Records of the Blass family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 2150 records for the surname Blass (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:

  • Mendel BERGER, spouse of , grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Dębica Area Holocaust-period death testimonies (1939-1944)
  • Helena BLATT, née LIST, spouse of , grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Dębica Area Holocaust-period death testimonies (1939-1944)
  • Jenta BLAJ, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Salamita BLAJ, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Edmund BLAZT, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Josef BLEI, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Chaje BLEICH, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Zygfryd BLEICH, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Beniamin BLOCH, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Elias BLOCH, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 2150 records. The AGD is updated with new records every few months, so check back often to see the latest results.

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There are 24 entries listed in the Gesher Galicia Family Finder for this surname.

Here are the 3 most recent records.

Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
BLECH in
Mariyampil, Ukraine
GG Member Oreland, PA
USA
Aug 28, 2021
BLEIWEISS in
Debica, Poland
GG Member Chesterfield, MO
USA
Jul 22, 2019
BLOCH in
Krakow, Poland
GG Member New York, NY
USA
Mar 2, 2019

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

There are 198 search results for the surname Blass 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.

  • Bielsko-Biala Yizkor Book (1973), image 186 {y76}
    ... in sich fassen, dass ferner b-) in beiden diesen Städten eine Tuchfabrikatur, viel Handel und Verkehr blüht und die erstere so wichtig sei, dass öfters, wenn die Tuchfabrikatur stark betrieben wird, die bloss dort arbeitenden Tuchmacher- und Tuchscherergesellen, vielleicht die Zahl von 1000 Köpfen ersteigen, dazu endlich c) die Militärgarnison in beiden Städten, die vielen Hilfsar-beiter, welche die Fabrikatur notwendig hat, Dienstboten und die fremden bloss zeitweilig auf beiden Plätzen sich aufhal-tenden Handelsleute etc. - so handelt es sich um eine Men-schenmasse von zirka 12.000 Seelen, welche in beiden Städten lediglich auf den einen Wochernmarkt beschränkt ist und sich also Samstags den Bedarf ihrer Viktualien für die ganze Woche besorgen muss: Es drängt sich demnach durch dieses ...
  • Bielsko-Biala Yizkor Book (1973), image 194 {y76}
    ... Talmudgelehrte und Rabbiner, in Ungarn und Siebenbürgen. Während seiner Amtstätigkeit in Terzall erhielt der Rab-iner Jecheskel Paneth im Jahre 1816 eine Berufung in seinen Geburtsort Bielitz, die er aber nicht annahm. Diese Berufung ist von 18 Juden unterzeichnet - wahrscheinlich die (inoffi-zielle) jüdische Gemeinde von Bielitz. 1. Maitmann 10. Moses Samuel 2. Jehuda Loeb Rosenfeld 11. Sender Schaefer 3. Samuel Pless 12. Abraham Aberfeld 4. Benjamin Sew Malzen 13. Naftali Zwi Pless 5. Jecheskel Herberg 14. Abraham Lichtigstein 6. Abraham Chajm 15. Selig Gudemann 7. Moses Biesenfeld 16. Weissberger 8. Simson Schäfer 17. Paneth 9. Aron Berg 18. unleserlich ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 440 {y94}
    ... ", New York, spring of 1946. Translated by Herzlia Dobkin) radio and the press mourn for us. The Archbishop of Canterbury holds a prayer for the dead, and ,,Radish" is said in the churches. Smug, complacent little men raise a glass to each other, wishing good luck to the souls gone to heaven, "and life and sal* vation for us..." The rope is on the neck. The hangman is generous, he has plenty of time and so he plays with his victim. From time to time he downs a mug of beer or smokes a cigarette, smiling with pleasure the while. Let us exploit the short respite while the hangman is gorging himself. With the gallows as a writing table we will write down what we have to say. In Hebrew in the book "People and Dust — The Auschwltz-Blrkenau Book" by Y. Gutman, researcher of the Holocaust ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 457 {y94}
    ... and give ourselves up as refugees who had no place to go. To our disappointment we were dismissed. They said that if they wanted us they would know where to find us. Finally, the few who remained after the general round-up were given second-class passports, indicating a non-loyal element. The Jews called these passports "mit a blits trappen" — with a drop of blood, a reference to an egg tainted by a speck of blood which it was forbidden to eat. These passports turned us into legitimate prey for the authorities — we had to leave the regional towns, stay a 100 kms., away from the border and be subjected to all kinds of limitations. A "limited area" was allocated to these refugees, some tens of square kilometers in the Tar-nopol vicinity found suitable for the purpose and in-eluding ...
  • Baligrod Yizkor Book (1964), image 421 {y24}
    ... of togetherness, or as some all it, their sense of distinctiveness in a concrete manner, whether it be in the political, social, philanthropic or cultural sphere and whether it be in Suwałk itself or in the lands to which these Suwałk Jews emigrated. Because of the surrounding forests, the Lithuanians thought that the area would make a perfect place for a penal colony, and so, late in the Dark Ages, Suwałk was founded. In 1336 Poland assumed dominion over Suwałk as the result of the marital union of Polish and Lithuanian royalty■ In 1795 Prussia became Lord and Master of Suwałk and the Prussians ruled until 1807 when Suwałk took on a French flavor under Napoleons1 rule. It is under the enlightened reign of Napoleon that the first Jews, forty-four in all, were permitted to settle in Suwałk ...

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