Records of the Brust family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 600 records for the surname Brust (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:

  • Hersch BRUCH
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Mose BROD, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Dawid BROSS, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Fryda BROSS, spouse of Moses , grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Moses BROSS, spouse of Fryda , grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Abrah. BRAU and Golde Ester SCHAFF?/SCHATT?
    1807 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)
  • Abraham BRAU and Golde Ester SAFIER
    1807 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)
  • Abraham BRAU, son of and
    and Golde Ester SCHAFFER, daughter of and
    1807 marriage record from Galicia Jewish Marriage Permissions (1807)
  • Cipre [BROD], spouse of Marcus
    1808 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Michel, son of Mordcho BROT and -
    1809 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)

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

There are 191 search results for the surname Brust 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 484 {y94}
    ... were led over to a camp that was called "Official" (a forced work camp for Jews District Krakow, in Section Bochnia). After the November action all remaining Jews received a white piece of linen 7 cm. x 7 cm. with the letter "R" which meant "ammunition produc-tion", along with a running number with a stamp from the Security Police in Krakow. This one had to be worn on the breast. These same procedures were introduced in the camps of Krakow-Jerozolimska, Tar-now, Rzeszow and Przemysl. In the camps near Krakow our comrades suffered from terrible hunger. We managed to get permission to take flour from the giant warehouse in which large amounts had accumulated that had belonged to the bakeries of the murdered Jews. We managed to send several hundred loaves of bread a week to the camp ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 503 {y94}
    ... the "Gvurah" (might) of the Grandfathers. In this respect my "Zajde" was no exception. In the steam bath my Grandfather would climb to the highest step in tht bath and from there call to the bathkeeper, Shmuel Zajnvel, "please pour one more pail of hot water on the stones because it is cold here." Shmuel Zajnvel gave my "Zajde" the answer, "it looks as if there is a frost in hell..." In conclusion I would like to devote a few lines MAX WILNER In 1908 Max went to his father in America, there to study for 6 months in public school and then to work in a tailor’s workshop. His cousin, who made a living raising the curtain in the "Vaudeville" theatre, used to take him behind the scenes and in this way he got the chance to act as a policeman He was born to Hassidic parents ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 532 {y94}
    ... a great din fills the air. Human voices combine with the neighing of horses, the mooing of cows and the clucking of hens. Part of the square is filled with tripods covered with boards that are joined and tied together and hung with laborers’ boots made of coarse, rough leather with iron cast heels. These are sold by the gentile shoemakers of the poverty-stricken farms in the "Borkowka" and the "Yakliss", the outskirts of the shtetl. Improvised peddler’s booths surround the regular stores, selling haberdashery, toys and cheap fabrics. During the winter, the pcddler-women sit outside in the snow and the biting frost, huddled up in all the
  • Czortkow Yizkor Book (1967), image 445 {y125}
    ... One Sunday in January, 1911, the camp manager suddenly appeared and ordered all the nine persons to **vanish** in two hours’ time. He said that we could go wherever we wanted. Later he added : "1 am not going to dirty my hands with you lousy Jews, you will die, anyhow, like dogs". We, at once, left the camp. Everyone of us turned to wherever he could go. Outside was a strong frost. Both I and my son were poorly clad, or better to say, we were **naked and barefooted". We went to a peasant, an acquaintance of ours in the village Swidowa. As we entered the house he became very frightened. We looked like living dead men. In our despair we proposed to him to give us a hiding-place or shoot us on the spot. The peasant took pity and gave us food. Afterwards, he dug in the pig stall a deep ...
  • Dobromil Yizkor Book (1980), image 74 {y140}
    ... other side was the tent into which were brought the Jewish dead from nearby hamlets. Characteristically, this cemetery family was different from the shtetl dwellers. By them they ate only black rye bread, white ,chaleh’ only on Shabbos. I used to drop by there almost every Shabbos because I had a good friend who was a grandson of Yakov-Melech-the-Beis Olom-Yeed. They were considered rather uncultured (,prost’), only on Shabbos were they seen at the Big Synagogue, on the side where the poorer folk were found. They were all bronzed from the sun, like real peasant people. They were free from any fear at all, and even used to go to sleep on a pile of hay right near those who were buried. With my father I would always visit the grave of my grandfather Berish Issachar of blessed memory who lived ...

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