Recent Record Updates May 1, 2020

We are pleased to report that the following records have been added to our collection: Hungary: Sub-Carpathia Vital Records – 19,063 records have been added. In total, this collection now has 47,778 records. Hungary: Hungarian Vital Records – 19,358 records have been added. In total, this collection now has 760,715 records. Hungary: Maramures Vital Records […]

Hungarian Research Division: Now contains more than 86k records!

A number of major censuses were conducted by the Kingdom of Hungary and the Austrian Empire, including the Vagyonösszeirás – 1828 (1828 Landowner census), the “Conscriptio Judaerum 1848” (1848 Census of the Jews), and the 1869 Hungarian census, which was a total population census, not just a landowner census.  These census records have been included in the JewishGen Hungary […]

Lithuania Research Division: 25k+ New Records Added

JewishGen is pleased to report that 25,021 new records from our colleagues and partners at LitvakSIG are now searchable via the JewishGen Lithuania Collection. The new records include: 1942 census of ghettos in Golshany, Krevo, Oshmiany, Smorgon, Soly and Zhuprany, all in the Oshmiany district but including some individuals originating elsewhere (5,145 records). City of […]

Gesher Galicia: New University Records

Gesher Galicia and JewishGen are separate organizations, in a strategic partnership to achieve shared goals. We are pleased to include their announcements in our Discussion Groups and Weekly Updates. Andrew Zalewski, Jewish Medical Students Project Coordinator for the Gesher Galicia SIG, recently announced the addition of new records to their open-access database: https://search.geshergalicia.org/ (JewishGen Members […]

Hungarian Research Division: New Records from Dej, Romania (Formerly Des, Szolnok Doboka, Hungary)

The following update is from Vivian Kahn, Director of Hungarian Research: We are pleased to announce that JewishGen has identified 19 books of civil records from Dej in Cluj county Romania, (formerly Des, Szolnok Doboka, Hungary). The birth, marriage, and death records cover the time period from October 1895, when Hungary began civil registration, to […]