Sunday, August 25, 2013

1893-1916 ODESSA: FAMILY REGISTER

A register of family names from Odessa can be found on the State Archives of Odessa Region (GAOO) website. The list, compiled in 1999 by Lilia Belousova and Tatiana Volkova, is Fund 359: “Odessa Office For Small Business, Jewish section (Family Registers), 1893-1916”. In table format, the information includes 4,505 individuals of the Burgher/Petit Bourgeois class: Names (Head of the Family), Address, Date of the Entry, File #, Page #. It can be found  in pdf table format (in Russian) at: 

Or

http://tinyurl.com/83yhpnk

The information is valuable for those of you who care to pursue further information directly from the GAOO archives using the case details: Fund 359, Inventory 1, File and Sheet/Page #. (see the website for this information).

A few of the surnames listed are (the numbers in parentheses indicates the number of individuals with the same surname):

Abezgus, Abel (2), Abramov (2), Abramovich (25), Abramson (3), Abuev, Averbuch, Avner, Aglitskogo (3), Agrest, Adler, Azbel, Aybinder, (2), Eisenberg (5), Ayzengart, Ayzenshtark (2), Akbroyt (2), Akershteyn (3), Akselban (20,  Alterman, Altman, Altus, Altshuler, Albaum (3),  Alperin (2), Ampis, Angel, Angert (2), Anchel, Anchilevich, Aptekar (6), Apfeltsveyg (4),  et al.

Baybarg, Baidak (4), Balaban (5), Ball (2), Bank (4), Baraz, Baranowski (2), Barlin, Barmaz (2), Barmas (3), Barsky (19), Bartanovsky (aka Baranovsky), Barsht, Bednyy, Bezprozvanny (2), Beigman (3),  Belaga (7), Belman (3), Belfer, Bergel (2), et al.

Vahe, Vagner (2), Vayzel (2), Vaynberg (8), Vayngart (5), Vayngurt (11), Vayner (3), Vainerman, Vaintrob, Vayntrup, Vaynshteyn (31+), et al

Gaber, Gaim (aka Giles), Gaym/Haym (aka Gilis), Heitler/Gaytler (3), Galicia (2),
Galka, Galperin/Halperin  (8), Galpershteyn, Galyuzman (2), Gamshey (Gershkovich/Hershkowitz), Ganelin (2), Gantmakher (2), Garbar (2), Garber, Garbits, Garfunkel, Gauz, Gauzenberg (2), Gaukhamn, Gashkevich (4),  Geller (6), Gelburd, Gelburt, et al

Davidovich (4), Dayen (2), Dain (5), Daychmayster (2), Dunn, Dahshleyger (3), Dashevski (4), Dveres, Debrer, Denenzon (2), et al

Yevzerov, Elansky, Elika (3), Elin/Yelin (aka Gelman), Elin/Yelin, Ermash (2), Efreyterin

Zhalkovsky, Zhebrak (3), Zhebrok, Zaid (aka Franz), Zayd, Zaidenman (2), Zacks (3), Saltz, et al



Chumakov (2), Shapira (2), Shaevich, Shaifer (6),  Shaler, Shames, Shamo (3), Shapiro Sura (by her husband Drabkin), Shapiro (3), Shargorodsky (7), Shafranchik,  Shack/Shatske (Shatsker), Shack/Shatske(r)
Shatsker (aka Schatzer), Shvaybits, Schwartz Leah (Charbarova) widow of, Schwartz (18), Shvartsbarg (2), Schwartzberg (6)
Shvartsmorder (Shvartsmarder), Shvartsshteyn (2), Shane/Sheyn (3), Cheyrou/Sheyr (3)
Shertsis, Shestopal (18), Schechter /Schachter (20+)
Shinker (3), Shikhman (7), Shkolnik (6), et al

Yudeliovich (2), Yudka (aka Cohen), Yudkevich (2), Yurkovetsky, Yufa, Yushkevich (2), et al


For additional information please see the Odessa website.

Additional information about the Jewish records in GAOO is available online in an article by Lilia Belousova, entitled, “Jewish History As Reflected in the Documents of the State Archives of Odessa Region” (Avotaynu: The International Review of Jewish Genealogy—Vol. XXIII, #3, Fall 2007, p. 41-52). It is online in pdf format at: