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  • 1897 Russian Census
    Data for Pokotilova, Uman district, Kiev guberniya
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  • 1897 Russian Census documents (Original) Data for Pokotilova, Uman district, Kiev guberniya
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  • 1897 Russian Census: Rakita Family
    Data for Rakita Famlily, Pokotilova, Uman district, Kiev guberniya


Rakita Boruch Leibov (son of Leib) – host – 43 years old – working at different chores (time to time job)
Rakitova Chaya-Rivka Yankeleva (daughter of Yankel) – wife – 45 years old – demented person (insane)
Rakita Gershko Boruchov – son – 22 years old – rewriter (soifer)
Rakita Yos Boruchov – son – 8 years old
Rakitove Tsitia Boruchova – daughter – 18 years old
Gluzbarg Mordko Yosiov (son of Yos) – son-in-law of the host – 27 years old – rewriter (soifer)
Gluzbarg Sura Boruchova – daughter of the host – 24 years old
Gluzbarg Mariam Mordkova – daughter of Mordko , granddaughter of the host – 1 year old


  • Yad Vashem Shoah Victims database for Pokatilovo residents: LINK TO DATABASE LIST
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  • Google Books has a service providing free viewing of books online. Many books contain information relating to Pokatilovo. You are encouraged to search Google Books by entering the search term: Pokatilovo. LINK TO GOOGLE BOOKS
  • Searchable Databases

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    • JewishGen "All Country" Database Pokatilovo

    • the JewishGen Ukraine Database All Ukraine Database for Pokatilovo.
      • JewishGen Ukraine Database: This is a multiple database search facility which incorporates many databases. These databases have been contributed by the JewishGen Ukraine SIG and individual donors. The combined databases have over 1.2 million entries on individuals living in the area that is now Ukraine. The database is a work in progress and new entries are being added regularly.
      • Component Databases for All Ukraine:
      • JewishGen Family Finder
        Over 67,000 entries by Jewish genealogists researching families in Ukraine.
        JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry
        Over 82,000 burial records for Ukraine and Ukrainian landsmanshaft cemeteries worldwide.
        Yizkor Book Necrologies
        63,000 entries from lists of Holocaust martyrs in Yizkor Books for towns in Ukraine.
        JewishGen Holocaust Database
        Over 100,000 names from various datasets with information about Holocaust victims and survivors.
        Jewish Religious Personnel in the Russian Empire, 1853-1854
        1,100 Jewish religious personnel in Gubernias now in Ukraine.
        Vsia Rossiia Business Directories
        23,000 Jewish businesses in Ukrainian areas, from Russian business directories of 1895, 1899, 1903, amd 1911.
        Kiev Gubernia:
      • Kiev Gubernia Duma Voters Lists, 1906-1907
        Over 32,000 Jewish men living in Kiev gubernia, eligible to vote in the Czarist State Duma elections of 1906-1907.
        Bessarabia Gubernia:
      • Duma Voters Lists, Bessarabia, 1906-07
        128,000 voters in Bessarabia, who were eligible to vote in the Russian Duma elections in 1906 and 1907.
        Bessarabia Vital Records
        Over 144,000 Jewish birth, marriage, divorce and death records for Bessarabia – primarily for Kishinev (now Chişinău, Moldova).
        Bessarabia Revision Lists
        36,000 records from Reviska Skazka - 19th century Czarist tax censuses - for 21 places, including: Beltsy (Bălţi), Orgeev (Orhei), and Akkerman (Cetatea Albă).
      • Jewish Records Indexing - Poland
        Over 600,000 birth, marriage and death records from towns in Galicia (Lwów, Tarnopol and Stanisławów provinces).
    • the JewishGen All Ukraine Database for ANY surname or town.


  • The Family Tree of the Jewish People (FTJP) is a JewishGen project to centralize the collection of Jewish family trees, to provide a powerful resource to connect individuals researching the same Jewish family branches, to re-connect their families, and to increase interest in Jewish genealogy. Registration is required.
    Select this link to search by a surname or town.

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