Records of the Bank family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 244 records for the surname Bank (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:

  • Paweł BANK
    1787 property record from Sambor Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Paweł BAŃK
    1787 property record from Sambor Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Wolf Isaac, son of David BANK and Scheindel
    1815 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Wolf Isaac, son of Dawid BANK and Scheindel
    1815 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1814-1816)
  • Dressel BATTING?/BATTUG?, daughter of Jacob
    1816 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Samuel BANK
    1818 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • Mendel BANK, son of David and Scheindel
    1818 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1816-1822)
  • Besche BONK
    1820 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Sara BONK, daughter of David and Scheindel
    1820 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • stillbirth, son of Chaim BANKE
    1821 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 244 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
Krakow, Poland
GG Member Cheadle, Cheshire
United Kingdom
Sep 9, 1997
Krakow, Poland
GG Member Cheadle, Cheshire
United Kingdom
Sep 9, 1997

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

There are 194 search results for the surname Bank 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.

  • Bobrka Yizkor Book (1964), image 231 {y80}
    ... the rest was put away for the Memorial (Yizkor) book which we intend to publish as soon we gather all material. Since it appeared that it would take a long time before we can actually publish the book, I told the committee that I feared that the Israeli pound would be devaluated by then and therefore, it would be advisable to invest the money, which was on deposit in the bank in Tel Aviv for something that was fixed to the dollar. However, we needed more money to accomplish this, so I advanced to the committee in Israel 450 American dollars which I had with me. Upon my return, we had a meeting of our inner committee. After I rendered my report I told Abe Fischer who together with his brother Moishc, had bought 350 copies of my book. "The Odyssey of an American Zionist," in the Hebrew ...
  • Bobrka Yizkor Book (1964), image 232 {y80}
    ... that Dr. Kallay was right. Returning to New York 1947, I rendered a report of my journey and handed to the Relief committee the S425.00 which I had left of the S500.00 they gave me to distribute to fellow Boibcrkcr landsleit wherever I might meet them. We realized that to keep up the Relief Committee was a waste of time and effort and money. It was suggested to dissolve, and the balance in the bank should be donated to the United Jewish Appeal. Which we did. After thirty years of good work in behalf of the poor in Boibcrke, it was much viser to give it up. The last officers of the Boibcrker Relief were; President, Anna Pagct-Rabinowitz; Vice President, Hcnic Katz-Lusthausc, Ray Paget-Hornik, and Mrs. Kugel; Treasurer, Abraham Haber; Finance Secretary, Florence Zwebcn; Among ...
  • Bobrka Yizkor Book (1964), image 237 {y80}
    ... Galicia. Lemberg (Lwow). where the small bankers could discount notes from the borrow-rcr at 8% interest, while in Boibcrkc they received 12%. On the other hand the bank of Lemberg discounted these notes in Vienna at 6%. In a good many instances the Vienna banks discounted these notes in Switzerland for as little as 5%. Since the ... in Jerusalem, under the British Mandatory government. There, on a Saturday morning, when I emerged from the Jeshurun Synagogue. I noticed a huge military truck. Men in uniform were unloading barbed wire in order to make a fence around the building where the English had the officers club, across the street the Synagogue. I took the liberty of asking the British officer in charge why they were desecrating the Jewish Sabbath, as the worshippers would soon emerge ...
  • Bobrka Yizkor Book (1964), image 243 {y80}
    ... was then the representative in America of Dr. Theodor Hcrzl. This pamphlet led me to a source on the Lower East Side of New York, where I learned that in March 1898. two fellow Boiberker, Moishe Spitzbard. the son of Kalman, an intclcctual of the town, and Abraham Fruchtcr, son in law of Mordchi Itzik Stein, organized the Ychudah llalcvy Zionist Society in New York. Spitzbard then held a responsible position in Yarmelowskies Bank on New York's lower East Side, while Fruchtcr was negotiating at the time for an important post with the Standard oil interests. Since they organized the Ychudah llalcvy Zionist Society in 1898. they must have been in the United States for a number of years at that time. I presumed therefore that they were among the very first Boiberker who )migrated to the United ...
  • Borszczow Yizkor Book (1960), image 105 {y84}
    ... אויף אנדערע געביטן. די גימנאזיע האט יאר־יערלעד ארויסגעגעבן א געדרוקטן — אין באר־ שטשיוו טאקע — באריכט וועגן לעצטן לערן־יאר, ווו מען האט אויסגערעכנט ביי די נעמען אלע שילער, וואס זעגען אריבער אין א העכערן קלאס. אין איינעם פון די באריכסן איז אויך געווען א װיםנשאפטלעכע ארבעט װעגן די אויםגראבונגען אין אונדזערע קאנטן. צום באדויערן האבן מיר די באריכטן נישט אפגעפונען. בענק פאר דער ערשטער וועלט־מלחמה האבן עקזיסטירט אין בארשטשיוו צורי ײדישע בענק. 1) Bank dla Handlu i Przemyshi װאס איז געגריגדעט געװארן נישט שפעטער װי אין יאר 1896. די דירעקטארן פון באנק זענען געװען: בעריש בלומענטאל און זיין זון איב. עם האט זיך אפגע־ 101

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