FindFollow is a Genealogy Website for the
Yaroker, Schwartz and Kolik Descendants

This collaborative website is developed and maintained by Jon Jaroker to capture family histories as meaningful and engaging stories describing life in Czarist Russia and the U.S.S.R.

The stories are written for the benefit of the descendants of the Yaroker families from Kaniv and the Schwartz and Kolik families from Yurevichi.

Descendants may register to access the private family sites. Public Beacons are stories, translated into numerous languages, that assist relatives in finding this website when they search the internet for their family names. These stories are organized by families, towns and events.

Genealogical Resources

List of archives, books and technology useful in understanding contexts and researching family histories. Resources →

Tutorials and Support – How May I Help You?Russian State LibraryRussian National LibraryRussian State Historical ArchivePhotography and ImagingDictionaries of NamesFirst-Hand ExperiencesVoter ListsHistorical PhotosSoviet Evacuation to Central AsiaMilitary ArchivesImmigration RecordsHistorical MapsGeographical Dictionary Polish KingdomHistorical NewspapersFamily History Library