Records of the Advocat family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 21 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)
  • M. Feiwel ADWOCAT, son of Wolf ADWOCAT and Freidel ZONTAG
    1848 birth record from Rzeszów Jewish Births (1842-1866)
  • Rose ADWOKAT, daughter of Wolf ADWOKAT and Freidel ZONTAG
    1851 birth record from Rzeszów Jewish Births (1842-1866)
  • Chaje
    1854 death record from Leżajsk Jewish Deaths (1827-1866)
  • Sacher ADWOKAT, son of Wolf ADWOKAT and Fradel SONTAG
    1854 birth record from Rzeszów Jewish Births (1842-1866)
  • Hersch ADWOKAT, son of Wolf ADWOKAT and Freidl SONTAG
    1857 birth record from Rzeszów Jewish Births (1842-1866)
  • 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)

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

There are 169 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 455 {y125}
    ... father and brother until the "liquidation". After the "liquidation" I am living in the camps in the region of Jagielnica (Marvlowka, Shulhanowka, Trawna), until January 1944. The last two months before the liberation, we were hiding in the fields and in the forests. February 1962. Translated by Michael Landc. Advocate GERTA HOLLAENDER MARVELOUSLY I ESCAPED DEATH (A CHAPTER OF A DIARY) 23.7.1943 "When the Germans pull us out of here, your report certainly will surprise Hitlerite Germany ! What is the use of beginning a work which will never come to an end ?" Scornful and sarcastic remarks like these ...
  • 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 ...
  • Drohobycz Yizkor Book (1959), image 68 {y147}
    ... etiam stan (tern)' hac et pendente lite non expcctata ejus decisio-ne, a qu (i) am ex supradictus collitigantibus sive modcrnis dicti capitaneatus et proventus suburban! Drohobycensis tenutariis, vcl ab aliis person is per eos subordinandis inferri, moles-tari et quomodolibct ultra jura 8ua et libertatis gravari mctuant. Suplicatumque nobis est no-mine corundcm spectabilium ac famatorum pro-consulis, consulum. advocati. scabinorum, to-tiusque urbanac et suburbanac communitatis ejusdem oppidi nostri Drohobycz. ut ipsos sin-gulos in protectionem nostram regiam assumere ac de opportuno juris remedio clementer pro-videre, litcras salvi conductus nostri regis a vi et potcntia quarumvis personarum ad jure agendum litisque inhoandac continuandum dare et concederc dignaremur. Cui supplicationi ...
  • 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

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