Records of the Alster family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 163 records for the surname Alster (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:

  • Mania ELSTER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Eisek ELSTER
    1803 other record from Galicia Jewish Marriage Permissions (1803)
  • Jude ELSTER, son of Hersch
    1813 [1812] death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Ruchel ELSTER
    1821 property record from Brody Franciscan Survey (1821)
  • Ester ALSTER, daughter of Chaskel ALSTER and Libe
    1828 birth record from Mościska Jewish Births (1827-1882)
  • Chaskel ALSTER, son of Marcus ALSTER and Chana BADER
    1828 death record from Mościska Jewish Deaths (1827-1885)
  • Jacob Moses, son of David ELSTER
    1830 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Rubin ELSTER
    1831 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • Hersz, son of Dawid HOLZTEICH
    1833 birth record from Stanisławów Jewish Births (1817-1845)
  • Pesel Chaje NUGEL, daughter of Mote Hersch and Chane
    1833 birth record from Mościska Jewish Births (1827-1882)

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

There are 196 search results for the surname Alster 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 400 {y94}
    ... aunt Selda and her daughter Simaleh and other members of the family killed by the Germans, our hearts burst with an outcry of rage and imprecation towards the cruel demon : Accursed be the Germans and the en-tire nation without exception, execrated forever for the shedding of innocent Jewish blood... My sister Etka Reisel, her husband Chaim Alster and their child Israel shared the same fate as all the other ,,Kadoshim." Perpetuating the sacred me-mory of these ,,Kadoshim" is imperative. MAY THEIR SOULS BE BOUND UP IN THE BONDS OF ETERNAL LIFE. AMEN. (Translated by Fela Ravett) youngest in particular. One often felt compassion and pity looking at the expression on my mother's face ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 445 {y94}
    ... leaped from the trains to look for cover. We went out into the open fields, enjoying their predicament and the retribution rained upon them from "heaven" which was but a tithe of what they really deserved. After the bombardment we were quickly collected by our guards, taken to Buchenwald and thence to some adjacent building sites. With a few other hund-reds of men I was sent to Berge am Alster to dig tunnels inside the mountains for the war industry which actually no longer existed. During February and March things reached such a nadir that even though we all knew we were witnessing the death throes of a vanquished Germany we were convinced After the reversal at the front, when the Russian army began to fight courageously, beating the Ger-mans back, their treatment was radically ...
  • Rzeszow Yizkor Book (1967), image 691 {y74}
    ... to reside in Rzeszow, Engineer Janek Rogovsky (Horn), who acted as General Secretary of the Communist Party in the Rzeszow District, immigrated to Israel with his family in 1958. When I visited Warsaw in 1963-64 I heard of a group of Communist Jews from Rzeszow who held high posts in the economic and social life of else People’s Republic of Poland. They included the brothers Alster, the brothers Wistrcich, Engineer Ienncnbaum, Milard (General Gorecki), Roman Karst (Tuchman) — a small list of Rzeszow Jews who had dedicated their lives to the People’s Republic of Poland and held decisive and prominent offices during Young Poland’s of development. In 1963 I visited the grave of Aharon (Arthur) Wang, Deputy Chairman of the Planning Com-mittee in Warsaw. In 1964 I had a conversation ...
  • 1933/1934 Krakow City Address Directory + Miscellaneous Province Directory, image 404 {d3534}
    ... 209 Gaweł Jan i Katarzyna (1175), 110 208 Lalik Andrzej i Marja (1123). 112 59 Warzecha Rozalja (59). 114 232 Rzepka Marja, Józef i Marja (1275). PODBRZEZIE — Dz. VIII. 1 112 Stow. Izraelitów Postępowych w Krakowie (212). 3 314 Wolarski Ichel i Alster Szy- mon (213). 5 568 Patrz al. Brzozowa 7. 2 423 Brand Michał i Jetti (514). 4 435 Laska Regina (203). 6 311 Stow. „Szomer Umonim" W Krakowie (200). 8 101 Żyd. Tow. Szkoły Lud. i Śred. w Krakowie (199, 197). 12 103 Patrz ul. Brzozowa (3), 5. PODCHORĄŻYCH — Dz. XVI. 1 2 Skarb Państwa. (Koszary) (6). 3 1 Prus-Biesiadecki ...
  • 1932 Krakow City Address Directory + Miscellaneous Province Directory, image 302 {d696}
    ... Barbara (581. 104 314 Byk Jan, Michał, 1° Lendowa 2° Byko- wa z Byśków Barbara (1642). 106 56 Rypalski Jan i Zofja z Chwastków |1118i. 108 209 Gaweł Jan i Katarzyna (1175). 110 208 Lalik Andrzej i Marja z Maciaszków (1123). 112 59 Warzecha z Wierzbickich Rozalja |59i. 114 232 Rzepka Marja, Józef, i Marja z Szopia-ków (1275). parcele. 1 Naroinlk ul. Rybltwy. Ulica PODBRZEZIE — Dz. VIII. Naroinlk ul. Miodowej. 1 112 Stowarzyszenie Izraelitów Postępowych w Krakowie (212). 3 314 Wolarski Ichel i Alster Szymon (213,. 5 568 Patrz ul. Brzozowa 7. Naroinlk ul. Brzozowej.

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