Records of the Denester family in the All Galicia Database

There is currently 1 record for the surname Denester (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 the result:

  • Józef DENISTER
    1936 tax record from Brzeżany Jewish Taxpayers (1936)

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

There are 196 search results for the surname Denester 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.

  • Czortkow Yizkor Book (1967), image 472 {y125}
    ... MORDECHAl KII.BERG HISTORY OF THE JEWS OF CZORTKOW * TOPOGRAPHY OF THE TOWN The town lies on the right hank of the river Seret, in a deep valley surrounded by mountains, some of them covered with forests, the others greening with herbs In summer and snowcapped in winter. The river flows from north to south, and falls into the Dniester. Two of the bends of the river cross the town at two different points and largely add to its charming beauty. From the top of the mountains roundabout, an exquisite scenery is visible which one can feast his eyes on for hours. HISTORY OF THE TOWN The name Czortkow was mentioned for the first time in 1427 in a document of submission to the King Wladvslaw Jagiello, signed, among other nobles ...
  • Horodenka Yizkor Book (1963), image 443 {y190}
     VI occupation. Soon after the first Action, however, Jews ceased to believe Nazi promises and propaganda and began to realise their true position. Several young Jews then joined the partisans who were just beginning to organise resistance activities in the forests on the other side of the River Dniester. Thanks to this handful of men and women, who ultimately reached Israel, U.S.A., U.S.S.R. and Latin America, wc know some facts about the destruction and annihilation of Horodenka Jewry and Jewish life. No matter how much we grieve we cannot bring back our dear and beloved parents, our sisters and brothers and their innocent children, ...
  • Husiatyn Yizkor Book (1968), image 286 {y198}
    ... Since then, this name figured prominently in all historic research about Russia. In the 19th and 20th Century, generations of historians and scholars made this city the subject of their study and research. As is well known, Russia is recognized as part of the European Continent consisting of the Eastern sector, the Ukraine, parts of Rumania (Bessarabia) and White Russia, which is bordered by the rivers Bug, Dniester and Dnieper; two other major bodies of water arc the Black Sea and the sea of Azov. The country also embraces Central Russia, along the length of the Okka River and the Volga, beyond the Ural Mountains and the Steppes of Siberia, with Moscow in its center. There have been opinions that the entire land mass of Russia cannot truly be considered European because of its culture ...
  • Sambir Yizkor Book (1980), image 395 {y6}
    ... of this Polish policy would bring much benefit to the Catholic Church in the East. Days full of dramatic tension and a tragic end inspired writers, poets, sculptors and painters to create important works woven around the fate of Marina Mnishek, the Czarist of Rus-sia. and Dmitri the Impostor, the Czar of all Russia, on the background of the romantic royal palace in Sambor on the banks of the Dniester.. Following is a brief account of the course of events. In 1603 there appeared in Poland Dmitri the Impostor, who claimed that he was Dmitri the son of the Russian Czar Ivan the Terrible, who had escaped from the murderers sent by the Czar Boris Godunov. Dmitri found him-self supporters among the rulers of Poland, who saw in him a tool to serve them in their policy toward Moscow, as well ...
  • Sambir Yizkor Book (1980), image 396 {y6}
    ... the walls surrounding it. experienced many fires, some of them accidental. In 1585. an accidental fire broke out which destroyed almost half the city. The fire in 1637 was even more terrible, with nearly the whole city, except for one street, being burnt down. On 29 October 1779, a huge blaze razed 144 houses. Floods The city was also hit by floods, the worst in 1688 and 1700. The waters of the Dniester rose and overflowed its banks. The streams of water from the hills swept away whole houses, drowning corpses of humans and cat-tic. The people climbed trees to save them-selves. Epidemics From time to time, mainly in the summer months, epidemics raged in the city which took their toll of many lives. In 1705. about two-thirds of the inhabitants died of cholera. The cemeteries were filled ...

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