Ruzhany - XVII-4

  • Year: 1890
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Ружаны  Ruzhany [Rus], Różana [Pol], Rozshinoi [Yid], Ružany [Bel], Rozhanoy, Rozhinoy, Rozhinoi, Ruz'inoi, Ruzhana, Rozhana,


JewishGen Locality Page Yizkor Book

Brockhaus-Efron Jewish Encyclopedia  Różany (Polish: Różana) - in the era of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth a place in Nowogrudok

voivodeship, Volkovy district. According to the Lithuanian Vaad of 1623, P. was part of the Brest Kahal district. Thus, there was a Jewish

settlement in R. even before 1623.

Nowadays (1910) it is a town in Grodno province, Slonim district. According to the revision of 1847 “Ruzhansk Jewish community" consisted

of 1,556 souls. According to the 1897 census, there were 5,016 inhabitants in R., among them 3,599 Jews.


Павлова  Pawlava [Bel], Pavlovo [Rus], Pawłowo [Pol], Pavlova [Yid], Paŭlava, Puzovichi, Odynowszczyzna  

JewishGen Locality page

Brockhaus-Efron Jewish Encyclopedia  Pavlovo (Odynovshchinna) is a Jewish agricultural settlement in the Grodno province, Slonim

district, Ruzhany volost. Founded in 1850 by thirty families. In 1898, there were 51 families of the indigenous (Jewish) population,

consisting of 332 souls; in their use wer 623 dessiatines of land. There are many artisans who go to the cities for the winter.


Косово  Kosava [Bel], Kossovo [Rus], Kossów [Pol], Kosov [Yid], Kosovas [Lith], Kosov Polski, Kosów Poleski, Kosow, Kossov,

Kossuv, Mereszowszczyzna

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Brockhaus-Efron Jewish Encyclopedia  Kossovo is a posad in Slonim district of Grodno province. In 1847 “Kossovo Jewish community"

consisted of 985 souls; in 1897 there were 3,092 in K., of which 2,028 were Jews.


Ивацевичи  Ivatsevichy [Bel], Ivatsevichi [Rus], Iwacewicze [Pol], Ivatzvitch [Yid], Ivacevičy, Ivantsevichi, Fol'vark Ivatseviche  

[not well marked on map]

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Биттень  Byten' [Rus], Byteń [Pol], Biten [Yid], Bycień [Bel], Buten'

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Brockhaus-Efron Jewish Encyclopedia  Byten - during the era of Polish rule, a town in the Vilna Voivodeship, Slonim Povet. 

According to the census of 1766, there were 273 Jews in the B-Kahal.

Nowadays (1910) it is a town in Slonim district, Grodno province; in 1847 the Byten Jewish community consistedof 573 souls; 

According to the 1897 census, there were 2,682 inhabitants, of whom 1,614 were Jews.