Records of the Broker family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 90 records for the surname Broker (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:

  • Baroch Jsaac, son of Gerson BRAKER
    1816 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Rachel, daughter of Chaim BRAKER
    1817 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Libe , spouse of Simon
    1818 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • Scheindel, daughter of Simon BROKER
    1818 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • Moses, son of Osias BRAKER
    1819 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Moszek BRUKIER
    1820 property record from Tyśmienica Franciscan Survey (1820)
  • Moszek BRUKIER
    1820 property record from Tyśmienica Franciscan Survey (1820)
  • Josia BRUKIER
    1820 property record from Tyśmienica Franciscan Survey (1820)
  • Chane BROKER
    1821 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • Baruch BRAKER
    1821 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 90 records. The AGD is updated with new records every few months, so check back often to see the latest results.

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Andrychow, Poland
GG Member Houston, TX
Jan 27, 2021
Jaslo, Poland
GG Member Stockholm,
Sep 12, 2019
Sanok, Poland
GG Member Stockholm,
Sep 12, 2019

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

There are 187 search results for the surname Broker 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.

  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 445 {y114}
    ... and customers used to say the prayers kedushe and borchu together with the con-gregations. A Jewish woman was in the middle of making a deal for a rooster while saying the kedushe, and lifted her heels at the words, "Holy, holy, holy." The saleswoman said to her, "You can jump up and down all night, I'm not going to give you the rooster for a penny cheaper!" Competition The well-known Chrzanow marriage broker, Reb Chaim Gross, was summoned to the tax department regarding the taxes he paid on his fees for arranging marriages. Reb Chaim said to the official: "I'll pay you as much as you demand, on condition that you forbid the boys and girls to meet at the Plantn because since the Plantn became popular, I have no more customers, neither boys nor girls.. Three Virtues Which Are Flaws ...
  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 446 {y114}
    ... shames. The answer he offered was that the rabbi needed a salary so that at least he could put on his phylacteries without requiring payment... Let It Rot There was a self-assured and demanding woman in town, who had a learned and well-mannered son. The neighbors wore out their feet looking for a proper match for the son. But no matter how much was offered as a dowry, it was never enough for the mother. Once a marriage broker said to her, "Tell me, Kayle dear, what and how much do you really want for your son?" She gave him a very businesslike answer: "If you don't bring me a well-mannered and pretty girl with a dowry of five thou-sand dollars—let my goods rot in my warehouse!" Caught Lying Berish Frister, a well-known horse trader, wasn't an especially pious or observant Jew. When ...
  • Skala-Podilska Yizkor Book (2009), page 326 {y109}
  • Galicia Yizkor Book (1945), image 90 {y168}
    ...  cp:e נאגיציע iiberwiexen und ‹l!e den Priifstein ihrer Freixinnigkeit und Consc-ijuenz bei der Mil- und Nachwelt abgebeu wird. Wir zweifeln nicht, dass sic ihren Grundsatzen treu eine Rntscheidung treffen wird, ihrer selbst, der von ihr vertretenen Volker, des Jahrhun-derts wiirdig. Sie wird kurz und hindig das liecht. die Freiheit und Gleiehheit aller Staatsbiirger proklamieren. Wir vertrauen ihrer erhabenen Rin.sicht und Gerechtigkeit. und erwarten in froher Hoffnuncr die Erhnrnnp unserer Wunsche. :*4
  • Horodenka Yizkor Book (1963), image 56 {y190}
    ... Mayer Korkcr Jossel Walther Izig Walther Hersch Prinz Jzig Brettler Schaje Stcinbauer Gerschon Schindler Jossel Fischer Schaje Hass Gerschon Schneider Srul Fuchs Srul Stigliz Manelc Mass Dawid Schaar Leib Leman Fischel Rittersporn Jossel Rosenkranz Beril Bcermann Hersch Schaar Hersch Bildner Dawid Wisinger Gerschon Bildner (Wien) IV T 11 Galizien Judenwescn Mordko Meerbaum Abel Weidner Josef Briger Schaje Puchler Izig Klcinbauer Scholem Kiel Abraham Bruckner Chaim Langer Jossel Junker Eeisig Sucher Hosias Schirm Abraham Leihner Michel Propstler Maier Mauler Daniel Hccht Maier Schatzberger Mothie Doppler Kalman Glasser Jakob Lidercr Moses Fliigler Hersch Sonncnfeld Schlome Silber Maier Bruckenstein Aaron Schatzberg Moses Turkner Simon Prcdig Froim Imbermann Hersch Feuer Mothie Kaz Moses ...

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