Records of the Cohen family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 97 records for the surname Cohen (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:

  • Ephraim KOHEN and Rosa SCHAF
    1802 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)
  • Efraim KOHEN and Rosa SCHAF
    1802 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)
  • Isaac KOHEN and Rifke JONER
    1803 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)
  • Isaak KOHEN and Rifke JONNER
    1803 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)
  • Jacob, son of Aaron KOHEN and -
    1805 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Feige, daughter of Boruch KOHEN
    1807 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Riwka, daughter of Aaron KOHEN and -
    1808 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Scheindel, daughter of Aaron KOHEN and -
    1808 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • David KOHEN?/KOHON?
    1808 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Marcus KOHEN
    1809 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 97 records. The AGD is updated with new records every few months, so check back often to see the latest results.

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There are 6 entries listed in the Gesher Galicia Family Finder for this surname.

Here are the 3 most recent records.

Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
COHEN in
Dukla, Poland
GG Member #5279 Jerusalem,
Israel
May 18, 2020
COHEN in
Brody, Ukraine
GG Member #1474 Hamilton, ON
CANADA
Apr 18, 2020
COHEN in
Frysztak, Poland
GG Member #227 Charlotte, NC
USA
Sep 12, 2019

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

There are 188 search results for the surname Cohen 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.

  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 491 {y48}
    ... person, who wished to leave for Israel, had to give up "Aliyah" because of lack of finances. "Esih in Brzezany THE HEBREW SCHOOL /n important chapter in the history of the Jews of our town, was the founding of a Hebrew-School by the organization "Safa-Brura". (clear language) in May 1903. The actual founders were Mordechai Wolf Mai-blum. Yehudah Zarvintzer, Zalman Zaper, Josef Finkelstein and Jacob Bauer. The teaching staff included: Abuhav, Cohen. Rachovski. Zigel. Dlugach and Zvi Scharf-stein. Adolf Horn was elected president of the school. A club called "Ivriyah". 18 with a library and a reading hall were established at the same time.
  • Biecz Yizkor Book (1959), image 373 {y69}
    ... , Jerome Banner, Abraham Beck, Benjamin Beck, Mrs. Pearl Beller, Sidney Berg, Mrs. Malvina Berger, Irving Berkowitz, Irving Bernstein, Louis Bleichfeld, Kalman Blumenkranz, Sadie Briskman, Saul Brandus, Mrs. Phyllis Chananau, Alexander Chananau, Harold Chananau, Louis Citron, Mrs. Beckie Citron, Bernard Citron, Stephen B. Cohen, Lawrence Corn, Alfred J. Dickstein, Mrs. Leah Davidson, Morris Eder, Nathan Eichhom, Harry Eichhom, Joseph Eichhom, Nathan Ertes, Herman Ertes, Milford Ertes, Nathan Ertes, Mrs. Rose Erteschik, Harry Feigenbaum, Mrs. Regina Feigenbaum, Samuel Firestone, Sigmund Fleisher, Nathan Freundlich, Mrs. Rose Geldzahler, Samuel
  • Biecz Yizkor Book (1959), image 375 {y69}
    ... , Samuel Sturm, Milicent Miss Sturm, Sidney E. Scheinberg, Morris Unger, Harry Wasserstrum, Samuel Wasserstrum, William White, Julian Weiss, Mrs. Sadie Weiskoph, Mrs. Rose Weinstein, Harry Weintraub, Merrill Weintraub, Bemadine Weintraub, Shirley Wachtel, Berel Yutt, Bessie Abrams, Samuel Bierman, Jack Berkowitz, Meyer Banner, Max Bergman, Albert Bergman, Nathan Bergman, Jack Carver, George Cohen, Mrs. Annie Durst, Joseph Dickstein, Stanley Edelman, Mrs. Julia Ertes, Mrs. Julia Ertes, Miss Sydelle Fuhrer, Isidor Feuer, Mrs. Rose Geldzahler, Solomon Goetz, A1 Gross, Meyer Goldstein, Sydney Mrs. Herzog, Mrs. Dorothy Kupferman, Jack Kemper, Mrs. Edith Koppel, Nathan Klein, Dr. Eva Kalb, Bertha Kaplowitz. Norman Krivisky, Rubin Kurz, Shlomah Klein, Mrs. Rose Klein, Paul Kazen, Mrs. Daisy ...
  • Brzezany Yizkor Book (1978), image 491 {y91}
    ... , had to give up "Aliyah" because of lack of finances. Brzezany THE HEBREW SCHOOL n important chapter in the history of the Jews of our town, was the founding of a Hebrew-School by the organization "Safa-Brura". (clear language) in May 1903. The actual founders were Mordechai Wolf Mai-blum, Yehudah Zarvintzer, Zalman Zaper. Josef Finkelstein and Jacob Bauer. The teaching staff included: Abuhav, Cohen. Rachovski, Zigel, Dlugach and Zvi Scharf-stein. Adolf Horn was elected president of the school. A club called "Ivriyah", with a library and a reading hall were established at the same time. "Ezrah" 18
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 564 {y94}
    ... every Holyday was to be seen in the shtetl’s byways, handing out full bags and baskets of goods to the needy from a cart loaded with potatoes and sund-ries). Both brothers, Reb Yosseph and Reb David Melech were the offspring of Reb Kalman Wilner of Yatshmir, and I assume the Reb Kalman was the brother of our great-grandfather, Reb Yehoshualeh of the pub. Reb Eliezer Cohen, of blessed memory, father of Reb Israel Cohen (died in the U.S.A.) was the son of Toybe and Reb David Hirscheleh, his cousin, who assisted Rabbi Yosseph, the son of the renowned Reb Hirsch of Rimanov. Yosseph ,,Seigermacher", or Reb Yosseph Teig, had the corner store in Shalom Laufer’s building. His with no one to tend them. When he came home he did not spend even one night in his own bed but went from house ...

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