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Vast holdings of church records for Ukraine are preserved in archives today. The church records are primarily from 1721 to 1917. Contrary to popular belief, church records were not systematically destroyed in the former Soviet Union, but they were centralized and preserved in government archives. <br>
  
The Roger Clark family has been searching the microfilmed church records from the villages in Bukovina (now Chernivtsi oblast) where the Baba and Gido's familes originated. They found the later records written in Romanian, earlier records in a mixture of Ukrainian Cyrillic characters and Roman characters. This mixture is within the same entry, and often within the same name. The book Ukrainian Genealogy-A Beginner's Guide has been very helpful as it has information about both languages, and other info family history researchers haven't tapped into yet. Here's a link to a description of the book.&nbsp; [http://www.halgal.com/pihach_book_review.html Book Review]  
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Many Christian churches existed in Ukraine for which records exist today, including Russian Orthodox, Roman Catholic, Greek Catholic (Uniate), Lutheran, Mennonite, and some others. (For information about non-Christian records in Ukraine see [[Ukraine Jewish records]] and [[Ukraine Muslim Records|Ukraine Muslim Records]].) <br>
  
=== Web Sites<br> ===
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Church records for many areas have been microfilmed by FamilySearch and some have been digitized. Many other web sites have also published indexes of church records. See below for links to selected online resources for church records and church records indexes. For information about microfilm records available from FamilySearch, search by place in the [https://familysearch.org/catalog-search FamilySearch Catalog].<br>  
  
*[http://odessa3.org/collections/stpete/gros/ Grossliebental -1833-1885 BMD's from the St. Petersburg Lutheran Evangelical Archives]<br>
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=== Online Church Records<br> ===
  
<br> Some Greek Orthodox and and Roman Catholic Church records are online at: http://www.halgal.com/halgal_new4.asp
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*[http://odessa3.org/collections/stpete/gros/ Grossliebental -1833-1885 BMD's from the St. Petersburg Lutheran Evangelical Archives]<br>  
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*Some Greek Orthodox and and Roman Catholic Church records are online at: [http://www.halgal.com/ Genealogy of Halychyna].<br>
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*[http://www.jewishgen.org/ukraine/ Ukraine Jewish records].<br>
  
 
=== FamilySearch Historical Record Collections  ===
 
=== FamilySearch Historical Record Collections  ===
  
An online collection containing this record is located in [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1771086 FamilySearch.org.]
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FamilySearch has begun publishing online collections of church record images and indexes for Ukraine. For a list of available collections, see [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=1927132 FamilySearch Historical Record Collections for Ukraine] .
 
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A wiki article describing this collection is found at:
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[[Ukraine Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Ukraine Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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Latest revision as of 23:57, 11 October 2013

Vast holdings of church records for Ukraine are preserved in archives today. The church records are primarily from 1721 to 1917. Contrary to popular belief, church records were not systematically destroyed in the former Soviet Union, but they were centralized and preserved in government archives.

Many Christian churches existed in Ukraine for which records exist today, including Russian Orthodox, Roman Catholic, Greek Catholic (Uniate), Lutheran, Mennonite, and some others. (For information about non-Christian records in Ukraine see Ukraine Jewish records and Ukraine Muslim Records.)

Church records for many areas have been microfilmed by FamilySearch and some have been digitized. Many other web sites have also published indexes of church records. See below for links to selected online resources for church records and church records indexes. For information about microfilm records available from FamilySearch, search by place in the FamilySearch Catalog.

Online Church Records

FamilySearch Historical Record Collections

FamilySearch has begun publishing online collections of church record images and indexes for Ukraine. For a list of available collections, see FamilySearch Historical Record Collections for Ukraine .


 

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