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Krzeszów, Poland

Krzeszów 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).

Variant shtetl names: Kresziw, Kreshov, Konigsberg

KRRG Coordinator: Susana Leistner Bloch

Administrative District: Nisko

Judicial / Tax District (Subdistrict): Nisko, or Rudnik - depending on the time period

Location:
  • Latitude-Longitude: 50°24' - 22°21'
  • Altitude: 580 ft. feet
  • 27.7 miles ENE of Kolbuszowa
  • 28.7 miles NNE of Rzeszów
  • 12.7 miles SE of Nisko
Jewish Population before the Holocaust: 281

History and Geography:

  • In present day Poland is in the Podkarpackie Województwo [ Province ] , Niżański Powiat [ County ]. Krzeszów is the seat of the Gmina [ Rural Administrative District ] which includes the city and commune of Krzeszów and the following villages / communities:   Bystre,  Koziarnia, Krzeszów Dolny,  Krzeszów Górny,  Kustrawa,  Łazów

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Links and Databases:

When searching the links below, please remember that many towns in Poland have the same name. Make sure that the information you find refers to the shtetl you are researching.

  • Search for Krzeszów. The Jewish Records Indexing - Poland and JewishGen "All Poland Database" is a multiple database search facility, which incorporates all of the following databases:
    JRI -Poland,  Yizkor Book Necrologies, JewishGen Family Finder )JGFF), JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry (JOWBR), 1891 Galicia Business Directory, 1929 Polish Business Directory, 1890-1891 New York Immigrants from Poland, Austria and Galicia, JG Discussion Group Archives, SIG Mailing List Archives and much much more.
  • Search for any surname and /or town.
  • the "Miriam Weiner Routes to Roots Foundation Eastern European Archival Database" to see where some vital records are.

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