsk  Mogilev  Vilna  Vitebsk  Belarus Resources  Online newsletter  Shtetls of Belarus  Archival records  Given names database  How to use this website  Current Projects  Membership  How to help  JewishGen-erosity  Contact us

Shtetls of Belarus

Chernavchitsy, Brest uyezd, Grodno gubernia

Latitude: 5213' Longitude: 2344'

The JewishGen Family Finder contains the names of other researchers for Chernavchitsy.

There is currently no shtetl homepage for Chernavchitsy. Click here for information about creating one.

JewishGen ShtetlSeeker will allow you to find Chernavchitsy on a map, as well as find other shtetls with similar names.

The All Belarus Database contains hundreds of thousands of entries. 

Search the Belarus SIG website for Chernavchitsy. 

Search the JewishGen website for Chernavchitsy. 

Search JewishGen's ShtetLinks website for Chernavchitsy. 

Search the Jewish Encyclopedia website for articles about Chernavchitsy.  This site contains the complete contents of the 12-volume Jewish Encyclopedia, which was originally published between 1901-1906.

The Routes to Roots Foundation Archive Database contains a comprehensive list of archival holdings for Belarus, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, and the Ukraine.  Use the link on the left to see if there are any records for Chernavchitsy.
Search the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Research Institute Reading Room for information on Chernavchitsy.


Search the JewishGen Discussion Group Archives for newsgroup postings about Chernavchitsy.  The SIG (special interest group) newsgroups contain postings for a specific area, whereas the JewishGen newsgroup is more general.


The Yizkor Book Database lists where you can find memorial books for Chernavchitsy.

A translation of a Yizkor book for Chernavchitsy is not available yet. Click here for information on getting a book translated.

Links for the uyezd of Brest

Click here for Brest uezd information
Click here for the Brest Region map
Click here for the Brest Region map, list of towns and villages

Links for the gubernia of Grodno

Click here for a description and history of the Grodno gubernia
Click here for Conscription in the Grodno Guberniya, translated by Irene Newhouse, transcribed by Billie Stein
Click here for Documentary Sources for the Study of the Grodno Gubernia, by Ellen Sadove Renck. APORT Russian Search Engine - Besides being a Russian search engine, this site will translate any web site from English-to-Russian, or from Russian-to-English. All Belarus Database - Search all of the Belarus databases from this one site. There are also links for searching the Belarus SIG newsgroup archives and all of the web pages of JewishGen
Click here for Grodno Genealogy Group, Inc., website of the former Grodno SIG
Click here for Grodno gubernia page of the Belarus SIG. Includes a list of all the known shtetls for this gubernia.
Click here for Grodno Organizations, by Jerry Seligsohn
Click here for History of Grodno, by Ellen Sadove Renck
Click here for Jewish Communities of the Grodno Province, reproduced from 'RAGAS Report', with the permission of Valadislav Y. Soshnikov
Click here for records for the Grodno and Minsk gubernia that are in the Brest State Archive
Click here for Selected Records from the Grodno Oblast Archive (mss.) [Manuscript RG-53.004M] in USHMM, compiled by Tilford Bartman
Click here for the 1837 list of voters for Rabbi: Brest, Kobrin, Slonim, Novogrudok, Pruzhany, Volkovysk, Slonim, and Grodno uyezds
Click here for the 1880 Russian Army Deserters
Click here for the Grodno Gubernia 1912 Voters List Database
Click here for the Grodno Regional Library
Click here for the Jewish agricultural colonies in Western Russia, prior to 1904, by Lou Goldman
Click here for unpublished materials at Yad Vashem. Email the archivist and ask what materials exist for Chernavchitsy.

Webmaster:Edward L. Rosenbaum
1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004