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

Modern: Kozelets, Ukraine
Modern Ukrainian: Козелець  listen town name in ukrainian
Modern Russian: Козелец  listen town name in russian

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

Other names: Kozelets [Rus, Ukr], Kozeletz [Yid], Koselez [Ger], Kozielec [Pol], Kozelec

50°55'N 31°07'E Mapquest Google Maps


FHL Microfilm Acquisition, Digitizing and Translation Jewish VR, KozeletsLara DiamondIn progress
Jewish Records of births, marriages, divorces and deaths from the Jewish community of Kozelets. The records are from FHL microfilm numbers 2091576 and 2392160.  The text is in Russian and Hebrew.

Microfilm 2091576
Chernigov, Korop, Nezhin, Gorodnia, Kozelets, Konotop, Krolovets

Microfilm 2392160
items 1 and 2: 120 images

The FHL catalog entry for the microfilms is:
Registers of Jewish births, marriages, and deaths for Kozelets, Chernigov, Russia; later Kozelets, Chernihiv, Ukraine. Text in Russian and Hebrew.
Translation is pending. Ukraine SIG"s Coordinator has the image files.
Fundraising Project, Chernigov Region Cemeteries, KozeletsEric 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.
Information about pogroms in the province of Chernigov: Borzha, Korol, Krolevetz, Koz Not assignedNot Yet Started
Information about pogroms in the province of Chernigov: Borzha, Korol, Krolevetz, Kozelets with dead list.
List of dead Rechitsa district; Bobrovitz places and cities, (Polish rabbi"s public data) Ivan-gorod, Kanev, Uman. (data from rabbi of Uman)

Case: statistics of pogroms in Ukraine and Belarus, 1919-1921; Russian, Yiddish; CAHJP HM2/9956.4.

Committee for Assistance to jewish victims of pogromKiev National Historical Archive from Ukraine

Document and Dataset Collections

NameTime frameView
Family Records, FHL Catalog Entry, Kozelets town & district 1882-19061882-1906
4 microfilms, FHL Catalog entry for Kozelets
Family lists (tax poll census) for the Jewish community in Kozelets district, Chernigov, Russia; later Kozelets, Chernihiv, Ukraine. These lists were created to record information on the representatives of the taxable social classes. Text in Russian.
Fond 127, Opis 5, Delo 1567
Fond 127, Opis 14, Dela 3540, 4064, 4069, 4263. 
Microfilm Nos. 1409779-1409781, 1696868
Vital Records-FHL Catalog Entry, Jewish, Kozelets Town 1854-18621854-1862
2 microfilms for Kozelets, Jewish vital records.
Registers of Jewish births, marriages, deaths, divorces for Kozelets, Kozelets, Chernigov, Russia; Text in Russian and Hebrew. 
Fond 679, Opis 12, Dela 572-591
Microfilm Nos. 2125331-2125332
See also FHL Catalog Card for vital records for Kozelets District towns.
Revision List 1782-1858, Kozelets1782-1858

Master Name Index for Kozelets

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