Markowa 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).
Shtetl Variant Names: Markendorf
KRRG Coordinator: Susana Leistner Bloch
Administrative District: Łańcut, or Przeworsk - depending on the time period
Judicial / Tax District (Subdistrict): Łańcut, or Przeworsk - depending on the time period
History and Geography:
In present day Poland Markowa is in the Podkarpackie Województwo [ Province ] (formerly Rzeszowskie Woj.), Łańcucki Powiat [ County ]. Markowa is the seat of the Gmina [ Rural Administrative District ] which includes the city and commune of Markowa and the following villages / communities: Husów and Tarnawka
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Local Contact for Markowa:
Markowa Municipal Office
tel. 0-17 226-54-35
fax 0-17 226-57-56
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