Records of the Fait family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 683 records for the surname Fait (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:

  • Baruch, son of Jakób SZEINMAN and Malke Sura FASS
    and Ester Chane, daughter of Chaskiel THELLER and Cirl THELLER
    marriage record from Tarnopol Jewish Marriage Banns, Marriage Certificates (1916, 1920-1939)
  • Jehoschia KLAPHOLZ, son of Leib KLAPHOLZ and Sala KLEIN
    and Malke FEIT, daughter of Józef FEIT and Genendel BERGER
    marriage record from Nowy Targ Jewish Marriages (1924-1927, 1930, 1934, 1936, 1937)
  • Ewhen FASS, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Ignaz FASS, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Jelysaweta FASS, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Tonka FASS, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Isaak FETT, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Mala FETT, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Rubin FETT, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Tauba FETT, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 683 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 75 entries listed in the Gesher Galicia Family Finder for this surname.

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
FEIT in
Leżajsk, Poland
GG Member #22 Dix Hills, NY
USA
Aug 26, 2019
FEIT in
Laczki Brzeskie, Poland
GG Member #1571 Miami, FL
USA
Jul 21, 2019
FEIT in
Rozniaty, Poland
GG Member #1571 Miami, FL
USA
Jul 21, 2019

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

There are 174 search results for the surname Fait 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.

  • Baligrod Yizkor Book (1964), image 421 {y24}
    ... , so long as one of us survives, or so long as one of our hooks remains or one of our ideas endures, wc survive and our culture, our heritage, our tradition is transmitted, as if by a lit candle, from one generation to the next. And so, the story of Suwałk is written to acquaint the living with the tragic events of the past. It is written so that »c may take pride in our heritage, courage in our actions and reinforce our faith in our ultimate survival and rebirth. In rcponing the history of Suwałk we do not concern ourselves with the story of individual Jews but arc primarily concerned with the inner life of the Jews of Suwałk as a whole; their culture, their institutions, their religion — all as expressed by an organized articulate self conscious community of Jews who show their sense ...
  • Baranow Yizkor Book (1964), image 243 {y32}
    ... his own dingy apartment which often consisted only of a kitchen and bedroom. The two higher classes were conducted in the women's section of the Syna-goguc. At the age of three (3) the child got his first haircut. Then the mother took him to Cheder. The Melamcd would seat the child at the table and start teaching him Aleph Beth. This was a mere formality. The mother would distribute candies among the children. Several months later (some would wait a year or more) the child was put in Cheder in earnest. At the age of five (5) or thereabout the child would begin to learn Chumosh (Bible). The traditional starting was "Vayikro" (Leviticus). The child's beginning to learn Chumosh was an occasion for celebration. Candies and cookies were to be distributed among the classmates and on the Sabbath ...
  • Bobrka Yizkor Book (1964), image 245 {y80}
    campaign brought out many potential leaders for the town. The Polish authorities were displeased because Jewish leaders preached to an independent Jewish nationalism to the Jewish population, instead of merely the faith of Moses. The Polish authorities, with the help of the Chassidic Rabbis who had a considerable hold on the Jews of Boibcrkc would have preferred simply, religion. In the first part of the 19th century. Jews of the Bcrziancr District found themselves under the influence of the Chassidic movement, most of them under the influence of the dynasty of Rcb Mcycr'l of Prcmishlan and Rabbi Brandwein of Strctin. There were many ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 389 {y94}
    ... sadists, and had been brought as low as human beings could be, were capable of finding solutions for the endless calamities then raining down upon the Jews who were mostly in hiding in the strangest places, far from the eyes of the sun. It was each man for himself in dealing with problems of faith and the torments of doubt... The Judenrat, nominated by the Nazis in place of the representatives of the Jewish congregation, could not provide the salaries to be paid to the Rabbis and other "Klei Kodesh". Theirs was the much more important task of stuffing the over-gorged murderers, refilling their bellies and pockets each day anew. Reb Yossele and his family were starving, kept barely alive by the kindly souls who, from time ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 407 {y94}
    ... would call me as if I were his friend : "Come on Avremeleh !״ He would kiss the mezuzah and we would leave together, equals in age and status. All that day I would be sustained by the wonder-ful feeling he gave me... When, at the end of 1941, after the Germans had captured Eastern Poland, I returned to the shtetl, I was eager to meet Reb Hirsheleh, to speak with him and take courage from his deep faith. I never did, for he had gone "underground", living all the time in hiding. When the oppressors ordered all the shtetl’s Jews to cut off their beards, threatening death to all who disobeyed, he ignored the pleadings of his family and resolutely refused to cut off his beard. Hiding in cellars and inner rooms he never went into the street. Reb Hirsheleh was certainly the only ...

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