included in the Suchostaw Region Research Group (SRRG). 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 SRRG 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 Suchostaw Region Research Group (SRRG).
Variant shtetl names: Chortkev, Chortkov, Czortków Stary, Chortkuv
SRRG Coordinator: Susana Leistner Bloch
Administrative District: Czortków
Judicial / Tax District (Subdistrict): Czortków
Jewish Population before the Holocaust: 3,314
- Latitude-Longitude: 49°01´ - 25°48´
- Altitude: 925 feet
- 8.6 miles SSW of Suchostaw
- 38.1 miles SSE of Tarnopol
- Ellis Island Database - Immigrants from Czortków
- The Jewish Records Indexing - Poland and JewishGen “All Poland Database”. This is a multiple database search facility, which incorporates all of the databases listed below. The “All Poland Database” enables researchers to find indices to vital and related records from the independent JRI-Poland database as well as entries from other databases. The combined databases have more than five million entries for individuals living in areas now or formerly in Poland. . It includes the following databases: JewishGen Family Finder (JGFF), Yizkor Book Necrologies, JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry (JOWBR), JewishGen Holocaust Database, The 1891 Galicia Business Directory, 1890-1891 New York Immigrants from Poland, Austria and Galicia and much more. The database is a work in progress, and new entries are being added regularly.
- The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe. Type in the name of your town.
The People of Czortków:
CZORTKÓW ADMINISTRATIVE DISTRICT (AD):
|After emigration: |
- Among the multitude of Jewish congregations meeting up until 1921 on the Lower East Side of New York City were the Czortkover Rabbi J.M. Shapiro Kehilah at 80 Clinton Street and the Czortkover Rabbi D.M. Friedman Congregation at 30 East 1st Street.
- Antwerp, Belgium. Between 1920's and 1930's several batey-midrash [study houses] were established in Antwerp. Many belonged to the various groups of Chassidim that settled in the city including the Haside Czortków in 1929.
- Czortków Landsmanshaftn (Including a list of burial society plots in the New York metropolitan area)
Czortków was the seat of the Czortków Administrative District (AD).
The Czortków AD included the following Judicial / Tax Districts (JD):
Changes in ADs and JDs occurred during different periods of time. ADs and JDs were designated by the Austrian Government in 1877 for the purpose of collecting Jewish birth, marriage and death records. By 1906 and until 1914. (the end of Austrian rule) new ADs and JD's were added and / or changed. A further change occurred during the interwar years (1918 -1939). This is reflected here and on the shtetl pages included in the Suchostaw Region Research Group. You will notice that, at times, more than one AD or JD is listed for a shtetl with the note: 'depending on the time period'.
Information about Administrative Districts can be found on our website. It is important for the Genealogist / Family Historian researching towns in what was formerly Galicia to understand the differences due to time periods and other factors that resulted in the changes in Administrative Districts.
The following shtetlach belonged to the Czortków Administrative District:
Budzanów, Dolina, Jagielnica, Kosów, Krzywołuka, Nagórzanka, Pauszówka, Sosołówka, Świdowa, Ułaszkowce, Wygnanka
|Links and Databases:
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Ukraine have the same name. Make sure that the information you find refers
to the shtetl you are researching.
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