Records of the Etra family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 39 records for the surname Etra (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:

  • Moszek HYRA
    1787 property record from Zbaraż Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Isaac, son of Jankel IRO and -
    1812 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Isaag, son of Jankil? IRO?/JRO? and -
    1812 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Saul ERREICH
    1820 property record from Dukla Franciscan Survey House Register (1820)
  • Chaim HEIREICH
    1820 property record from Dukla Franciscan Survey House Register (1820)
  • Chrystian HEROD
    1820 property record from Złoczów Franciscan Survey (1820)
  • Jacub, son of Abrh. EISTREICH
    1823 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Marcus ERGO
    1832 school record from Pest University Jewish Medical, Surgical, Midwifery Students (1793-1846)
  • Abraham Joseph, son of Samul EISTREICH
    1833 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Marjem IRE r. IRA
    1835 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)

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

There are 168 search results for the surname Etra 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.

  • Biecz Yizkor Book (1959), image 373 {y69}
    ... , Jerome Banner, Abraham Beck, Benjamin Beck, Mrs. Pearl Beller, Sidney Berg, Mrs. Malvina Berger, Irving Berkowitz, Irving Bernstein, Louis Bleichfeld, Kalman Blumenkranz, Sadie Briskman, Saul Brandus, Mrs. Phyllis Chananau, Alexander Chananau, Harold Chananau, Louis Citron, Mrs. Beckie Citron, Bernard Citron, Stephen B. Cohen, Lawrence Corn, Alfred J. Dickstein, Mrs. Leah Davidson, Morris Eder, Nathan Eichhom, Harry Eichhom, Joseph Eichhom, Nathan Ertes, Herman Ertes, Milford Ertes, Nathan Ertes, Mrs. Rose Erteschik, Harry Feigenbaum, Mrs. Regina Feigenbaum, Samuel Firestone, Sigmund Fleisher, Nathan Freundlich, Mrs. Rose Geldzahler, Samuel
  • Baligrod Yizkor Book (1964), image 420 {y24}
    ... Europe and that it was as a result of their influence and aid that the orientation of the Jews in the New World changed from a German and Scphardic influence to one of East European domination. The sons of Suwałk helped start a Jewish press in New York, aided in the formation of the Hias, underwrote and founded New York's Beth El Hospital and Su-walker Schules and were responsible for countless other civic and community projects such as the establishmerit of a Suwałk Relief Committe of New York, now in existence for more than 40 years, which continues to be dedicated to the proposition of aiding Suwałk Jews caught in the whirl of history. And so, this chronicle of events is written, not as a replacement for the millions of burned books, but as a pledge to those who have gone before us that ...
  • Baligrod Yizkor Book (1964), image 422 {y24}
    ... the Nazi horde. It, no doubt, owes this prominence to its strategic location in the triangular arc! formed by the borders of Poland, Prussia and the Baltic States. The course of events affecting Suwałk Jewry, the stages of humiliation and annihilation at the hands of both the German Nazis and the violently Anti-Semitic Polish, Latvian and Lithuanian peasants, was to be paralleled in the history of the treatment given and the attitudes shown to other Jewish communities unfortunate enough to find themselves under the dreadful yoke of Nazi do-mi nation. This volume is a memorial book dedicated not only to those who lived in the Suwałk vicinity, or those who grew up there, or studied there, or served their military duty there, or migrated from there or even perished there, or the descendants ...
  • Baranow Yizkor Book (1964), image 241 {y32}
    ... unto itself and had a soul all its own. Basically, it was not a small town; it was a big city in miniature, with its socio-cultural and economic problems. But its deep interests were in large issues. Such topics as Orthodoxy and Radicalism, Zionism and Assimilation, cultural progress and stagnation, loomed important in the community. Their severity was not diminished by the fact that they did not concern Baranow either directly or remotely. Its own pressing day to day problems were handled in a manner and degree of importance and immediacy but the dis-cussions of the larger, abstract issue were the spice of life in Baranow, and were treated with the seriousness and heated dignity befitting them. Nazi brutality ended a civilization of a unique quality—Jewish life in the small-big town with ...
  • Baranow Yizkor Book (1964), image 243 {y32}
    ... occasion for celebration. Candies and cookies were to be distributed among the classmates and on the Sabbath neighbors and family were invited to share in the celebration. The child sat in Cheder all day. Contrary to supposition, it was not too strenuous on the child. The studies weren't difficult and the time spent over the Sidur (prayer book—primers were not available in Baranow) was in short intervals. On the other hand the child was always in company of friends—children of his own age, and from early childhood he acquired the social habit of adaption and accommodation. The older the child became, the more strenuous his studies and the more severe the discipline. At the age of nine (9) he would rise about 6 A.M. and learn until about 8, davin, go home for breakfast and was off to school ...

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