Census of the Jewish Colonies in Argentina
Here you will find the lists of the 1895 Census of Argentina. At that time, most of the Jewish population in Argentina was concentred in the Jewish Colonies of the Provinces of Santa Fe, Entre Rios and Buenos Aires.
All the people listed were born in Russia and came to Argentina organized by the Jewish Colonization Asociation.
They were arriving at the port of Buenos Aires from 1890 on ships such as Weser, Bismarck and Orione and then settled in the colonies of Villaguay area, land purchased by the Jewish Colonization Asociation.
There they learned the farm jobs and then each family received a portion of the land to work.
Villaguay areaJewish Colonies included in this area are:
- * Villaguay (head)
- * Villa Dominguez (Colonia Clara)
- * Villa Clara (Colonia Belez)
- * Ing. Sajaroff
- * Colonia Carmel
- * San Gregorio (Colonia Sonnenfeld)
1895 Census of Villaguay area Jewish Colonies
- * Basavilbaso (Colonia Lucienville)
- * Novibuco I, Novibuco II, Ackerman I, Ackerman II, Soroki II, "Primero de Mayo"
1895 Census of Basavilbaso
ColonJewish Colonies included in this area are:
- * Ubajay (Palmar - Yatay)
- * Pueblo Cazes
- * Pedernal (Santa Isabel)
- * San Salvador
- * Lopez y Berro
1895 Census of Colon
Carlos CasaresJewish Colonies included in this area are:
- * Carlos Casares (Colonia Mauricio)
- * Algarrobo
- * Moctezuma
1895 Census of Carlos Casares
MoisesvilleJewish Colonies included in this area are:
- * Moisesville
- * Palacios
- * Monigotes
- * Las Palmeras
- * Ceres
- * San Cristobal
- * Montefiore
1895 Census of Moisesville