Records of the Alter family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 505 records for the surname Alter (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:

  • Chana SILBER-ALTER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Chana SILBER-ALTER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Fischel SEIDENBAUM, son of Mane Leib SEIDENBAUM and Sara Rochel ALTER
    birth record from Fond 424 Jewish Births (various towns), part 2 (1890-1911)
  • Pessie ALTER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Chaia ALTER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Scheindel ALTER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • [infant] ALTER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Sara ALTER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Aron ALTER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Dawid ALTER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)

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

There are 178 search results for the surname Alter 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.

  • Bielsko-Biala Yizkor Book (1973), image 167 {y76}
    ... ", es wurden Kurse über jüdische Geschichte vorgetragen und es warte nicht lange, als aus der jüdischen Verbindung eine zionistische wurde. Nach dem Muster der deutschen Verbindungen wurde jeder neu eint re-tende zuerst Hospitant, dann Fuchs und nach erfolgter Ablegung einer Prüfung in jüdischer Geschichte und Palästinageografie Bursch und nach der Matura "Alter Herr" der Verbindung. Fast gleichzeitig mit der Gründung der "Chewrussa" entstand eine zweite jüdische Verbindung, die "Hasmonäa", deren Mitglieder sich aus Schülern des deutschen Gymnasiums und der deutschen Realschule zusammensetzten. In Einzelfällen wurden auch Gymnasiasten in die "Chewrussa" aufgenommen. Die Ziele der "Chewrussa" waren aufrichtige und gegenseitige Freundschaft zu pflegen und die Menschen zu aufrechten ...
  • Bobrka Yizkor Book (1964), image 224 {y80}
    ... . Sister CRAEBEL FROYIM. Nephew GRAEBEL BERNARD, Nephew MKSSING-SOPOLSKY GITKL commemorates MESSING EFROYIM. Father MESSING DORA. Step mother and children MESSER MARCUS. Relative MESSER JACOB. Relative and children MESSER ISAK. Relative and children HELFER ELK IE, Relative and entire family MOKIL MILTON commemorates MOHL FAMILY ERDEN FAMILY KARTEN ALTER. Son KARTEN SARAH. LE1BEL KARTEN ABRAHAM. Cousin and entire family KARTEN ISIDORE KARTEN-GROSSBERG JULIA commemorates GROSSBERG MO IS HE. Father GROSSBERG BIN A. Mother GROSSBERG ROIZE. Sister REICHBACH REISELE. Aunt and 6 children SCOWRON FRIDA. Aunt and 2 children LICHTER MAITE, Aunt and her husband LICHTER AVRUM. Cousin LICHTER LI PE. Cousin LICHTER ITCHE. Cousin KARTKN ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 543 {y94}
    ... flowed out of him. The oldsters of the former generation had a long account with the Church and always tried to bypass it when in the neighbourhood, turning their heads away so as not to see it. As we grew older and our horizons, as we then considered it, became wider, we were repelled by their attitude to a House of Prayer venerated by the people. But, as in many cases where the young tend to deride the old-fashioned ideas ... We were well aware that such a slow process of sinking, even if it actually took place, was most in-significant. Even if one grew to a fabulous old age, like that of "der alter Hersh Meilich", it was doubtful if one would live to see the Church actually buried in the ground. At the very most it might become difficult to force its iron portals open for those ...
  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 370 {y114}
    SINAI ORGANIZATION-1938 Back row, L. to R., Scharf, Kerenkraut, L. Reicher, L. Feniger, M. Kohane, Alter, L. Kohane, Siegman Center row, Zeifman, Moskowicz, N. Sobei, Brener, Zajac, S. Zonenschein Front roio, N. Hirschberg, D. Blass, M. Ganger HASHOMER HATZA1R—about 1935 Back row, L. to R., A. Hochbaum, S. Melzer, I. Wolfeiler, I. Nojchowicz,. L. Wiener, O. Ortner, A. Neuhof Center row, S. Pinkusfeld, S. Ortner, L. Alwais, L. Neuman Front row, M. Ruff, M. Cyzner, S. Schnitzer, A. Linzer, Z. Winzelberg ...
  • Iavoriv Yizkor Book (1950), image 100 {y62}
    ... . That day thirty men were taken to the woods and executed. At the same time the Gestapo guests requested that the 1'krainian police assemble all the aged and feeble Jews of Jaworow and bring them to the police station. An out-of-town I'kranian by the name of Bulawka, seized the following: Aaron Griiber, Meyer Astman, Yoscph Bcrman, Yoscph and Moshe Bulz, Dovid Pomeranz. Shabsi Junis, Alter Monschein, Mrs. Zegler, Hirsch West, Hcrsh Licht and Sholcm Mandelbrot. They were all executed in the woods and buried in a mass grave, one of the graves which dotted the road leading to the village of Porudcnko. The heavily burdened Jaworow Jews, or whatever wa6 left of them, continued their black existence. There was no hope. Yd they clung to life, however worthless it was. Occasionally a glimmering ...

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