Gusyatin, Ukraine

Husiatyn is included in the Suchostaw Region Research Group (SRRG).  Shtetlach were interwoven together like a tapestry and the Jewish people of neighboring shtetlach linked by marriages, trade and marketing.  They shared schools, cemeteries, kosher butchers, bakers and more.  Smaller shtetlach registered their birth, marriages and death in a nearby larger shtetl.  One should research the neighboring area as well as an individual shtetl.  The SRRG web site has resources and information that is relevant to many shtetlach.  To search for family links and learn more about neighboring shtetlach, please visit the Suchostaw Region Research Group (SRRG).

Variant shtetl names: Gusiatyn, Hussiatin

SRRG Coordinator: Susana Leistner Bloch

Administrative District: Husiatyn, or Kopyczynce - depending on the time period

  • Husiatyn belonged to the Kopyczynce Administrative District (Powiat) only during the interwar years (1918 -1939)
  • Judicial / Tax District (Subdistrict): Husiatyn

    • Latitude-Longitude: 49°04´ - 26°13´
    • Altitude: 964 feet
    • 16.5 miles ESE of Suchostaw
    • 43.9 miles SE of Tarnopol
    Jewish Population before the Holocaust: 368

    History and Geography:

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    Husiatyn was the seat of the Husiatyn Administrative District (AD).

    The Husiatyn AD included the following Judicial / Tax Districts (JD):

    Changes in ADs and JDs occurred during different periods of time. ADs and JDs were designated by the Austrian Government in 1877 for the purpose of collecting Jewish birth, marriage and death records. By 1906 and until 1914. (the end of Austrian rule) new ADs and JD's were added and / or changed. A further change occurred during the interwar years (1918 -1939). This is reflected here and on the shtetl pages included in the Suchostaw Region Research Group. You will notice that, at times, more than one AD or JD is listed for a shtetl with the note: 'depending on the time period'.

    Information about Administrative Districts can be found on our website. It is important for the Genealogist / Family Historian researching towns in what was formerly Galicia to understand the differences due to time periods and other factors that resulted in the changes in Administrative Districts.

    The following shtetlach belonged to the Husiatyn Administrative District:

    Chorostków, Hadynkowce, Horodnica, Jabłonów, Kluwińce, Kopyczyńce, Kotówka, Myszkowce, Probużna, Suchostaw, Trybuchowce, Tudorów, Wasylkowce
    Links and Databases:

    When searching the links below, please remember that many towns in Ukraine have the same name. Make sure that the information you find refers to the shtetl you are researching.

    • the All Poland Database. This is a multiple database search facility, which incorporates all of the databases listed below. The “All Poland Database” enables researchers to find indices to vital and related records from the independent JRI-Poland database as well as entries from other databases. The combined databases have entries for individuals living in areas now or formerly in Poland. . It includes the following databases: JewishGen Family Finder (JGFF), Yizkor Book Necrologies, JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry (JOWBR), JewishGen Holocaust Database, The 1891 Galicia Business Directory, 1890-1891 New York Immigrants from Poland, Austria and Galicia and much more. The database is a work in progress, and new entries are being added regularly.
    • the "Miriam Weiner Routes to Roots Foundation Eastern European Archival Database" to see where some vital records are.
    • for on the Internet.
    • the JewishGen Yizkor Book Database.

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