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The JewishGen Ukraine Database is a multiple database search facility, which incorporates all the databases listed below.  These databases have been contributed by the JewishGen Bessarabia SIG, JewishGen Hungary SIG, JewishGen Romania SIG, JewishGen Ukraine SIG, Jewish Records Indexing-Poland, and other groups and individuals.  The combined databases contain more than two million entries about individuals living in the area that is now Ukraine.  The database is a work in progress, with new entries being added regularly.

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Component Databases:

All Ukraine:


  • Máramaros Jewish Vital Records
    54,000 birth, marriage and death records, 1851-1895,
    from 40 towns in the former Hungarian county of Máramaros
    (now in Zakarpatska Oblast, in SW Ukraine).
  • Sub-Carpathia Jewish Vital Records
    More than 17,000 birth, marriage and death records, 1895-1940,
    from 28 towns in the former Hungarian counties of Bereg, Máramaros, and Ugocsa (now in Zakarpatska Oblast, in SW Ukraine).

Russian Empire:

Bessarabia Gubernia:

  • Duma Voters Lists, Bessarabia, 1906-07
    128,000 voters in Bessarabia, who were eligible to vote in the Russian Duma elections in 1906 and 1907.
  • Bessarabia Vital Records
    More than 160,000 Jewish birth, marriage, divorce and death records for Bessarabia – primarily for Kishinev (now Chişinău, Moldova), and also for Beltsy (Bălţi), Novoselitsa (Novoselytsia), and other places.
  • Bessarabia Revision Lists
    More than 158,000 records from Reviska Skazka — 19th century Czarist tax censuses - for 45 towns, including: Akkerman (Cetatea Albă), Alexandreny (Alexăndreni), Beltsy (Bălţi), Bendery (Tighina), Brichany (Briceni), Khotyn (Hotin), Kishinev (Chişinău), Lipkany (Lipcani), Orgeev (Orhei), Soroki (Soroca), Teleneshty (Teleneşti), and many villages and agricultural colonies.
  • Bessarabia Business Directory, 1924
    More than 13,000 entries for Jewish businesses, in 705 localities in Bessarabia, from a 1924 Romanian business directory.
  • Chişinău Commercial Directory, 1940
    Nearly 1,300 apparently Jewish names among government officials, professionals and owners, listed in a 1940 Chişinău commercial yearbook.
  • Russian-Jewish Fallen Soldiers of WWI
    Data about 1,559 Jewish soldiers in the Russian army from Bessarabia, who were killed or wounded in the First World War.
  • Jews in Public Life of Bessarabia, 1862-1912  
    Records of 1,382 Jews listed in the Czarist government's annual “Bessarabia Reference Calendar”, 1862-1912.

• Kherson Gubernia:

• Kiev Gubernia:

Russian: Бессарабия Bessarabiya, Romanian: Basarabia, Yiddish: באַסאַראַביע Basarabye.
Region bordered by the Black Sea, Dniester, Danube and Prut rivers.  Gubernia of Russian Empire 1812-1856, 1878-1918; Part of Romania 1856-1878, 1918-1940; In U.S.S.R. (Moldavian SSR) 1940-1991. Today, mostly in Moldova (southernmost and northernmost parts in Ukraine). Chief city: Chişinău (Kishinev).

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