Mir, Belarus
 

Mir, Belarus

Coordinates: 53°27' N, 26°28' E27

55 miles 88 km SW of Minsk, 28 miles 45 km ESE of Navahrudak (Nowogródek)

Mir Landsmanshaft Information


Landsmanshaftn incorporated in New York County

Bruederlicher Unterstuetzungs Verein Mirer – Incorporated in 1888.  Document # 388

Mirer Young Men’s Benevolent and Educational Society – Incorporated in 1903 – Document # 1539

The Mirer Women Aid Society – Incorporated in 1905 – Document # 2713


YIVO's Landsmanshaftn Collection has the following :

Mirer Young Men's Benevolent Society - Record Group: RG 1320



Mirer (Mir) Landsmanshaft Cemetery Plots in the New York Area:


Mirer Young Men's Benevolent & Educational Society – Mt. Hebron Cemetery – Block 5, Path 2, Path 65, Path 67

Chevra Anshei Mir - Mt. Hebron Cemetery – Block 5, Path 20

Chevra Anshei Mir Unterstuettzung Verein - Mt. Hebron Cemetery - Path 65, Path 1

Mirer Young Men's Benevolent & Educational Society – Mt. Zion Cemetery – Path 44 Right, Gate 10

Mirer Young Men's Benevolent & Educational Society – (Washington (Brooklyn) Cemetery - Section 2, Post 157

  1.    Mirer Young Men's Benevolent & Educational Society – Beth David (Elmont) Cemetery - Section 1, Block 5



Links

Mirer (Mir) Landsmanshaft Cemetery Plots in the New York Area:

•Mirer Young Men's Benevolent & Educational Society – Mt. Hebron Cemetery – Block 5, Path 2, Path 65, Path 67

•Chevra Anshei Mir - Mt. Hebron Cemetery – Block 5, Path 20

Plot Map 593 of Graves, Block 5, Section 1, Lots 19-30

http://pages.uoregon.edu/rkimble/Mirweb/NYCemeteryPlots5.html


•Chevra Anshei Mir Unterstuettzung Verein - Mt. Hebron Cemetery - Path 65, Path 1


Plot Map of Graves, Block 65, Section A-B

http://pages.uoregon.edu/rkimble/Mirweb/NYCemeteryPlots3.html


Plot Map 134 of Graves, Block 67, Sections A and B

http://pages.uoregon.edu/rkimble/Mirweb/NYCemeteryPlots4.html


•Mirer Young Men's Benevolent & Educational Society – Mt. Zion Cemetery – Path 44 Right, Gate 10

http://pages.uoregon.edu/rkimble/Mirweb/NYCemeteryPlots.html


•Mirer Young Men's Benevolent & Educational Society – Beth David (Elmont) Cemetery - Section 1, Block 5
http://pages.uoregon.edu/rkimble/Mirweb/NYCemeteryPlots2.html


The JewishGen Belarus Database is a multiple-database search containing more than 500,000 entries from Belarus which incorporates the following databases: JewishGen Family Finder )JGFF), JRI -Poland, Yizkor Book Necrologies, JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry (JOWBR), Birth Records, Marriage Records, Belarus Names Database, Jewish Religious Personnel in the Russian Empire, 1853-1854, Revision Lists and much more! The database is a work in progress and new entries are being added regularly.


The URL for the JewishGen Belarus Database:

http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Poland/

 

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Special Interest Group (SIG) webpage

http://www.jewishgen.org/Belarus/


Translation from Sefer Mir – Mir Yizkor Book

http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/mir/Mir.html#TOC


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Links of Interest:



Description of the Mir Cemetery:

http://www.iajgs.org/cemetery/belarus/mir.html


The Story of the  Jewish Community in Mir,

http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/exhibitions/communities/mir/index.asp



Mir During the Holocaust - The Mir Ghetto

http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/exhibitions/communities/mir/ghetto.asp


Reeva KImbel’s Mir, Belarus webpage

http://pages.uoregon.edu/~rkimble/Mirweb/Mir1.html



Web pages for Mir, Belarus

http://pages.uoregon.edu/rkimble/Mirweb/MirSiteMap.html


The entire a Mir Yizkor Book was scanned by The New York Public Library, Dorot Jewish Division.

All the pages can be viewed in the original format.

http://yizkor.nypl.org/index.php?id=1284


Nearby Jewish Communities:


  1. Turets 8 miles NW

  2. Gorodeya 10 miles SSE

  3. Dolmatovshchina 10 miles W

  4. Yeremichi 10 miles NW

  5. Novyy Sverzhen 11 miles E

  6. Stowbtsy 12 miles ENE

  7. Tsirin 13 miles WSW

  8. Karelichy 16 miles WNW

  9. Snov 16 miles S

  10. Derevna 18 miles NNE

  11. Nyasvizh 18 miles SSE

  12. Naliboki 21 miles N

  13. Negnevichi 21 miles NW

  14. Gorodishche 21 miles WSW

  15. Mogil'no 21 miles E

  16. Rubezhevichi 23 miles NE

  17. Stolovichi 24 miles SW

  18. Lyubcha 26 miles NW

  19. Klyetsk 27 miles SSE

  20. Navahrudak 28 miles WNW

  21. Baranavichy 28 miles SW

  22. Kamen' 30 miles NNE

  23. Lyakhavichy 30 miles SSW

Before WWI (c. 1900):                        Novogrudok                      Minsk

Between the wars (c. 1930):              Stołpce                                 Nowogródek

After WWII (c. 1950):

Today (c. 2000): 

Alternate names: Mir [Rus, Bel, Yid]

Region: Minsk

Jewish Population in 1900:    3,319                                   Belarusian: Мір. Russian: Мир. Hebrew: מיר

 

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