Records of the Furst family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 409 records for the surname Furst (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:

  • Jetta FORST
    census record from Tarnopol Refugees at Beginning of WWI (1914-1915)
  • Mendel FORS-M--?
    1815 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Cipra, daughter of Abe FURST and Frimet
    1816 birth record from Drohobycz Jewish Births (1816-1869)
  • Riwka, daughter of Moses FIRST and Mariam
    1816 birth record from Drohobycz Jewish Births (1816-1869)
  • Abraham, son of Salmen FURST and Tauba
    1818 birth record from Drohobycz Jewish Births (1816-1869)
  • Reisel, daughter of Abe FURST and Frome
    1818 birth record from Drohobycz Jewish Births (1816-1869)
  • Guttel FURST
    1818 death record from Drohobycz Jewish Deaths (1816-1852)
  • Sucher, son of Chajm FURST and Leia
    1818 birth record from Stanisławów Jewish Births (1817-1845)
  • Mariam FURST
    1819 death record from Drohobycz Jewish Deaths (1816-1852)
  • Rifka, daughter of Abr Leib FURST and Frimet
    1820 birth record from Drohobycz Jewish Births (1816-1869)

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

There are 193 search results for the surname Furst 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.

  • Baligrod Yizkor Book (1964), image 118 {y24}
    ... . װאס פאר איר האט ער באקומען א פריז אויף דער קיניגסבערגער אױסשטלונג פץ 1858. סײ די דײטשע, סײ די יװיש־ריסישע און רוסישע פרעסע האבן אים שסארק נעלויבט. אשר ב‹ר נאכן לעמ א געװיסע צײט אין פאריז איז אשר בער אפנעפארן סוף זעכציקער יארן קיץ ירושלים. פון דארםן האם ער געשריבן פיל ארםיקלען פארן -המגיד־ אץ אנדערע העכרעאישע צײסשריפםן." ער איז נעשסארבן אין 1897 אץ אױף זיץ מצבה אץ • "Chriłten und Juden". A. Fürst, Strasburg, 1892, 1. £6 193. רײונויק װענן משימז־ם ואל דא וערמאנס װערן. אז מיפ אן ציד הינדעדס ׳אי צוריק האס ס״ני געהאט א משומד פאי א בישאף. 1ײן נאמען א•! מאי1*עױכ־־׀י. דער מײניער פיעלאס ביסקיס־כיסקעיױמשװפ. אין ד דבמיקער־אכזיקער יארו בערך. אי! געװען א האלבער ײד, בױד האבן ניט קײן ברסיס װעגן זײ אויבער ועפ, אז בײדע זײנע! געװען ליסודעע. זע װעגן רעש אץ: ,»1.1 -". M. Birtiska, Lot Angel י Licluviu ...
  • Baligrod Yizkor Book (1964), image 148 {y24}
    ... Dubnows siebzig*!״״ Geburtstag". Berlin. 1930, PP. 237—241. "Encyclopedia Brilanica". 1930 (,•Suwałk"). "Encyclopedia Judaica". Vol. II, pp. 302, 520. Vol. III. pp. 921. 925. 935. Vol. V. p. מנ• vol. vi. p. 205. v1״. vn, PP. 311. 467. 1150. Vol. IX. pp. 848, 1075. Vol. X, p. Friedman. Aran. "Lebensbilder berühmter Kantoren", Band III., Berlin, 1927, p. 135. Fürst, A.. "ChriKtcn und luden", Strassburn. 1892, p. 193. * Grodowsky. Nicolas de, "La Situation des Israelites en Russie", Tome I.. Paris. 1890, p. Hornich. Bernard, "My First Fifthly Year*", Chicago, 1939. Jacobson. J., "Die Stellung der Juden in den 1793 und 1795 von Prcussen erworbenen polnischen Provinzen zur Zeit der Besitznahme" ("Monatsschrift für Geschichte und Wissen-»ehalt des Judentums". Melt. 10/12. Janulaitis, Augmtinas ...
  • Baligrod Yizkor Book (1964), image 420 {y24}
    ... 822 FOREWORD of Suwałk. By 1862, after a series of unsuccessful Polish revolts and the stimulus of an increase in persecution, widespread emigration commenced. Suwałk Jews emigrated to the four corners of the world- Their destinations were such far away strange places as New York, Johannesburg, the Argentine, Hungary, London, Montevideo and the Holy Land. Zionist Suwałk, it can be noted, was the first community to actually send envoys to Pa-lestine to purchase land. It should also be remembered that the immigrants from Suwałk were in the forefront in the migration from Rastern Europe and that it was as a result of their influence and aid that the orientation of the Jews in the New World changed from a German and Scphardic influence to one of East European domination. The sons of Suwałk ...
  • Baligrod Yizkor Book (1964), image 421 {y24}
    ... our culture, our heritage, our tradition is transmitted, as if by a lit candle, from one generation to the next. And so, the story of Suwałk is written to acquaint the living with the tragic events of the past. It is written so that »c may take pride in our heritage, courage in our actions and reinforce our faith in our ultimate survival and rebirth. In rcponing the history of Suwałk we do not concern ourselves with the ... Prussia became Lord and Master of Suwałk and the Prussians ruled until 1807 when Suwałk took on a French flavor under Napoleons1 rule. It is under the enlightened reign of Napoleon that the first Jews, forty-four in all, were permitted to settle in Suwałk itself. That was in 1808 and the Suwałk vicinity, one imagines, must have appeared as a great cosmopolitan area to those ...
  • Baligrod Yizkor Book (1964), image 422 {y24}
    ... world war and the ensuing almost complete annihilation of the Jewish Community in The Suwałk vicinity. Time enough for us to view the events in their proper perspective• Suwałk was the first city with any sizeable Jewish community to be conquered and occupied by the Nazi horde. It, no doubt, owes this prominence to its strategic location in the triangular arc! formed by ... served their military duty there, or migrated from there or even perished there, or the descendants of all the foregoing, but it is a lxiok dedicated to World Jewry, not only of this generation but of all generations past. It is a book written with a very familiar theme and a recurring history. The story is as old as the Bible itself. The settlement of Jews in a stangc land; how they prospered and how they multiplied ...

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