Records of the Bester family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 336 records for the surname Bester (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:

  • Mortko WECHTER
    1787 property record from Tyśmienica Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Jankiel BEITER
    1787 property record from Lwów Żółkiew District No. 3 Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Jankiel BEITER
    1788 property record from Lwów Kraków suburbs Josephine Survey, part 3 (1788)
  • Jankiel BEITER
    1788 property record from Lwów Halicz District No. 1 Josephine Survey, part 2 (1787-1788)
  • Moschke BITTER
    1789 property record from Lwów Żółkiew District No. 3 Josephine Survey (1789)
  • Isaac BITGER and Rase HITZIGEN
    1803 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)
  • Nechemje, son of Berel BAWER?/BETTER? and -
    1806 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Ester WECHTER
    1806 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Chaye BEITER
    1809 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Sara WECHTER, spouse of Isaac
    1809 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)

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

There are 198 search results for the surname Bester 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.

  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 373 {y114}
    BEIS YAKOW—1938 Back row, L. to R., F. Grajower, T. Silberfeld, D. Wasserteil, E. Selinger, L. Laufer, S. Halberstam, B. Bester, B. Matzner, M. Brener, F. Goldberg, S. Ofner, H. Lipschitz, R. Langer Center row, M. Halberstam, S. Hirschberg, D. ?, Teacher, Mrs. Schwartz, C. Offen, S. Zimer, H. Hegel Front row, H. Sacher, M. Kirschner, B. Berl, B. Schwartz, H. Schudmak BEIS YAKOW SCHOOL-Circa 1936 144
  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 522 {y114}
    ... Shayndl, Rifcia Bagler Noach Barber Aharon, Genendl, Abraham, Bayla, Leah, Eliezer Barber Benyomin, Gitl, Miriam, Bayla Barber Fayvish, Kalman, Mordechai Bester Josef, Esther, Malka Bochner Hilel, Rifka, Hela Bochner Leah Bochner David, Henia---born Shuldenfrei Bochner Josef-David, Gitl, Chaim-Zvi, Moyshe, Malka, Meir Bochner ...
  • Krakow Yizkor Book (1967), image 83 {y258}
    ... AND MOSHE HEITLER SARAH AND ABRAHAM SILBERBERG MIRIAM AND JACK AFFENKRAUT POLA FRIEDMANN GUSTA FRIEDMANN MILA FRIEDMANN of Beloved Wife of Arie FRIEDA CHEDVA FRIEDMANN nee Bester of our Nieces and Nephews: HALINA HEITLER, RACHELA and MAYER SILBERBERG, MEYER AFFENKRAUT of our Dear Uncles and Aunts: Rabbi Aron Lewin. member of Polish Parliament—Dora Lewin ...
  • 1933/1934 Krakow City Address Directory + Miscellaneous Province Directory, image 171 {d3534}
    ... Dr. Butterteig Artur, tel. 11; Dr. Cyfer Samuel, łel. 18; Dr. Dallet Jó- zef, tel. 35; Dr. Freudenheim Aleksander; Dr. Galos Andrzej; Dr. Glanz Leon; Dr. Janikowski Tadeusz, teł. 120; Dr. Marczak Piotr, tel. 39; Dr. Mroczek-Wisłocki Ferdynand, tel. 58; Dr. Rieser Gustaw; Dr. Seiden Hen- ryk; Dr. Wiśnicki Jan. Lekarze: Dr. Batko Józef, lekarz powiatowy; Dr. Schim- mer-Głuska Elżbieta, lekarz miejski; Dr. Bester Józef; Dr. Górka Zygmunt; Dr. Gutentag Witalis Zygmunt; Dr. Hochbaum Oskar: Dr. Paczowska Janina; Dr. Pie- czenko Walentyna; Dr. Rieser Adolf; Dr. Schimmer Seweryn; Dr. Wandycz Leon; iDr. Weindling Zygmunt; Dr. Woynarowski Kazimierz; Dr. Szewczyk Aleksan- der. Lekarz stomatolog: Dr. Spyra-Płonkowski Stanisław. Uprawnione Zakłady dentystyczne ...
  • 1933/1934 Krakow City Address Directory + Miscellaneous Province Directory, image 247 {d3534}
    ... schmied Jakób S., Dr. Hillistein Ghaim, Rabin Schemi- rer Missan, Landau Dawid, Leinikram Bernard, Dr. Markus Eljasz, Neumanu Szyja, Dr. Oberlaender Na- tan, Weinsiberg Beri, Dr. Zimimermann Juda. Prezydjum i Członkowie Rady: Prezydent: Dr. Fiscihlowitz Leon. Wiceprezydent: Stempel Feiwel. Członkowie: Abrahamer Izrael, Abramson Berisch Enoch, Aleksandrowicz Zygmunt, Bester Salomon, Berstein Lipman, Inż. Feldmann Dawid, Freilich Chaim st., Goldfarh Mojżesz, Hirsch Jakób, Horowitz Efraim, Klieger Meschulem Jesocher, Dr. Landau Filip, Landau Izydor, Lautervach Maks, Nussbaum Abraham, Ohren- stein Chaim, Dr. Schreiber Henryk, Dr. Schwarzbart Ignacy, Spira Ascher; Spira Samuel, Steinberg Hirsch, Wolf ...

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