Records of the Badian family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 248 records for the surname Badian (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:

  • Chana BADIAN, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Dawid BADIAN, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Etla BADIAN, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Isak BADIAN, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Izydor BADIAN, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Marek BADIAN, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Maurycy BADIAN, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Selig BADIAN, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Samul BODIAN
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Dwoire BODIAN
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 248 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
Drohobych, Ukraine
GG Member Media, PA
Apr 24, 2018
Kopychintsy, Ukraine
GG Member McLean, VA
Feb 2, 2003

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

There are 170 search results for the surname Badian 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.

  • Iavoriv Yizkor Book (1950), image 86 {y62}
    ... help of a friendly Ukrainian or Pole. The relashionship and mutual concern among the "W" Jews in the Block changed for the better. The Jewish mi-litia lost its power and influence. Although the Block-camp was supposed to be in operation for an indefinite period, and Ginter so stated, the Jews learned that it was to be liquidated sooner than anticipated, and cleared of all Jews the Nazi way. Panic broke out anew. Some families tried to run away at once, but were stopped by the ever alert Ukrainians, and shot by the German brigand Wolf. When Peppka Charak, a girl of extraordinary beauty and character, was placed before the firing squad, she spat in Wolf's face and died singing. Buzie Hahn, his brother, Eisi, Badian and others, succeeded in escaping to Sambor where they were killed, except ...
  • Iavoriv Yizkor Book (1950), image 96 {y62}
    ... , marking an Ukrainian holiday and headed by pious looking priests and a forest of religious banners, moved along the streets that were splashed with Jewish blood. The flock chorused hymns of their church in the name of the Prince of Peace. On November 8, the German security police put an end to the slaughter. A number of holder Jew* leaped off the death train speeding them to Belzec. Sonic like David Badian, Shiinen Kanigal, the brothers Hayim and Shmucl Unger. Chaye Boehm and her two children, Simclc Strich and child, Blume Amhach. Esther Blitz and her two children, Wolf Katz of Oszomla, Sime Mendelsohn and others, landed safely and even returned to Jaworow. Among those who were killed in the attempt to save their lives were Elka Wurzel, Moses Eichenbaum, Shmuel Mendelsohn, etc. Youthful ...
  • Iavoriv Yizkor Book (1950), image 107 {y62}
    ... a town or village, he left a trail of tears, torture and sorrow. His appetite for loot was insatiable, and the Jewish Council had no choice but to supply him with whatever they could. Sender Blum, who headed the Council, was an honest but ineffectual man. His weakness was exploited by Shlomc Hen• ner, his son Mundek, and Yakob Winter who in reality con-dncted the communal affairs such as they were under the Nazi boot. Dovid Badian who subsequently played a dismal part in Jaworow, was at that time only a member of the Jewish police force. Under Nazi pressure they abused and mishandled their fellow Jews with perhaps questionable rUor. Steuer made surprise visits to the Council and lashed out at those present. Unexpectedly he forced his way into Jewish homes, swept the dishes from the table ...
  • Iavoriv Yizkor Book (1950), image 111 {y62}
    ... them reappeared those Ukrainians who had previously fled to Germany when they evacuated Jaworow in 1939. One of them was a certain Smuch who immediately reorganized an Ukrainian police force. Again Jews went into hiding. A few hours later the commandant re-quested that a delegation of Jews appear before him. The com-mittee who reported included: Sender Blum, Laib Marbach, Hayim Strich, Dovid Badian, Lazar Wimmer, Yeshue Margu-lies, Aaron Littman, Yisrocl Grohman and Shloime Strassberg. The Gauleiter, a Slovak named Holub, instructed the Jews to form a council and their own militia charged with conducting their own communal affairs according to the new laws. The Jews were to furnish the Nazi overlords with stipulated quotas of workers and collect whatever taxes and indemnities imposed upon ...
  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 484 {y114}
    ... from Chrzanow," the wedding performer Weintraub was famous not only in Poland, but beyond Poland's borders as well. He was much in demand at the weddings of wealthy and rabbinical families. More than simply a facile inventor of rhymes, like the majority of wedding jesters, he was a typical Chrzanbw bathan and a serious rabbinical scholar. In addition to his first-class skill at recitation, his rhymes were peppered with profound textual in-sight and pearls of wisdom from the ancient rabbis. His jokes and puns were packed with cheerful good humor. Weintraub was a bona fide genius at this craft, a first-class performer. When he was reciting in front of the groom before the ceremony, or in front of the bride during the ritual of checking her veil, even elderly Jews wept rivers of tears ...

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