Records of the Dershowicz family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 30 records for the surname Dershowicz (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:

  • Beile, daughter of Isak DERSAWITZ
    1824 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Schlome DORZAWETZ
    1880 census record from Tarnopol Jewish Census (index book) (1880)
    1880 census record from Tarnopol Jewish Census (index book) (1880)
  • Salamon DERZAWETZ
    1890 census record from Tarnopol Jewish Census (index book) (1890)
    1890 census record from Tarnopol Jewish Census (index book) (1890)
  • Salomon DORZAWETZ
    1910 census record from Tarnopol Jewish Census (1910)
  • Schaje HOROWITZ
    1910 census record from Tarnopol Jewish Census (1910)
    1916 death record from Sanok Jewish Deaths (index book) (1914-1939)
  • Scheindl Jente DERSCHOWITZ
    1921 birth record from Żołynia Jewish Births (index book) (1915-1942)
    1923 birth record from Żołynia Jewish Births (index book) (1915-1942)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 30 records. The AGD is updated with new records every few months, so check back often to see the latest results.

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There are 9 entries listed in the Gesher Galicia Family Finder for this surname.

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
Rohatyn, Ukraine
GG Member Berkeley, CA
Sep 1, 2018
Kolomyya, Ukraine
GG Member Jerusalem,
Jul 3, 2018
Pshybluv, Ukraine
GG Member Jerusalem,
Jul 3, 2018

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

There are 160 search results for the surname Dershowicz 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.

  • Kolbuszowa Yizkor Book (1971), image 825 {y239}
    KOLBUSZOWA MEMORIAL BOOK 74 most respected citizens of the ghetto to his office and told them that the tyrant Twardon demanded that they shave off their beards. Disobedience meant instant death. They were: my father Itsche Saleschutz; Yossef-Hayyim Anfang; Hersch Kleinman; Osher Dershowitz; Hendl Ginsberg; Moshe-Yossef Berle; Israel Hofferc; Yaakov Kirshenbaum; Hirch-Yaakov Silber; Moshe Fenichel; Kalman Birenbaum; Shulcm Sher; Kiva Schmidt; Kiva Auch- hisiger and Hersch Kinstlich. Shaving their beards was for these pious men a "taste of death itself". A few days later Paszek again had to inform them that Twardon demanded 5 kilo of gold. The ...
  • Kolbuszowa Yizkor Book (1971), image 831 {y239}
    KOLBUSZOWA MEMORIAL BOOK 68 including many members of the Judenrat, as follows: Leibush Saleschutz, Don Haar, the lawyer Dr. Kleinhaus, Moshe Feingold, Moshe Landau, Szyja Notowitz, Reuven Winter, Shalom Audi- hisiger, Chune Groshaus, Boaz, Benjamin, Yudel and Israel Feuer, Levi Glantz, Osher Dershowitz, Moshe Kurtz, David Scherr, Moshe Fenichel, Mendl Shul, Psachja Weiss, Herzl Landau, Sara Insel, Esther Ullan, Tzipa Wagshall and the brothers Yancze and Paszek Rapaport. The arrests depressed everyone. The only consolation was that they had left Dr. Anderman. But this was shortlived for on the following day he too was arrested and his house ...
  • Kolbuszowa Yizkor Book (1971), image 840 {y239}
    ... Silber, who suffered from a lung disease. The Germans butted them with their guns and forced them, bleeding and near collapse, to carry the heavy boxes themselves. Every day we came home exhausted and wounded without even food to sustain us. On the eve of Sukkot 10 gestapo officers arrived on the scene and at once demanded to have five Jews brought to them. The Polish police promptly brought Osher Dershowitz, Hirsh Klein- man, Leibek Beck, Motl Lampell and Kivche Leistner. Their beards were shorn off and they were sent to inform the Kolbuszowa Jewry that all were to leave the city within six days, .taking with them whatever was essential. The penalty for staying would be death by shooting. This came as a shock. People ran about as though poisoned. Where were they to go, with winter ...
  • Kolbuszowa Yizkor Book (1971), image 871 {y239}
    ... , famous and keen-minded rabbi. . .", "honored friend, the learned and astute judge who penetrates to the most profound depths of justice . . .*' and the like. One of the most colorful personalities in Kolbuszowa was without a doubt the dayan Itzhak-Leyser Greer whose wisdom was known far and wide. As a number of questions requiring Responsa were formulated jointly by him and dayan Goldberg, we find in Reb Yitzhak Szmelkes' book one addressed to both together: "To the excellent judges, keen-minded learned rabbis, dayanim of Kol- buszowa . . ." Others too wrote such combined responses. Reb Hayyim-Yeshayah Dershowitz was the very opposite of
  • 1933/1934 Krakow City Address Directory + Miscellaneous Province Directory, image 467 {d3534}
    ... . Derendal Józef, urz. bank., Al. Słowackie- go 21. Derenowski Tadeusz, dr. dziennikarz, Pę- dzichów 22. Dereń Andrzej, urz. tramwaj., pl. Zgody 5. — Tomasz, urz. kolej., Bosacka 8. Deresiewicz Rozalja, urz. pryw., Lwow- ska 1. — Ryszard, urz. pryw., Pawia 22. Derewianko Mikołaj, inż. kolej., Halicka 16. Derkacz Józef, urz. Mgtu, Lubelska 6. Derschowitz Abraham, kupiec, R. Mcisel- sa 20. ^ ... Deszcz Marjan, prof. gimn., Ujejskiego 8. Detiloff Anna, urzędu., al. 29 Listopada 57. — Lesław, budown., al. 29 Listopada 57. — Wiktorja, wł. ęcal., al. 29 Listopada 57. — Włodzimierz, kap. W. P., Ser. Fenn’a 14. Deutscher Aron, wł. druk., Dietlowska 48. — Izak, kupiec, Dietlowska 5. — Izrael, kupiec, św. Stanisława ...

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