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Rogachev, Rogachev uyezd, Mogilev gubernia

Latitude: 5305' Longitude: 3003'

Also known as Ratchev, and ROGATSCHEW



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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 Rogachev. There may also be information in the Routes to Roots Foundation Archive Database under an alternate name of Rogachev. To search other spellings of Rogachev, use the box above the SEARCH RTR button.

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Links for the shtetl of Rogachev

Click here for the Jewish population of Mogilev gubernia in uezds, towns, and shtetls (1777-1926), Data compiled by L.Plotkin, Mogilev, Belarus
Click here for the Rogachev cemetery, by David Fox

Links for the uyezd of Rogachev

Click here for an article by Alex Friedman

Links for the gubernia of Mogilev

Click here for a 1845 map of Mogilev published by Charles Knight & Co. in London
Click here for a list of Mogilev Gubernia Records Found in National Archives of Belarus (Minsk)
Click here for Mogilev gubernia page of the Belarus SIG. Includes a list of all the known shtetls for this gubernia.
Click here for the 1903 and 1911 Vsia Rossiia - Mogilev Gubernia - data compiled by members of the Belarus SIG
Click here for the Jewish agricultural colonies in Western Russia, prior to 1904, by Lou Goldman
Click here for the Jewish population of Mogilev gubernia in uezds, towns, and shtetls (1777-1926)
Click here for the Mogilev Regional Library

Destruction of Rogachev Old Jewish Cemetery, December 2003
Destruction of Rogachev Old Jewish Cemetery, December 2003
Destruction of Rogachev Old Jewish Cemetery, December 2003. Yuri Dorn, President of the URJC of Belarus in December 2003 reported the destruction of the Rogachev Old Jewish Cemetery. According to his information, part of the cemetery is being cleared on grave stones to make room for the construction of two houses. He also believes that there are plans to use the stones for use in the construction of the houses. The three pictures below document the destruction.
Rogachev Jewish cemetery. (9/19/97 by Vitaly Pruss of the Belarus Jewish community)
Rogachev Jewish cemetery. (9/19/97 by Vitaly Pruss of the Belarus Jewish community)
Rogachev Jewish cemetery. (9/19/97 by Vitaly Pruss of the Belarus Jewish community)
Rogachev synagogue. Today it is a dwelling house. (9/19/97 by Vitaly Pruss of the Belarus Jewish community)
Rogachev. A postcard taken between 1915 and 20. The Russian writing says 'A view of the real'. A real is like a training or vocational school. (contributed by Lowell Nigoff)
Rogachev. On the lower of the two pictures it says 'A view of the Drutzi'. (contributed by Lowell Nigoff)


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