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This town needs a Town Leader. Please contact Janette Silverman or Chuck Weinstein to become the Berezhtsy Town Leader. To learn more about becoming a town leader please read this pdf.

This town needs a KehilaLinks. Please contact Janette Silverman or Chuck Weinstein to become the Berezhtsy KehilaLinks Owner
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1900s Name: Berezhtsy
1900s District: Kremenets
1900s Province: Volhynia
1900s Country: Russian Empire

Modern: Velikiye Berezhtsy, Ukraine
Modern Ukrainian: Великі Бережци  listen town name in ukrainian
Modern Russian: Великие Бережцы  listen town name in russian

1930s: Berezce, Krzemieniec, Wołyń, Poland
1950s: Velikiye Berezhtsy, Soviet Union

Other names: Velikiye Berezhtsy [Rus], Velyki Berezhtsi [Ukr], Berezce [Pol], Bolshiye Berezhtsy, Velika Berezcy, Berezhtsy, Berezhtse

50°06'N 25°37'E Mapquest Google Maps

Berezhtsy data on Kremenets KehilaLinks website: The Kremenets District Research Group (KDRG) collects documents and datasets for towns of the Kremenets District. Berezhtsy is one of those towns. To see what is available for Berezhtsy go to the Kremenets KehilaLinks website (http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Kremenets/web-pages/about-kremenets.html). On the Research Menu, select Concordance. The Concordance of Personal Names and Town Names is a master index of all information collected by KDRG. Please be sure to read the Introduction and Guide to the Concordance to learn how to interpret the abbreviations in the 'Source' and 'Location in Source' columns. Whenever a KehilaLinks website for Berezhtsy is developed, it will include links to the KDRG materials. For more information contact Ron Doctor (rddpdx@gmail.com).


Death record translation and indexing Berezce, 1892-1912Janette SilvermanIn progress
This project involves acquiring  digital copies of the 1892-1912 records for Berezce from CAHJP, translating the acquired records and preparing them for posting in the JewishGen Ukraine Database, and the Ukraine SIG Master Name Index. 
List has been obtained as of August 2016.
GATO, Ternopol, 484/1/74-83	Inv.9958
Records of marriages of Jews in Berezhets, 1880 … 1914 x 1883, 1894, 1897-1899, 1902Ron DoctorIn progress
Berezhets Marriages; 1880 … 1914 
x 1883, 1894, 1897-1899, 1902-0904, 1910, 1912-1913; 524 pages; Russ + Hebr; Fond 484, Opis 1, Sp 70; File Nos 7229-7753
Records of deaths of Jews in Berezhets, '1879 … 1902 x 1892, 1897-1899,1913,1899,1903Ron DoctorIn progress
Berezhets Deaths:

Berezhets Deaths; 1879 … 1902
x 1892, 1897-1899; 373 pages; Russ + Hebr; Fond 484, Opis 1, Sp 72; File Nos 7254-8126"
Berezhets Deaths; 1913; 21 pages; Russ + Hebr; Fond 484, Opis 1, Sp 84; File Nos 8127-8147
Berezhets Deaths; 1899; 29 pages; Russ + Hebr; Fond 484, Opis 1, Sp 124; File Nos 0226-0254
Berezhets Deaths; 1903; 35 pages; Russ + Hebr; Fond 484, Opis 1, Sp 125; File Nos 0101-0225
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Document and Dataset Collections

NameTime frameView
JDC Reports, 1919 visit to Kremenets District Towns1919
JDC 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.

Towns mentioned include Shumsk, Yampol, Lanovtsy, Vishnevets, Vyshgorodok,Belozirka, Pochayev, Radzivilov, Katerburg, Berezhtsy, Teofipol.

Names from the document have been included in the 
Kremenets Concordance of Personal Names and Town Names
(Master Name Index) which is available, downloadable and searchable on the Kremenets Kehilalinks website on JewishGen.
CAHJP Catalog Cards, Berezhtsy
Photos of 1 Berezhtsy (Kremenets district) catalog cards from the CAHJP. Russian, Polish. Translations are in progress. Contact 
Janette Silverman for more information.
Vital Records Translations, Berezhtsy Births, 1878-19131878-1913
Translation of 10,924 birth records for Kremenets District towns for the period 1870-1938. The Kremenets town records are on microfilm at the Mormon Family History Library. Records for other towns were obtained from the Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People (Hebrew University, Jerusalem).

Kremenets (8,727 records from LDS microfilms):
Belozerka (30 records from Central Archives):
  1905 births
Katerinovka (763 records from Central Archives)
  1885, 1887-1895, 1900-1904, 1907-1911, 1913-1916, 1920, 1922-1931, 1937-1938
Oleksinets (240 records from Central Archives)
  1878-1883, 1892, 1896-1898, 1900-1901, 1903-1904, 1906, 1910, 1913
Velikiye Berezhtsy (299 records from Central Archives)
  1878-1887, 1889-1895, 1900-1901, 1904-1905, 1907-1908, 1912-1913
Vyshgorodok (825 records from Central Archives)
  1878-1889. 1895-1900

Birth records for Jews who were registered in each of these towns also appear in the Kremenets Town birth records. So, be sure to re-sort the spreadsheet by town name to see all the records for Jews registered in your town.

To begin your search, check the Kremenets
Concordance of Personal Names and Town Names.
 It is a master index to all the datasets translated by the Kremenets District Research Group. The Concordance will tell you which microfilm(s) have the records you seek and where the records are on the microfilm. The document 
Introduction and Guide to the Concordance tells you how to interpret the "Source" and "Location in Source" information that is in the Concordance.

You also can search the Kremenets vital records on the website of 
Jewish Records Indexing-Poland (JRI-Poland) and in the JewishGen Ukraine Database.
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