Records of the Berel family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 116 records for the surname Berel (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:

  • Libcie WEREL, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Rzeszów Registration Cards (1919-1942)
  • Jcik BERL
    1787 property record from Czortkow Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Gabryel BERL
    1787 property record from Kozowa Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Zysie BERL
    1787 property record from Nadwórna Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Michel BERL
    1787 property record from Kopyczyńce Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Mordka BOREL
    1787 property record from Sambor Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Isaac Moses, son of Jacob BEREL
    1814 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1814-1816)
  • Isaac Moses, son of Jacob BERL and -
    1814 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Laje BEREL?/BIREL?, daughter of Jacob
    1814 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Abraham Leib, son of Moses BEREL and Rifka
    1816 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 116 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
Bukachevtsy, Ukraine
GG Member Hamilton, ON
Sep 8, 2019
Bukachevtsy, Ukraine
GG Member Hamilton, ON
Sep 8, 2019

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

There are 195 search results for the surname Berel 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.

  • Biecz Yizkor Book (1959), image 375 {y69}
    ... Behr Schwartz, Samuel Schubin, Milton Solomon, Joseph Schanchner, Samuel Schuldenfrei, Abraham Steinfeld, Samuel Sirota, David Smolowitz, Benjamin Spinner, Samuel Sturm, Milicent Miss Sturm, Sidney E. Scheinberg, Morris Unger, Harry Wasserstrum, Samuel Wasserstrum, William White, Julian Weiss, Mrs. Sadie Weiskoph, Mrs. Rose Weinstein, Harry Weintraub, Merrill Weintraub, Bemadine Weintraub, Shirley Wachtel, Berel Yutt, Bessie Abrams, Samuel Bierman, Jack Berkowitz, Meyer Banner, Max Bergman, Albert Bergman, Nathan Bergman, Jack Carver, George Cohen, Mrs. Annie Durst, Joseph Dickstein, Stanley Edelman, Mrs. Julia Ertes, Mrs. Julia Ertes, Miss Sydelle Fuhrer, Isidor Feuer, Mrs. Rose Geldzahler, Solomon Goetz, A1 Gross, Meyer Goldstein, Sydney Mrs. Herzog, Mrs. Dorothy Kupferman, Jack Kemper ...
  • Krakow Yizkor Book (1967), image 171 {y258}
    ... Parents Anna and Emil Weindling CECILE INSDORF IRWING & LILLIAN TYRAS In Memory of Our Father Berel Gittelman In Eternal Memory of The Beloved Aunts and Uncles HALINA SILBER—BLUMENFRUCHT Ethel Hoffman ...
  • Lancut Yizkor Book (1963), image 510 {y2}
    ... of Joshua Tannenbaum as chairman of the local committee, activities ex-panded. The Zionists had to hire quarters from a Christian because no Jewish householder was pre-pared to hire them aplace. At this period the out-standing and active Zionists were : Shlomo Green-baum, Mordecai Hitter, Gedalia Estlcin, Schröter, baum, Mordecai Hitter, Gedalia Estlein, Schroter, Yitshak Adler, Berel Zissapfel and Abraham Zawada, who published a pamphlet entitled "Waking Up Those Who Slumber" (Mekitz Nirdamim) which was recommended by a certain Rabbi on the grounds that the author was an observant Jew. This pamphlet set out to prove that the Return to Zion was a commandment enjoined according to the Torah, and that orthodox Jews were duty-bound to support the Zionist idea. Zionist activities spread ...
  • Mikulince Yizkor Book (1985), image 473 {y324}
    ... Why was it called Balkan? I heard a logical arguement, and it was acceptable in my opinion. From the beginning of winter until spring people of the district used to pour the waste water outside. It froze, accumulated, and grew in size forming a mound. Hersh Katz crowned the mound with the name of Balkan. When melted, it formed garbage. My neighbours were: Berel the cripple, Dovid "Der Kurizer (the short), Shaya Yosef, the Waggoner (wagon owner), Shabtai Auerbach, 1 the only Klezmer who knew notes and other Klez- merim of the Hass house. Shabtai was blessed with a daughter Sisl, who was the most beautiful daughter in Mikulince. On passing the Balkan, you could hear the pounding of hammers, the whirr of the sewing machines ...
  • Baligrod Yizkor Book (1964), image 424 {y24}
    YIZKOR-BOOK SUWAŁK AND THE VICINITY : Baklerowe, Wizshan, Yelinewe, Saini, Punsk, Psherosle, Filipowe, Krasnopole, Katzk. Edited By BERL KAHAN Issued By THE SUWAŁK & VICINITY RELIEF COMMITTEE OF NEW YORK New York, 1961

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