Records of the Etra family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 50 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:

  • Basia GETREI, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Etla GETREI, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Jakob GETREI, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Majla GETREI, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Pepi GETREI, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Richla GETREI, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • 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)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 50 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 4 entries listed in the Gesher Galicia Family Finder for this surname.

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
ETRA in
Rymanow, Poland
GG Member New York, NY
USA
Apr 10, 2011
ETRA in
Korczyna, Poland
GG Member New York, NY
USA
Apr 10, 2011

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

There are 165 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 244 {y32}
    ... a teacher of violent anti-Jewish sentiment and imparted them to the class at frequent intervals. When communism was considered a threat to Polish interests, she represented the Jew as a communist. When uncmploy-ment and strikes in the industrial cities were the scourge of the country, the Jew was painted by her as the plutocrat who exploited Poland's sons of labor. A Jewish boy who protested and branded her allegations as untrue was severely punished. Fight between Jewish and non-Jewish boys were occurrences that sur-prised no one and the teachers invariably blamed the Jewish boys for pro-voking them. Punishment was severe and immediate—the sharp edge of the meter across the palms and fingers of the hands. It was considered a mark of distinction for the victim not to have screamed in pain ...

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