Records of the Danzig family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 14 records for the surname Danzig (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:

  • Feigel DANZIG
    1872 birth record from Kraków Jewish Births (index book) (1872-1873)
  • Ascher Salke DANZIG
    1877 birth record from Leżajsk Jewish Births (index book) (1877-1881, 1892-1900)
  • Saul DANZIG
    1910 census record from Kraków (Kazimierz district) Jewish Residents (1910)
  • Chana DANZIG
    1910 census record from Kraków (Kazimierz district) Jewish Residents (1910)
  • Regina DANZIG
    1910 census record from Kraków (Kazimierz district) Jewish Residents (1910)
  • Hirsch DANZIG
    1910 census record from Kraków (Kazimierz district) Jewish Residents (1910)
  • Basia DANZIG
    1910 census record from Kraków (Kazimierz district) Jewish Residents (1910)
  • Aron DANZIG
    1910 census record from Kraków (Kazimierz district) Jewish Residents (1910)
  • Keila DANZIG
    1910 census record from Kraków (Kazimierz district) Jewish Residents (1910)
  • Abraham DANZIG
    1920 birth record from Klasno-Podgórze (Wieliczka) Jewish Births (index book) (1918-1942)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 14 records. The AGD is updated with new records every few months, so check back often to see the latest results.

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
Nienadowa, Poland
GG Member San Francisco, CA
Apr 19, 2020
Bircza, Poland
GG Member Cambridge, MA
Apr 19, 2020
Przemyśl, Poland
GG Member Cambridge, MA
Apr 19, 2020

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

There are 176 search results for the surname Danzig 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 247 {y80}
    ... of the Bcrziancr District, which showed that there were 11.766 Jews. Of these Jews 1.780 were engaged in small business and trades. 486 among them in Boiberke. In 1804 a tourist by the name of Mr. Rohrcr visited Boiberke and he reported that Boiberke impressed him as a real Jewish town. He stated that with the exception of a few rich individuals, all the Jews of Boiberke were quite poor. While the tourist was in the hotel, the hotel keeper told him that he himself exported to Danzig 2.000 pieces of material for making sacks (manufactured in Boiberke), and that he made a profit of 30 kreitzer (12 cents) on each piece of material.
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 464 {y94}
    ... Poland came to a speedy end. England and France gave in much more quickly than had been feared; Hitler was appeased by the "Munich Agree-ment" and Czechoslovakia was abandoned. Not con-tent with Sudetenland, the Nazis hardly waited to take the whole of Czechoslovakia. Then they directed a massive attack against their next victim — their erstwhile ally — Poland. The demand was for Danzig and the "Corridor" (the Polish one to the sea). The gigantic Nazi propaganda machine was put into high gear. The press and radio unleashed a campaign of un-restrained encitement against Poland, using the now familiar methods. The threats increased daily in their aggression. The bewildered Polish government lost control. At first they tried to maintain a low profile, ignoring provocations in order to give ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 481 {y94}
    ... the beginning of a tremendous wave of mutilation and "Bacchanalia" (orgy) against the Jewish nation with the racial for-mula typical of Hitler. After the German armed forces marched into Austria and with the accompanying occupation of Czecoslovakia, Hitler changed his attitude and tune concerning Poland and stepped forward demanding the immediate return of the "Free City of Danzig" situated in the passage of the Baltic Sea, as well as some western and southern regions of Poland assigned to it at the "Versailles Treaty" at the end of World War I. Poland was not ready to return these territories to Germany, particularly since Poland held several political treaties with the French and English govern-ments and counted on their help and support in case of a German assault. At the last ...
  • Rohatyn Yizkor Book (1962), image 403 {y3}
    ... of course, had to take on the burden of supporting these unfortunates. Unrest grew from day to day. The non-Jewish popula-tion, however, were of a different opinion. The Poles were very hopeful. They blindly believed in the military potential-ity of the Polish army and claimed that Hitler would have a hard nut to crack if he risked war. They believed that in the worst case the war would end with the loss of Danzig and the Corridor. In their naivete they continued to believe that the Polish cavalry had a real role in the era of tanks and planes. The Polish government had also concluded a pact with Eng-land and they believed that England would come to their aid even before the German machine could begin to move. The Ukrainians were still of another opinion. They be-lieved that the war would ...
  • Rohatyn Yizkor Book (1962), image 404 {y3}
    ... to spend their vacations in Rohatyn. It seemed as if they all had decided together to leave the big cities and to look for rest in our provincial town. Perhaps they were fleeing from the big cities where everybody was occupied with politics because of Hitler's demands on the Corridor and the Free City of Danzig. Our peace had also been disturbed by current events. The newspapers carried bad news every day. From time to time the radio transmitted Hitler's war threats if Danzig were not joined to the "Reich" and if the evils of the Versailles Treaty towards the German people were not corrected. These same speeches had special threats against "international Jewry," claiming that "the Jews were responsible for everything bad that had happened to the German people." We all understood very well ...

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