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Locality Index to Lithuanian Jewish Vital Records Microfilms

Town Index for FHL microfilm numbers 2,157,888 through 2,343,143 (229 reels):

  • LVIA Fond 728: Vilna gubernia crown rabbinate metrical records, 1837-1925 (132 reels)
    (series 1, files 1-1127;  series 2, files 1-406;  series 3, files 1-1560;  series 4, files 1-474).
  • LVIA Fond 1108: Suwalki gubernia metrical books (4 reels)
    (series 1, files 1-38).
  • LVIA Fond 1226: Kovno gubernia crown rabbinate metrical records (93 reels)
    (series 1, files 1-2177;  series 2, files 1-202).

These records were microfilmed at the Lietuvos Valstybės Istorijos Archyvas (LVIA = Lithuanian State Historical Archives), in Vilnius, Lithuania, between January 2000 and October 2002.

This locality index was prepared by Kahlile Mehr of the LDS Family History Library, in January 2001, and was updated in October 2001, April 2002, and November 2002.

This alphabetical listing by town makes it easier to find the microfilm ordering numbers for the specific place, date, and event type you need.  The towns are listed here alphabetically by their Yiddish names.  The official Lithuanian name is listed first, followed by the Yiddish name in parenthesis.  The microfilms are available for borrowing at any local LDS Family History Center.

Event Key: b = birth, m = marriage, d = death, v = divorce.

Town Index

  • Alytus (Alyta)
  • Antakalnis (Antokol)
  • Balbieriškis (Balbirishok)
  • Bezdonys (Bezdany)
  • Biržai (Birzh)
  • Babtai (Bobt)
  • Bagaslaviškis (Bogoslavishok)
  • Butrimonys (Butrimantz)
  • Čiobiškis (Chabishki)
  • Čekiškė (Chaikishok)
  • Darsūniškis (Darshunishok)
  • Dotnuva (Datnuva)
  • Daugai (Daug)
  • Eišiškės (Eishishok)
  • Giedraičiai (Gedrovitz)
  • Gelvonai (Gelvan)
  • Garliava (Godlevo)
  • Grinkiškis (Grinkishok)
  • Inturkė (Inturik)
  • Kėdainiai (Keidan)
  • Kelmė (Kelme)
  • Kernavė (Kernava)
  • Knyszyn, Poland (Knysinas)
  • Kalveliai (Kovalchuki)
  • Kaunas (Kovna)
  • Krakės (Krok)
  • Kupiškis (Kupishok)
  • Laibiškės (Leibishok)
  • Linkuva (Linkova)
  • Maišiagala (Maishigola)
  • Molėtai (Maliat)
  • Marijampolė (Mariampole)
  • Merkinė (Merech)
  • Mikhalishki, Astravyets, Belarus (Mikhalishok)
  • Musninkai (Musnik)
  • Namajunai (Namajunai)
  • Novodvor, Lida, Belarus (Naujadvaris)
  • Nemenčinė (Nemenchin)
  • Nemunaitis (Nemunaitz)
  • Naujamiestis (Novigorod)
  • Naujoji Vilnia (Novo-Vileisk)
  • Valkininkai (Olkenik)
  • Varėna (Oran)
  • Orlya, Lida, Belarus (Orly)
  • Plungė (Plungian)
  • Paberžė (Podberezhe)
  • Pakruojis (Pokroi)
  • Aukštoji Panemunė (Ponemun-Fergissa)
  • Panevėžys (Ponevezh)
  • Pušalotas (Poshelat)
  • Pasvalys (Posvol)
  • Prienai (Pren)
  • Pumpėnai (Pumpian)
  • Punia (Pun)
  • Radun, Lida, Belarus (Radun)
  • Raseiniai (Rasein)
  • Ramygala (Remigola)
  • Ratnyčia (Rotnitsa)
  • Rudamina (Rudamin)
  • Rumšiškės (Rumshishok)
  • Zapyškis (Sapizishok)
  • Shchuchin, Lida, Belarus (Sciucin)
  • Šakiai (Shaki)
  • Šešuoliai (Sheshol)
  • Šilalė (Shilel)
  • Širvintos (Shirvint)
  • Vilijampolė (Slobodka)
  • Šnipiškės (Snipiskes)
  • Sokółka, Poland (Sokol)
  • Šalčininkai (Solechniki)
  • Seredžius (Srednik)
  • Stakliškės (Stoklishok)
  • Stundishki (Stundishki)
  • Suvainiškis (Suvinishok)
  • Suvalkai, Poland (Suwałki)
  • Telšiai (Telz)
  • Trakai (Troki)
  • Turgeliai (Turgeli)
  • Vabalninkas (Vabolnik)
  • Vandžiogala (Vendzhigola)
  • Vievis (Veviya)
  • Jieznas (Vezna)
  • Vilkija (Vilki)
  • Ukmergė (Vilkomir)
  • Vilnius County (Vilna County)
  • Vilnius (Vilna)
  • Veliuona (Vilon)
  • Aukštadvaris (Visokidvor)
  • Kudirkos Naumiestis (Vladislavov)
  • Varniai (Vorna)
  • Vornyany, Astravets, Belarus (Vorniany)
  • Jokubonys (Yakubantse)
  • Joniškėlis (Yanishkel)
  • Jonava (Yanova)
  • Jašiūnai (Yashny)
  • Josvainiai (Yosvain)
  • Zaskevichi, Belarus (Zaskevichi)
  • Žeimelis (Zhaimel)
  • Žiežmariai (Zhezmir)
  • Žasliai (Zhusli)
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