NOTE: Most early books and records in English and German used "Jassy". For example, the frequency of use of the names in the Ellis Island manifests (1892-1924) is "Jassy" - 10,884, "Iassy" - 158, "Iasi" - 21. When doing internet searches you may want to try several spellings.
Iasi Records Summary
|Type||Rec Dates||Population Group||Language||notes||location/comments||info src|
||Cyrillic,Romanian||1,2||see Moldavia Vital Records Data Base||ROM-SIG|
|cemetery||1880s-1960s||Hirlau Jewish cemetery records (2500-3000 burials)||English||3278 records in JOWBR||JB|
|cemetery||1906-1986||Iasi Jewish cemetery||Hebrew, Romanian, English||With the latest addition of the final 32000 available records in 2010 there are over 65,000 records on JOWBR. Registers kept at cemetery. JOWBR||JOWBR
|census||1803-1851||Jews of Iasi||Old Cyrillic||1,2
||Iasi Archives; catagrati; difficult to read, no supplemental finding aids (indexes), 1808 is published in Volume one of the collection Documente istorice privitoare la orasul Iasi (Historical documents concerning the town of Iasi), edited by Ioan Caprosu and Mihai-Razvan Ungureanu (Iasi, 1997)||LG|
|census||1824-25||Jews of Iasi||Old Cyrillic||2||Stela Maries, "Importanta Catagrafiei din
anii 1824-25", in Studia et Acta Historiae Judaeorum Romaniae, Iasi,
1996: 51- 138 The 1824-25 Fiscal Census as printed in
|census||1850, 1852, 1860||Iasi census||Cyrillic||Searchable [English?] data reported in 2008 ROM-SIG discussion archives without detail.|
|Emigration||1895-1913||Jews who emigrated||Romanian||2||Iasi County (Judet) Archives||LG|
Professor Ladislau Gyemant, "Sources of Jewish Genealogical
Research in the Romanian Archival System", Avotaynu [The
International Review of Jewish Genealogy Journal],
2 Professor Ladislau Gyemant, Avotaynu Guide to Jewish Genealogy, Chapter on Romania, pps 484-493.
info src: LG=Ladislau Gyemant, JB=Dr Jack H Bloom
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