Alternate names: Timkovichi [Rus], Timkovitz [Yid], Cimkavičy [Bel], Tymkowicze [Pol], Tsimkavichy, Cimkowicze, Cymkowicze, Russian: Тимковичи. Belarusian: Цімкавічы. 53°04' N, 26°59' E, 24 miles W of Slutsk, 8 miles SW of Kapyl, 62.3 miles SSW of Minsk, in Kopylskiyi district/Slutsk uezd, Minsk guberniya. 1900 Jewish population: 1,523. Słownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego (1880-1902), XII, p. 707: "Tymkowicze".
Large Cemetery where most stones are covered by mud, not fenced and used for grazing animals. Source: Gayle Riley, San Gabriel, CA 91776.
See photo: http://www.jewishgen.org/belarus/newsletter/cemeter.htm [November 2000]
photos of monument on a massacre site of 900 Jews on March 25 and on June 26, 1942. [March 2009]
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