[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] The New Rozyszcze Death Records
FranklySpeaking at shaw.ca
Tue Dec 13 08:22:30 PST 2005
Good description, Dick. Just to refine it a little, the eastern portions around Rowno and Tuschin remained in Zhitomir Parish until they were spun off on their own.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Richard A. Stein" <ra_stein at telus.net>
Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2005 8:38 am
Subject: Re: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] The New Rozyszcze Death Records
> Until about 1890 when other parishes were formed, Rozyszcze parish
> coveredall of western Volhynia, about the area included in Polish
> Volhynia after WW
> I. In the 1880's, there were about 2000 baptisms a year.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "gpvjem" <gpvjem at sasktel.net>
> To: <ger-poland-volhynia at eclipse.sggee.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 13, 2005 6:36 AM
> Subject: Re: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] The New Rozyszcze Death Records
> > Nelson:
> > Rozyszcze parish was not formed until 1862. Before that it
> was part
> of Zhitomir parish as was most of the area we now know as Volhynia.
> > John Marsch
> > ----------------------------------
> > Hi Rose:
> > How large was the Rozyszcze Parish at the time? Seems to me
> many of the
> > other Parish's came later.
> > Nelson
> > -----------------------------------------------
> > Thanks Bill for your report.
> > SGGEE has asked permission to Index ALL these 'newly filmed'
> > to date we have not yet received a response. Keep your
> fingers crossed.
> > Rose Ingram
> > ------------------------------------------------
> > From: "William Remus"
> > The new death records from Rozyszcze Parish in Volhynia are
> really quite
> > good. These are important records tracking the people
> migrating both in
> > and 1860's into Volhynia. The records run from 1862 to 1895
> and all are
> > clearly written (film number 2380030 to 2380033). They are in
> the order
> > the pastor traveled rather than death or burial date but that is
> > since it clumps the records by village. In each year in the
> 1880's there
> > were about 800 deaths in this parish so it is tedious looking
> though the
> > records. Note that the St Petersburg Archive death records on
> the web
> > go to 1885 so these also cover new ground.
> > Unluckily, there is no index so you have to read though all
> the records.
> > good news is each person's place of birth is listed so you can
> find out
> > where your family might have come from prior to Volhynia. This is
> usually a
> > place in Russian Poland like Petrikau. Other good news is that for
> > usually the father and mother with her maiden name are
> provided. For
> > people, the spouse's name (or maiden name) is provided. And
> the village
> > the death listed. Since this is a death record, the village is
> > village where they lived.
> > The records are in clear German script until 1891. Thereafter the
> > are in clear Cyrillic Russian although the dead person's
> Christian name
> > Surname are in parenthesis in German script. The dates need to be
> > from Russian and also the other names in the record (this can be
> > But after 1893, the records seem to be presented twice for
> each year;
> > is, there are two versions of the annual records. In these
> post 1893
> > records, it seems there are several hundred Rozyszcze records
> in one set
> > the other set is about double the size. So in 1893 to 95 more
> > included.
> > regards bill
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