Records of the Charasch family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 126 records for the surname Charasch (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:

  • Dwora, daughter of Jsrael CHARASCH
    1819 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • Jacob CHARAS
    1820 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • Chaim HEIREICH
    1820 property record from Dukla Franciscan Survey House Register (1820)
  • Jente, daughter of Moses CHARASZ
    1822 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Marcus HARASS, son of Hersch HARASS
    1830 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • Chana HARASS, daughter of Hersch HARASS
    1830 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • Moses HARASS, son of Hersch HARASS
    1830 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • Beile Malke, daughter of Hersch HARAS
    1836 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • Joseph Moses, son of Hertz Leib HARAS
    1837 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • Hersch Leib HARASS
    1838 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 126 records. The AGD is updated with new records every few months, so check back often to see the latest results.

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Nienadowa, Poland
GG Member San Francisco, CA
Apr 19, 2020
Brody, Ukraine
GG Member Brooklyn, NY
Jan 29, 2019
Ternopil, Ukraine
GG Member Brooklyn, NY
Jan 29, 2019

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

There are 188 search results for the surname Charasch 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.

  • Baranow Yizkor Book (1964), image 249 {y32}
    ... to sell tobacco. The Jewish saloon keepers found difficulty in having their licenses renewed notwithstanding the intervention of the Jewish members of the Sejm (parliament). In addition, the non-Jewish element made serious attempts to establish businesses. The famous slogan "Swoj do swego'' (Each to his kind) was much exploited. The clergy, too, took active part in this campaign. The existing laws prohibiting ... . The Jewish merchant would find a way to bring the customer into his store through a side entrance. The clergy was not un-aware of this. The priest would leave Mass in church and, in his priestly garb, swoop down on the 1'Marek'' and publicly castigate the visitors to the stores. However, in spite of the oppressive governmental measures and clerical in-tcrfcrcncc, the Jews ...
  • Baranow Yizkor Book (1964), image 251 {y32}
    ... . The one in the north served also as a sort of hotel when cir-cumstances imposed detention on an infrequent visitor. All roads led to or emanated from the "Marck." Southward was the heavily cobbled road leading to the railroad depot some seven miles off. Midway to the depot was the Jcw־i$h cemetery. The road to the west was tree lined. On its right was the stately school-house with well kept grounds and picket fence. Somewhat diagonally across was the magnificent church with its tall steeples towering over an extra-vagant wind-swept park. Further down the road was the post office, an un-assuming low-roofed wooden shed, the terminal point for Jewish strollers. Beyond it were concentrated non-Jewish residents and only the rugged and venturesome would risk a leisurely walk in the area ...
  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 487 {y48}
    ... nation of the Jews, a stiff-necked nation that never despairs. People helped each other quietly, without receiving any orders and sacrificed their lives so that others might live. They were the heroes. Ihe Germans entered our town on Tuesday and on the following Wednesday night, a battle broke out between' the German occupation force and a detach-ment of Soviet-Cavalry. The streets were full ... Ukrainians spread a rumor that the Jews had killed these prisoners. The Sabbath passed by in relative quietness, however on Sunday, mobs of peasants came from the countryside, to pray in the church. There, they received encouragement from their leaders
  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 500 {y48}
    ... The tower also bore the crest of Graff Potocki. a five angled cross. Surrounding the base of the townhall. as well as in the courtyard, there were many stores. Most of them belonged to Jewish store-keepers. The second floor of the townhall served as a highschool. Further west, between the houses stood the Greek Catholic church. Behind it was the Arme-nians church and towards the south stood the Catholic church. Close to the south side of the Catholic church stood the statue of Jan Sobieski. On two sides, north and east were platforms, which served as parking spaces for the horses and wagons, belonging to the farmers. Part of this plot was set for the local drivers and porters. All the houses in the center of the town, contained stores or barrooms, owned mostly by Jews. Further north, there ...
  • Brzezany Yizkor Book (1978), image 499 {y91}
    ... people partly changed in the latter genera-tion. Jews became doctors, lawyers, teachers, judges and officials, while com-merce fell into the hands of the Polish and Ukrainians. The Poles and the Jews inhabited the town proper, while the Ukrainians lived in nearby villages. As a result of the first World War. the Ukrainians seized the rule of Galicia in the tall of 1918. however, in the spring of 1919 the Poles captures city after city, thus putting an end to the young Ukrainian state. Shortly there after, there was also a war between the Poles and Soviet-Russia. which lasted for a number of The Main Square with the Greco Catolic Church 10

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