Town overview

Modern town name:Bohorodchany, Ukraine
Latitude and Longitude48.8000, 24.5333
48°48' N, 24°32' E
Galician (Austro-Hungarian) Administrative District:Bohorodczany
Galician (Austro-Hungarian) Judicial District:Bohorodczany
Jewish Kehilla (Community) District:Bohorodczany
Interwar (Polish) District:Bohorodczany
Interwar (Polish) Province:Stanisławów
Modern District (county or raion):Bohorodchany raion
Modern Province (voivodeship or oblast):Ivano-Frankivsk oblast

Maps of Bohorodchany

Families from Bohorodchany

There are 10 members of Gesher Galicia researching 24 surnames from this town:

Family nameResearcherResearcher's Contact InformationDate Added

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There are also 38 entries for Bohorodchany, Ukraine in the JewishGen Family Finder (JGFF) (as of May, 2012). You will need to create and login with a JewishGen user account in order to see their information, but their website is free to use and extremely helpful.

Genealogical and historical records from Bohorodchany

Birth, Marriage, and Death Records from Bohorodchany

Miriam Weiner's Routes to Roots Foundation Database may have a partial listing of known Jewish records from Bohorodchany. Not all records have survived from all years. Make sure to also search for the general area the town was in (the district, raion, county, etc.), not just the town name itself, as some regional records survived where town records did not.

The genealogical organization Jewish Records Indexing Poland (JRI-Poland) may have some records from Bohorodchany online in their free searchable database.

You should also try searching JewishGen.org's Ukraine database for Bohorodchany; however, note that some of their data will include eastern and central Ukrainian towns that were not part of historical Galicia. Do not use any accented letters or diactritical marks when searching their database.

Cadastral Maps and Landowner Records from Bohorodchany

In 2007, Gesher Galicia started an ambitious new project to catalog Galician maps and records stored at the Lviv State Historical Archive in Ukraine. This project is still ongoing, and Gesher Galicia won the 2011 Rabbi Malcolm Stern Grant from the IAJGS to help expedite this research. Mid-19th Century homeowner and property lists that have been obtained through this project are being transcribed and have been added to the All Galicia Database on an ongoing basis.

The following is a list of records and maps that Gesher Galicia has cataloged at the archives in Lviv, Ukraine. In some cases, copies of these files have been obtained, transcribed, and put online in our All-Galicia Database (AGD). This list is still incomplete, and is being updated as we learn more about the archives' holdings.

PlaceAdmin. DistrictItem TypeYearDescriptionArchive InfoStatus
Bohorodchany (Bohorodczany)Bohorodchany
(Stanislaviv okr.)
Text30-Jan-1786About the number of houses & population of the town of Bohorodchany (houses - 314, population - 1134) & the suburb Vyhnahka.Lviv Archives:
146-88-188
Not Yet Examined
Bohorodchany (Bohorodczany)Bohorodchany
(Stanislaviv okr.)
Text1848Book of records of plans of lands.Lviv Archives:
186-1-5705
Not Yet Examined
Bohorodchany (Bohorodczany)Bohorodchany
(Stanislaviv okr.)
TextXIX centuryBook of lands & their numbers.Lviv Archives:
186-1-5706
Not Yet Examined
Bohorodchany (Bohorodczany)Bohorodchany
(Stanislaviv okr.)
TextXIX centuryBook of lands & landowners.Lviv Archives:
186-1-5707
Not Yet Examined
Bohorodchany (Bohorodczany)Bohorodchany
(Stanislaviv okr.)
Text1848, 1849Book of properties of people of the town of Bohorodchany.Lviv Archives:
186-2-616
Not Yet Examined
Bohorodchany (Bohorodczany)Bohorodchany
(Stanislaviv povit, Bohorodchany okr.)
Map (I-VII parts)1851, 1878Copy.Lviv Archives:
186-11-254
Not Yet Examined
Bohorodchany Stari (Bohorodczany Stare)Bohorodchany
(Stanislaviv okr.)
Text1879Book of landowners including the place where they lived, category of lands.Lviv Archives:
186-1-5708
Not Yet Examined
Bohorodchany Stari (Bohorodczany Stare)Bohorodchany
(Stanislaviv okr.)
Text1879Book of landowners including the place where they lived, category of lands.Lviv Archives:
186-1-5709
Not Yet Examined
Bohorodchany Stari (Bohorodczany Stare)Bohorodchany
(Stanislaviv okr.)
Text1879Book of landowners including the place where they lived, category of lands.Lviv Archives:
186-1-5710
Not Yet Examined
Bohorodchany Stari (Bohorodczany Stare)Bohorodchany
(Stanislaviv okr.)
Text1879Book of landowners (including the place where they lived, the categories of lands).Lviv Archives:
186-1-5711
Not Yet Examined
Bohorodchany Stari (Bohorodczany Stare)Bohorodchany
(Stanislaviv okr.)
Text1848Book of lands & their numbers.Lviv Archives:
186-1-5712
Not Yet Examined
Bohorodchany Stari (Bohorodczany Stare)Bohorodchany
(Stanislaviv okr.)
Text1848Record book of properties of people of Bohorodchany Stari (p. I, IV).Lviv Archives:
186-2-618
Not Yet Examined
Bohorodchany Stari (Bohorodczany Stare)Bohorodchany
(Stanislaviv okr.)
Text1848Record book of properties of people of Bohorodchany Stari (p. I, IV).Lviv Archives:
186-2-619
Not Yet Examined
Bohorodchany Stari (Bohorodczany Stare)Bohorodchany
(Stanislaviv povit)
Map (I-IV parts)1848Original.Lviv Archives:
186-11-255
Not Yet Examined
Bohorodchany Stari (Bohorodczany Stare)Bohorodchany
(Stanislaviv povit, Bohorodchany okr.)
Map (I-XXIV parts)1874Original.Lviv Archives:
186-11-256
Not Yet Examined
Bohorodchany Stari (Bohorodczany Stare)Bohorodchany
(Stanislaviv povit)
Map (XIII)1901Copy.Lviv Archives:
186-11-257
Not Yet Examined
Solotvyna (Solotwina)Bohorodchany
(Novyi Sanch)
Text1727Description of borders of the village Solotvyna.Lviv Archives:
134-1-109
Not Yet Examined
Solotvyna (Solotwina)Bohorodchany
(Stanislaviv okr.)
Text1795About primary school.Lviv Archives:
146-85-1921
Not Yet Examined
Solotvyna (Solotwina)Bohorodchany
(Stanislaviv okr.)
Text30-Jan-1786About the number of houses & the population (269 houses, 1031 population).Lviv Archives:
146-88-188
Not Yet Examined
Solotvyna (Solotwina)Bohorodchany
(Stanislaviv okr.)
Text1848Record book of lands.Lviv Archives:
186-1-6101
Not Yet Examined
Solotvyna (Solotwina)Bohorodchany
(Stanislaviv okr.)
Text1848Record book of lands & houses.Lviv Archives:
186-1-6102
Not Yet Examined
Solotvyna (Solotwina)Bohorodchany
(Stanislaviv okr.)
Text1848Description of lands.Lviv Archives:
186-2-719
Not Yet Examined
Solotvyna (Solotwina)Bohorodchany
(Stanislaviv okr.)
Map (5 parts)no yearLviv Archives:
186-11-402
Not Yet Examined

Check back soon for more updates to this list. Additionally, Gesher Galicia started cataloging the holdings at two other regional Ukrainian archives in 2012, and information from that project will be put online soon.

Tabula Krajowa (Legal and Notary) Records from Bohorodchany

There is a little-known resource for Galician researchers held in the Lviv State Historical Archive in Ukraine — the "Tabula Krajowa," or Tabula Registers (Fond 166, 1780-1891). There are about 300 volumes of various indexes to these records, covering towns from across Galicia, and none of these records have yet been microfilmed or put online. They hold a wealth of information -- the purchase and sale of real estate and land, property leasing, testaments, deeds, money-lending agreements, promissory notes, public sale for debts, powers of attorney, etc. Gesher Galicia advisory board member and Ukrainian researcher Alexander Dunai has written an excellent article about Tabula records, with a listing of towns for which they are available. Check the bottom of that page to see if records survived for Bohorodchany.

Books about Bohorodchany

About Yizkor books

A Yizkor book is a "book of rememberance" about a Jewish community that was destroyed in the Holocaust. Each book documents the town's history and usually gives a necrology (list of the murdered) at the back of the book. Most of the books were written by survivors from the town, or people from the town who had immigrated before the war, and were mostly published between 1945 and 1975, and usually written in Hebrew or Yiddish. Some large towns may have had more than one Yizkor book published at different times.

The non-profit Jewish genealogy organization JewishGen has a comprehensive online database of Yizkor books and the towns that they document. They also host English language translations of much of the content of the books, sponsored by the website's donors and volunteers.

Many of these books have been scanned and put online for free reading at the New York Public Library's Yizkor Book website. The Yiddish Book Center also offers reprints of Yizkor Books which you can buy on their website.

Other books about Bohorodchany

Content for this section is coming soon.

Photos from Bohorodchany

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    Videos about Bohorodchany

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