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

Modern: Surazh, Russia
Modern Ukrainian: Сураж  listen town name in ukrainian
Modern Russian: Сураж  listen town name in russian

1930s: Surazh, Oriol, Russian SSR, Soviet Union
1950s: Surazh, Soviet Union

Other names: Surazh [Rus, Yid], Suraz [Pol]

53°01'N 32°24'E Mapquest Google Maps


Fundraising Project, Chernigov Region Cemeteries, SurazhEric 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.
Witnesses' testimony, Lawyers' reports, descriptions of pogroms in the towns of SuraJanette SilvermanNot Yet Started
Witnesses" testimony, Lawyers" reports, descriptions of pogroms in the towns of  Surazh, Rechitsa, Starodub, Klintsy, Novozybkov, Zlynka, Novgorod-Seversk, Nosovichi, Repki, Dobryanka, Semyonovka, 1905; Russian; CAHJP HM2/7976.3.

Society of equal rights of Jewish people of Russia /Union of attaining equal rights … till March 1906RGYA, Saint Petersburg. Fond 1565, op. 1, d. 20

Document and Dataset Collections

NameTime frameView
Family Lists, FHL Catalog Entry, Jewish, Surazh town and District, 1882-19101882-1910
5 microfilm reels
Family lists (tax poll census) for the Jewish community in Surazh district, Chernigov, Russia; later in Briyansk oblast, Russia. These lists were created to record information on the representatives of the taxable social classes. Text in Russian.
Fond 127, Opis 14, Dela 3532, 4065-4066, 4266, 4323-4324, 4335
5 Microfilms: 1222347, 1409779-1409782
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