Records of the Bertusan family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 82 records for the surname Bertusan (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:

  • Mayer BORTISCHAN, son of Josel and Hendel
    1819 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • David BARTISCHAN, son of Abraham
    1822 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Saul BARTISCHEIN, son of Josef and Chaje
    1826 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Sauel BARTISCHEIN, son of Joseph and Chaje
    1826 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1822.11-1828.04)
    1829 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
    1831 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Sime Jütte BARTISCHAN, daughter of Abraham BARTISCHAN and Mincze KOBEK
    1833 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Sime Jüthe BARTISCHAN, daughter of Abraham BARTISCHAN and Mincze KOBEK
    1833 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1832.11-1834.06)
  • Kalmen Salomon, son of Manele BARTISCHAN and Chana SCHNEY
    1841 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Jacob Meschilem, son of Hersch BARTISCHAN and Reisel WIXEL
    1841 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)

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

There are 178 search results for the surname Bertusan 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 245 {y32}
    ... instrument, "The Farein", significance and content. Thus Zionist influence in the community transcended the number of its actual members. The Zionist Organization consisted of three major factions—the General Zionists, Revisionists, and Mizrachi. With the exception of the periods pre-cceding elections to the Zionist Congress, the three factions lived in complete harmony. In general the individual factions were not too partisan in their ideological distinction. care of the poor As the economic conditions of the Jews in Poland deteriorated (mainly as a re-suit of deliberate discriminatory legislation by the government) ever incrcas-ing numbers of Jews "took to the road." These destitute Jews would travel from town to town stopping in each one long enough to have a meal and make their rounds ...
  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 507 {y114}
     Chrzanow behind this project because of narrow partisan ambitions and differences of opinion. However, a short time later, Heinz did succeed in creating a non-party-affiliated popular library, with a rich catalog of Hebrew, Yiddish, Polish, and German books. The popular library was established when Heinz placed at the disposal of the na-tional Jewish parties the huge sum of 5,000 kroner (an enormous contribution at that time). Over the course of four decades this institution (Biblioteka Ludowa) served as a source of culture and knowledge for the Jewish youth of Chrzanow. World War I, although child's play when compared to World War ...
  • Krakow Yizkor Book (1967), image 33 {y258}
    ... would provide the fighters and the equipment. In September 1942, the first group of five fighters; Zyga Mahler. Edwin Weiss, Bcnck Wcchsncr. Salo Kanal and Milck Gottlieb left for the forests of Niepolomicc. The boys who were trained by the PPR were left to their own devices by the Polish guide of the PPR as soon as they reached the forest. The anti- cipated contact with the partisan group failed to materialize. They were wandering around the forest unable to perceive the truth that they had indeed been deceived. Their supplies dwindled, and they did not know whether to return to the city or re- main in the forest. In the meantime they had been noticed by the neighboring peasants who immediately notified the German authorities that 300 fighters were hiding in the forest ...
  • Mielnica Yizkor Book (1994), image 303 {y323}
    ... under German and Ukrainian control and confiscate the herds of sheep and cattle, horses and carts, flour and wheat, potatoes and other foods. In other villages which had been under German control and taken over by the Partisans there was also a flour mill which was operated by Jewish grinders from our family camp. They ground the wheat to flour for the local farmers and for all the Partisan units in the whole area. Until we captured the mill we had ground the wheat to flour with stones which we turned by hand, one stone above the other, and it was hard work needing time and strength. A baking oven was built in the family camp and the Jewish women baked bread for the Partisans and for ourselves. The men in the family camp worked as shoe makers, tailors, joiners and all other ...
  • Mielnica Yizkor Book (1994), image 304 {y323}
    ... us with them to their camp. UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE SOVIET PARTISANS During one of the visits by the Jewish Partisans, some Russian Partisans also came with them, who were soldiers in the Red Army who had stayed to fight on the German front under orders from Army Headquarters in Moscow. Among them was a Russian called "Kinor". I begged him to take us with them to the Partisan group. Kinor pitied us and said he was willing to take me with them but not my sister since it was a small unarmed group and could not tie themselves to other non-fighting people. My sister told me to go with them and at least I would be saved and find a safe hiding place. It would be easy for her to find a hiding place on her own and I would not be a burden to her. We decided it would be better ...

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