Ukraine, Kiev Confession Lists (FamilySearch Historical Records)
|This article describes a collection of historical records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.|
- 1 Image Visibility
- 2 Title in the Language of the Record
- 3 Record Description
- 4 Record Content
- 5 How to Use the Record
- 6 Related Websites
- 7 Related Wiki Articles
- 8 Contributions to this Article
- 9 Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections
Whenever possible, FamilySearch makes images available for all users. However, ultimate rights to view images on our website are granted by the record custodians. The Ukraine, Kiev Confession Lists collection is available to the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, and to members of the supporting organization, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Images can be viewed at a FamilySearch Center near you.
Title in the Language of the Record
Украина, Киевские исповедные ведомости
This collection will include records from 1799-1911. Images and partial index of list for those living within an Orthodox congregation, their ages, and whether or not they attended confession. This is a census substitute.
Confession lists may contain the following information:
- Family structure
How to Use the Record
To search this collection, it would be helpful to know the following information:
- Name of parents
- Name of ancestor
- Name of siblings
- Year of birth
Keep in mind:
- There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
- You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
- Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
Search the Collection
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
⇒ Select the 'Губерния' category
⇒ Select the 'Уезд' category
⇒ Select the 'Место/Церковь' category
⇒ Select the 'Год тома' category which takes you to the images.
Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.
For Help Reading These Records
These records are in Russian. For help with reading the records, see the following websites:
- Russian Genealogical Word List
- Field Guide to Russian Letters
- Index of Russian Archival Terms
- Reading Russian Handwritten Records
Related Wiki Articles
- Ukraine Beginning Research
- Ukraine Church Records
- Ukraine, Western Ukraine Catholic Church Book Duplicates (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Ukraine Websites
Contributions to this Article
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Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.
Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections
Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the “Show Citation” box: [link to first waypoint of collection].
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found it. This will help you or others to find the same record again. Keep track of records where you did not find information about your ancestor so you and others will not waste time looking through these records in the future.
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.
Citation for This Collection
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.
- “ Ukraine, Kiev Confession Lists, 1799-1911. ” Index and Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2014. Citing Central State Historical Archives of Ukraine.