Records of the Bilker family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 62 records for the surname Bilker (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:

  • Jacko BELCER
    1820 property record from Grzymałów Franciscan Survey (1820)
  • Marcus BILKER, son of Moses Leib and Sara Golde HALPERN
    1860 birth record from Tarnopol Jewish Births (1852-1865)
  • Mordche BILKER
    1864 death record from Tarnopol Jewish Deaths (1845-1869)
  • Israel BILKER
    1880 property record from Załoźce Landowners (1880)
  • Moses BILKER
    1880 property record from Załoźce Landowners (1880)
  • Moses Leib BILKER
    1880 census record from Tarnopol Jewish Census (index book) (1880)
  • Sara Golde BILKER
    1880 census record from Tarnopol Jewish Census (index book) (1880)
  • Riwke BILKER
    1880 census record from Tarnopol Jewish Census (index book) (1880)
  • Chawa Ruchel BILKER
    1880 census record from Tarnopol Jewish Census (index book) (1880)
  • Moses Leib BILKER
    1890 census record from Tarnopol Jewish Census (index book) (1890)

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

There are 190 search results for the surname Bilker 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.

  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 7 {y94}
    ... ERRORS AND OMISSIONS Page Column Line 8 ו 37 The Town was the property of the Bishops 11 1 30 Reb Shirneleh Parnes was the grandfather of Moshe Parnes 17 1 19 Starosta (starostwo) Country Office 17 1 14 iron store from walker, previous owner Yantshe Drukarnik, Walker's house and not drukarniks 17 2 1 The crocery previous owner baranked and later kneblbart 18 2 45 The gifted painter improperly compared to leonarod devinchi 19 1 16 The gabbai ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 437 {y94}
    138 houses across from the church, which had belonged to the late Hershele Ratz and Ciwie-Feit-Lerner were demolished. Even the house of the druggist Dr. Za-charski, who was killed by the Gestapo, was wiped out. As I stood there I imagined seeing Reb. Jakov Joel Wolker holding his bag of thalit and "tefilin** (phylacteries) under his arm as he hurried to the "Bejt Hamidrash" synagogue for prayers. In a mo-ment I realized it was a hallucination for Reb Jacov Joel had found his place in the "brothers’ ’’ grave and the "Bejt Hamidrash" was completely destroyed. As we approached the Rynek, a few remaining Jewish houses became visible ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 452 {y94}
    ... turned aside, approached one of the policemen and convinced him that he was actually an artizan (had learnt carpentry). The latter let him go. Throwing me his loaves of bread, he returned home. I was glad that he had "saved" himself. The trucks turned in the direction of Yashnitza. Four young men man-aged to jump off the trucks on the way and got away : Shlomo Weber, son of Reb Yosseleh Weber, Avraham Zaltz, Wolf Leufer and Avraham Wolker. Most of us envied them, for they were returning home, and we admired their courage, but the rest did not follow their example, both for fear of being caught and because of the fatalistic feeling that noth-ing could now do any good. We reached the Ivonkh railway station (a health resort near Rimanov) where we were loaded like cattle on some trucks ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 511 {y94}
    ... could bring about a pogrom in the shtetl. adding that, in his opinion, public anti-semitism was strong enough in the town and needed no reinforce-ment from the outside... (in this he was indubitably right). The second event, in which I played a certain part, was a personal one, but might have had public repercussions. One Friday, as I was returning from a trip, I found Reb Ya’akov Yo’el Wolker and his wife waiting for me. With great concern they told me that their son, Ha’im Itzhak, a dealer in old iron, had been arrested and accused of buying from a Pole an object stolen from the Church. According to their story the thief had, indeed, offered the object to their son but he had refused to buy it, fearing that it was stolen and was connected with the church. The wor-ried ...
  • Galicia Yizkor Book (1945), image 90 {y168}
    ...  cp:e נאגיציע iiberwiexen und ‹l!e den Priifstein ihrer Freixinnigkeit und Consc-ijuenz bei der Mil- und Nachwelt abgebeu wird. Wir zweifeln nicht, dass sic ihren Grundsatzen treu eine Rntscheidung treffen wird, ihrer selbst, der von ihr vertretenen Volker, des Jahrhun-derts wiirdig. Sie wird kurz und hindig das liecht. die Freiheit und Gleiehheit aller Staatsbiirger proklamieren. Wir vertrauen ihrer erhabenen Rin.sicht und Gerechtigkeit. und erwarten in froher Hoffnuncr die Erhnrnnp unserer Wunsche. :*4

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