Records of the Blum family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 538 records for the surname Blum (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:

  • Nuchim BLUM
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Reisie BLUM
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Lea BLUM, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Jozef BLUN
    1788 property record from Dukla Josephine Survey House Register (1790)
  • Dawid BLUM
    1803 other record from Galicia Jewish Marriage Permissions (1803)
  • Leiser, son of Jone BLUM and -
    1805 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Mincze, daughter of Jone BLUM
    1806 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Schneuer, son of Jonas BLUM and -
    1807 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Riwka BLUM
    1808 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Moses, son of Abraham BLUM and -
    1810 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
Brody, Ukraine
GG Member Cambridge, MA
Jul 9, 2020
Lviv, Ukraine
GG Member Cambridge, MA
Jul 9, 2020
Buchach, Ukraine
GG Member Hamilton, ON
Apr 18, 2020

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

There are 191 search results for the surname Blum 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.

  • Bobrka Yizkor Book (1964), image 233 {y80}
    ... . Working in the coal mines was not pleasant, he began to look around to find friends. Since he was tall, dark and handsome, he made friends with some members of the Monarchist party. He soon learned the language of the country and the new friends especially the women folks, befriended him to the extent that at one lime they pul him up as a candidate opposing the one time Prime Minister Leon Blum. When Hitler invaded France this young man had to flee and was hidden near Nice, where he caught rheumatism which could be seen on one of his hands, lie asked me for S25.00 which I gave him and he promised that lie would send me the whole story of his life in France among the so-called Monarchist of the land, which would be very much interesting for publication but he never did. and no one else ...
  • Iavoriv Yizkor Book (1950), image 107 {y62}
    ... Nazi, a fellow by the name of Steuer. His ferocious deeds will never be erased from the memory of Jaworow Jews, and those of Grodek, Krakowiec and Janow. Each time this Hitler satrap visited a town or village, he left a trail of tears, torture and sorrow. His appetite for loot was insatiable, and the Jewish Council had no choice but to supply him with whatever they could. Sender Blum, who headed the Council, was an honest but ineffectual man. His weakness was exploited by Shlomc Hen• ner, his son Mundek, and Yakob Winter who in reality con-dncted the communal affairs such as they were under the Nazi boot. Dovid Badian who subsequently played a dismal part in Jaworow, was at that time only a member of the Jewish police force. Under Nazi pressure they abused and mishandled their fellow Jews ...
  • Iavoriv Yizkor Book (1950), image 108 {y62}
    SWASTIKA OVER JAWOROW showered with presents. Finally Holub relented and released the hostages—severely beaten and bloody." The Germans replaced Moshe Kahane as head of the Council with Sender Blum. Jaworow Jews were preyed upon by Nazis of every rank. The notorious Leibmeier, Wolf, Jenkc and Goitze vied with each other in inflicting the more bestial abuse upon innocent Jews caught in the street after the curfew which started six in the evening. Old men, women and children were merci-Iessly assaulted. The Ukrainians with whom the Jews had lived in ppace before the war, assisted the Germans with homicidal glee in raiding Jewish homes, ...
  • Iavoriv Yizkor Book (1950), image 111 {y62}
    ... passing troops with flowers and cheers. With them reappeared those Ukrainians who had previously fled to Germany when they evacuated Jaworow in 1939. One of them was a certain Smuch who immediately reorganized an Ukrainian police force. Again Jews went into hiding. A few hours later the commandant re-quested that a delegation of Jews appear before him. The com-mittee who reported included: Sender Blum, Laib Marbach, Hayim Strich, Dovid Badian, Lazar Wimmer, Yeshue Margu-lies, Aaron Littman, Yisrocl Grohman and Shloime Strassberg. The Gauleiter, a Slovak named Holub, instructed the Jews to form a council and their own militia charged with conducting their own communal affairs according to the new laws. The Jews were to furnish the Nazi overlords with stipulated quotas of workers and collect ...
  • Iavoriv Yizkor Book (1950), image 115 {y62}
    ... them around the courtyard, crawling on all fours, and high jump under a train of crushing blows. They put ten year old Ephraim Broch in a casket and covered him with dirt. The boy was near suffocation when they dug him out. At the end of this sport they threw a number of Jews in jail. Among those who suffered the most cruel beatings were the aged Dr. Saul Jahr, the teacher Gedaliah Pomeranz, Meyer Baron, Pinchus Deutsch, Alter Zumpf who later died of his injuries, Simeon Strassberg, Leib Marbach, Sender Blum, Lazar Wimmer and Abraham Landes. Finally the Jews were told they had three days in which to clear out, and if any Jew were caught

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