Records of the Backer family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 609 records for the surname Backer (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:

  • Adela BACKER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Adela BACKER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Giza BÄCKER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Schulim BÄCKER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Mozes BEICHER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Hersz, son of Schloma KUGELMAS and Golde BEKER
    0 birth record from Fond 424 Jewish Births (various towns), part 2 (1890-1911)
  • Woyciech BEKKIER
    1787 property record from Lwów Halicz City District Josephine survey (1787)
  • Jgnacy BAKER
    1787 property record from Bohorodczany Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Leyb BACHER
    1790 property record from Bohorodczany Josephine Survey (1790)
  • Ephraim BECKER and Feige?/Feiga? GIHACZ
    1801 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 609 records. The AGD is updated with new records every few months, so check back often to see the latest results.

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
Town Uncertain, Ukraine
GG Member Silver Spring, MD
Apr 26, 2023
Yabluniv, Ukraine
GG Member Commack, NY
Sep 12, 2021
Oleczce, Poland
GG Member Silver Spring, MD
Jul 10, 2019

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

There are 195 search results for the surname Backer 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 192 {y76}
    ... noch nicht als Einheimische anzusehen sind." Es ist zweifellos, dass unter den ,'Vielen Fremdlingen", die noch nicht als Einheimische anzusehen sind, zunächst dauernd an-sässige Juden zu verstehen sind. Die Tuchmacherei und deren Hilfsgewerbe gaben der Stadt ihren Charakter. Der Tuchmacher-zunft mit 520 und der Tuchschererzunft mit 30 Mitgliedern standen die Zünfte der Schuhmacher mit 17, der Fleischhacker mit 12, der Bäcker mit 9, und alle anderen Zünfte mit noch weniger Mitgliedern gegenüber, und so waren diejenigen; welche vom "Gewerbe" waren, schon durch dasselbe für alles massgebend, was in der Stadt geschah. Sie waren "die Herren in der Stadt" und sie nannten sich auch so". Aus diesem Rahmen wird um so wirkungsvoller das vom Ver-fasser gezeichnete Bild hervortreten, in welchem ...
  • Bobrka Yizkor Book (1964), image 235 {y80}
    ... past few years the supervisor of building the Yad Vashcm Memorial Institute in Jerusalem. Mordcchai Gallcr. the son of the late Rav of Boibcrkc. is a leading member of the Tnuva-Export Council. Beril Becker, of the Kvut/a Ramath Yohanan and his younger brother Arich. of the Kibut/. Mishmar Hacrnck, arc two outstanding experts on sheep breeding. (Bcrill has written several books on that subject); ... Trieste. Gross urged that they take off some money from the S5000. which they carried with them for Relief in Boibcrkc and assist these young halutzim. men and women, to reach Palestine where they could be useful in the rebuilding the Jewish National homeland. And indeed. Palestine did gain immeasurably. In later years, we learned how wise had been the decision to assist the first ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 520 {y94}
    ... longer one, to take them out when they are done. The baked matzes are taken out three or four at a time. The utensils are made by neighbouring farmers in their free time. The owners of these im-provised bakeries are contractors who hire the workers they need for this enterprise and do their best to fill jobs available with members of their own family. The jobs are as follows : the "schiebcr" — the baker at the oven, the "kneader" preparing the dough, the "meyreh" (from the Polish "Miara" meaning amount or portion), the "reddler" who criss-crosses the finish-ed matzes with a spiked wheel, puncturing them with tiny holes to prevent them from rising in the oven. This "reddler" has the additional duty of passing the matzes to the oven. About a dozen women are busy rolling the matzes, assisted ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 550 {y94}
    ... :on. This is what the Yiddish requiem said : Gobbling too much peas and lentils. Brought you to this plight. Cupping could no longer help you. And so you, nebbich, died. (Words: Heder Boys: Music: Skarbek). Behind Skarbek’s house, outside the Rink but close to it, between the Filler brothers houses there was an empty lot in which the farm women sold their wares on market days. This was the 44Platz’’. It lay bet-ween the red brick house belonging to Gedalya Filler, the baker, and the stone house opposite it belonging to his brother Mendel who owned a soda-water 41fac-tory", (44a soda-wasser fabrick" it was called in the shtetl). How well the name Filler suited him ! Didn’t he actually fill bottles with the soda-water he pro-duced ? The noise of the wheels ...
  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 411 {y114}
    ... and sisters, but also brothers who were Socialists. One bramkarz (played catcher) in the Jutchnia team in Chrzanow and also served in the Polish army. My sister Zipora married Shlomo Lauber and went to Palestine in 1932. 1 also had a brother-in-law, Cyna Horowitz, who served in the city administration as delegate of P.P.S. (Poland's Socialist Party). My father had a large family, with 13 children. My mother Sara (Schehnberg of the famous Kamienica) died at a young age in 1932 and left nine children, none married. My father was known in Chrzanow as der Chrzanover Baker or Reb Sruel der Beker. He was 69 at the day of his death. 106

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