Records of the Demand family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 639 records for the surname Demand (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:

  • [no given name], child of and Brane DIEMANT
    birth record from Jezierna Jewish Births (1886-1893, 1898-1922)
  • Norbert DEMANT
    census record from Tarnopol Refugees at Beginning of WWI (1914-1915)
  • Herman SZYFMAN, son of Ludwik SZYFMAN and Paulina SZYFMAN
    and Chaja DEMANT, daughter of Hersz DEMANT and Marjem DEMANT
    marriage record from Tarnopol Jewish Marriage Banns, Marriage Certificates (1916, 1920-1939)
  • Malia Ruchel DIEMAND
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Sossie DEMANT
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Jacob DIMANT
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • [stillborn], child of Dawid DIMANT
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Itzig Hersch DIMAND
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Feibusz DIMA-D? [DIMAND] and Esther BIRN?
    1807 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)
  • Saloman DIMAND and Marim PILIP
    1807 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)

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There are 11 entries listed in the Gesher Galicia Family Finder for this surname.

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
DIAMANT in
Stryy, Ukraine
GG Member #1390 Monsey, NY
USA
Jun 20, 2019
DIAMOND in
Stryy, Ukraine
GG Member #1390 Monsey, NY
USA
Jun 20, 2019
DIAMANT in
Lviv, Ukraine
GG Member #2628 Montclair, NJ
USA
May 10, 2019

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

There are 172 search results for the surname Demand 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 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 495 {y94}
    ... he once said to me in Warsaw : "I’ve already tried lecturing in Yiddish and I think I've got the language". And just two months ago in Haifa heard him say with the same self-depreciation : "I believe that in a few weeks more I’ll be able to lec-ture in Hebrew". He could have made the act of joining the work-ers’ movement in the diaspora easier for himself. After all, the day-to-day activity of the movement did not demand a too profound and painful ideolo-gical analysis, and the exigent need for pivotal per-sonalities could have been a short and easy way to achieve leader status. The way he chose, how-ever, was that of profound, unremitting study, never compromising the principal tenets of the movement. He never neglected a single problem that needed investigation nor did he accept ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 559 {y94}
    ... days, during which we subsisted on bread and water. I well remember the years I spent at the Girls’ Public School. During the "Religion" lessons, given to the Christians by a priest, the Jewish girls had to wait outside in the corridor. It seems that this priest had the sinister idea of converting me, otherwise why would he demand that I, out of all the Jewish pupils there, remain in class during his lesson ? This also contributed to my decision to leave Poland at the earliest possible opportunity. It was no easy task to convince my parents that I had to leave home at an early age and go to Eretz Yisrael where we had no relatives at all.
  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 420 {y114}
    ... Chrzanow Judenrat, Betsalel Cuker, to investigate the actual conditions in the camp. With his unrelenting energy, together with Moyshe Nagoshiner, he managed to visit the above-mentioned camps. The young men from Chrzanow greeted them with bitterness and outcries of enraged hostility at their fate. He returned heartbroken, but unfortunately he could not do anything substantial to help them. The labor details demand further discussion. It is true that a large number of the young people of Chrzanow gave up their souls in torture and pain at the work camps. But it should also be noted that the majority of the surviving Jews of Chrzanow— which is a large percentage, relative to other Jewish cities—remained alive on ac-count of the camps. I can attest that if they had not been in the camps ...
  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 423 {y114}
    ... competence in order to resolve these conflicts. The Judenrat had various additional functions. It had dealings with the police and the civilian authorities; it provided furniture, linens, and clothing for the Germans and their families, who came like hyenas from every corner of Germany, with the one goal of robbing Jewish goods. Not only that—the Judenrat even had to supply them with provisions for a feast, on demand. It is interesting to note that at the Judenrat there was a cupboard filled with all kinds of good things, such as cognac, wine, liquor, chocolate, coffee, and other very rare items. All this was prepared to be given to the Germans when they demanded it. Most of the Germans who came were police, or as they were nicknamed, Shupo's. Their commander was the always laughing ...

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