Records of the Epel family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 542 records for the surname Epel (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:

  • Rudolf APPEL
    census record from Tarnopol Refugees at Beginning of WWI (1914-1915)
  • Zygmund APEL, son of Gedalje APEL and Ettel Hinde ALLES
    and Perl Ruchel WALDHÜTER, daughter of Hersch WALDHÜTTER and Sara Nessie WARTENFELD
    marriage record from Tarnopol Jewish Marriage Banns, Marriage Certificates (1916, 1920-1939)
  • Chanzie APEL
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Aron Wolf MAJER, son of Hersch Majer MAJER and Sara Lieba APPEL
    and Marjem Rojza DORF, daughter of Eljukim DORF and Estera LANGER
    marriage record from Nowy Targ Jewish Marriages (1924-1927, 1930, 1934, 1936, 1937)
  • Samuel Apfel
    1780-1850 property record from Drohobycz Landowners (1780-1850)
  • Natan Apfel
    1780-1850 property record from Drohobycz Landowners (1780-1850)
  • Moszko APFEL
    1787 property record from Lwów Żółkiew District No. 3 Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Moszko APFEL
    1788 property record from Lwów Kraków suburbs Josephine Survey, part 3 (1788)
  • Moszko APFEL
    1788 property record from Lwów Halicz District No. 1 Josephine Survey, part 2 (1787-1788)
  • Mosche APFEL
    1789 property record from Lwów Żółkiew District No. 3 Josephine Survey (1789)

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

There are 189 search results for the surname Epel 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.

  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 490 {y48}
    ... home. They received a thorough basic education and in addition an occupational training, so that they could later take care of themselves. This Orphans-home ceased to function when Second World War broke out. The destiny of these orphans was part and parcel of the destiny of the Jews in Brzezany. THE HOLY BUPIAL SOCIETY AND THE COFFIN BEARERS This society was founded by Rabbi Naphtali Herz Halperin and Jakob Apel in 1837 and it was ratified 1876 under the name of "Charity and Kind• ness". Every member of this holy society volunteered his services and took part in all it's affairs without receiving anything in return. When Second World War broke out one member. David Ginsburg. took upon himself to conduct the affairs of this society. He devoted his time to this holy work, to the very last ...
  • Brzezany Yizkor Book (1978), image 490 {y91}
    ... home. They received a thorough basic education and in addition an occupational training, so that they could later take care of themselves. This Orphans-home ceased to function when Second World War broke out. The destiny of these orphans was part and parcel of the destiny of the Jews in Brzezany. THE HOLY BURIAL SOCIETY AND THE COFFIN BEARERS his society was founded by Rabbi Naphtali Herz Halperin and Jakob Apel in 1837 and it was ratified 1876 under the name of "Charity and Kind-ness". Every member of this holy society volunteered his services and took part in all it's affairs without receiving anything in return. When Second World War broke out one member. David Ginsburg. took upon himself to conduct the affairs of this society. He devoted his time to this holy work, to the very last ...
  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 489 {y48}
    THE BEGINNING OF SECOND WORLD WAR oth. the Poles and the Ukrainians strove to seize the sources of liveli• hood from the Jewish population of the town. They were assisted in their evil deeds by the Polish Government. The Government levied heavy taxes upon the Jews and decreed harsh laws against them. The Polish and Ukrai-nian mobs translated these laws into the force of the first. The Poles began by attacking and beating up their Jewish neighbours, and the Ukrainians engaged in burning and pillagig Jewish homes, and even murdering Jews who lived in villages. Antisemitism increased from day to day. When second World War broke out. though we ...
  • Brzezany Yizkor Book (1978), image 489 {y91}
    THE BEGINNING OF SECOND WORLD WAR oth. the Poles and the Ukrainians strove to seize the sources of liveli-hood from the Jewish population of the town. They were assisted in their evil deeds by the Polish Government. The Government levied heavy taxes upon the Jews and decreed harsh laws against them. The Polish and Ukrai-nian mobs translated these laws into the force of the first. The Poles began by attacking and beating up their Jewish neighbours, and the Ukrainians engaged in burning and pillagig Jewish homes, and even murdering Jews who lived in villages. Antisemitism increased from day to day. When second World War broke out. though we ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 403 {y94}
    ... of his shirt and had a nervous tick in his face. Every week day before noon I would meet him going from the Tost Office in the shtetl's market square, carrying a parcel of newspapers and a walking stick draped over his arm. This was Reb Leib Diamant, one of the popular figures in the shtetl who had relinquished his tradi-tional Jewish clothing while still a boy, when he turned to "evil ways" and became a "maskil" (open to European culture). In this act of straying from the fold he was one of a very small number of his peers in the shtetl at the time, before the First World War, and it took a lot of courage. Reb Diamant was one of the forerunners of na-tional Zionist ideas which were then reaching the shtetl, but he was also a strict adherent to Jewish tradition and always present ...

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