Records of the Ames family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 984 records for the surname Ames (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:

  • Leib AMES, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Salomon AMES, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Salomon AMES, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Chane HAMER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Feiga HAMER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Josef HAMER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Bernard HAMMER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Malka HAMMER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Tymko HOMA
    1787 property record from Kopyczyńce Josephine Survey (1787)
  • [no given name] HAIME
    1787 property record from Dynów Josephine Survey (1787)

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

There are 189 search results for the surname Ames 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.

  • Bobrka Yizkor Book (1964), image 253 {y80}
    And I will Plan! 1 hem upon the land (Amos) SUDDEN PEACE In 1918 peace came to us almost suddenly. Put in our corners fighting started again, this time between Poles and Ukrainians, both of whom claimed ownership and sovereignty of the country. At the beginning the Ukrainians took over. They treated the Jews fairly. They gave us permission to organize a militia for self defence and even supplied us with rifles and machine guns. We were proud to wear a blue-white armband with the Magcn-David. while patrolling the streets of Boiberke. For a short time we enjoyed a kind of Jewish autonomy. The Ukrainian rule came very soon to ...
  • Baranow Yizkor Book (1964), image 241 {y32}
    ... Jewish merchants in town. Each boy would have his Friday assigned to him in which to make his rounds. Another list was drawn up designating one boy a week to collect the books strewn on the tables and place them in their respective shelves. The money collected was turned opcr to a treasurer, usually a merchant of good repu-tation. The money was withdrawn only when needed to buy new books or mend the old ones. The purchase of new books was a matter that required serious contempla-tion. For there were always more "necessary" books to buy than there was money with which to buy them. The Gabai and the older boys with whom he consulted in such matters, would have to be discriminating in their sc-lection. To the credit of "Kinian Sefarim" it should be noted here that though it was run by mere ...
  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 479 {y48}
    ... lived in one section, far from the ghetto and from those people and places where we dwelt during the rule of the Nazis. We had a strong desire to get away from the local population, a great majority of whom, gave a helping hand to the murder of the Jews. We were look-ing forward to the day when we would be able to leave that terrifying place, where our lives and the lives of our dear ones were brought to a premature end. Our situation after the liberation, by the Soviets became more difficult than before the Nazi occupation. The non-Jewish population, as well as the Soviet government could not forgive the fact that we remained alive. They saw in us an unwanted remnant. They, as well as we. were waiting for the day when we could leave the place forever. Finally that day arrived. According ...
  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 483 {y48}
    ... the German labor-offices, these camps turned into a sort of business. The German ofifcials were interested to bring into the camps not merely hundreds or thousands of Jews, but tens of thousands of Jewish slave laborers. To materialize this purpose, they used their energy to destroy and exter-minate. ■by every possible means, the Jwish laborers who were already in the camps, and bring new ones in their place. .With every new group of workers, they received a large sum of money from the Judenrat, besides robbing the workers of their belongings. The Nazi labor and concentration camps constitute one of the saddest, depressing and most painful chapters in the history of human brutality. It left "mark of Cain", on every one. who had something to do with them, "labor camp" these two words spell ...
  • Brzezany Yizkor Book (1978), image 483 {y91}
    ... the German labor offices, these camps turned into a sort of business. The German ofifcials were interested to bring into the camps not merely hundreds or thousands of Jews, but tens of thousands of Jewish slave laborers. To materialize this purpose, they used their energy to destroy and exter-minate, -by every possible means, the Jwish laborers who were already in the camps, and bring new ones in their place. .With every new group of workers, they received a large sum of money from the Judenrat. besides robbing the workers of their belongings. The Nazi labor and concentration camps constitute one of the saddest, depressing and most painful chapters in the history of human brutality. It left "mark of Cain", on every one. who had something to do with them, "labor camp" these two words spell ...

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