Records of the Chayes family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 1453 records for the surname Chayes (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 Mendel, son of Josel CHAIES
    birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Czarna HEIT
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Basia HAISS
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Hersch CHAJIS
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Feubel HEISS
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Munisch CHAJES
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Lewy CHAJES
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Pesie HAIS
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Kalman HEISS
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Sara HEISS
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)

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

There are 193 search results for the surname Chayes 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.

  • Bobrka Yizkor Book (1964), image 223 {y80}
    ... EL. with Wife and children DAM MEIER, with Wife and children DAM LIPK. wilh Wife and children EHRE MOSES, with Wife and children EHRE MENDEL, with wife and children HORVITZ CHAYE. wilh entire family HORVITZ RIVKA. with husband and children WIND YLSRUKL-MENDL. and entire family ZWKBEN FLORENCE commemorates ZWEBEN AVROMTCIII. Father ZWEBEN IS I DOR. Brother ZWEBEN ROISE, Sister-in-law ZWEBEN ... HUDEL. Aunt and 2 children GINSBERG JACOB. Cousin with daughter GINSBERG SIME. Cousin with three children ROCK JONAS commemorates ROCK RIVKE, Sitter ROCK CHAYEH. Sitter KUTZEN ZISIIE. Brother-in-law ROCK FEIGE. and 2 children SAFKAN HERSH commemorntes SAFRAN SIME. Mother SAFRAN (FUCHS) RUCHTCHE. Wife SAFRAN CHANAH GITEL. Daughter SAFRAN CHAIM L. Son SAFRAN ...
  • Bobrka Yizkor Book (1964), image 225 {y80}
    ... KRAVTIIAMER JOSIIE. Brother-in-law KARTEN HERSH. Brother KARTEN DVOIRE Daughter CHAYIM SIMCHE hen YIZCHACK with wife and child HERSH ben LEIB with wife CHINKE Daughter ESTER and children MOSHE ben LEIB with wife FEIGE and children SHMELKE ben LEIB with wife and child LEIB ben SIMCHE MENDL ben DAVID with wife CHAYE hath DAVID with husband DWOJRE bath DAVID with husband YOINE ben MOTL LAYE bath MECHL REYSEL bath MECHL MECHL ben ELY WOLF ELY WOLF. The father FISCHER CHAYIM commemorates FISCHER SARAH. Mother FISCHER PEARL. Wife and child RAPP BE ILK, Sister. Husband and 2 children HERBST MARCUS. Uncle, wife ...
  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 489 {y48}
    ... THE BEGINNING OF SECOND WORLD WAR oth. the Poles and the Ukrainians strove to seize the sources of liveli• hood from the Jewish population of the town. They ... Soviet-Polish border. We breathed relief. The great misfortune passed us by. THE SOVIET RULE 1939—19-11 hen Soviets entered Brzezany. over night chaos broke loose, though without bloodshed. The uppermost were made lowly and the lowly be■ came uppermost- First of all the Soviets released ... were emptied and closed down. Farmers stopped bringing their produce to town. Before long there was a shortage of foodstuffs and com-modifies. The size of the population in town grew from day to day. due to the constant flow of refugees from the West and the arrival ot the ...
  • Bobrka Yizkor Book (1964), image 234 {y80}
    ... Eisenstcin. Also present at the meeting were: Helen Katz-Lusthaus; Jeanne Mcth-Philips; Anna Spitzbard-Chapman; The two other Paget Sisters and the sister of Chaya Eisenstcin; The relief committee was active until the outbreak of World War II (September 1939), when all communications with Boiberkc was cut off. But the secretary, Florence Zweben. received several requests from Boibcrkcr who lied the town and found themselves in neutral lands. The secretary with the assistance of Mrs. Julius Katz and her sister Mrs. Samuel Bcrgwcrk, who helped to make food parcels for the needy who lied from Boiberkc. The secretary tried to find out Boibcrkcr wherever possible and offer them assistance. When I left for the 21th World Zionist Congress where I represented American Zionists which took ...
  • Brzezany Yizkor Book (1978), image 482 {y91}
    ... portion of Jews looked for hiding places among the neighborhood peasants. Some of them were lucky and sorvived. how-ever in most cases the peasants themselves killed the Jews, or handed them over to the Germans for a pot of "lentil porridge". The simplest thing was to build a hiding place, each one in his own house and to use it as a shelter in time of trouble. Much planning, toil, effort and strength went into the ... operated. During the darkness of the nigl.t, or close to dawn, they would surround the town, attack Jewish homes, make thorough search, seize people and bring them to a central-assembly place under a hail of shots., beatings insults and shouts. They stood there for long hours and then were led away to the train railroad station under heavy guard. The train arrived, the people ...

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