Records of the Achtsam family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 28 records for the surname Achtsam (including soundalike names and spelling variants) in the All Galicia Database (the AGD), Gesher Galicia's free searchable collection of genealogical and historical records from the former Austro-Hungarian province of Galicia, which is now eastern Poland and western Ukraine. Here is a sampling of some of the results you can find there:

  • Chaskel ACHEIN
    1831 death record from Tarnopol Jewish Deaths (1820-1834)
  • Beile ACHSEN r. AKSCHEN, daughter of Osias Simche AKSCHEN and Rifke
    1834 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Israel Iser, son of Hersch EIZEN and Jente
    1841 birth record from Narajów Jewish Births (1839-1869)
  • Elias ACHTZEHN?/ACHTZELIN?/ACHTZE---?, son of - and -
    1843 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Elias ACHZEHN
    1847 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Joseph, son of Samuel HEIDSOHN
    1848 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • Gittel ACHSEN
    1853 death record from Gliniany Jewish Deaths (1852-1876)
  • Ester, daughter of Aron AZEN and Marjem FLOCHTEN
    1853 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Zindel, daughter of Jankil EIZEN and Ester Ruchel
    1854 birth record from Narajów Jewish Births (1839-1869)
  • Moses, son of Jankil EIZEN and Ester Ruchel
    1854 birth record from Narajów Jewish Births (1839-1869)

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Records of the Achtsam family in Logan Kleinwaks' Genealogy Indexer website

There are 144 search results for the surname Achtsam at Logan Kleinwaks' Genealogy Indexer website, a few of which are listed below. Note that results listed below are limited to purely Galician sources, such as telephone and business directories from Galician cities, or school records, but they do not include the many other sources available on his website that span all of pre-war Poland. You may need the free .DjVu web browser plugin to view these files.

  • Kalusz Yizkor Book (1980), image 573 {y218}
    ... most Polish towns, the Rabbi was never called to funerals, nor did the family hire anyone to eulogize the dead. The corpse was prepared for burial at home. Then the funeral procession passed by the synagogue where the deceased used to pray, paused, and Melech Melamed would intone the El Mole Rachamim. The Agudas Achim was a middle-class society. Its members were merchants, Zionists, and Zionist sympathizers. After the world war the Agudas Achim put up its own building. It had an auditorium with a stage, and three rooms. The structure housed the Toshia School and the library. On holidays a minyan (ten men) gathered there to pray, and at the Reading of the Torah the worshippers pledged support of the Jewish National Fund. On Simchas Torah all the members participated in a collation. During ...
  • Kalusz Yizkor Book (1980), image 574 {y218}
    ... , and a woman teacher — Yakub. All the teachers were excellent pedagogues; but the most outstanding was Israel Boruch. He was a G-d gifted teacher, a scholar, who conducted the school with compassion and understanding. It is to him that this writer owes his knowledge of Hebrew, and to him he bows his head with love. Today Israel Boruch is an old man in his eighties, and resides in Haifa. In those years two Jewish trade unions which had existed prior to World War I resumed their activities. They were the Agudas Achim and the Yad Charotsim. Both were fraternal aid societies. The Yad Charotsim. the craftsmen’s union, was connected with the 570
  • Borszczow Yizkor Book (1960), image 226 {y84}
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  • Lwow Yizkor Book (1956), image 388 {y308}
    ... 772 צ׳ל כתוב שורו. ט0- צ׳ל שורדי כחוב טח־ 2605 26 z y 28 36-1 ליהודים בכל ערי גליציה 20ל*הדדי גלמיה 284 דנסיר לוכקוביץ גרף לובקוביץ 43 36« ריפצים רופצים 31 2*6 Sachen achen 1C 365 עגלן מענית ת 286 והודיע והדיעה 25 365 של רפיניססר באק 29---30 על ראש הממשלה 287 ›819 1818 1 366 (1660-1849) שנות נהיגתו 15 288 1571 פרק ס׳ו בהערה 1 להבגיס ...
  • Nadworna Yizkor Book (1975), image 343 {y373}
    ... also led by their mothers. Oh, how terrible — Shortly after Milus had left it started like a thunderous storm, and within only a few minutes the town was changed into hell. From our place of work at the agricultural district cooperative, which was surrounded by a high fence, we could hear the smashing of windows, the breaking down of doors, rifle shots, loud and wild screaming in German and Ukrainian, accom- panied by the barkinng of dogs, lamenting of people dragged from their homes, and crying of children. Soon we could also see from the courtyard, where we happened to be, the first captured Jews being taken from Naajer Stuut to the gathering place which they got ready next to the polish church. But for the high fence of boards we could only see their hands which they ...

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