LEAH-(LENA)   SWADISCH  SCHIFF SEGAL

Jan 16, 1862---March 8, 1938

(It was common practice t o adopt a last name to conform to the area in which the Jewish family lived)

Svedasai, Lithuania

Alternate names: Svėdasai [Lith], Svadushtsh [Yid], Świadoście [Pol], Shvidostch [Yid], Sviadoshts, Svėdasys, Svedasų, Svedasay, Shvedasay, Swiadasej

Region: Kovno

 

 

Town

District

Province

Country

Before WWI (c. 1900):  

Svėdasai

Vilkomir

Kovno

Russian Empire

Between the wars (c. 1930):  

Svėdasai

Utena

 

Lithuania

After WWII (c. 1950):  

Svėdasai

Soviet Union

Today (c. 2000):  

Svėdasai

Lithuania

Jewish Population in 1900:

528

Notes:

Russian: Сведасай. Yiddish: סוואַדאָשטש
16 miles NW of Utena (Utiyan), 19 miles ESE of Kupiškis (Kupishuk), 38 miles NE of Ukmergė (Vilkomir).

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