Dieveniskes, Lithuania

Divenishok, Jevenishok (Yiddish)

Devenishki [Russian] , Dziewieniszki [Polish] , Dzievianiski [Belarusian]

Lat: 54° 12' N, Long: 25° 37' E

36 Miles SSE of Vilnius

 

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History 

Town Life

Social and Political Life

Education

The Holocaust

Family Surnames in Divenishok

Neighboring Shtetls: Benakani, Eshishok, Gavya,

Heranion, Ivya, Kalelishok, Lipnishok, Olshan,

Radin, Soletchnik, Subotnik, Traby, Vishneva (P),

Volozhin (P), Voronova, Yashuni, Yuratishki

   (P)=include member submitted images

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Updated: 28 Dec 2017

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Maps and General Information

Dieveniskes Today

Mapquest

Google Maps

Wikipedia

 

Dieveniskes circa 1920

Regional Map
Town Map

Pictures

Photo Projects

member images presented for enjoyment and identification

(password required)

 

Image Database

200 captioned photographs of Divenishok people and places, many taken by the town’s photographer Tsvi Krizovski

Genealogy

Family Surnames in Divenishok (open)

Divenishok Ancestral Tree (password required)

Surname Discussion Groups (members only)

Researcher Index (password required)

In Search Of… (password required)

Ancient Haplogroups Atlas (open)

Research Volunteers Needed

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Memoirs, Family Stories, Testimony

Many Family Memoirs

 

Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims

help gather and submit names of Divenishokers murdered in the Shoah

Searchable Databases

JewishGen Lithuania Database (for Divenishok and Nearby Towns)

More than 1.9 million records for Lithuania, from a variety of sources, including: vital records, Revision Lists, business directories, voter lists, Yizkor books, cemetery records, Holocaust sources, and more. This database includes the LitvakSIG “All Lithuania” Database.

 

JewishGen Belarus Database (for Nearby Towns)

More than 800,000 records from many different sources: vital records, voter lists, business directories, ghetto records.

 

JewishGen Family Finder

Surnames and ancestral towns being researched by 100,000 Jewish genealogists worldwide.  More than 500,000 entries. This link takes you to a site in which you can see who else is researching your shtetl and/or your surname(s).  You can also register yourself so that others can find you (FREE).

 

Family Tree of the Jewish People

Data on more than six million people, from family trees submitted by 6,000 Jewish genealogists worldwide.

 

JewishGen SIG List Archives

Search messages posted to the JewishGen SIG mailing lists, 1998-date.

 

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