Records of the Eckstein family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 407 records for the surname Eckstein (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:

  • Marcus EKSTEIN
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Scheindel EKSTEIN
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Simche Friedel WALLACH f MARKMANN, son of Seinwel MARKMANN and Dwore Schifre WALLACH
    and Freude EKSTEIN f GRÜNBERG, daughter of Benjamin GRÜNBERG and Schewe EKSTEIN
    marriage record from Tarnopol Jewish Marriage Banns, Marriage Certificates (1916, 1920-1939)
  • Mordko EKSTEIN
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Chaim ECKSTEIN
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Jacob EKSTEIN
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Hersch EKSTEIN
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Schimon EKSTEIN
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Nison EKSTEIN
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Szulim Egstein
    1780-1850 property record from Drohobycz Landowners (1780-1850)

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

There are 187 search results for the surname Eckstein 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.

  • Horodenka Yizkor Book (1963), image 56 {y190}
    ... Mothie Doppler Kalman Glasser Jakob Lidercr Moses Fliigler Hersch Sonncnfeld Schlome Silber Maier Bruckenstein Aaron Schatzberg Moses Turkner Simon Prcdig Froim Imbermann Hersch Feuer Mothie Kaz Moses Bruckenstein Eisig Sucher Schmul Hager Herz Pechert Moses Zangel Izig Gottlieb Hersch Schwimmer Hersch Sucher Jankel Eckstein Moses Austern Izig Zorn Godel Lochner Leib Guttmann Srol Goldschmidt Chaim StUrmer Ruben Richter Mayer Ricgelmann Moses Buchner Moses Maas Dawid Feuer Monas Burger Hersch Binder Jankel Rosenbaum Chaim Sisslcr Schapse Dankncr Saul Berghauer Moses Frcimann Tod res Kugelmoss Archiv des Ministerium des Innern Liquidation.
  • Kolbuszowa Yizkor Book (1971), image 812 {y239}
    ... were taken to rhe nearby camp, Jasionka. Most of them died of hunger; others were shot. Soon all were dead. These included the following: Motele and Shlomo Grossfater, the son of Shamshon the shochet\ Leibush Ehrlich; Moshe Sternlicht; Zeinwil Weitz; Henech Leistner; Yoel and Mannes Spira. In the Rzeszow ghetto there remained: Hena Trompeter; Andzia Eckstein and her husband; the whole Rapaport family and Izak Silber with his mother and sister. He was appointed as liaison between the Jewish police and the city’s commander. In the P.Z.L. camp were: Shmulek Weichselbaum; and Hersch-Mendl Stub. In the fifth evacuation they took the families of the Judenrat members and of the order-keeping force. Marcuse rhe commander was always drunk; a refugee from Kalisz, he served as the head of the ghetto ...
  • Kolbuszowa Yizkor Book (1971), image 832 {y239}
    ... borders were as follows: the river on the east, Szendiszew Street on the west and the "Golden Row" on the north. The shops facing the market were given to the Poles and the homes in the back were fenced in and joined to the ghetto. The southern border stretched from the little crossing, near the river, across from Yaakov Eckstein’s courtyard, in a straight line along the fields on the other side of the city, up to the post office on Szendiszew Street. Eckstein’s Street, previously called the Baker’s Street, was the main street of the ghetto. It had two gates which were always locked; the keys were in the mayor’s hands. The transfer was not easy; there was no transportation and everyone tried to hurry to avoid being killed. It was done on Friday and Saturday, with the Judenrat assigning ...
  • Kolbuszowa Yizkor Book (1971), image 868 {y239}
    ... the Hebrew portion of our book for this document is charac- terestic of those times and sheds light on the Jewish way of life in the shtetl.) Rabbi Teitelbaum's death set off a sharp dispute. True, Rabbi Asher Rubin did not demand the rabbinate for himself, but there remained the two sons of the deceased. The dispute was not so much between the rabbis as between their supporters. The princi- pal instigator was the Eckstein family; by aggressively using their prominent standing in the community as well as their financial ties and enormous influence, they enflamed both sides to such an extent that the case had to be taken to court in Rzeszow where non-Jewish judges handed down the decision as to who should be the next Rabbi of Kolbuszowa. On Saturday, September 12, 1914, Reb Asher-Rubin died ...
  • Kolbuszowa Yizkor Book (1971), image 869 {y239}
    KOLBUSZOWA MEMORIAL BOOK 30 Purim shalachmonoss and holiday funds. He fulfilled all the duties of a day an even though officially he had not been engaged as one and was not being paid a salary. The reason was that his father, Yehoshua Weinman, had opposed Yaakov Eckstein, the wealthi- est man in town and the Ecksteins were as a result leading a stubborn boycott against Hiel-Shyje’s, ignoring the desires and demands of the community. Reb Hiel-Shyje's was responsible for the numerous and among them rare volumes kept in the bet-mtdrash, taught the grown young men, supervised and set in order the instruction in the heder-sc\\oo\st and later ...

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