Records of the Franzos family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 548 records for the surname Franzos (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:

  • [no given name], child of and Malke FRANZOS
    birth record from Jezierna Jewish Births (1876-1886)
  • [no given name], child of Chaim FRANCOS and Malke FRANCOS
    birth record from Jezierna Jewish Births (1876-1886)
  • Jacob FRANZOS
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Ruchel Metie FRANZOSS
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
    1788 property record from Brody Josephine Survey (1788)
    1788 property record from Brody Josephine Survey (1788)
  • Mortko FRANCUZ
    1788 property record from Brody Josephine Survey (1788)
  • Malka, daughter of Marcus FRANZOS
    1816 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Josel FRANCOIS
    1816 death record from Tarnopol Jewish Deaths (1816-1820)
  • Hudel, daughter of Salomon FRANZOS
    1817 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
Khodorov, Ukraine
GG Member Wilmette, IL
Dec 5, 2018
Lesko, Ukraine
GG Member Jerusalem,
Jul 3, 2018
Drohobych, Ukraine
GG Member West Dummerston, VT
Apr 25, 2018

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

There are 186 search results for the surname Franzos 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.

  • Bobrka Yizkor Book (1964), image 238 {y80}
    ... not merely a synagogue, a house of worship, but a place for learning and study. It was as well a gathering place for the Jewish community—in fact, the only one open to them. Since the vote total which Dr. Zipper 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 ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 540 {y94}
    ... en-couraged creativity. Regardless of how the monarchy was perceived by the Jews as a government, it was perfectly suited to them as an allegory, beginning with the legends of the Blessed Sages of kings and princes, up to the proverbs of the Dubner Magid and the Hassidic tales. In their conceptual world, in exegesis, Hassidism and morality, there were always fables wafted around waiting for a fitting moral to ... thus causing tension and enmity with Serbia) they believed that if the Kaiser demanded these pro-vinces he certainly had a right to them. After the assassination of the crown-prince, the Arch-Duke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, they were convinced that the murderers should be punished. But a decla-ration of war, as they saw it, was a harsh punishment, spelling a horrifying danger. ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 562 {y94}
    ... , had piled up the heavy furniture against the entrance door to our house and stood, his gun cocked, behind the barricade. Ear-splitting shrieks could be heard through the windows. The drunken peasants had come to the shtetl without any produce. They had been planning a pogrom for some days now and finally their moment had come. Peeping through the window I saw some peasants dragging a man whose head was all covered with blood. It was the only Jew who, since the days of Kaiser Franz Joseph, had served on the local police force. The rioting continued till late that evening with-out any intervention by the authorities. All the shops
  • Busk Yizkor Book (1965), image 347 {y99}
    ... Wojewodztwo’\ who’s seat was in Tarnopol. Busk is surrounded by rich and fertile farmlands and forests, enabling the peasants of the surrounding villages to farm, raise cattle, and breed work-and race-horses. The Jews of Busk traded with them in grain and cattle and made an honest livelihood. Many of the surrounding farms were the property of the Polish Earl Kazimierz Badeni, who was an Austrian patriot and a favorite of the royal family of Habsburg in Vienna. At one time Badeni served as Prime Minister to H.M. Franz Joseph the First, from the house of Habsburg in Vienna. Earl Badeni often visited Busk and inquired into the lot of the local Jews. He knew many personally and spoke with them in Yiddish. Often, he exempted poor Jews from paying the town taxes. The only remnant ...
  • Bielsko-Biala Yizkor Book (1973), image 189 {y76}
    ... durch "mutuelles Commerce mit Wolle. Tüchern, Getreide und anderen Waren den allergrössten Teil der Nahrung aus gedachtem Königreiche", weshalb man "sothanen Verkehr ehen-der auf möglichste Weise erleichtern, als erschweren sollte". Diese von dem Bürgermeister Ferdinand Czema und den Rathmannen Andreas Krischke, Georg Krauss und Gottfried Machatschky, sowie dem Notar Heinrich Gottfried Frantz gezeichnete Zuschrift ver-fehlte ihres Zweckes nicht und die Einhebung des Schutzgeldes wurde der Schlossherrschaft strengstens untersagt. Trotzdem wagte es dieselbe wenige Jahre danach, dieselbe Willkür aus-zuüben. Als im Februar 1769 die jüdischen Wollhändler in Bielitz eingetroffen waren, liess sie der fürstliche Schloss-hauptmann zu sich kommen, forderte in gebieterischer Weise die Entrichtung ...

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