Records of the Borgas family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 862 records for the surname Borgas (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:

  • Moses BARACH
    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • Ester BARACH
    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • Pincas BARACH
    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • Abraham BARACH
    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • Chaje BARACH
    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • Breindel BARACH
    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • Moses BARASCH
    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • Lifsche Perl BARASCH
    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • Jacob Leib BARASCH
    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • Feige BARASCH
    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 862 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 32 entries listed in the Gesher Galicia Family Finder for this surname.

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
Town Uncertain, Unsure
GG Member Hamilton, ON
Apr 19, 2020
Lviv, Ukraine
GG Member Fullerton, CA
Aug 3, 2019
Podkamen, Ukraine
GG Member Fullerton, CA
Aug 3, 2019

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

There are 194 search results for the surname Borgas 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 167 {y76}
    ... nieman-den ab und nach kurzer Zeit gab es eine stattliche Anzahl von Gewerbeschulstudenten in der "Chewrussa". Anfangs war es eine reine Freundschaftsgemeinschaft, man kam in der Pause zusammen, man besprach persönliche Dinge, aber auch politische Tageser-eingnisse. Nur am Samstag Nachmittag trafen sich die Chewrus-saner zu offiziellen Sitzungen. Sie fanden eine zeitlang in der Mühle Werber und dann in Karl Borgers Privat-Handelsschule statt. Langsam bekamen die Sitzungen Inhalt, man sprach über jüdische Angelegenheiten der ganzen Welt. Man las die von Herzl herausgegebne Zeitung "Die Welt", es wurden Kurse über jüdische Geschichte vorgetragen und es warte nicht lange, als aus der jüdischen Verbindung eine zionistische wurde. Nach dem Muster der deutschen Verbindungen wurde jeder neu eint ...
  • Baranow Yizkor Book (1964), image 245 {y32}
    ... jacob d. brand The Zionist Organization in Baranow was embodied in "The Farein" (the Club House). An extensive library in three languages—Yiddish, Hcb-rew and Polish—was maintained in "The Farein" and youth read its books avidly. If a boy or girl manifested histrionic ability, the occasional play or skit would test his or her talent. Authors and their literary works were earnestly discussed. Here the youth listened to an itinerant lecturer on a Zionist or literary topic. Those who needed assistance in the study of Hebrew language found it in "The Farein". Meetings were conducted in the best democratic traditions and the interest of youth found expression. Deprived of economic future and exposed to oppressive laws, youth found in Zionism ...
  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 498 {y48}
    ... negative and tragic for the Jewish community. The two decades after the First World War filled with chaotic and disorderly events, which resulted in the Second World-War which for us Jews brought destruction and annihilation. This is a brief chronological review of the history of that time. THE JEWISH COMMUNITY 70wlsh community organization was established according to the Magde■ burg code of laws. At the head of the community stood the adminls-trators. In addition to the administrators 3 good persons were elected. They had their own court, which was under the authority of religious judges (Dayanim) headed by the Rabbi, and their judgments and decisions had to be ratified by the community leaders. The life of the community was centered around the synagogue. The first synagogue was already ...
  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 500 {y48}
    ... town. A high dam prevents the lake from shedding it's waters into the town and flooding it. East of the town, between the two forks of the river stands a big stone structure, a remnant from the 16th century. Originally, this building served as a citadel for the Sieniavsky family, founders of the town. In this antiquated stronghold lived and were buried numerous generations of the Sie-niavsyk family. The citadel, together with an immense fortune, was handed down from generation to generation. The last member of this renowned family was the famous Graff Potocky, whose palace was In a nearby village Rai. On the west side of the town was the park. Across the park stood the Polish community center "Sokol". At the back of the center stood an old. neglected building, called "Reitschule". Close ...
  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 502 {y48}
    ... interested in becoming acquainted with Brzezany and it's people will be able to do so in these pages. The reading of it in itself will revive the memory of the past and commemorate all those who only wanted to live - to live as Jews. To all those who helptmeand supported my work and assisted in the materialization of this task - first and formost Dr. Eliezer Szaklai-Wagszal my thanks and appreciation. May this book serve as a memorial to the Jewish people and to the community of Brzezany, which fell victim to forces of darkness of Nazi Germany. May this book also serve as an eternal memory to the coming generation - a light to our youth which is renewing our existence as a free people in our home-land, and a warning to those of our people dispersed in the diaspora, who have not yet drawn ...

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