Records of the Davis family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 54 records for the surname Davis (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:

  • Selig DABES
    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • Henie Riwe DABES
    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • Sara DAVID
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Osias DAVID, son of and
    and , daughter of and
    1807 marriage record from Galicia Jewish Marriage Permissions (1807)
  • Stillborn, son of Friedel DAVID
    1816 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Stillborn, son of Joseph DAVID
    1816 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Feige , spouse of Kissiel
    1817 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • Sissel, daughter of Kissiel DAVID
    1818 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Maier, son of Friedel DAVID
    1819 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Sissel, daughter of Kisiel DAVID
    1819 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)

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

There are 168 search results for the surname Davis 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.

  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 473 {y114}
    ... THE PSALM SOCIETY As its name implies, this society was created for the simple Jews—artisans and storekeepers—so that they could pray and read Psalms together before praying on the days when there was no market. Also, on the second day of Shevuot (which is traditionally regarded as the day of King David's death), they organized a great cele-bration, marching with large burning candles into the synagogue across the way, where the synagogue cantor and the choir triumphally sang the traditional Psalm of David. At the same time they arranged a festive meal for all of their members. 44
  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 496 {y114}
    ... but rather the "court" of Sanz. Thus, the vacant rabbinical post in Chrzanow went to the first rabbi of the Halbershtam dynasty, Reb David b/m. In contrast to Reb Shloymele's rabbinical tenure, Reb David's may be described as an unhappy experience, despite the fact that Reb David was a great authority in the rabbinic world. As the son of the Divrey Chaim, the famous rabbi of Sanz, Reb ... , and often went to Sanz for the Sabbath. The dispute reached its climax during an affair involving Reb Heshe Gross. One of the most respected citizens of Chrzanow, this scholarly Jew owned the tobacco monopoly at the time, and was a respected Radomsker Chasid. The well-known writer Gershom Bader describes the Reb Heshe Gross affair in his memoirs, published in the New York Moming-Joumal in 1938. I cite ...
  • Krakow Yizkor Book (1959), image 128 {y259}
    ... גאליציה המערבית ובסלו־ באקיה. דור חדש של למדנים- גדולי תורה. פעל בעיר — האב״ד ר׳ אריה ליב הורוביץ ג«. בניו- ר׳ אליעזר משה *». ר׳ מיכאל««. ר׳ צבי הירש תלמידו ד״ראב״ד ר׳ משה שמואל בליבר (תרל־ב—תרצ־־ה). היית ר' מנחם מגדל דמשק (בעל -דברי מנחם*. נפטר חרפ*ג). דיראב״ד ר׳ פנחס אליהו רמביצר*^ ר׳ זלמן דמביצר (בעל -יד יקותיאל״- נפטר חרע־ב). הראב״ד ר׳ יוסף אגגלל^ הריץ ר׳ יהודה ב״ר אברהם גולרגשגיידר (תר*ט—תרס־ז). ר׳ 81 (184—1926. היד. חזן doves כבית הכגמת ב־תיב קימר. נקראקא. ודבר הרבה ניטנים פופולאריים. 82 תרי״א-תרס־ד. אנ־ד כקראקא. יליו נרידי. בנו של ר׳ שאיל אב־ו סיסמניץ ובעל -בשמים ראש־. חתן הנגיד הקראקאי ר״ מיכאל ציפרם. ייסד תלמוד תורי. כללי בעיר. אב*ו נזאלקוזא נשנים 1885-1881. אחר כך נתמנה למפלא מקום הרב נקראקא. כשנת תיס׳ג (1903) קיא לכינוס עולמי של רבנים נקראקא כענייז עלילת הדס. חיכר ססריס ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 391 {y94}
    ... a fine of a zloty or two that had been levied by a policeman or officer against some poor hawker. For many years he admistered the charity or-ganizations of the community, a task he was dedi-cated to. He looked upon this work as sacred. He would personally bring the money to the needy ones’ homes, and also went himself to collect the payments of debts. He never approached then as a claimant, but with downcast eyes would ask the debtor if he had any anything to pay towards the debt, knowing that if the money was not returned to the cash box, he would not be able to help any more of the needy who would come to him for help. He would wear his legs out running to the far reaches of the town to collect a contribution from a person commemorating ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 395 {y94}
    ... government’s stance against the Jewish economy had a bad effect a their source of 44Parnasah". Reb. Chaim Leib inadvertently had to follow the downfall of Jewish trade and commerce. Uncertainty began to creep into his life accom-panied by fear and a struggle for tomorrow’s sub-sistance. The existing circumstances created the ne-cessity of depending on 44Gmilath Khasodim" (loans without interest); this practice enabled him to pay his debts on time. Nevertheless, Reb. Chaim Leib did not lose his humor and he would sometimes, indulge in a joke, a nice story, even at his own expense. His three sons left the town. The oldest, Yankel married a girl from Krakow and later established a linen factory and store in Lwow with the assistance of his younger brother Meyer. The middle ...

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