Project: Ukrainian Roots

Categories: Volunteers Needed | Slavic Roots Project | Ukrainian Roots | Ukrainian Projects

Welcome to the Ukrainian Roots Project!
A sub-project of the Slavic Roots Project


Purpose and Goals

The goal of this project is to collect resources and support collaboration on Ukrainian Genealogy.

How to Join

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This template can be on any profile of a person with Ukrainian ancestors. This sticker will automatically place profiles in the [[Category:Ukrainian Roots]] To put this sticker on a profile, simply copy and paste the following below the Biography headline:

{{Ukrainian Roots Sticker}}

This displays the following:

... ... ... has Ukrainian Roots.

Here are profiles and pages using the sticker.

The link to the sticker template is here: Template:Ukrainian_Roots_Sticker

Additional information

To-Do List

  • Identify profiles and tag them with Category:Ukrainian Roots
  • Spread the word to others with Ukrainian heritage or interest in the area
  • Establish a Ukrainian Roots template
  • Collect resource/links/recommendations for a Ukrainian Roots help-page or Library
  • Identify people who can help with Ukrainian documents or with direct research


Galicia (modern-day southeastern Poland and western Ukraine)

  • FamilySearch Has digital images of many town vital records from the late 1700s through the early 1900s. Some of the electronic records require that one view them at an LDS Family History Center or affiliate organization.
  • Gesher Galicia's Galician Town Locator Invaluable resource to help locate your ancestor's town of origin.
  • Gesher Galicia's Map Room Helpful to review to pinpoint where your ancestor lived.
  • Matthew Bielawa's Genealogy of Halychyna/Eastern Galicia Excellent resource to consult when beginning to research your Galician roots. He does a particularly good job of explaining how to read and interpret Galician vital records.
  • Archived scanned public records can be accessed from the Archiwum Panstwowe w Przemyslu/State Archives located in Przemysl for southeast Poland. Search the name of the village, the records are not indexed by surname. Directions on how to navigate these records can be found here courtesy of Birth, marriage and death records written in Latin, Greek Orthodox church.
  • Ukrainian genealogy database 1650-1920. Use Cryillic version of name in search.
  • Ukrainian database of World War II soldiers. Cryillic.
  • Census records only record statistical data on villages. They do not record individuals or surnames.
Look for Ukrainian Roots Project in G2G

Will you join us? We're about to set up our G2G join us thread... G2G using the project tag, or send me a private message. Thanks!

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