1921 – List of Jews from Belarus looking for relatives in America (Part 2)

Our post from June 30th about Belorussian Jews which were looking for their relatives in US in 1921 got a lot of attention, and we’ve received a lot of inquiries from our readers. We’ve decided to continue publishing this list, and below is another 18 entries of people who were looking for their relatives in US in 1921.

 

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Choral Synagogue in Minsk, built in 1906 – Used today as a State theatre (Photo was taken in the 1930’s)

There are following shtetls mention in the list: KOPYL, ROGACHEV, DUBROVNO, SKRYGALOVO, MOGILEV, DVINSK, NESVIZH, CHAUSY, POLOTZK, DAVID-GORODOK, UZDA, GOMEL, YUREVICHY, BOBRUISK and MINSK.

 

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4 Responses to 1921 – List of Jews from Belarus looking for relatives in America (Part 2)

  1. Looking for Garmise or Garmiza who intermarried twice with Klingon/Kleingon from Koidanov (Dzerzhinsk) and Rubezvichi and Minsk. There are three branches in US. Two stayed in Colchester Conn and NYC. Third went to Gastonia NC.

    Peter Myers NYProf@gmail.com

    • jhrgbelarus says:

      Hi Peter,
      Thank you for emailing us. Among Jews of Minsk uezd there was a last name Garniza. Shtetls rubezhevichy and Koidanovo used to be a part of Minsk uezd. If you need help with your ancestral family genealogical research, please, email me to belshtetl@yahoo.com

  2. Alex Girshovich says:

    Hi, this is very interesting. Is there any way to see the entire list?

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