Tuchin is located in western
View Tuchin via MapQuest (Lat 50° 42´, Long 26° 34´).
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View a historical map. This section of a German "Großblatt" military map from the period of World War I shows the area around Tuchin and Kripa (Horyngrod) in great detail. The original map scale is 1:100000 (1 inch equals about 1½ miles). Topographic features (including elevations), towns and streets, even individual buildings, are shown as they existed before WWI. Local villages are labeled with their Polish names.Click here to view the map.
Tuchin or Tulchin? Does your family actually have roots in Tulchin (Tul’chyn)? Remember, Tul’chyn, Ukraine, is a different town, located approximately 280 km SE of Tuchin, in the Podolia region. For more information on Tul'chyn, contact the Tul’chyn KehilaLinks web page.
In late 2016, the Ukraine SIG, with the cooperation of the Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People (CAHJP) in Jerusalem, Israel, acquired the digital images from 5 rolls of microfilm containing Russian-language revision lists (revizskie skazki, similar to censuses) for 1811, 1816-28, 1850-52 and 1858-74, for towns in the former Rovno Uezd (district), including Tuchin and its sister town, Horyn'hrad. For Tuchin researchers, these records are very valuable indeed, as they are among the scarce surviving genealogical records of the Tuchin Jewish community for that time period. Until now these lists have only been available on microfilm in the original handwritten Russian. The Rovno Uezd Jewish Records Project will fund the translation of these of the original documents (6500+ pages) and eventually make the data accessible to everyone via the JewishGen Ukraine Database.
This is a very exciting development for the entire Rovno uezd research community, which includes Tuchin. I will post news and updates as the project moves ahead.
Compiled by David R. Brill
Updated by DRB
Copyright © 2000 David R. Brill