Name Lists & Other Reference
- Photo Gallery
- Bibliography of Material on Nesvizh
Research and Resource Material by members of
the Nesvizh Interest Group
- Business Directories for Nesvizh
- Soldiers from the Ghetto: The First
Against the Nazis,by
- Nesvizh Landsmanshaftn Incorporators
- Belarus Revision Lists (Poll Tax
- The Historical Archives of Minsk, Belarus
These are already documented:
We've found more
- Mt. Judah
Section 2, Block 5
"Indep. Bros. of Neshveis"
- Wellwood, Long Island, NY
Block 26, Section 2
"Progressive Brethren of Neshwies"
- New Montefiore, Long Island,
Section 5, Block 12
"Neshwiser Young Men's Benev. Association"
Research Resources and
This area is linked to
the JewishGen Yiskor Book site where
the Nesvizh Study Group has
joined with other JewishGEN SIGs in
presenting a compendium of the
available Yizkor Books.
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Nesvizh, Minsk Gubernya, Belarus
Location: Lat. 53'13o, Long. 26'40o
or 59.9 miles SW of Minsk
Other Spellings: Nezvitch, Nezvitch,
Nisowitch, Niesviez, Nieswiez, Nieswiz, Neshwies,
Articles of Interest
Links to Other Sites of Interest
- Belarus SIG website - "...our
history interview with survivor Elka Farfel on
the site of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum
- Reeva Kimble's Home Page
An extremely informative site concerning the Town of
Mir (Approximately 15 miles north of Nesvizh)- For
links to other shtetls in Belarus, link to the Belarus
section of JewishGen KehilaLinks
- A list of 337 Jewish draft evaders from Nesvizh.
Jewish draft evaders from Nesvizh
- Allison Bell publishes the following which may be
• February 1860 fines list
• July 1853 service list
• June 1893 debtors list
• Possible Warsaw draft evaders
• 1893 call-up notice for Jews in
the Minsk district
• August 1876 Minsk Gubernya Draft
• Jews in the Rechitsa District
1838-1917 by surname
• Check out the "Minsk Vedomosti Translation
Center" and search tool:
by Herbert Steinhouse about Oskar Schindler.
Herbert was the grandson of a Nesvizher; the
grandfather's marriage record can be seen here.
Google "Herbert Steinhouse" for more.
1799 and 1817