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Other Web Sites related to Bukovina
There are many topics that might interest Bukovina researchers, including the
history of the region and the many ethnic groups that settled there, its
geography, and current events. The Bukovina
Society of the Americas has compiled this list of other web sites that may
help to provide information about these topics.
More Information on Genealogy and Ethnic Groups
- FEEFHS, the Federation of East
European Family History Societies has a huge web site with information
about more than 140 member societies, covering every country and ethnic group
in eastern Europe. You may have already retrieved this page from the
FEEFHS server, which is a mirror site for the Bukovina Society of the
- The German Genealogy
Home Page has useful information for all researcher with Germanic roots,
including a regional page for the
Sudetenland relevant to those with ancestors from the Bohemian Forest.
J.N.Hoffmann maintains a website for
Genealogy of the
emigrants from Bukovina in Lapa, Brazil
emigrantes da Bucovina na cidade da Lapa, Paraná). Their Bukovina
ancestors are closely related to the Ellis, Kansas Bukovina German immigrants,
both groups emigrating from the same villages in Bukovina. (as
of 23 Dec 2002)
A large and current list of Bukovina related sites can be found at
Germans from Bukovina share a common genealogy with the Germans from
Galizien. Both areas were settled by Germans from
Bohemia, Rhineland Palatinate and Württemberg during the late 1700's to early 1800's. (8/18/2004)
- The JewishGen web
site is an excellent resource for Jewish genealogy. Their regularly updated
FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions page includes introductions to such
sources as the National Archives, Vital Records, Passenger Lists, the LDS
Family History Centers, etc., that make it a useful guide for Jews and
gentiles alike. Their
database is also helpful for locating the geographic coordinates of towns in
Jewries in Galicia and Bukovina, in Lemberg and Czernowitz, authored by
Albert Lichtblau and Michael John, contains a brief and interesting
discussion about Galicia and Bukovina under the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy from
1772 through 1939. The article is located at the
Salzburg, Austria server at
- The ROM-SIG Family
Finder can now be accessed via on the web. They have a large database of
Jewish genealogists with ancestors from Romania, including all of Bukovina.
Searches can be done by surname and/or town, or even for all matches within a
specified distance from a town!
contains about 150 links gathered together in one page. The links are
categorized by the followings: history of Bukovina,
folk art, folk music, dance, literature, genealogy, communities, associations,
mailing lists, maps, multimedia, news and others
about the Hungarian people of Bukovina, and some links about other people of
Bukovina. Most of the links directs to Hungarian language website, but there
are some in English. Visit this link for additional information about the
lives of the székely people of Bukovina.
- The Czech
Republic, Bohemia, and Moravia Genealogical Research page has links to
many other resources for this region. They also have the text on-line from a
book published in 1913,
Country and the People of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy and Their Contribution
to the New World - Old Homes of New Americans by Francis E. Clark. Chapter
15 is titled
Easternmost Edge of Austria-Hungary - The Bukowina and Transylvania.
Emigration & Immigration
General Resources for Genealogist
Cities and Institutions in Bukovina
In 1999, a young man, who experienced the beauty of
Bucovina, decided to gather them in a place where people who left
Bucovina can ease their longing for their natal places and
the ones that haven’t traveled yet in this area can see its glory and find all
the reasons to say “We’re going to Bucovina!”
http://www.bukovina.ro/. Here you will find links to several cities
and villages of the former Southern section of Bukovina, which is now part of
Romania. (as of 8 Mar. 2006)
- Paul Celan, born in Czernowitz in 1920, is among the most important
German-language poets of the century. Three web pages provide information on
his life, and an example of his work: .
- Alan Ng's
Celan home page has a number of items by and about the poet; some in
English and some in German.
Other Web Sites Devoted to General Bukovina Information,
Culture, History, etc.
- Peter Elbau maintains a very informative website at
This site contains informative Geography and History articles, as well as very
interesting pictures/postcards of Bukovina people and city/village scenes.
- Mihai Panzaru is constructing a website at
http://www.panzarubukovina.home.ro/. As of May 2002 it contained a
brief history of Radauti and also pictures of the Painted Monasteries.
An interesting website for Romanians in Alberta, Canada, can be found at
The main purpose of the Romanians in Alberta portal is the reciprocal
knowledge and the exchange of information.
This portal is to support communication between Romanians from all over the
world, as well
for foreigners interested about Romania, so as for Romanians interested about
Canada and the province of Alberta especially.
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