Records of the Foster family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 60 records for the surname Foster (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:

  • Jonas FASTER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Andris FAUSTER
    1787 property record from Lwów Żółkiew District No. 3 Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Andris FAUSTER
    1788 property record from Lwów Kraków suburbs Josephine Survey, part 3 (1788)
  • Andris FAUSTER
    1788 property record from Lwów Halicz District No. 1 Josephine Survey, part 2 (1787-1788)
  • Andre FAUSTER
    1789 property record from Lwów Żółkiew District No. 3 Josephine Survey (1789)
  • Andre FAUSTER
    1789 property record from Lwów Żółkiew District No. 3 Josephine Survey (1789)
  • Guttel, daughter of Syse FÄCHTER and Chaie Sura
    1815 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1814-1816)
  • Abr. FEUSTER, son of Sender
    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)
  • Moyzes PFASTER
    1820 property record from Żółkiew Franciscan Survey (1820)

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

There are 194 search results for the surname Foster 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.

  • Iavoriv Yizkor Book (1979), image 143 {y63}
    ... so that by 1890 th-ere was a sufficient number of Javorover families settled in New-York City to make the estab^shment of a society of Javorover compatriots (landslayt) desirable, and the First Jaworower Sick Benefit Society was fromed that year. The Society was organized along the lines of similar associations. e«mj!le0־US provlsions of Us constitution serve to indicate the aims of the group, for To foster friendship among our Javorover brothers (memders). To provide moral and financial support in case of Illness or death. To find employment for newly-arrived."green" iwnigrants. To provide burial, visit the sick, assist the unemployed and encou- rage the members to send aid to their needy relatives In their ״at- 1ve c t ty. To provide assistance to Javorover Institutions should the Rabbi ...
  • Lancut Yizkor Book (1963), image 474 {y2}
    ... 24, N.Y., Co 6^547• Mintz, Sol, 100 E. 51th Sr. Bklyn j, N.Y., PR 8-4744. O Offner, Arnold F., 800 Ocean Park-way Bklyn 30, N.Y. UL 4-1817. Orgel, Mrs. J., 1060 Hunter Ave., Valley Stream, L.I. P Padower, Arnold, 1262 Noble Ave. Bx. 60, N.Y., TI 2-1766. Padower, Hugo, 1262 Noble Ave. Bx. 60, N.Y., TI 2-1766. Padower, Joseph, 1270 Noble Ave. Bx. 60, N.Y. Perlmuter, Leonard, 7920 Foster St. S.E., Washington 28, D.C Perlmutter, Abraham, 2830 Grand Concourse Bx. 58, N.Y. SE 3-2446. Perlmutter, Mrs. Bessie, 1027 44th St. Bklyn 19, N.Y., GE 8-6773. Pinkus, Max, 245-46 Crescent Belle-rose, L.I. Fieldstone 7-1508. Price, William, 320 Ave. N. Bklyn 30, N.Y. ES 5-1409. R Rabinowie, Sidney, 192 E. 3rd St. N.Y.C Rauch, Mrs. David, 1020 Neilson St., Far Rockaway, N.Y. Rauch, Mrs. Jean c/o Weinberger ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 445 {y94}
    130 hurried departure. The sick were left in the mean-time but had no illusions as to their fate. It later transpired that almost all those left behind were saved — the Nazis were too late in implementing their plan to blow up the camp with its inhabitants. The Russians advanced much faster than expected and the Nazis fled to save their skins. In giant convoys we left on foot with armed guards on every side to prevent any attempts to escape. Our expectations that the Russians would catch up with us or at least bomb us from the air or with mortars, so that we could exploit the ensuing panic to get away, were disappointed. For three ...
  • Husiatyn Yizkor Book (1968), image 240 {y198}
    ... as wagonload after wagonload of eggs were taken across the border. Every day of the year, even sometimes on the Sabbath, the wagons rolled incessantly. In the fall, in addition to eggs, went all kinds of foodstuffs; wheat, corn, sugar and beets, exported to Austria, Germany and even to the far reaches of Rus-sia. The roads and railroad trains in Austria were modern and it was easier and faster to reach the far places of Russia via Aus-tria than to send them over the old and broken roads and ways in the Ukraine. Our house stood on a hill. In the evening, from our windows, we saw the lights on the "other side." During the high holidays we could hear the chanting of prayers from the Rebbe’s court. To visit the Hussiatiner Rcbbe’s court was one of my childhood am-bitions. We heard such ...
  • Mikulince Yizkor Book (1985), image 443 {y324}
    ... another operated a fruit and vegetable stand in the market. Yekel made "lades" and sold them on the streets. He also went to Gentile parties. It happened more than once that Naftali Bass, after a hard day’s work, would fall asleep while playing his bass. When the conductor would call out "Nu? ** he would wake up, frightened, and go back to playing at a faster tempo. This would anger the conductor and was sufficient grounds for a quarrel. Alter Bass and his two sons Shaye and Yisrael were particular- ly talented musicians. Yisrael was the most talented of all, having shown special aptitude for the violin at age six. Dr. Julius Silber- man took an interest in him and with the help of Countess Rey he was sent to a conservatory in Lvov . Later, he became famous as a violin virtuoso under ...

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