Records of the Advocat family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 18 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 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 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
  • 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 ...
  • 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,
  • Lancut Yizkor Book (1963), image 507 {y2}
    ... to penetrate the Aguda fortress, and particularly their youth, an Aguda training point was set up in Lanzut. Many of the householders provided work for these halutzim, including: Reb Zelig Kernet, Reb Meir Estlein, Ephraim Krantzler and others. Hashomer Hatzair The Shomer Hatzair branch in Lanzut was established in 1919 on the initiative of Issachar Reiss, born in Lwow and brother-in-law of the advocate Leon Market. He reached us from Vienna, where he had studied at the Hebrew Teachers* Seminary and was one of the founders of Hashomer Hatzair. The latter was the pioneer Zionist Youth Movement in our city. The progressive young Jews of Lanzut during the period of general ideological awakening sought for new ideas and found their place here. Many of the adolescents who had previously aimed ...

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