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 Appendix F: The Colonies of Balta District in Podalia

In the District of Balta 

twelve colonies were established between 1849 and 1852 on the state lands.

 

 

Map of Podalia showing Jewish farm colonies

The triangles show the location of 16 of the Jewish farm colonies in Podalia in the mid to late 1800's. Numbers on map relate to the colony numbers below. Map modifed by Weinstock et all for "Road From Letichev". Source: Everiskaia Entsiklopedia. 1906-

Balta District (colonies 1-10 are near town of Balta)
#1 Kulachevka 47 18' / 30 55'
#2 Pokutina 48 38' / 28 16'
#3 Manshurova  
#4 Kolonia Bogachevka 48' 00 / 30' 31
#5 Chahanovo  
#6 Gelbinova  
#7 Gershanovka (Gratsiyanova) 47' 41 / 30' 31
#8 Abazovka  
#9 Volyarka 47 37' / 29 26'
#10 Goloche 47' 31' / 29 21'
Litin District
#11 Kilyanovka 47 28' / 29 53'
Letichev District
#12 Staro Zakrevsky Meiden  
#13 Kalno Derazhnia  
#14 Buzovo  
Olgopol District
#15 Kvzininki  
Ushits District
#16 Bolshoi Bereg  

 

Sources: Chapin and Weinstock

B. Podalia

The Jewish farm colonies of Podalia, recorded October 2, 1858

Colony District Families Males Females Desyantines Sazhemes
 
Pokutino Balta 60 407 297 1107 13
Bogachevka Balta 90 637 445 172 85
Kulachevka Balta 68 502 282 1235 8
Gelbinova Balta 150 911 688 2700  
Manchurova Balta 100 491 382 2181 4
Chahanova Balta 50 340 237 916 72
Goloche Balta 150 865 577 2760  
Gershanovka Balta 100 568 439 2064 50
Volyarka Balta 55 294 210 1188 90
Abuzovka Balta 125 599 407 2800  
Kuzminkacha Balta 50 356 255 1019 41
St. Zakrev Meiden Letichev 52 257 227 608 1289
Pasleni Letichev 1 12 7 61 1762
Bzova Letichev 21 81 86 272 27
Dubrovi Stav Litin 1 6 6 16  
Kilyanovka Litin 11 71 71 184 912
near Tereshpol Litin 1 5 2 16 1430
Near Kalyou(75) Ushitsa 23 77 65 400  

 

Chapin, David and Weinstock, Ben The Road from Letichev - The History and culture of a forgotten Jewish community in Eastern Europe.

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p414 1858 chart above

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p 412 contains map modified from Evrelskaia Entsiklopedia 1906-1913 and the town names listed above.

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p 413 describes the fate of these colonies

Pavlinka: A town in Podalia

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