Naumiestis, Lithuania


Jewish Community of Naumiestis

Lithuanian Jews
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Location: Latitude 55 deg 22', Longitude 21 deg 42'

  1. 93 miles West-North-West of Kaunas (Kovno)

  2. 123 miles West of Vilnius (Vilna)

Background Information

Click for Naumiestis by Joseph Rosin

Report by Marjorie Rosenblum Kantor at Rosenblum-White Family Reunion Dinner on July 31, 1983.

Searchable Databases

  1. Find other researchers for your shtetl by searching JewishGen Family Finder (JGFF)

  2. Search Yad Vashem

  3. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

  4. Search the Litvak ALD

  5. Check to see if there is a Yizkor book

  6. Check the Cemetery Database


Other web sites:

Wiesenthal Center

The original ShtetlLinks site compiled by Joel Alpert and Dr Ben Lesin

It was originally created in 1998

Copyright © 1998 & 1999 Joel Alpert & Dr Ben Lesin

Joseph Rosin

Coordinates: 55°22' N, 21°42' E

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Neishtot-Tavrig, Lithuania

In Yiddish: Neishtot Sugint. In Russian: Aleksandrovsk, Aleksandria.

In Lithuanian: Zemaiciu Naumiestis)

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Žemaičių Naumiestis

Žemaičių Naumiestis [Lith], Neishtat Sugind [Yid], Aleksandrovsk [Rus 1884-1918], Neustadt Sugind [Ger], Ir Chadash Sugind [Heb], Nowe Miasto [Pol], Nishtot Tavrig, Neishtat, Aleksandria, Naumiestis-Taurage, Žemaitiu Naumiestis

Russian: Жемайчю-Науместис / Александровское.

In W Lithuania, on the Shusta river, near the former Prussian border. 33 miles SE of Klaipėda (Memel), 24 miles WNW of Tauragė (Tavrig).

Jewish Population: 1,438 (in 1897)


Aleksandrovsk, Rossieny uyezd, Kovno gubernia, Russian Empire


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