Records of the Chajet family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 655 records for the surname Chajet (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:

  • Czarna HEIT
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Malke HEUTE
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Schimschon Hersch HEID
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Zipre HEID
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • [no given name], child of and Chaje Scheindel SEID
    birth record from Jezierna Jewish Births (1886-1893, 1898-1922)
  • Golda CHAJT, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Hersch CHAJT, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Jakob CHAJT, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Rojza CHAJT, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Ryfka CHAJT, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)

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

There are 178 search results for the surname Chajet 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 407 {y94}
    ... really want ?" He conducted an open house to which every un-fortunate, every neighbour, members of his congre-gation and chance wayfarers could come at all hours of the day and in the evenings for a chat and a cup of tea. On entering his house one had the feeling that the tea-kettle was warming only for him, and the whole family was sitting and waiting for his arrival. Anyone watching a man ... concerned them both equally. Seeing the family sitting together on Saturday nights was an unforgettable experience. There was the grandfather, Reb Shalom Horowitz, God rest his soul, at the head of the table, Reb Hirsheleh and his wife Pessia, the sons and daughters — all relaxed and engaged in enjoyable conversation. Anyone who happened to open their door was cordially invited ...
  • Bobrka Yizkor Book (1964), image 251 {y80}
    holocaust there will emerge a new world which will fight against man's inhumanity towards man and the future generations will never know hate and brutality. We shall always remember those who died as martyrs for "Kiddush Hashem" (Sanctification of God's name). Let the young generation remember and see to it that this never happens again. There is no consolation. The only comfort be found in the hope that out of this monstrous {Explanation to Alluxi!' 1 pidair on paff 6) In the days of the Exodus the Children of Israel crossed the sea dryshod. and in due course they found themselves attacked ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 390 {y94}
    ... craftsman has unfortunately disappeared. When people came to Reb. Itshe Fenster on an ordinary weekday they had the opportunity of ob-serving hard-working Jew caught in the drudgery of working day and night in order to make "Parnasah" for his family of six in such a small town as Brzo-zow. In the "shtetl" the Christian competition was quite visible as they used anti-Semitic practices against the Jews. However, when such a Jewish "baal-melachah" (craftsman) as Reb. Itshe Fenster appeared on Fri-day evening at the Bejt Hamidrash for "Kabalath Shabbat" a different man was revealed. You saw a good-looking Hassidic Jew with traditional Hassidic clothing, dressed in a black silk coat "Chalath", bound with a "Gartel" (silk belt worn during prayers) with a wide, fur-edged hat a "Straimel ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 410 {y94}
    ... totally abandoned. The two groups, the retarded as well as the sick, liv-ed among the sane and shared the customs that ruled their environment. Like everybody else they kept the religious traditions and their ragged clothing was in accordance with that worn by their betters around them. They were a reflection, as it were, in a crooked mirror, of their own society, adding a certain shade to the local color. When the war broke out they disappeared, holed up in dark corners, to be seen no more on the streets. They did not understand what had happened — events were beyond the comprehension of wiser men th3n they — only feeling the shock instictively. sensing the approaching danger. Terrified they stared at the ground rocking beneath them, seeking in vain for something to support them ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 431 {y94}
    ... , with virtually no food and no clothing other than their cotton uniforms. About 30,000 prisoners left Auschwitz. Only about 200 arrived at Theresienstadt in Czechoslovakia. When men couldn’t walk any more, they were shot. It was hell. Mr. Filler suffered more on that march than in his whole three years camp. For the first time he had doubts that he would survive. "I escaped several times, but I was always caught again," says Mr. Filler. "I didn’t try to escape from Auschwitz for the simple reason that there was no-where to go, no one who would hide me. I was told that the Partisans hated the Jews as much as the Nazis, and killed any Jew' who tried to join them. The only people who showed us any kindness ...

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