Records of the Avigdor family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 48 records for the surname Avigdor (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:

  • Jacob AVIGDOR and Ettel CHARMATZ
    1834 marriage record from Brody Jewish Marriages (1815-1871)
  • Dawid Awigdor, son of Jacob AWIGDOR
    1837 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • unnamed, son of Jacob AWIGDOR
    1838 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • wochenkind/newborn AWIGDOR, son of Jacob AWIGDOR
    1838 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • Ester Chaie, daughter of Jacob AWIGDOR
    1839 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Moses, son of Abr. UNGAR AWIGDOR
    1839 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Taube Beile, daughter of Jacob AWIGDOR
    1841 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Pessie Freude, daughter of Jacob AVIGDOR and Ettel CHARMATZ
    1846 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Sime Freude, daughter of Jacob AVIGDOR and Etel CHARMATZ
    1847 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • Ettel, spouse of Jacob
    1849 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)

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

There are 152 search results for the surname Avigdor 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 246 {y32}
    ... him) there ensued a conflict for the succession. For a number of years both sons "held court" in Baranow, the pages and followers fighting it out, often in most unsavory methods. Finally elections were held, resolving the con-flict in favor of the older son, Reb Itzele. Subsequently Reb Itzele acquired the rabbinate in Zavichost. Congress Poland, and his son Reb Avigdor succeeded to the rabbinate. He was the last Rabbi Baranow was privileged to have. Unlike his predecessors Reb Avigdor was social minded. Though lacking the scholarly eminence of his father, he was the one instrumental in con-verting the large Besdin room into a center of learning. Here the "BETTER" lx›ys spent many hours poring over Talmudic tomes. The Rov himself conducted a shiur with some of the more promising boys ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 434 {y94}
    ... of Czortkow, the "Sadegorer" synagogue, and the "Bhiane" were all wiped out. 4. In place of the "Sadogorer" synagogue and on the grounds where the houses of Reb. Gershon Shpindler, David Roth, the "melamed" with the nickname "The Borislaver" once stood, there was now a shoe factory. 5. Earlier I mentioned some of the remaining houses; in addition, the following houses remain untouched: Avigdor Weber, the Shertz brothers — Chaim Samuel and Elimelech, Josef Man (he was the first victim in Brzozow). Before leaving Brzozow we again visited the afore-mentioned Polish families where we received addi-tional information concerning the destruction. For instance, I obtained information regarding the tech-nic, organization and tactics the Germans used in processing the liquidation ...
  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 355 {y114}
     ׳יי־ 1946—Unvailing of the monument for the 30 victims slaughtered in Trzebinia—September 1939 162 Avigdor Klagsbald Majer Steger A. Klagsbald was the first hostage executed by the Germans— September 1939
  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 430 {y114}
    ... or fled, but the German sadists knew what to do about this as well. They simply stopped looking for new hostages, demanding that the hostages themselves provide substitutes in order to be released. Thus they tried to force Jews to betray others. But this gambit didn't get very far, because the Jews who were interned bore their fate with honor. AVIGDOR KLAGSBALD Until this very day it is not known whether a genuine act of sabotage took place, as the Germans insisted, or an evil trick was played to frighten the populace. In any case, it was said that a telephone line had been cut, and the Germans regarded this as an act of sabotage. An officer went to the hostages, and smilingly announced that two of them were to be shot. According to German justice, he took ...
  • Husiatyn Yizkor Book (1968), image 203 {y198}
    ... during World War I. Through-out the war, he remained in his hometown, never quit it. He passed away in Husiatin in 1916. Grandmother Hudie found him dead on a Sabbath morning, head bent over the Talmud. Mother Esther died in 1921. Father and sister Sossie were murdered in Husiatin by the Nazis, along with other Jewish martyrs. Sossie’s two sons, the children of her deceased husband, Avig-dor Sheinson (Dude Cohen’s), were lost on the battlefield. They had been Red Army soldiers during World War II. My brother, Leibush, died in Santiago, Chile, in 1951. Ettie’s father, Leibush Chuchem, was born in Smotritch, Podolier Province, where he owned a large mill. He and his family were among the first to set up the Relief Committee when we were exiled from Husiatin. For an extended ...

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