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Chesnovaya, Belarus (modern name) is also known as Ciesnowa.

Alternate names are:
Ciesnowa Tsesneva Tsesnova Czudnow Czuchnow and Koscieniewo (1784 Census of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania). The geographical region was also known as the Russian Pale.

Chesnovaya is located 60 kM west of Minsk, on Highway P54.
Lat/Long 53.49 26.40

This group is for any discussion relevant to the town and its Shtetl, including genealogy, culture, modern life, history, Yiskor lists, politics.

This group is open to anyone having an assocation with Chesnovaya. Specifically it is *not* limited by ethnicity.

We have no public member list but you can respond to messages to reach individuals. The list will have archived messages.

This group will also be used for communications regarding maintaining a webpage on jewgen.org

I will also forward messages if requested. I don't intend to restrict discussion. Moderation will be exercised as required to limit trolling and spam.

Files, photos, are freely available to members only. The "Links" are publicly viewable to the non-member public.

The "Join this group" menu includes a "Comment to Owner" section asking to "Please tell the group owner ... why you would like to join the group..." It is NOT NECESSARY to fill in that part in order to this group.

The "Related Link" is part of JewishGen's ShtetlLinks.

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  • Belarus
  • Mar 28, 2005
  • English

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