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Questions and answers:
john g asks: My grand parents came from the village of Loho, now named Lokhovo, near Mukachevo in 1905. Where might I get a telephone directory covering that village? Thank you
If you want to find more info about your relatives who lived in this village, you should better try to contact the officials of Zakarpattia region archives
. You can use this service
to translate sites from Ukrainian or Russian.
Karin asks: I have just recently found out that my father was from Lugansk. Now with all the technology we have, I'm finally finding out something of my roots. I don't even know if he had any family. How would I even begin to track something like this.
You can check the following sites related to conducting genealogical research in Russia
Keren asks: I'm looking for documents of my grandfather that was born in Krystynopol, was part of Poland but now is Chervonograd. Where should I search? Thanks
Jordy asks: Hello, I would like to conduct a search for my father's birth certificate in Ukrainian archives. He was born in Kovel, Volyn is 1940.
Alex Sidorovsky asks: I am looking for a contact information (phone, email, mail address) for the State Archives of the Cherkassky, Odessky, and Khmel'nitsky regions. Thank you.
bob asks: Where will we find information about Jewish community circa 1880-1900?
You should contact
the Federation of Jewish Communities of Ukraine. This service
can be used to translate the site from Russian if necessary.
Christine Ozimkiewicz - Reser asks: I plan to visit Kolomija this September. My mother attended the Ursuline convent in the 1930's, which is now Kolomiya gymnasium. Where can I find the school records?
I found the site of this gymnasium
that may be useful. Try to send your request to the contacts provided there. You can translate the site from Ukrainian by using the following service
Jan asks: Was Hilnice Wielke once a village that is now a part of Ternopil Oblast? From documents I have, I believe my grandparents were born there and lived there until they emigrated to Canada in 1928 and 1929. I cannot seem to find any information about Hilnice Wielke .
Elzbieta asks: How to obtain birth certificate for person born in Krystynopol in 1935?
Gothelittle asks: Is there a place you can write to or email in Nizhyn if you are trying to track down your ancestors and possibly surviving family?
the dude asks: How can an American look for his deceased grandfathers information who was born in Ukraine almost 100 years ago? Where can one go to find that info online? or email? Thank you for your help.
Vera asks: I am looking for my father's relatives who lived in Tarasovka, Ukraine. Is there a central deposity of government records where I can search for my relatives? There are close to 100 Tarasovka's in the Ukraine and since I don't know the oblast, I am having difficulty finding it. Thank you.
We have the contact info of both central and local archives of Ukraine
. First of all try to contact them by emails provided and if there is no answer you can send written request because in many cases there is much more attention to such kind of requests.
Barry asks: How can I get more information about Brody and Koniushkiv (Konjuskiv) and how I might trace ancestors of my Grandfather and Grandmother who came to Canada 1905.
In addition to the info and photos from our page about Brody
I am offering you more historical photos
of the city and photos of present time Brody
. I have found no sites about village Koniushkiv because it is very small (about 700 people). To have more info about your family you may contact the State Archives of Lvov oblast (the contact info is available at our page about Ukrainian archives
Dorina Alexa asks: I would like to send a request to the National Archives of Ukraine, being interested, specially, in Bolgrad town. Could you tell me the correctly address to send my request?
If you are interested in Bolgrad town you may contact Odessa oblast state archive (Bolgrad city is located in Odessa oblast). The official site
is only on Ukrainian unfortunately. The address of the archive is Ukraine, Odessa city, Zhukovskogo Str., 18. Contact e-mails: email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org