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Tag Archive 'Russian Empire'

March Archive Roundup

Just returned from Crimea archives. Simferopol and Kertch.  Catching small pieces of puzzles here and there, with some successes. Archives are not computerized, but the people there is friendly and helpful. They are currently digitizing the Crimea 1921 census sheets, look for them to be digitally available in a few months from now. Seen the […]

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Global reach, local search

We went to Penza, Russia, in the archive, to check the information on ancestors of the US resident in 1910s for the client from Germany. Found four generations of ancestors there. Very friendly archive, and highly recommended.

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1897 Census – how it worked

The Russian Empire census was conducted in 1897. Original census sheets did not survived very well, but where they did, they give a very good glimpse on the life of people at the turn of the century… Last Century… Here we put four pages of the census sheet for you to have fun. Interest to […]

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