Records of the Fetter family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 193 records for the surname Fetter (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:

  • Abraham FETTER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Herszek FETER
    1787 property record from Kozowa Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Nattan, son of Susche FECHTER and -
    1809 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Nattan, son of Susche FECHTER and -
    1809 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Riwka, daughter of Isaac FETTER and -
    1810 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Riwka, daughter of Isaac FETTER and -
    1810 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Rywka FETTER, daughter of Isaac
    1811 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Gittel, child of Sisse FECHTER and Chaje Sara
    1815 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Güttel FECHTER, daughter of Süsche
    1817 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • [no given name] VATTER, daughter of Samuel and Breindel
    1818 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 193 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 11 entries listed in the Gesher Galicia Family Finder for this surname.

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
FEDER in
Pechenizhyn, Ukraine
GG Member Marietta, GA
USA
Oct 18, 2020
FEDER in
Zabolotiv, Poland
GG Member Marietta, GA
USA
Oct 18, 2020

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

There are 56 search results for the surname Fetter 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.

  • Baranow Yizkor Book (1964), image 246 {y32}
    ... were held, resolving the con-flict in favor of the older son, Reb Itzele. Subsequently Reb Itzele acquired the rabbinate in Zavichost. Congress Poland, and his son Reb Avigdor succeeded to the rabbinate. He was the last Rabbi Baranow was privileged to have. Unlike his predecessors Reb Avigdor was social minded. Though lacking the scholarly eminence of his father, he was the one instrumental in con-verting the large Besdin room into a center of learning. Here the "BETTER" lx›ys spent many hours poring over Talmudic tomes. The Rov himself conducted a shiur with some of the more promising boys. He saw in Zionism the very antithesis of Orthodoxy. The restlesncss of the younger generation, its flight from the Talmud to secular education, its becoming lax in observing the mores and taboos ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 451 {y94}
    ... details, yet, in spite of our inability to imagine the horrible events, we were well aware of the terrible tragedy that had overtaken our families. No words can describe the atmosphere at the camp that evening. We had all been orphaned, our loved ones killed, our homes destroyed. Here we were, in the hands of merciless killers who were preparing a similar end for us. Would it not be better to put an end to such a hopeless, meaningless existence ? Like a herd encircled by slavering beasts of prey we huddled together, without a word of comfort for each other. Later on we lay down on the boards for a night that had no end. Each one of us tried to rationalize the tragedy, but it was useless to do so. From every corner rose the sound of weeping and in the camp with the terrible ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 478 {y94}
    ... found in the wagons. Among the Jewish prisoners were several strongly religious Jews who refused to eat non-kosher food, therefore we gave to them the items suitable to their needs. The following day when the gentile prisoners found out about our "good luck" on the railroad station, they sought out the German under officer in charge and told him that they would perform the work even better than the Jews. The under officer ignored their request with the following answer, "Those who worked yesterday will also work today and the day after for as long as it will be necessary." Several days later new staff arrived for the purpose of taking over the guard post for the camp and in this way "our seven good years" came to an end. The new staff came especially to block number 23 to take ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 494 {y94}
    ... among whom was Loshek’s father, Dr. Shmu’el Seelen-freund and his daughter who had come especially for the purpose from Brzozow Gallicia. Mr. Greenbaum and his wife, the parents of Loshek’s faithful com-panion, were also present. Dr. Seelenfreund’s eulogy was heard in deep silence, punctuated only by the sounds of restrained weeping : "As Loshek’s father it would have been far better for me had I not been here... as Loshek’s friend who has not had the privilege of accompanying him to his final resting place I have come here to express my respect." Sensing the profound distress of those present, Dr. Seclenfreund ended by saying : "Friends, do not despair! Be strong and of good courage ! I have certainly been hurt by my son’s death but I am still strong in spirit. Loshek’s death ...
  • Busk Yizkor Book (1965), image 319 {y99}
    ... little by little they fed it to their horses. Soon the hay was almost gone — and so was our hope. We sat rigid — the slightest movement would have been enough to give us away. Every second seemed an eternity. We could not speak, of course, but I was sure that each of us had the same thought: All right, let them come, let whatever must happen happen ; anything will be better than this. Our 44roof" began to disappear. I do not know whether my imagination tricked me or whether I really saw a soldier’s hand reach for the hay right above our heads.' We were saved by the signal for lunch — the soldiers left the barn. We took advantage of the free time to repair our 44ceiling" by grabbing hay stuck in the walls and stuffing it in the roof. In the meantime, probably encouraged by the fact ...

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