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1900s Name: Pochaev
1900s District: Kremenets
1900s Province: Volhynia
1900s Country: Russian Empire

Modern: Pochayev, Ukraine
Modern Ukrainian: Почаїв  listen town name in ukrainian
Modern Russian: Почаев  listen town name in russian

1930s: Poczajow, Krzemieniec, Wołyń, Poland
1950s: Pochayev, Soviet Union

Other names: Pochayev [Ukr], Poczajow [Pol], Pitshayev [Yid], Pochaev [Rus], Pitcheyev, Pochayuv Stary, Potchayev

50°01'N 25°29'E Mapquest Google Maps

Pochaev data on Kremenets KehilaLinks: The Kremenets District Research Group (KDRG) collects documents and datasets for towns of the Kremenets District, including Pochaev. See the Kremenets KehilaLinks website for documents and datasets available for Pochaev. See especially the searchable Concordance of Personal Names and Town Names, a master index of all information collected by KDRG. For more information, contact Ellen Garshick (

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Reference / Historical Data

JDC Reports, 1919 visit to Kremenets District TownsHistory 
 Period: 1919JDC visit to Kremenets, 15 Oct 1919 Memo, NY_AR1921_03260, ID 224216.pdf. This one page memo describes the situation in Kremenets and names 15 prominent Kremenetsers. It also gives the population of the 12 major towns in the Kremenets district.
Pinkas HaKehilot, PochaevGeneral Reference 

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