Records of the Amsterdam family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 43 records for the surname Amsterdam (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:

  • Joel Isaak JAKUBOWICZ, son of Jakób JAKUBOWICZ and Jenta ASCHKENARG
    and Hanna AMSTERDAM, daughter of Simon ERNST and Róża
    marriage record from Nowy Targ Jewish Marriages (1924-1927, 1930, 1934, 1936, 1937)
  • Rachmiel AMSTERDAM
    1825 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • Hennie, daughter of Luser AMSTERDAM
    1826 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
    1859 property record from Nowy Sącz Franciscan Survey (1859)
  • Moses AMSTERDAM, son of Schmaia and Hene Rose HOSENKOPF
    1859 birth record from Rzeszów Jewish Births (1842-1866)
  • Feige AMSTERDAM, daughter of Schmaya and Hene HASENKOPF
    1860 birth record from Rzeszów Jewish Births (1842-1866)
  • Sara AMSTERDAM, daughter of Schmaje and Rosa HASENKOP
    1862 birth record from Rzeszów Jewish Births (1842-1866)
  • Lea Beile TURKOWICZ, daughter of Simon TURKOWICZ and Freile AMSTERDAM
    1865 birth record from Rzeszów Jewish Births (1842-1866)
    1872 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • [stillborn] SALZMAN, daughter of Samuel AMSTERDAM and Eidel SALZMAN
    1889 death record from Tyczyn Jewish Deaths (1877-1921, 1936-1937)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 43 records. The AGD is updated with new records every few months, so check back often to see the latest results.

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Dabrowa Tarnowska, Poland
GG Member Dix Hills, NY
Aug 26, 2019
Tarnow, Poland
GG Member Dix Hills, NY
Aug 26, 2019
Dabrowa Tarnowska, Poland
GG Member San Francisco, CA
Dec 12, 2017

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

There are 133 search results for the surname Amsterdam 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.

  • Husiatyn Yizkor Book (1968), image 278 {y198}
    ... In the important Jewish communities of Turkey, Constan-tinople and Salonika, active projects to ransom the captives were organized. David Caracassani, an emissary of the Jews of Con-stantinople, visited many Jewish communities in Italy and Hoi-land between 1650 and 1652 in order to raise funds for that pur-pose. The Jewish community of Livorno pledged 25% of its budget in 1655 to help the captives. Large sums were likewise collected in Venice, Amsterdam and Hamburg. The Jews of Po-land themselves began to contribute as soon as they started to recover from the "flood" that had engulfed them. The Jews of Posen (Germany) sent a representative to Turkey twice. The Lithuanian Jewish community took an active part in this cam-paign and raised considerable sums to alleviate the captives’ suffering ...
  • Iavoriv Yizkor Book (1979), image 142 {y63}
    110 JAW0R0WER JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES By Dp. NATHAN E. BIRN The very first Jews to come as !■migrants to North America were of Spanish and Portugue-se origen. They arrived in New Amsterdam - now the City of New York - In 1655, many years before the founding of the United States republic. They had set sail from Recife 1n north Brazil. The occupation of that part of Brazil by the Portuguese 1n 1654 caused the Jewish population there to flee In fearful anticipation of a second Expulsion and the resumption of the Inauisltlon.Most returned to Holland. However, a group of twenty ־ three daring Individual Jews resolved to begin once again on the ...
  • Krakow Yizkor Book (1959), image 119 {y259}
    ... וחבריו המשכילים. 53 1833—1911. יליד קראקא. למד שם בכית המדרש אצל ו׳ אברהם יעגנער ור״ משה יעקב רמביצר. למד באיניברסימאות שנכון ובהירלברג בשנת 1862 הוזמן לכהן כמנהל בסמינר לרבנים באמשטרראם. בשנת 1874 נתמנה רב כאמשסרואם ובהולאנר הצפונית. היה רב חרר. זכר. לאותות הצסיינות מן השלסונות. בחב : Die Teorien iiber Wcscn und Ursprung dcr Tosefta (1874 5 Kritisch dargcstcllt (Amsterdam כרכי הגהות ל־»1 מסכתות התלמוד (פראגקפורם 1896—41905 אחר מותו הוציא בגו הערותיו למשנה תורה : *Adnoutiones Giticaead Mosi ־ (1929) "Maimonidcs codicem Mischne Tora. 54 1836—1887. יליד קראקא. שם למד באמיבדסיסה רפואה, השתלם בצרפת. עבר בסומאשוב. בנו — המוסיקאי זדנ־יסלב בירגבויס ...
  • Rzeszow Yizkor Book (1967), image 642 {y74}
    ... the years of the 1920’s and 1930’s. It is an outstanding little volume which gives the history of the Cleveland Jewish community. Many events and momentous developments are discussed succinctly and lucidly, with a critical eye that is not devoid of humor and irony. At the same time tl*c authoris warm Jewishness and humanity are reflected in that book. His wife, Esther, nee Amsterdam, has been Leon’s faithful and stimulating companion through-out his life, and is a fitting and complementary influence to his own dynamic personality. Esther is an individual in her own right. While still in Reisha she served as chairman of the local Hakoah Sports Club and as Vice-Chairman of the "Poalei Zion" organization. She was active in every organization where site could be of assistance to the poor ...
  • Rzeszow Yizkor Book (1967), image 727 {y74}
    ... ben Heshel, Rab-bi of Cracow, had also been Rabbi in Dukla anJ subsequently in Tarnopol during the years 1718-1724. He was then appointed Rabbi in Reisha where he serv-cd until 1728, and was afterwards rabbi in Glogow, where he proclaimed a ban on Rabbi Moses Haim Luzzato. During that period he was also rabbi of Lwow and District. In 1740 he was appointed Rabbi in Amsterdam, where he took an active part in the Eibeshuetz — Emden controversy. He was the son-in-law of Hacham Zvi Ashkenazi and therefore the brother-in-law of Reb Jacob Emden. He died on the 7th day of Passover 5515 (2.4.1755). The Rabbi to follow him was Moshe Nathan son of Rabbi Israel. 11) Following him came Reb David Bcr ben Reb Aryeh Leib, Rabbi of Zamosc. 12) When the latter was invited to become Rabbi in Lwow ...

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