Records of the Gants family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 65 records for the surname Gants (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:

  • Mendel GANZ, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Herszko HEYNECH
    1787 property record from Śniatyn Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Wolf EYNECH
    1787 property record from Sokal Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Panko GACZ
    1787 property record from Podhajce Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Layb HASCZ
    1788 property record from Brody Josephine Survey (1788)
  • Leib, son of Berel GANZ
    1805 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Kiwe GANZ, son of Berel
    1811 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Moses GANZ
    1817 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Nese TOLMACZ?/TOL-ACZ?, daughter of Moses and Ester
    1820 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Jzrael GANZ
    1820 property record from Przemyśl, City, Franciscan Survey (1819-1820)

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Skalat, Poland
GG Member Marlton, NJ
Apr 3, 2020
Terebovlya, Ukraine
GG Member Marlton, NJ
Apr 3, 2020
Skalat, Poland
GG Member Marlton, NJ
Apr 3, 2020

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

There are 194 search results for the surname Gants 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 422 {y24}
    ... 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 the borders of Poland, Prussia and the Baltic States. The course of events affecting Suwałk Jewry, the stages of humiliation and annihilation at the hands of both the German Nazis and the violently Anti-Semitic Polish, Latvian and Lithuanian peasants, was to be paralleled in the history of the treatment given and the attitudes shown to other Jewish communities unfortunate enough to find themselves under the dreadful yoke of Nazi do-mi nation. This volume is a memorial book dedicated not only to those who lived in the Suwałk vicinity, or those ...
  • Baranow Yizkor Book (1964), image 244 {y32}
    ... Fight between Jewish and non-Jewish boys were occurrences that sur-prised no one and the teachers invariably blamed the Jewish boys for pro-voking them. Punishment was severe and immediate—the sharp edge of the meter across the palms and fingers of the hands. It was considered a mark of distinction for the victim not to have screamed in pain. The boys devc-loped a method to ease the pain. The victim would run a wet tongue across the painful areas then rub his hand ... child "had" to excel if he was to endure in this atmosphere. the cheder Baranow had three Hebrew teachers (Melamdim). One taught beginners— from Alcph-Beth to Chumosh. Another Mclamcd taught the next age group from about eight to eleven. These boys learned Chumosh-Rashi and Gemoro. The teachers were of local origin whose only ...
  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 483 {y48}
    ... , beatings and degradation, until redemption came by the Angel of Death. The labor-camps as well as the ghettoes were a long legend of suffering. It was a Gehenna, a veritable inferno on earth. In camps, and ghettoes brother harassed brother, and Jew battled his fellow Jew. This was the hight of slavishness and degradation. The human-being losts his hopes, stopped thinking and became a blind medium, a mere tool in the hands of his oppressors. There was no one to rouse him from his stupefying sleep. People were drugged, misled and went astray from the human path. The winter itself caused many casualties, besides those, who were murdered by the Nazis. Hundreds died from hunger and epidemics. The spring of 1942. that followed, brought no relief for us. Day after day there came new commands ...
  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 485 {y48}
    ... advise the people to obey the order or to ignore it. We finished the sacred prayer of "Kol-Nidrei". This service will never be for-gotten by those, who remained alive. The Yom-Klppur morning service was completed at 9 a.m. Hand shaking tears and words of encouragement followed the service. At 10 a.m. the Jews reported to the specified place. The Gestapo, too. was not late in coming. With weapons in their hands they surrounded Targowice square. An order was issued: The Judenrat members should stand separately, workers should stand on the opposite side, the rest of the people, such as lawyers, tea-chers, accountants and merchants should also stand by themselves. After the assortment of the people was completed, they ordered the workers to go back to work and the members of the Judenrat were ...
  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 493 {y48}
    ... life in our town. This lonely monument is a reminder that Jews lived here. Z.K.S. THE JEWISH SPORT CLUB T ewish Sport-Club was founded by a smalt group of youths in 1922. It's first activity was to or organise a football team. They began without J any financial means, but before long they were successful. In 1929 this team participated in regional games and advanced to league "A". Mr. Josef Maiblum was elected president of the Sport-Club and Mr. Josef Lebers vice president. THE MUSICAL-DRAMATIC CIRCLE n innovation, during the period of the enlightment was the appearance of theatrical groups in our town. There were performances in Hebrew f as well as in Yidish. The Yidish spectacles were staged by local per-formers. Most active in these performances was Mr. Bialer. brother-in-law of Shlomo ...

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