Records of the Blass family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 1929 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)
  • [no given name], child of and Golde HALPERN
    birth record from Jezierna Jewish Births (1876-1886)
  • Chaia BLAU
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Abraham BLAU
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Bruche BLOCH
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Pessie BLEICH
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • [infant], son of Schulim BLEICH
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Meier BLEICH
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Jenta BLAJ, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 1929 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 23 entries listed in the Gesher Galicia Family Finder for this surname.

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
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
BLOCK 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 195 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 187 {y76}
    ... jedoch erst in dem damaligen Zeitalter gebildet und erst seit bei-läufig 50 Jahren ihre gegenwärtige Ausdehnung erhalten hat und die, wie bekannt, mit der Stadt Bielitz dergestalt zusammen-hängt, dass beide Städte nur für ein Publicum anzusetzen sind: Nun hängen diese beiden Städte und ihre 8000 Einwohner, die sie laut Konskriptionsbücher ungefähr zählen dürften bloss von dem einzigen Wochenmarkt - am Samstage ab; und in dem Verhält-nis wie die christlischen Einwohner hat sich auch die Juden-schaft bei der Stadt Bielitz vermehrt, die jedoch vermöge ihrer Religionsgesetze von jenen Vorteilen und Bequemlichkeiten ganz ausgeschlossen sind, welche eigentlich diese Wochenmärkte dem Publikum gewähren sollen und auch wirklich gewähren: Und eben dieser Umstand veranlasst demnach die Gefertigten ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 428 {y94}
    ... Even today friends of mine who lived near us, tell me how they used to stand in- the yard be-hind our windows, listening to the music. We all joined in the choir and my brothers were very good singers. As for the girls, though they were gene-rally not permitted to sing with the boys, Father, for all his devoutness, had nothing against it. It was a habit of Father’s to bless the boys on the eve of Yom Kippur by laying his hands on their heads. He would then turn to the girls and bless them as well. There was something rather frightening in this picture of Father with his white beard and white robe (kittel), and wearing white slippers as
  • Bielsko-Biala Yizkor Book (1973), image 194 {y76}
    ... Mandel mit ihren Familienangehörigen u. den jüdischen Dienstpersonal die jüdische Gemeinde in Bielitz bildeten - die aber nicht offiziel als solche anerkannt war. Von den Kindern des Joseph Moses, der als Getreidehändler und Hoflieferant bezeichnet wurde und auch Ge-lehrter war, erhielt der älteste Sohn nach dem damaligen Famili-antengesetz das Niederlassungsrecht in Bielitz, während sein zweiter Sohn, der 1783 geborene Jecheskel, sich mit ... 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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