Ruzhany - XX-17


Sources on locations in this section from the JewishGen Communities database:


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


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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.


Лысково  Lyskovo [Rus], Łysków [Pol], Liskova [Yid], Łyskava [Bel], Lyskuv

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

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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.


Locations in this section from the gazetteer: Where Once We Walked (2002), Avotaynu Inc.


Osochniki, Kuklichki, Dashkevichi