Records of the Fass family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 715 records for the surname Fass (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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Jankel FASS
    1788 property record from Brody Josephine Survey (1788)
  • Channa FOST
    1789 property record from Lwów Żółkiew District No. 3 Josephine Survey (1789)
  • Jonas SÄCHER and Pesill FATT
    1803 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)
  • Feige, daughter of Wolf PFAN [PFAU]? and -
    1805 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 715 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 47 entries listed in the Gesher Galicia Family Finder for this surname.

Here are the 3 most recent records.

Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
FUCHS in
Zalishchyky, Ukraine
GG Member Boca Raton, FL
USA
Aug 26, 2020
FASS in
Ulanow, Poland
GG Member Secaucus, NJ
USA
Aug 19, 2019
FISCH in
Radomysl Wielki, Poland
GG Member Chesterfield, MO
USA
Jul 22, 2019

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

There are 194 search results for the surname Fass 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.

  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 421 {y94}
    ... the shtetl to settle in Reishe. Of this large family only Bluma, the young-est daughter and her husband Reb Moshe Bcrglas, also of Brzozow, survived and are now in New York. They hid in Belgium during the war. Ha’im Ya’akov and Hennia Katz were childless and adopted a girl in the family — Haitscha, who later married Reb Yo’el Markel, eldest son of Reb David Yona Markel and Brosha, the daughter of Reb Eliezer Fass, God rest Ins soul. Reb Yo’el Markel and his brother, Eliyahu, are A LETTER and her two sons were hidden by a brave and noble Polish woman. Zophia Gorgasch. A local doctor, called upon for help, informed on them and the whole family was killed. I also lost my brother. Hcrsch-Zvi Stiglitz and his wife in the shtetl of Kolbashov. A total of one hundred members ...
  • Bobrka Yizkor Book (1964), image 238 {y80}
    ... received in Boibcrkc was headed the parade astride a big white horse flanked by one or two aides. Their greatest, glory each year was on August 18th, the birth-day of the Austrian F.mpcror Franz Joseph I, whom many Jews of Galicia admired and loved as a friend of the Jews. On that day Nissan Katz, would be attired in an expensive new uniform, which he could ill afford to pay for. He and his unit would pass in review before the Austro-Hungarian Consul General in New York and from there they would proceed to the "Dukler Mogcn Avrohom Shul" on Altor-ncy Street (on the lower East Side), where the Cantor would chant a Mishcbirach for the Emperor. Some days later, Nissan Katz would proudly display a letter of thanks from the Austrian Ambassador in Washington. But the turnover in the regiment ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 444 {y94}
    ... in a field near the village. Seven of us could still walk but there were six more who were ill. We realized that to remain in no-man’s land spellt danger of immediate extinction, so soon before salvation. We therefore decided to go in the direction of the American lines. Among the "descr-ters" there was also a German "Kapo", a communist whose home was not far away. This man had man-aged to get a transit pass from the village mayor, officially signed and confirming that we were former prisoners legally released by the authorities and on our way home. I would like to point out that in the course of our many journeys on foot, made under the pressure of the thug’s boot when we dragged ourselves forward, teeth clenched with effort, no man offered to support his marching neighbour or give ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 459 {y94}
    ... of Reb Koppel Tzvik, may God avenge them. Nota’s father, Itzik Mendel, may he rest in peace, died young, and his mother, may God avenge her, a clever and resolute woman, managed the business ... The Government’s Legal Adviser vs. Eichmann, p. 51). From the meagre information appearing in the Soviet press regarding the war in far Western Europe it was possible to deduce that, aside from naval ... pass through the close net of Russian bureaucracy and, strange as it may seem, were released. Tens of thousands of others were sent into Russia, their treatment becoming progress-ively worse. The farther they got into the country the deeper they began sinking into the murky quag-mire of the NKVD machinery. Border patrols were reinforced and latecomers attempting to escape found all the ways ...
  • Baligrod Yizkor Book (1964), image 421 {y24}
    ... 824 FOREWORD This Yizkor book is written then, both as a memorial to our dead and as a symbol of our rebirth. It is written to show the world the spirit of the Jew. As important as mere personal survival is to each and every one of us, the survival of an idea, of a faith, of a religion, of the right to be different is more important than even life itself. Fach time we take this Book in hand we reconfirm our faith that we as Jews can not be obliterated from this earth. For, no matter how many of us arc gassed, or how many of us arc cremated, 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 ...

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