Records of the Brenner family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 669 records for the surname Brenner (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:

  • [stillborn], child of Itzig BRENNER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Leiser BRENNER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Chaim BRENNER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Malke BRENNER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Ester Lea BRENNER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Estera BRENNER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Gitka BRENNER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Henoch BRENNER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Izak BRENNER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Josef BRENNER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 669 records. The AGD is updated with new records every few months, so check back often to see the latest results.

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
Rava-Ruska, Ukraine
GG Member Jerusalem,
Aug 5, 2019
Pyratyn, Ukraine
GG Member Silver Spring, MD
Nov 14, 2018
Zolochiv, Ukraine
GG Member Silver Spring, MD
Oct 17, 2018

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

There are 180 search results for the surname Brenner 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 232 {y80}
    ... , Ray Paget-Hornik, and Mrs. Kugel; Treasurer, Abraham Haber; Finance Secretary, Florence Zwebcn; Among the active women workers for the Relief Committee were Anna Spitzbard-Chap-man, representing what was left of the Boibcrk-cr Ladies Aid Society, Clara Heifer, Lodic Herbs(, Dora Paget, Adcll Gross. Mrs. Julius Katz, Mrs. Samuel Bergwerk, as well as Haim Shnucr, Moishc Brenner, Mrs. Rauchcr, Pearl Schwartz and several others whose names arc missing. I thought then that the chapter Boibcrker in the United States was closed as far as Relief for the townpcoplc was concerned, since there weren’t any of them left in Boibcrke. However, in April 1958, that was ten years after the Relief Committee was disolved, we came to Israel to the celebration of its Tenth Annivcr-sary, I was visited ...
  • Bobrka Yizkor Book (1964), image 242 {y80}
    ... York. There he would sit on the low shoe maker stool and watch Raucher making shoes, while they chatted about Boibcrkc. Observing the scene in the shoe shop once I was reminded of the role Moishc Gottlieb had played in Boiberkc. I recall how the Chazan in the Boibcrkcr Shul where Gottlieb worshipped Brenner. The last two also house painters, in later years were among the founders of several, institutions in the Galician quarters in New York. Moishc Brenner was for more than five decades the guiding spirit of the Boiberker Sick and Benevolent Society. The first president was Israel Ficbcrt and the secretary was Levy Haber. The present officers arc, Alex Schwartz, ex-president; Morris Paget, president; Hcrsh Schnitzcr, vice president; Hersh Zcigcr. trcasur-er; Joe Kronenthal, financial ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 422 {y94}
    ... Miriam Ringel-Tepper, her husband and son, killed at Bulkhov. Mordechai Ringel, his wife Bluma and daughter Rachel were all killed together. Mendel Hammer and his family. The Weiss family. Mclech Tag and his family. Bunim Tzvik and his family. Itzhak Bukhman and his family. The Werner family. The Brenner family. Avraham Tag and his family. Hirschel Tag and his family. Mendel Brenner and his family. David Rubinfeld and his family. Mendel Ritter and his family. May God avenge them The father, Reb Mordechai Ringel and the mother, Bluma, Naphtali Tzvik’s daughter, made their living on a farm. The Ringcls were an orthodox family and their home ...
  • Kalusz Yizkor Book (1980), image 575 {y218}
    ... began to benefit from the riches of Polish-Jewish culture. We received the Yiddish and Polish-Yiddish daily newspapers. In Yiddish: The Warsaw "Hajnt: and Moment". Various literary publications such as Nachman Maisel’s "Literarische Bletter". In Polish: Slonimski’s "Viadomeshtchi Literatzke," and others. There arose an urgent need and hunger for education and knowledge. Study groups were formed. Dr. Brenner gave lectures and inaugurated literary discussions. The Toshia library, which had not functioned during the war, was re-opened. Books which had been scattered in various places were gathered together, and new ones were purchased. Yiddish books were introduced into the library, which had formerly stocked only Hebrew, Polish and German volumes. The administrator of the library’s Yiddish ...
  • Kalusz Yizkor Book (1980), image 576 {y218}
    ... separate from Greater Poland. In this interval of social recess, the community filled its need for culture and entertainment by calling on its local talent, amateur drama groups and theatre clubs were born. In Kalush the pre-war amateur theatre group staged Jacob Gordin's ,,Mirele Efros". Participants in the production were Dr. Reuben Nadel and his wife: Faygele Haber; Dr. Brenner and Mrs. Tossik. This writer played the role of the grandson. Then the Culture Association of OR founded a dramatic club, under the aegis of Dr. Nadel, whose home was a gathering place for activists and lovers of Yiddish culture. Dr. Nadel and his family were warm, unassimilated Jewish folk intelligentsia. The Saturday afternoon rehearsals followed by the generous repasts served by Mrs. Nadel are unforgettable ...

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