Jewish Colony No. 12
47░ 33' / 36░ 50'
"Emess" was a Yiddish name given to
Zelionoepole during the Soviet Period. They gave names reflecting Soviet
ideaology: "Emess" is Truth.
At the end of 1885 there were 39 families in the colony.
From the Hebrew Press: ("Extracted and translated from the newspaper copies by Chaim Freedman).
Surnames: Gordon, Kalmanovich, Svidler, Zipursky, Matvid
Sources: WWWW, Avotaynu XIII/4/31
JGFF Researcher: Michoel Ronn - Gordon
Photographs: Chaya Riva Gordon
Zelenopole 1850 Revision List (Part 1)
Revision lists donated by Michoel Ronn
Prenumeranten lists have been discovered which include the kolonyas.
While the entire lists merit translation here are some highlights. Theátransliteration maintains the actual Hebrew spelling.
The Holocaust period and the colonies