Records of the Finel family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 23 records for the surname Finel (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:

  • Moses FINEL, son of Jude
    1810 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Chana FENEL, daughter of Juda
    1816 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Nuchim FINEL, son of Dawid and Jente
    1819 birth record from Tarnopol Jewish Births (1816-1820)
  • Szimon FINEL, son of Leib and Leya
    1828 birth record from Tarnopol Jewish Births (1820-1838)
  • Leib FINEL
    1831 death record from Tarnopol Jewish Deaths (1820-1834)
  • Mendel, son of Mayer TINELL [FINELL] and Dresel WEITZ
    1834 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Michil FINEL, son of Isaac and Reisie
    1834 birth record from Tarnopol Jewish Births (1820-1838)
  • Mordko FINEL, son of Nute and Chaie
    1834 birth record from Tarnopol Jewish Births (1820-1838)
  • [no given name] FINEL, son of Mayer FINEL and Dresel WEITZ?/--ITZ?
    1835 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Isaac Leib, son of Mayer FINELL and Dresel WEITZ
    1837 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)

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

There are 192 search results for the surname Finel 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 241 {y32}
    ... which to buy them. The Gabai and the older boys with whom he consulted in such matters, would have to be discriminating in their sc-lection. To the credit of "Kinian Sefarim" it should be noted here that though it was run by mere boys, it was administered efficiently and with integrity. There was never a shadow of scandal associated with the administration of this institution. In the final analysis, Baranow, in the last two decades before its destrue-tion, represented a civilization in transition. To be sure, Baranow was not alone in its groping for new concepts and orientations. Almost each town in western Galicia, and for that matter, in the entire country, was faced with similar situations. But Baranow was different, unique. It was like the other towns of similar size, yet was an entity ...
  • Baranow Yizkor Book (1964), image 249 {y32}
    ... their income in the various stores or open stands which cluttered the "Marek" and thus secured the necessary items for their households. The social status of the Jew in the community usually followed his finan-cial position. But this was not absolute—general erudition, knowledge of the Talmud or "good"' children, would contribute to the elevation of one's status. The social line, in general was not too finely drawn. Laws governing the economy grew steadily more oppressive. No Jews was to get license to sell tobacco. The Jewish saloon keepers found difficulty in having their licenses renewed notwithstanding the intervention of the Jewish members of the Sejm (parliament). In addition, the non-Jewish element made serious attempts to establish businesses. The famous slogan "Swoj do swego'' ...
  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 480 {y48}
    ... emissaries, the Gestapo agreed to increase the number of ad-mission to 400. During the month of May 1943 the barracks were prepared for 400 men in the home of Dr. Falk. The Germans constructed high wirefence around the house : so thai no one could come in. or leave without the guards order. Everyone who had obtained a card, had to come and reside there not later, than the end of May. At dawn, on Saturday, June 12. tht final "action" began. 3 days ahead of our ex-pectations. On that day the Ges'.apo finished off the ghetto, as well as the people in the barracks. Even this time he Germans succeeded in deceiving those, who believed them. Under a heavy guard the barracks dwellers were brought to the cemetery. Only one witness of that event. Menachem Katz. survived and told us what had happened ...
  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 481 {y48}
    ... reason, which eventually caused the Germans to postpone the last "action" for a number of months. In March, 12 Jewish women received permission from the Gestapo to go and purchase whatever they needed in the market Novi-Rinek. There the German gendarmes were waiting for them. They arrested the women and brought them straight to the cemetery, where they shot and killed them. Prior to the final liquidation, of the ghetto, there was one more "action", which lasted 3 days. It began several days before Passover. Unlike the previous "ac-tions", this one was performed by local forces. It was done slowly, quietly and carefully. In a matter of 3 days they succeeded in gathering 300 people, .men. women and children into the yard of the prison. There. Herman of the Gestapo made a selection. Some were ...
  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 482 {y48}
    ... י■ u י!:;״׳ reached us. According 10 this news, which was brought to us by Polish neighbors who added a bit of poison to each story ; the Germans were uprooting Jews from their places 01 resident and they were being brought by train to the district of Lublin. What were the Germans doing with those Jews ? Everyone had his own com-ments. Finally, we learned the tragic truth about the final solution. The Nazis were transporting the Jews in special extermination-camps. A place, or district where Jewish inhabitants had been exterminated became designated as free and clear of Jews — "Yudenrein". Thus, the Jews began to look for ways and means to save themselves. There were some, who attempted to crose the Hungarian border. Others tried to live as gentiles ...

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