Records of the Dakss family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 152 records for the surname Dakss (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:

  • Haskel DAX
    1820 property record from Sołotwina Franciscan Survey (1820)
  • Geniemin DACHS
    1820 property record from Przemyśl, City, Franciscan Survey (1819-1820)
  • Jcek DAX
    1820 property record from Przemyśl, City, Franciscan Survey (1819-1820)
  • Isral, son of Josel DACHS and Lea
    1828 birth record from Mościska Jewish Births (1827-1882)
  • Josua ZING, son of ZING and Rechel
    1828 birth record from Mościska Jewish Births (1827-1882)
  • Hersch DAX
    1830 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Leib, son of and Riwe
    1830 birth record from Mościska Jewish Births (1827-1882)
  • Ester, daughter of Kohs and Rechel
    1830 birth record from Mościska Jewish Births (1827-1882)
  • Leib, son of LAUTER and Riwe DAXS
    1830 death record from Mościska Jewish Deaths (1827-1885)
  • Ester, daughter of Koffe ZING and Rechel DAKS
    1830 death record from Mościska Jewish Deaths (1827-1885)

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
DICK in
Ternopil, Ukraine
GG Member #1802 Brooklyn, NY
USA
Jan 28, 2019
DIK in
Ternopil, Ukraine
GG Member #1802 Brooklyn, NY
USA
Jan 28, 2019
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Ternopil, Ukraine
GG Member #1802 Brooklyn, NY
USA
Jan 28, 2019

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

There are 170 search results for the surname Dakss 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 514 {y94}
    ... cantillates : "Ya’amod he’hattan I** it is a sign to "beverfen" — uuts and sweets are thrown at the reading table from the women’s gallery, to the joy of the children who tumble about on the floor tram-pling the candy in the melee. In the afternoon a party is given at the bridegroom’s home, called "far-schpiel’’ (Introductory melody coming before the ac-tual wedding music). At this party the bridegroom takes leave of his batchelor companions. It is worth noting that he usually leaves not only his friends but the shtetl itself, to make his home with the bride’s family to which his own family will be attached. It is at this farewell party that the older bat-chelors are compensated for the indignity of being ilways ignored at all other ceremonies — here they are the guests of honor ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 523 {y94}
    ... wretch, the feminine readers, always prone to tears and espe-dally so during the Days of Awe, are so overcome by the bitter fate of the just man and his suffering that their tears overflow. Though it is a fact that the "Meise norah" has a way of ending happily, the women, slow readers with little time for this occupa-lion, usually find themselves stuck in the middle of " ... !" to one of the youths who had long been waiting to be called to help. Quick as lightning he is there, before the "Ba’al toke’ah" should recover and regain control over the instrument. Confidently the youth takes the shofar in his hand, and Satan, who had been stuck inside it, been liberally spat on, squeezed and exhausted, gives in quickly and gets out. The shofar blasts like a war-trumpet and the congrega-tions is so ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 527 {y94}
    ... buying and selling, now stand The insulted party tries to turn around for a re-buttal but the publican, who has him in a strangle-hold, whispers in his ear that it doesn’t befit a wise man and a respectable house-owner like himself to pay any attention to the babblings of a drunken sot ! In the meantime he thrusts him outside and shuts the door behind him with a sigh of relief. Sometimes Scene 1 of the above Act takes place in a far corner, unnoticed by the busy publican. By the time he realizes what is going on it is too late ! The fight is at its highest and not only can he not separate the protagonists but he must take care not to be caught between them, when he would be in real trouble. The fire breaks out quickly, each side finds reinforcement among relatives and friends ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 530 {y94}
    ... would turn the loan into a "standing loan" — a "koshere halvueh" (a kosher loan is one on which no interest is charged) and wait till things got better. He would never go asking for the return of his money, trusting the people on his list to do their utmost to discharge the debt. And now, back to the market. While the farmer’s wife is busy selling her pro-duce, the farmer takes his cart, whips his horses into a trot and goes on to the "Targovitza". His cart is an open one, with two ladders placed at its sides to hold the fodder and the vegetables brought in from the fields, as well as firewood and construction beams brought to the village. On market day the side-lad-ders are reinforced by "polkoshiks’ (halves of woven reed baskets, to prevent the goods from falling out). One goes ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 532 {y94}
    ... has already completed all her preparations. Cartons have been taken down from the shelves, the goods in them taken out and spread on enlarged tables and cases, thus enhancing their appearance and making their sale more efficient. All this work had to be done in the early morning hours, while the potential customers were still getting organized. The husband, back from the synagogue, takes his place as cashier near the money drawer, ready to count the income and check the accounts. In the meantime the "rink" (square) is filling up. There are counters and carts on every side and a great din fills the air. Human voices combine with the neighing of horses, the mooing of cows and the clucking of hens. Part of the square is filled with tripods covered with boards that are joined and tied ...

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