Records of the Apter family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 290 records for the surname Apter (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:

  • and Ester PERLMAN, daughter of Mendel APTER
    marriage record from Tarnopol Jewish Marriage Banns, Marriage Certificates (1916, 1920-1939)
  • Freide APTER
    1816 death record from Tarnopol Jewish Deaths (1816-1820)
  • [no given name] APTER, son of Ahron and Lea
    1820 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Dawid APTER
    1820 property record from Sędziszów Landowners (1820)
  • Dawid APTER
    1820 property record from Sędziszów Landowners (1820)
  • Dawid APTER
    1820 property record from Sędziszów Landowners (1820)
  • Abrah. APTER, son of Meylech and Chane
    1821 birth record from Tarnopol Jewish Births (1820-1838)
  • Abraham APTER
    1821 birth record from Tarnopol Jewish Births (index book) (1816-1860)
  • Beile ABPTER
    1822 death record from Tarnopol Jewish Deaths (1820-1834)
  • Elie APTER, son of Simon and Fünkel
    1823 birth record from Tarnopol Jewish Births (1820-1838)

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

There are 163 search results for the surname Apter 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.

  • Baranow Yizkor Book (1964), image 243 {y32}
    ... of friends—children of his own age, and from early childhood he acquired the social habit of adaption and accommodation. The older the child became, the more strenuous his studies and the more severe the discipline. At the age of nine (9) he would rise about 6 A.M. and learn until about 8, davin, go home for breakfast and was off to school. By two (2) P.M. he was back in Cheder until four. Then he was free until after the evening services when another two hour session in Cheder followed. Somewhere in between, the child squeezed in his homework for school and Cheder and enjoyed such relaxation as was available to him. The lot of the girls was easier. They were not required to attend Cheder, neither were they subjected to its discipline. They obtained some private tutoring in Hebrew reading ...
  • Baranow Yizkor Book (1964), image 250 {y32}
    ... the Polish Scjm) were held here in a form of house arrest, as their ideas were held by the politicos to be contrary to the best interests of the country. The "Castle" was "the" landmark of the town. Adjacent to the "Castle" ran the Krzcmcnicc, a beautiful, rapidly flowing streamlet, which meandered its way to the Vistula. Parallel and a mile to its rear rushed the Vistula, the major water artery of the country, which after absorbing many tributaries, made its way to the Baltic Sea. This fortunate geographic location which bestowed on Baranow two streams within its boundaries gave it distinction and stature. Owing to this fact a "Get" (Jewish divorce document) could be processed here, though no one remembered that such document had ever been executed in the community. economy The Jews were ...
  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 479 {y48}
    ... 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 to on agreement between Poland and the Soviet Union ...
  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 480 {y48}
    ... barracks under a heavy German guard. They would work and would not be harm• ed. An admission card to these barracks could be obtained for an enormous sum of money and was given to men only. Two days had goe by and the number of persons, who were ready and willing to pay the required sum of money for an admission card to the barracks, were twice as many as the available cards. After an effort by our emissaries, the Gestapo agreed to increase the number of ad-mission to 400. During the month of May 1943 the barracks were prepared for 400 men in the home of Dr. Falk. The Germans constructed high wirefence around the house : so thai no one could come in. or leave without the guards order. Everyone who had obtained a card, had to come and reside there not later, than the end of May. At dawn ...
  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 482 {y48}
    ... death. The days were passing swiftly and each day brought new news. In those days we were informed about an extermination-camp to be set up especially for us. constructed in the town of B e I z e a Belzec. a small forsaken town, was sud-denly marked on our map with the blood of innocent Jews. The uprooting of the Jewish population in our region began with the city of Lvov, and according to Nazi plans continued district after district and town after town. This Is how the Germans operated. During the darkness of the nigl.t, or close to dawn, they would surround the town, attack Jewish homes, make thorough search, seize people and bring them to a central-assembly place under a hail of shots,, beatings insults and shouts. They stood there for long hours and then were led away to the train ...

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