Records of the Bomza family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 400 records for the surname Bomza (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:

  • Joseph BOMSE, son of Mechel and Zertel
    1816 birth record from Tarnopol Jewish Births (1816-1820)
  • Joseph BOMSE
    1816 birth record from Tarnopol Jewish Births (index book) (1816-1860)
  • Josel BOMSE
    1820 property record from Trembowla Franciscan Survey (1820)
  • Beer BAMSER
    1821 property record from Brody Franciscan Survey (1821)
  • Leib KAUFMAN, son of and
    and Pinie BUMSE, daughter of and
    1823 marriage record from Tarnopol Jewish Marriages (1820-1852)
  • Ber BOMSER
    1831 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • Isaac BOMZE, son of Abrahm BOMZE
    1833 birth record from Złoczów Jewish Births (1825-1855, 1894)
  • Chana BOMSE
    1833 birth record from Tarnopol Jewish Births (index book) (1816-1860)
  • Chana BOMZE, daughter of Josel and Serel
    1833 birth record from Tarnopol Jewish Births (1820-1838)
  • Mayer BOMZE, son of Abraham BOMZE
    1836 birth record from Złoczów Jewish Births (1825-1855, 1894)

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
Krakow, Poland
GG Member Cheadle, Cheshire
United Kingdom
Sep 9, 1997
Krakow, Poland
GG Member Cheadle, Cheshire
United Kingdom
Sep 9, 1997

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

There are 187 search results for the surname Bomza 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 247 {y80}
    ... . The informer sent his report direct to Vienna with the result that the Jewish community of Boiberke had to pay a heavy penalty. After Poland was liquidated, the Austrian government began to collect the taxes which the Jewish Communities of Galicia still owed to Poland and among them. Boiberke owed as much as 126 Florins. In addition to all these taxes, the Jewish communities had to buy war bonds for the war of 1794-1799. Another edict was issued that every Jew who was nine months behind in payment of taxes should be expelled from Galicia. This went so far that in 1789. the district commissioncrcr of Berzian. of which Boiberke was a part, issued a decree to expel 1.050 Jews, many of them from Boiberke. In 1791 there was a census among the Jewish population of the Bcrziancr ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 395 {y94}
    ... gefelt." (44The black year brought him here, that was all we needed !") At that moment I burst into laughter and Reb. Chaim Leib, one of the passengers, immediately recognized me and cried out, 44My fellow Jews, this is certainly our Chaim, the son of Masha", and turned to me with the following blessing : "A gezind dir in dayne bindalech arin." (Much health should flow into your bones). ,4And now we can continue our journey." I wished to them that they should receive from the Rabbi the blessing of heaven 44Y’eshuot and Necha-moth" (Salvation and consolation) for the oppressed Jewish nation and a ,,Mapalah" (downfall) for all 44Soney Israel" (enemies of the Jewish nation) to-gether with the 44Y’mach S’hmoynik" in Berlin... (Erased should be his name). Of the entire Diller family, only ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 408 {y94}
    ... least, I have tried to fulfill. (Translated by Herzlia Dobkln) or should he eat the 44treif" food (non*kosher) of the army ? The Rabbi answered : 44There is no real choice here; you must eat the army rations, its a question of life and death. I ask but one thing of you : when they give you meat, promise me that you will not lick the bones ! 44The moral," continued my Father, 44is that secular studies are necessary and indispensable, but there is no need to 44lick" them ! Get your pleasure from a page of Gemarra, a passage of the Pentateuch, the Morality literature and so on." He himself derived full satisfaction from study-ing the Thorah. Every evening he had a group Gemarra lesson ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 410 {y94}
    ... banked up the mud near the entrances to the houses. They also collected the junk and the garbage which had collected in the back-yards. Be-fore the Holy-Days they were sent to the "shochet" (ritual slaughter) loaded with heavy baskets of fat-tened hens and ducks while the most they could ex-pect for themselves in all these rich repasts were a few bones to suck. They helped in times of trouble and in times of joy. For family celebrations they carried in the ben-ches and tables from the synagogues, cleaned up the mess and ran all the messages. When, God forbid, there was a death in the house and the bereaved family was prostrated — it was they who did all the chores, pouring out the water from all the pails and barrels in the corridor and covering the bed of the deceased and the mirrors ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 436 {y94}
    ... . We rented a taxi and arrived at the desti-nation — the grave of our "kdoshim". It was dif-ficult to find the exact location and we were forced to walk several hundred metres before finding the place camouflaged in the forest. When I reached the grave, my whole body began shivering from my discovery. I found that grave par-tially desecrated, the metal plate containing the proper dedication in the Polish language was thrown down. Bones, skulls and skeletons were scattered all over the area, even whole skeletons peered from the deep holes made purposely for the grave. Apparently it was the work of Polish vandals scavenging for treasures of our "kdoshim" who had been resting there for over thirty-eight years. It is very difficult to describe the despair and rage of a Jew at that moment ...

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