Records of the Advocat family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 13 records for the surname Advocat (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:

  • Rachel
    1843 death record from Leżajsk Jewish Deaths (1827-1866)
  • Sachor ADVOCAT
    1846 death record from Leżajsk Jewish Deaths (1827-1866)
  • Chaje
    1854 death record from Leżajsk Jewish Deaths (1827-1866)
  • Joel
    1863 death record from Leżajsk Jewish Deaths (1827-1866)
  • Schaie
    1863 death record from Leżajsk Jewish Deaths (1827-1866)
  • Rachel
    1866 death record from Leżajsk Jewish Deaths (1827-1866)
  • Majer ADWOKAT
    1884 birth record from Leżajsk Jewish Births (index book) (1881-1890)
  • Ruchl ADWOKAT
    1886 birth record from Leżajsk Jewish Births (index book) (1881-1890)
  • Leib ADWOKAT
    1888 birth record from Leżajsk Jewish Births (index book) (1881-1890)
  • Sender ADWOKAT
    1890 birth record from Leżajsk Jewish Births (index book) (1881-1890)

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

There are 170 search results for the surname Advocat 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.

  • Czortkow Yizkor Book (1967), image 456 {y125}
    ... on guard on the roof of the train. Soon I am discovered by a German, who escorts me to the nearby Police Station, but later I am escorted to the Rawa-Ruska Prison and put into the cell No. 12. The date is the 28th of August 1912, Friday. Luckily, I arrive at the prison soon after it has been emptied of a big transport of Jews, and 1 find out that in this transport was Zosha Feldman from Czortkow, the daughter of Advocate Feldman. There are two days more left for the next transport, and they were to be decisive for my destiny. Maybe, on account of my young age, the watchmen decided to leave me alive and kept me in the prison 23
  • Czortkow Yizkor Book (1967), image 464 {y125}
    ... the Nazis ordered every Jew to wear on his arm the mark of disgrace with the "Star of David" on it. In addition, the Jews were ordered to provide daily several hundred workers for forced labour, and to fulfill all the demands of the local Nazi authorities. After a brief period of time, several persons joined to set up the "Judenrat" of Czortkow. The Judenrat numbered 12 people among whom were advocate Dr. Kruh, Israel Langcrman, Bcrtsic Steiger, Feivish Lebhard and Israel Mordechai Treiner. Among the first demands of the Nazis from the Judenrat was a list of those in the liberal professions, according to which all the teachers as well as lawyers were arrested, among whom were also members of the Judenrat, together about two hundred people. They were brought to the "black forest ...
  • Jaroslaw Yizkor Book (1978), image 386 {y206}
    ... for Chief Rabbi. A joint session of all the community members elected Rabbi Yitzhak Halevy Steinberg to this important post. The election was held on May 25, 1921, and Rabbi Steinberg served as Chief Rabbi of Jaroslav till the outbreak of the Second World War and the destruction of the community. As provided by the by-laws of the community, elections to the Commuity Executive and the Council were held in 1934. Advocate Dr. Shmuel Schor became Chairman; Eliezer Berish Goldman (the representative of "Agudas Yisroel") was elected Vice-Chairman. The Zionists elected Max Salik to-head their Council and Shimon Spiegel (representative of 18
  • Lancut Yizkor Book (1963), image 495 {y2}
    ... . When Greenbaum and (he others reported to the Gestapo they were ordered to select (en Jews as hostages. When they refused to give any names they were arrested on the spot. Six other Jews met with by chance on the street were also arrested. A few days later the Jewish prisoners were transferred to Jaros-law. There they were imprisoned for about four months, and were sho( on (he 16th or 17th July 1942. The occupation authorities then appointed a new Judenra( for Lanzut. The Chairman appointed was Advocate Reuben Nadel. The members were: Moshe Siegel, Joel Perlmutter, Motte) Kern, Benjamin Zilpan, Samuel Sach, Leizer Fass, David Rosenblum,
  • Rzeszow Yizkor Book (1967), image 628 {y74}
    135 RZESZOW LANDSMANSCHAFTEN was a severe Wow, but the urge to work and help the new Olim compelled us to continue. A new Executive was elect :d at a General Meeting with Isaac Estreicher in the chair: Isaac Estrcichcr, Chairman, Dr. A. Infcld and Jacob Rcbhun vice Chairmen; Advocate Alexander, Sc-cretary; Naphtali Baum Treasurer; and Baruch Schlicssel. Committee me misers were: Milck Estlein; Yona Erdc; Hannah Bicnenstock; Neshka Drciangcl; Rachel and Mordcchai Hillingcr; Hannah Wachtcl? Abraham Silberman; Moshc Tuchfcld; Minna Lan-gcr: Dr. Zvi Mangel; Lotka Kleit; Nahum Rosen-wasser; Dr. Koppcl Schlcsingcr; Rachel Alter; ...

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