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Priluki

Posted by on Лют 19, 2012 in Chernigov region, Shtetls | 44 comments

Прилуки – Priluki (Ukrainian), פרילוקי (Hebrew) If your ancestors are Myasnikov from Priluki (or you have any information about them) – please contact me. It is possible that we are relatives 🙂 Priluki is a historic town located in Chernihiv region of northern Ukraine, center of the Prilutskiy region (not to be confused with Old Priluka – a village in the Vinnitsa region, a former shtetl). Priluki is located on the Udai River, a tributary of the Sula. The city’s estimated population is 61,600 (as of 2005). Before the Great Socialist Revolution of 1917, Priluki was the center of the Priluki Uezd of Poltava gubernia. Beginning Priluki first appears in the historical record in 1085. The settlement was founded initially as a border post during the time of Yaroslav the Wise. In 1569-1648 Priluki was a part of the...

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