Jewish Genealogy Research – Odessa

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  • On October 28, 2017
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100 years ago Odessa was the fourth largest city in Russian Empire (after Moscow, St Petersbourg, and Warsaw). As it was within the Pale of Settlement, it has the large Jewish population.  Another strange twist of the history is that a lot of Jewish records there survived the 1917 revolution, civil war, and the WWII.  […]
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Russian Nobility and Polish Szlachta

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  • On October 21, 2017
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Do you know that the nobility files of the former Russian empire could be found not only in the region where the noble person lived, but also in one centralized place? It was called Heroldy Department of the Governing Senate (Департамент герольдии Правительствующего Сената), it was the highest office to finally approve (or reject) nobility […]
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Our colleagues and partners

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  • On October 13, 2017
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Our friend and partner, genealogyrocks.ru  posts short videos about genealogy research in Russia. We mostly agree with what this young but experienced researcher is saying. Her videos have English subtitles, so even if you don’t quite know Russian, they could still be helpful. Her videos have English subtitles, so even if you don’t quite know […]
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