List of Jewish population
that probably resided in Jedwabne prior to 1939

Prepared by

Mr. Kocon

Lomza Branch of the
Polish State Archives in Bialystock

Warren Blatt
Alexander Sharon

Our sincere appreciation to Leszek Kocon (holds copyright) and Dr. Andrzej Bernat,
General Manager, Main Directorate of the Polish State Archives, for permission to put this material on the JewishGen web site.


As a result of the considerable publicity regarding Jedwabne, the head of the regional archives in Lomza, Mr. Leszek Kocon, prepared a list of Jews who resided in Jedwabne prior to 1939 from a variety of sources.

The abbreviations that appear in this document
should be interpreted as follows:

OBG Okręg Bożniczy Grajewo (Grajewo Synagogue District)
OBR Okręg Bożniczy Radziłow (Radziłow Synagogue District)
OBW Okręg Bożniczy Wizna (Wizna Synagogue District)
OBŁ   Okręg Bożnicy Łomża (Łomża Synagogue District)
OBSZCZ Okręg Bożniczy Szczuczyn (Szczuczyn Synagogue District)
UPKdsPEW Urzad Powiatowy Kolenski do spraw Powinnosci Wojskowej (Office of Military Conscription in Kolno District)
PZUW Powszechny Zaklad Uslug Wzajemnych (General Insurance Offices)
SZSD Szpital Swietego Ducha (Hospital of the Sacred Spirit)

Polish glossary for list:

brat, brata brother
córka daughter
dnia, dniach day, days
domu house
dziecko, dzieci child, children
i and
imię, imieniu named
jej her
jego his
małżeństwo married
mąż husband
miał , miała was
mieli they had
mieli they had
mieszkańcem resident
mieszkali resided
na at, in, for
nieżyjący not living
przebywał, przebywała stayed
przed before
robotnik worker
roku year
również also
siostra sister
ślub marriage
syn, synowie son, sons
szpitalu hospital
urodzone, urodzona, ur. born
w in, on
z of, from, to
z domu from the house of, i.e. surnamed
zmarł, zmarła died
żona wife

List of the Jewish population that probably resided in Jedwabne prior to 1939

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