Records of the Degen family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 280 records for the surname Degen (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:

  • Gittel Lea DEGEN, daughter of Mates DEGEN and Sara DEGEN
    birth record from Fond 424 Jewish Births (various towns), part 2 (1890-1911)
  • Gittel Lea DEGEN, daughter of Mates DEGEN and Sara DEGEN
    0 birth record from Fond 424 Jewish Births (various towns), part 2 (1890-1911)
  • Chaim DOGEN
    1820 property record from Żółkiew Franciscan Survey (1820)
  • Jakob DEGEN
    1820 property record from Żółkiew Franciscan Survey (1820)
  • Sussel DEEGEN
    1822 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Elias DEGEN
    1825 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Israel, son of Jakob DEGEN
    1826 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • Jacob DEGEN, son of Nuchim and Malka
    1826 birth record from Tarnopol Jewish Births (1820-1838)
  • Jacob DEGEN
    1826 birth record from Tarnopol Jewish Births (index book) (1816-1860)
  • Anschel DEGEN, son of Jacob and Sare
    1827 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)

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

There are 178 search results for the surname Degen 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.

  • Bielsko-Biala Yizkor Book (1973), image 169 {y76}
    ... zu dem glücklichen Entschlüsse eine Ferialverbindung zu gründen. Dieser Entschluss ruft eine ungeheure Begeisterung hervor. Im nur der Jugend eigenen Enthu-siasmus umarmen sich die Studenten und schwören einander ihren Beschluss in Tat umzusetzen. So ward an jenem Abend, glorreichen Andenkens, unsre liebe Ferialverbindung gegründet, der wir alle so viel verdanken. Schon in den nächsten Tagen traten die Mitglieder zur Wahl eines Ausschusses zusammen. Dieses erste Präsidium bestand in den Herren: Präs. stud. med. Max Höniger, Vizepräs.: stud. tech. Philipp Singer, Schriftführer: stud. tech. Josef Klipper. Der Ausschuss begann seine Tätigkeit mit der Einführung von regelmässigen Konventen, in welchen die Grundprinzipien der Verbindung, die Statuten und die in Bielitz ...
  • Gorlice Yizkor Book (1962), image 201 {y176}
    ... אלימלך ואשתו ובניהם אחרי מלחמת השחרור The family After the War of Independence תמונה משפחתית של אלימלך כרם 19M ,מעת קבלת הפרם בתערוכה החקלאית בכית יגן Elimelech Herein family Receiving Agricultural Prize, Beith Dagan, 1958 אפתי בירךשכרעױנר / היינו כחולמים (זכרוגות מימי העלית השלישית) חבלי עליה כשעליתי לארץ בשנת 1922 היתר ...
  • Kalusz Yizkor Book (1980), image 570 {y218}
    ... Jewish families in the town: office workers, deliverymen, whdesalers and salesmen. The brick factory, which had belonged to the Winkler family before the war, was taken over by the gentiles when Poland regained its independence. On the other hand, Jewish industry was enriched by a steam-mill operated by the Goldvert family; two saws ... hamess-makers.an upholsterer, a bricklayer, but no blacksmith. There were transport workers: carriers and coachmen. To the credit of this class of workers we are proud to say that almost all of them, without exception, were decent, honest family men. They reared their children, taught them to be law-abiding, and educated them to become doctors, dentists and professors. It was said that Kalush had one Jewish thief. We personally never encountered him. There ...
  • Baranow Yizkor Book (1964), image 245 {y32}
    ... They then moved on to the next town where they would repeat the process. On the average, around 70 such transient economic outcasts passed through Baranow weekly. A voluntary committee was organized to handle this phase of activity. A tax was levied on the Jewish community and each family was obligated to pay a certain amount of money and two meals weekly for this purpose. Thus the transient poor was taken care of in an organized fashion. He re-ceived a sum of money plus two meals and a nights lodging if he "stayed over." This averted the spectacle of the migrant poor parading from door to door. It saved him time and effort and he was able to move on and cover more "territory." Part of this levy was designed for the local poor. In addition the income from Moos Chitim and contributions from ...
  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 481 {y48}
    ... The ghetto was closed and without a special permit, it was forbidden to leave it.This brought about the breakdown in the barter business with the peasants of the neighborhood. We also lost at once most of our hiding places and the advantage of escaping from the town in time of danger. The next "action" was not late in coming. By the month of January 1943. 3 actions, each one more cruel than the other, had taken place. We were only a small group of people left in the ghetto, a mere remnant of the Jews of our town. At the be-ginning of February, the Judenrat received an order from the Gestapo to bring back to town all these Jews, who received special permission to live outside the ghetto. On the 15th February 1943 the validity of these special permits expired. This served as a sign, that ...

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