Records of the Bottwin family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 183 records for the surname Bottwin (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:

  • Schauel BOTTWINE? and Zipore WARK?
    1803 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)
  • Schauel BOTWINE and Zipore WARK
    1803 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)
  • Isaac Salamon, son of Soel BOTWIN and -
    1805 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Golda, daughter of Michel BOTWIN
    1805 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Leiser, son of Wolf BOTWIN and -
    1806 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Leiser, son of Wolf BOTWIN
    1806 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Leib BOTWIN, son of and
    and Pesze LANDES, daughter of and
    1807 marriage record from Galicia Jewish Marriage Permissions (1807)
  • -, daughter of Samuel BOTWIN
    1807 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Chaje, daughter of Moses BOTWIN
    1808 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Jude BOTWIN and Pesche LANDES
    1808 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)

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

There are 36 search results for the surname Bottwin 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.

  • Baranow Yizkor Book (1964), image 248 {y32}
    ... By this time he was assumed to have absorbed sufficient knowledge to enable him to learn "on his own", in the spacious Bes Midrosh, sometimes with the assistance of the older boys. The post World War I years ushered in a cultural fermentation, which left its mark on the Jewish youth. In Baranow this was reflected in the way the youth took to avid reading of secular literatures. Time was now divided between the study of the Talmud and that of modern Yiddish-Hebrew-Polish literatures. The synagogue, which earlier emitted echoes of voices of boys poring over the Talmud, was becoming silent part of the day. The midday hours were now devoted to reading newspapers or books of secular content. The mail brought in daily ten Yiddish (Haint), three Polish (Novy Dziennik) and two Hebrew (Hatzfirah ...
  • Brzezany Yizkor Book (1978), image 500 {y91}
    ... with a tower in the center. In the tower was set a clock, visible from all four sides of the town. The tower also bore the crest of Graff Potocki. a five angled cross. Surrounding the base of the townhall, as well as in the courtyard, there were many stores. Most of them belonged to Jewish store-keepers. The second floor of the townhall served as a highschool. Further west, between the houses stood the Greek Catholic church. Behind it was the Arme-nians church and towards the south stood the Catholic church. Close to the south side of the Catholic church stood the statue of Jan Sobieski. On two sides, north and east were platforms, which served as parking spaces for the horses and wagons, belonging to the farmers. Part of this plot was set for the local drivers and porters. All the houses ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 426 {y94}
    ... and frequent absences from our home. He had to travel all over the district in legal proceedings connected with land registration. (Mainly in summer, accompanied by court-officials, lawyers and land-surveyors). These journeys were called "Commissions", and sometimes they lasted for several weeks. One of his famous cases involved a right-of-way, which passed through a forest between a Polish vil-lage and the lands of the Bishop of Przemysl. No Christian lawyer dared to defend the people of the Polish village, for fear of the Bishop and the Church The length of the road was only 4 km, and the people of the village had used it for more than a 100 years. After the trial, which went on for 4 years, the local court, the district court and the superior court decided ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 444 {y94}
    131 Go find yourself a hiding place, it’s just a matter of days." I put some distance between the village and my-self, went down an incline and reached a small creek. Standing beside the water I took off my filthy shirt and after many months looked at my emaciated body. Skin and dry bones — but this body was my own and there was no one threatening me with a scythe from behind. I could care for it, refresh myself and bathe as much as I wanted. I wasn’t sure it was not a dream. There was no enemy in the vicinity. The Germans had not brought me here, I had simply come of my own free will. Was I now free to move around as I felt inclined ? ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 449 {y94}
    ... of this at the time. Entering the Birkenau Camp we went through the shock of confronting the annihilation equipment face to face. We now realized the full horror of the disaster. The sight of the smoking furnaces struck us like a bolt of lightning, paralyzed our senses and drove us mad. Now that the iron gates were firmly locked behind us we were caught firmly between the jaws of the dragon which no longer had need to resort to camouflage. The writer Dinur — K. Katzetnik who appeared in the E:.chmann trial, began to explain the "Auschwitz Planet" to the judges. He tried to reconstruct in his mind all he had been through, fell in a faint and was taken out of the hall on a stretcher, I shall not try to bring back the memories of that inferno, for I am not sure that this ...

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