• Research Tools
    Use these research tools to help you translate Russian vital records. See examples of columnar Russian birth and death records.

Records Available Through the LDS Library

  • Records for Chernigov Guberniya
    A guide to the types of records for Chernigov that are held at the LDS Library.
  • Census and Taxation Records
    Based on the content of the original bibliographic records, this page organizes selected Chernigov taxation records by location (uyezd), by date, and by film number.

  • Records organized by uezds of Chernigov guberniya
    These include links to Jewish records in 15 uezds.
  • Vital Records
    Based on the content of the original bibliographic record, this page organizes the records by town, by date, and by type the records for births, marriages, deaths and divorces in the Jewish communities of Chernigov guberniya.

Records available on this site

Records available on the internet

On the web site Bringing Ancestors Home, many old records have been described and some have been indexed. Click keywords on the home page. Useful links include Chernigov gubernia, Poltava gubernia, Birth records, Death records, Jewish, Jews.

(To translate the pages from Russian, try or use Google Chrome as your browser, for it will translate automatically.)

updated August 2014


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