Re: [Cz-L] Updated Bucovina Region Vital Records database

From: Bruce Reisch <>
Date: Wed, 3 Dec 2014 14:35:35 +0000
Reply-To: Bruce Reisch <>

I’d like to underscore the request for more volunteers to complete this
record transcription project. It’s not easy reading and transcribing
records from old German, but there are resources available online to help.
(For example, see <>).

Repeating a note from Bob Wascou:
"ROM-SIG needs people who can translate German birth,
marriage or death records so that the translations can be place online
in the JewishGen Romanian database.

We especially need help with records from Campulung Moldovenesc,
Gura Humorului, Radauti, Solca and Suceava from the Bucovina
Region of Romania.

Please let me know what language you can help with and records from
which town you would like to work on by filling out the form at
<> "

Please share with us your success in searching this database. From my
part, I found a whole branch of my great grandfather’s family lived in
Suceava before emigration to the U.S. I now have more names and dates of
birth, but I still have yet to locate descendants here in the U.S.
(HELLMANs anyone?)

Best wishes,


On 12/2/14, 10:51, "Steven Lasky" <> wrote:

>This comes from the ROM-SIG Discussion Group:
>The Bucovina Region Vital Records database which is part of the JewishGen
>Romania Database at
> has now been
>There are now more than 12,500 Jewish birth, marriage, and death records,
>from Kimpolung (Campulung Moldovensec), Gurahumora (Gura Humorului),
>Radautz, Solka (Solca), Suczawa (Suceava), and surrounding villages in the
>database. This is almost double the number of records that were previously
>in the database.
>We still have additional 12,500 records that need to be translated. This
>include births, marriages and deaths. If you are able to translate records
>that are in Old German please contact me. We can also use people who can
>translate Romanian to work on records from the Moldavia Region of Romania
>We would also like to thank everyone who worked on the database for their
>hard work. Without you we would not be able to have this update.
>Bob Wascou ROM-SIG Research Coordinator
>Rosanne Leeson
>Hanna Beth-el Etedgi (Jeni Armandez)
>ROM-SIG Co-Coordinators

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