Records of the Adam family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 53 records for the surname Adam (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:

  • Marya KORYTKOWA / ADAMOWA
    census record from Tarnopol Refugees at Beginning of WWI (1914-1915)
  • Hela ADAJN
    1787 property record from Bóbrka Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Malka ADAM, daughter of Mayer and Sara Lea
    1828 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Lea ADAM
    1830 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Freide ADAM, daughter of Mayer ADAM and Sara Lea
    1831 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Nissen, son of Mayer ADAM and Rachel BLIND
    1834 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Israel, son of Mayer ADAM and Rachel BLIND
    1835 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Mayer ADAM and Rachel BLIND
    1836 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)
  • Elke ADAM, daughter of Mayer ADAM and Rachel BLIND
    1837 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Elki?/Elke? ADAM, daughter of Mayer ADAM and Rachel
    1838 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)

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

There are 168 search results for the surname Adam 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.

  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 522 {y94}
    ... is at its height. The "Kapparot" (expiatory sacrifice, usually fowls) ritual begins the day before. Each member of the family gets a white Kappara : for the women — hens; for the men — cockerals; for the children, whose sins are few, young male or female chicks are prepared. Such sins and wickedness are piled upon the head of these fowls as they cannot even grasp. The chapter "Bnei Adam" having been said and the fowl swung around the head to the words : "This fowl will go to his death and I will goto the good life", the condemned, paying for the sins of others, are ready for the slaughter. As the number of kapparot is equal to the number of inhabitants in the shtetl, including the embryos in their mothers’ womb (pregnant women took two kapparot), the slaughterers are forced to work ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 555 {y94}
    ... section close to the public baths was the bathing beach of the Jewish children. In the rare summer days permitted by the "Shulchan Aruch" for bathing, after the "yemei sefira" (days of counting) and before the "Three Weeks" and the "Nine Days" culminating in Tish’a Be’av, when bathing is forbid-den — the children would dip in the "bedel-wasser" splashing to their hearts’ content, naked as Adam and Eve had been before they learnt the meaning of shame. They tried to swim the length of the creek, always careful not to leave the limits of the Jews’ "territorial waters." As to the depth of the "bedel-wasser", the child-ren put it this way : If you stand on your head in it, its water reaches right up to your ears. From all this it becomes clear that the "bedel-wasser" was not, God forbid ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 559 {y94}
    ... 16 Ann Feldman (Kreitstein), Los Angeles ן SOUVENIRS OF BRZOZOW the invective "Jew, go to Palestine!", even before I went to school, but such rudeness on the part of a teacher, a woman of learning and educator of a class, directed at innocent children, shocked me deeply. I was hurt to the very core of my being. I loved reading "Pan Tadeus", the famous master-piece of Adam Mickievitz, the great Polish poet and humanist. The fine figure of the Jew, Yankel, des-cribed by Mickiewitz as a music lover, an honest man and a Polish patriot, excited my imagination. The teacher made it clear that there was nothing surprizing in the Polish poet’s liking of this Jew, for in his time the Jews behaved properly, wore correct clothing (a kapota and a yarmulka ...
  • Dobromil Yizkor Book (1980), image 139 {y140}
     Near the Magistrat (City Hall) there stood a fine statue of the Polish poet Adam Mickiewicz, set in a plot of green lawn and roses, corraled round with an iron palisade. Not far from the Platz used to stand the Jewish wagon* ers, waiting for someone to take to the railroad station, for five greitzer.3 Around the Ring Platz there were fine stone sidewalks. On three sides there used to be small Jewish shopkeepers, who used to wait all week for Monday to bring in customers, because that day had to bring in "parnossa’1 for the whole week. Mondays the peasantry of the region round used to come to buy for themselves their various household ...
  • Krakow Yizkor Book (1967), image 148 {y258}
    ... In Memory of Our Beloved Parents Sister and Brother Zygmunt& Regina Kleinberg Ignacy Kleinberg Zofia Wienerowa Zygmunt & Ernestyna Poranski Julius Adam Poranski Stepfan Klotz They Will Remain in Our Memory Forever HENRYK & HELENA PORANSKI MARTHA KUNTZ MARIA KRUPINSKI In Memory of Our Beloved ...

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