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LitvakSIG.org Volunteers, comp. Litauen: Verzeichnisse aus mehreren Städten und Shtetl (Siedlungen mit hohem jüdischem Bevölkerungsanteil), 1816-1944 [Datenbank online]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008.
Ursprüngliche Daten: The information appearing within this database is taken both from original LitvakSIG databases, as well as indexes of names contained in three post-WW2 books on Lithuania. This data is provided by LitvakSIG in partnership with JewishGen.org.

 Litauen: Verzeichnisse aus mehreren Städten und Shtetl (Siedlungen mit hohem jüdischem Bevölkerungsanteil), 1816-1944

Die Informationen in dieser Datenbank stammt aus Originaldatenbanken sowie Indizes von Namen in drei Büchern über Litauen aus der Zeit nach dem 2. Weltkrieg. Die Datenbank enthält unter anderem folgende Informationen: Name, Namen der Eltern, Beruf, Adresse, Alter oder Geburtsjahr und Wohnort.

The information appearing within this database is taken both from original databases, as well as indexes of names contained in three post-WW2 books on Lithuania:

  • The Annihilation of Lithuanian Jewry by Abraham Oshry

  • Lithuanian Jewish Communities by Nancy and Stuart Schoenberg

  • Bravery and Heroism in Lithuania by Alex Feitelson

The database is compiled from the following original databases. For more specific information on each database, please visit the LitvakSIG website as noted below.

  • A number of lists published by the American Federation of Lithuanian Jews in 1945/46 of Lithuanian Jews found to have survived the Holocaust


  • Business Directory for 1926 from Eisiskes: 184 records


  • Lithuanian Medical Directories, 1923-1925: contains 874 directory listings for Jewish medical personnel, found in two Lithuanian medical directories


  • 1908 Street Directories from Suwalki Guberniya: This directory Includes the following towns: Alytus, Balbieriskis, Kalvarija, Marijampole, Panemune, Pilviskiai, Preniai


  • List of shopkeepers from Skapiskis, 1919: from the YIVO archives


  • Prenumeranten Lists: Subscriber or Pre-Publication Lists from Rabbinic books from 1835-1913) for almost every Lithuanian shtetl. (6596 records)


  • WW2 Ghetto Arrest Lists and Pages of Testimony (Yad Vashem), and eye witness accounts of the period before, during, and after the Holocaust by surviving Jews and Righteous Christians


  • Kelmė Database: consists of over 2,000 data records from various sources for the Lithuanian shtetl of Kelmė. The archival records range in date from 1816 to 1944.

Information listed in the database includes:

  • Family Name

  • Given Name

  • Father

  • Mother

  • Maiden Name

  • Business / Profession

  • Other information / Comments

  • Street Address

  • Telephone

  • Age / Year Born

  • Town

  • Uyezd

  • Guberniya

  • Record / Publication

  • Year

  • Serial #

  • Page #

  • ID #