Records of the Fenster family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 370 records for the surname Fenster (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:

  • Hersch FENSTER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Ester FENSTER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Sara Rifke FENSTER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Ratze FENSTER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Juda FENSTER, son of Motio and Scheindel
    0 birth record from Fond 424 Jewish Births (various towns), part 2 (1890-1911)
  • Chaje FENSTER, daughter of Motio and Scheindel
    0 birth record from Fond 424 Jewish Births (various towns), part 2 (1890-1911)
  • Jossel, son of Salamon FENSTER
    1808 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Selig, son of Naphtaly FENSTER and -
    1809 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Selig, son of Nephtaly FENSTER and -
    1809 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Schulem, son of Salomon FENSTER and -
    1810 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 370 records. The AGD is updated with new records every few months, so check back often to see the latest results.

The Gesher Galicia Family Finder — connect with other people who are researching the Fenster family:

There are 4 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

To see all Family Finder records as well as contact information for matching researchers, please log in now. If you're not a member yet, join us today!

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

There are 192 search results for the surname Fenster 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 7 {y94}
    ... BY FELA RAVETT 152 SCHERTZ FAMILY 178 REB. WOLF FERSTENBERG 153 RINGEL FAMILY 179 REB. NAFTALI LEVI 153 TRACHMAN FAMILY 181 YEHOSHUAH SCHWEBER 155 forgotten FAMILY 181 REB. YANKELEH REICH 161 REB. ISRAEL FEITH 185 REB. ITSHE FENSTER. THE TAYLOR 176 REB. DAVID ROZNER 186 REB. YOSSELE WEBER 177 REB. DAVID LAMPIN Also the name of Chaim Bank omitted in all three languages by Yossele Weber זייט 294 טור 2 שורה 44 עס דארף ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 390 {y94}
    ... he went to court and so on. The girl was happy in her work. She was intelligent and did her job diligently and with devotion. Leah worked in Father’s office for many years. Before leaving the shtetl in order to join her family in France she brought her younger sister, Sarah, to replace her, and spent several months training her in all the aspects of office and secretarial work. Sarah REB. ITSHE FENSTER, THE TAYLOR dark brown beard was nicely combed and so he stood by the "Aron Kodesh" (Ark) saying the Sabbath pra-yer "Lechoh Nerannenah". Seeing the dignified face of this Jewish craftsman standing in the synagogue per-forming his Sabbath prayers, you had the impression that this ordinary hard-working man was transformed into a mystical Hassidic Rabbi preparing to conduct the "tisch ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 404 {y94}
    ... what happened to him before he gave up his soul to his Maker, but from all the stories told by the village Goyim, from the descriptions of Rogovsky and from the fact that, of all people, it was the cripple who had become a legend, a courageous figure standing up to the mur-derers — all this leads us to believe that there is a Avraham Levite / Yossel Fenster was one of the gifted youths «»f the shtetl. He graduated from highschool in 1932 and left for Katovitz where he found a job. In his free time he was active in various leftist organiza* tions. Before the first of May, when leftist sympathisers used to hold illegal demonstrations, the Police would take him into preventive custody ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 414 {y94}
    ... 161 Chaim Bank / REB. ISRAEL FEITH the paintings and commented that the work must have been done by a great artist. Actually the work was executed by an ordinary Jewish painter who worked while under the influence of alcohol... Reb Israel Feith and his wife Sara had four children — two sons and two daughters. His oldest daughter, Reisel, and her husband Reb. Itshe Fenster, were the first to have a wedding ceremony "Chupah" performed on the dedication "Hanukath-Habaith" of the construction of the Linath Hatzedek Klois. Reb Israel Feith died in 1915. His wife Sara died on the seventh day of the Jewish month Adar in the year 1940, thus avoiding the tiauma of the German atrocities. In the "shtetl" people whispered that Sara Feith died ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 576 {y94}
    Prof. Korn A. Levite 184 The Bibber sisters R. Seelenfreund 185 R' Itshe Fenster H. Bank 185 Rabbi Yossele Weber 186 IN MEMORY OF THE DEPARTED R’ Yehoshua Roth M. Bank 188 R’ Yehoshua Roth A. Levite 189 Moshe Parness M. Bank 191 Shmuel Fiderer ...

Check out Logan Kleinwaks' Genealogy Indexer website for more search results.

Other ways to connect with people researching the Fenster family:


Gesher Galicia is a non-profit organization carrying out Jewish genealogical and historical research on Galicia, formerly a province of Austria-Hungary and today divided between southeastern Poland and western Ukraine. The research work includes the indexing of archival vital records and census books, Holocaust-period records, Josephine and Franciscan cadastral surveys, lists of Jewish taxpayers, and records of Galician medical students and doctors - all added to our searchable online database. In addition, we reproduce regional and cadastral maps for our online Map Room. We conduct educational research and publish a quarterly research journal, the Galitzianer. Gesher Galicia is also organized for the purpose of maintaining networking and online discussion groups and to promote and support Jewish heritage preservation work in the areas of the former Galicia.

You can search our free All Galicia Database, Map Room, and archival inventories, and read about member benefits starting at $50 per year. You can also join online.

Our general contact address: