Albigowa is included in the Kolbuszowa Region Research Group (KRRG). Shtetlach were interwoven together like a tapestry and the Jewish people of neighboring shtetlach linked by marriages, trade and marketing. They shared schools, cemeteries, kosher butchers, bakers and more. Smaller shtetlach registered their birth, marriages and death in a nearby larger shtetl. One should research the neighboring area as well as an individual shtetl. The KRRG web site has resources and information that is relevant to many shtetlach. To search for family links and learn more about neighboring shtetlach, please visit the Kolbuszowa Region Research Group (KRRG).
Administrative District: Lańcut
Subdistrict - Judicial / Tax District: Lańcut
Jewish Population before the Holocaust: 94
Albigowa was settled primarily by people of German descent in approximately 1340 and later by some Russians. Documents of that time were written in German. The first documents written in Polish date from 1558.
Logan J. Kleinwaks
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Local Contact for Albigowa:
Łańcut Municipal Office
Starostwo Powiatowe w Łańcucie
Województwo Podkarpackie (Region Podkarpacie)
ul. Mickiewicza 2a
tel. 0-17 225-22-64
fax 0-17 225-65-36
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