Records of the Chaffen family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 85 records for the surname Chaffen (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:

  • Klara SAFIN
    1796 death record from Tyczyn Jewish Deaths (1792-1876)
  • Schaje MARKEL and Freude SCHAFFEN
    1802 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)
  • Hersch, son of Salamon HOPFEN
    1805 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Samson, son of Salamon HOPFEN and -
    1806 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Berel, son of Salamon HOPFEN and -
    1807 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Mordche HOPFEN and Güttel GOLDBERG
    1807 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)
  • Mortche HOPFEN and Gitel GOLDBERG
    1807 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)
  • Mendke HOPFEN, son of and
    and Gittel GOLDBERG, daughter of and
    1807 marriage record from Galicia Jewish Marriage Permissions (1807)
  • Jacob Löb, son of Mordche HOPFEN and -
    1808 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Minke Rechel, daughter of Mordche HOPFEN and -
    1811 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)

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

There are 186 search results for the surname Chaffen 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.

  • Bielsko-Biala Yizkor Book (1973), image 157 {y76}
    ... Spitzenreihe der polnischen Künstler zu sehen. In Bielitz fand Jakob Glasner nicht nur seinen Wohnort, seine Arbeitsstätte. Der grosse Kreis intellektueller Kunst-freunde, die Sympatie und Anerkennung die er in der jüdischen Gesellschaft fand, boten ihm einen wertvollen Rahmen zu seiner künstlerischen Schaffung. Otto Schneid, Kulturhistoriker und Mitarbeiter des "Jüdischen Volksblattes" widmete dem Schaffen von Jakob Glasner viele glänzende Beiträge, in dieser Bielitzer zionistischen Wochenschrift, die das jüdische Publikum seiner Tätigkeit näher brachte und sie mit grossem Wohlwollen begleite-te. Otto Schneid bezeichnete Jakob Glasner als 1,Sänger der Beskiden, der Tatra und der Steirischen Berge". Im Jahre 1939 einige Tage vor dem Einmarsch der Nazitrup-pen nach Bielitz ...
  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 484 {y48}
    ... . This news spread throughout the town with lightning speed. The Jewish inhabitants left their homes and scattered beyond their dwelling-places. The town was left empty. After an exhaustive and costly effort by the Judenrat, Kriger, the assis tant to he Kreishaupmann was commanded for take it upon himself to inves-tigate the whole project, and to see to it personally, that no harm should happen to anyone. He himself would see to it that the transfer of the 1,000 Jews should be orderly, and that dwelling places would be prepared for these people. He also gave permission to take 20 wagons for the use of the elderly and the children A great number of Jews were scattered outside the town, and the Judenrat together with the Jewish militia could not collect the required number to be transferred ...
  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 490 {y48}
    ... . The majority of the 32 orphans, of both sexes, were taken in and brought up in this home. They received a thorough basic education and in addition an occupational training, so that they could later take care of themselves. This Orphans-home ceased to function when Second World War broke out. The destiny of these orphans was part and parcel of the destiny of the Jews in Brzezany. THE HOLY BUPIAL SOCIETY AND THE COFFIN BEARERS This society was founded by Rabbi Naphtali Herz Halperin and Jakob Apel in 1837 and it was ratified 1876 under the name of "Charity and Kind• ness". Every member of this holy society volunteered his services and took part in all it's affairs without receiving anything in return. When Second World War broke out one member. David Ginsburg. took upon himself to conduct ...
  • Bielsko-Biala Yizkor Book (1973), image 165 {y76}
    ... , wie-wohl es ja nicht einfach ist nach einer so langen Zeitspanne und nur aus dem Gedächtinis meine Erinnerungen aufzuschreiben. Die Zeit, über die ich vor allem berichten will, ist die Spanne von den Jahren 1912 bis 1928. Was vor und nach dieser Zeit sich ereignet hat, sind Berichte, die mir von älteren oder jüngeren Mitgliedern des Vereines zu Ohren gekommen sind. Die ... jüdischen Jugend in Bielitz, deren jüdischen Einwohnerzahl sich von Jahr zu ver-mehrte, eine Betätigung in physischer Hinsicht zu geben. In der bestehenden Turnverein F.F.F.F. Bielitz war die Aufnahme von Juden ausgeschlossen. Wie alle Anfänge von Gründungen jü-discher Turn- und Sportvereine haben sich eine Gruppe von jun-gen jüdischen Handwerkern und Beamten, - an den Fingern einer Hand abzuzählen - , ...
  • Bielsko-Biala Yizkor Book (1973), image 168 {y76}
    ... zu erkennen gab, dass er mit uns fühle, arbeitete der andere dadurch mit uns mit, dass er neue Anhänger warb und so für die Verbreitung und Vertiefung des Zionsideals sorgte. Z.G.V. "CHEWRUSSA" Die "Chewrussa" wurde im Jahre 1896 gegründet, zu jener Zeit als Theodor Herzl den ,,Judenstaat" schrieb. Zwei junge Studenten der Gewerbeschule Otto Feldmann und Salo Storosum schufen die erste jüdische Studentenverbindung in Bielitz. Sie kannten damals noch nicht Pinskers ,,Autoemanzipation" und sie wussten auch nichts von der in ihrer Nachbarstadt im Jahre 1884 stattgefundenen "Kattowitzer Konferenz". Obzwar Bielitz zu jener Zeit eine liberale deutsche Stadt gewesen sein mag, gab es an der "Höheren Staatsgewerbeschule" eine antisemitische Strömung ...

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