Records of the Brown family in the All Galicia Database

Sorry, there are currently no records for the surname Brown (including soundalike names and spelling variants) in the All Galicia Database (the AGD), Gesher Galicia's free searchable collection of genealogical and historical 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 22 entries listed in the Gesher Galicia Family Finder for this surname.

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
Tarnow, Poland
GG Member London, London
United Kingdom
Aug 29, 2018
Mielec, Poland
GG Member London, London
United Kingdom
Aug 18, 2018
Ozerna, Ukraine
GG Member New York, NY
Aug 5, 2018

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

There are 196 search results for the surname Brown 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.

  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 390 {y94}
    ... girl was happy in her work. She was intelligent and did her job diligently and with devotion. Leah worked in Father’s office for many years. Before leaving the shtetl in order to join her family in France she brought her younger sister, Sarah, to replace her, and spent several months training her in all the aspects of office and secretarial work. Sarah REB. ITSHE FENSTER, THE TAYLOR dark brown beard was nicely combed and so he stood by the "Aron Kodesh" (Ark) saying the Sabbath pra-yer "Lechoh Nerannenah". Seeing the dignified face of this Jewish craftsman standing in the synagogue per-forming his Sabbath prayers, you had the impression that this ordinary hard-working man was transformed into a mystical Hassidic Rabbi preparing to conduct the "tisch" (table) right after the prayers ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 441 {y94}
    ... of a lack of covering ashes with five such crematoria shedding light all around ! And the slaughter was almost humane ! It is a splendid summer’s day. A train of Displaced Persons made up of animal freight cars is making its way, its hatches barred with barbed wire. A stalwart soldier stands upon every step. A little child peeks out of one of the hatches, face beaming and bright brown eyes, all curiosity and courage. He knows no evil and what unrolls before him is an enormous book of pictures, open and stylised. There are colorful fields and meadows, and as the train moves on there are forests and orchards, houses and trees, all flying by, surrounding one in a half-circle only to disappear. The colors combine into a single splash, swirling for a moment and then gone. Tiny people ...
  • Dobromil Yizkor Book (1980), image 99 {y140}
    ... are you anxious to know where I slept? On the topmost outer level of the oven, with a closed window through which I could sec when it was dawn. Fridays I had no need to look. The ,,balabusta" would rise early to bake "chaleh," and when she fired up the oven, what do you think? My mattress was a sack stuffed with husks of groats which heated up fast. And small wild life, both brown and white, were also not lack-ing. So to get away alive I had to meekly ("bimchilah") creep down and so anyway set down to work, even when it had been two in the morning when I had crept up the chimney to sleep. This house was so overrun with (un-mentionables) that my own parents would not let me stay over a night to sleep with them. Once each week I would go to the sweat-bath and hang my underwear up to fumigate ...
  • Husiatyn Yizkor Book (1968), image 291 {y198}
    ... stores and homes with immunity and carry the loot to their huts. One night there was a salvo of shots, and in the morning it was ascertained that the stores had been ransacked and several women had been raped during the attack. Frompol boasted of a courageous group of young Jews, and we called a meeting at the home of Abraham Brown who lived in the center of town and owned a pharmacy. We decided to form a group for self-defense. We elected Brown as chairman and I was elected secretary and organizer of this group. Everything was fine, but where would we get arms to protect ourselves? We found some rifles among our own men but we felt that this was hardly enough for the 25 youths who comprised our group. In the town of Kippin, some 20 miles away, was stationed the staff ...
  • Kalusz Yizkor Book (1980), image 572 {y218}
    ... Eliezer- Jacob; and Ychiel Shapiro. Itzik was the oldest. Eliezer-Jacob was a frail man of middle height. When he walked in the street he looked like a shadow gliding past. Yehiel Shapiro loomed over the other two. He was one of those men who could not escape notice. He was tall, with blue eyes set in a rotund, radiant face. His beard and sidelocks were a coppery light brown, and his voice was ringing and resonant. Yehiel was a Chortkover Hassid, who prayed in the Chortkov synagogue. He was a scholar and also the town cantor; on the High Holy Days he conducted the services in the shul. The shul was the official town synagogue, and the members who prayed there were not Hassidim. The members of the Yad Harutzim prayed in the ante- room, but because the shul was the official synagogue, Yehiel ...

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