Records of the Geier family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 674 records for the surname Geier (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:

  • Bernard GAIER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Bernard GAJER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Aleksander HAUER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Oskar HAUER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Gillet SEIR, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Dresie CHAIER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Chaim GAWER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • [infant], son of Itzig GAWER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Blüme GAWER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • ….. Chajer
    1780-1850 property record from Drohobycz Landowners (1780-1850)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 674 records. The AGD is updated with new records every few months, so check back often to see the latest results.

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There are 19 entries listed in the Gesher Galicia Family Finder for this surname.

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
Kuty, Ukraine
GG Member La Mesa, CA
Apr 29, 2020
Krasne, Poland
GG Member Philadelphia, PA
Jul 24, 2019
Rzeszow, Poland
GG Member Philadelphia, PA
Jul 24, 2019

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

There are 199 search results for the surname Geier 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 (1950), image 70 {y62}
    ... Deabaum Sadie Mrs. Diamond Anna Mrs. Dornstein Sam Dornstein Sol Dornstein Joe Druck A. Dru‹־k Leon Edelstein Chas. Egre F. Mrs. Ehrlich Henry Khrman Dorothy Mrs. Eichel Sqm Eisbruch Carl Erlbaum Emanuel Erlbaum Israel' Erlbaum Mrs. R. Erlbaum Solomon Ettner Sam Feier Max Feldman Lena Mrs. Fischler Abraham Fischler Hyman Fischler Morris Fischler Sam Fischler Sender FJeiser Harry Frankel J. Friedman Chas. Geier Joseph Clantz Esther Glass Harry Glass Moritz Goldstein Roberth L. Graff Anshel Greenstein Gussie Greenstein Henry Greenstein Isidore Greenstein Sam Grund Harry Grund Isie Grund Sam Grund Sidney Grund Sygmund Hamerling Hyman Hamerling Morris Hellman Moe Heltzer M. Mrs. Herbst Philip Herbst Salomon Herfeld Elias Herman Harry Isman Irving I .-man Pearl Mrs. Isman Robert Jacobs ...
  • Mielnica Yizkor Book (1994), image 329 {y323}
    ... the front line stopped for a long time in the vicinity of Melnitza. Hard battles and shelling took place between the two armies and in between almost all houses of the townlet were destroyed. The Jewish inhabitants of Melnitza became refugees and they moved to towns and villages in Poland, to Lublin and Keltz districts. The wealthy Jews settled in Kovel and in other bigger cities. Motel Geier, the very wealthy man, arrived with his family in Lodz, where he acquired a textile factory. His son Niomtchik bought a house in Warsaw, where he conducted big business affairs. In 1918, at the end of the war, the refugees returned to their ruined Shtetl which they could hardly recognize. Many houses, which were built of wood, were dismantled by the German military forces during the battles ...
  • Mielnica Yizkor Book (1994), image 330 {y323}
    four young men: Kalman Kozak (also a deserter), Zalman Geier (the younger brother of the head of council) and further two youngsters. They too wore blue-white ribbons and all five emerged to the streets of the townlet to make order. The first thing done was to affix plaques with the names of the streets in each street comer, on all houses - house numbers were put and we issued an order to repair all entrances to the houses and the sidewalks, clear sand to be strewn in the front of each house, and so on. Things were done by command of the governor Wilson: "cleanliness should be kept!". A census of the population was effected and ...
  • Mielnica Yizkor Book (1994), image 340 {y323}
    ... their children from the streets and hid them at home. They went to ascertain "what is cooking here". It was ascertained that those two strange guys - "katzaps" or Circassians, arrived from "beyond the Dark Mountains" not more and not less than to check the "magazines" and shops of Motel Geier, mentioned in the prospectuses mailed together with his "coupons". The reason of such checking was kept in secret. What is known is that for a whole day they searched and nibbled in the huge house of Motel Geier. The house residents were seen leaving and entering the house while whispering secretly. The communal workers who had great influence on the townlet authorities, appeared in the house, but everything was still kept in the dark. But all's well that ends well - the end was a rich repast with ...
  • Mielnica Yizkor Book (1994), image 341 {y323}
    ... in "coupons" (in fact, the business was managed by his four sons: Chaim-Moshe, Niomtchik, Yona and Zalman). What was the trading in "coupons"? It is a long story. What I knew was only that there were sent by post bags full of letters, prospectuses and "coupons" to all over Russia. They had to be sold, and the proceeds together with the addresses of the buyers to be sent to Geier family. For the service he used to get a "gift" according to choice as offered in the prospectuses. Then the Geiers were sending "coupons" and prospectuses to the new addresses received. And so there was endless prosperity - an "enchanted cycle". It goes without saying that such business was based on bribes paid to the authorities in the whole Wohlyn province (and even in other provinces as well ...

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