Records of the Gelman family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 851 records for the surname Gelman (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:

  • Jachil FINK false HEILMANN, son of Berl and Ite
    death record from Mikulińce Jewish Deaths (1887-1890, 1893-1894, 1896-1899, 1929)
  • [no given name] HEILMAN, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Bella HILLMANN, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Chaim GEHLMANN
    census record from Tarnopol Refugees at Beginning of WWI (1914-1915)
  • Maria KLEINER, daughter of Judae KLEINER and Anastazja HELMANN
    0 birth record from Fond 424 Jewish Births (various towns), part 2 (1890-1911)
  • Leyzor ZELMAN
    1787 property record from Kopyczyńce Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Chaim ZELMAN
    1787 property record from Kopyczyńce Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Aba ZELMAN
    1787 property record from Drohobycz Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Mechel ZELMAN
    1787 property record from Drohobycz Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Herszek ZELMAN
    1787 property record from Kołomyja Josephinian Survey (1787)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 851 records. The AGD is updated with new records every few months, so check back often to see the latest results.

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

There are 197 search results for the surname Gelman 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.

  • Mikulince Yizkor Book (1985), image 407 {y324}
    ... . First, she would wash my face. Then, she would wash my hair, which usually occasioned tears and protests because soap would get in my eyes. After that, the rest of my body would be washed. I was the only boy at home and I therefore had to be sent out of the house when my mother and sisters bathed. For some reason, I used to spend those hours at the Kelman home with my friend Moshe. I only had to take one step from the treshold of my house to theirs. When I would return home a long time later, I would find my mother and sisters combing each other’s newly-washed hair. 1 discovered only much later that our mothers and sisters immerse themselves in the mikveh (ritual bath). It was no secret that a bride must go to the 44mikveh’* before ...
  • Skala-Podilska Yizkor Book (1978), image 309 {y93}
    ... 528. Heller, Motio 53 Muszkatowka Unkn. 529. Heller, Zisel 50 Muszkatowka Unkn. 530. Heller, Meilech 18 Muszkatowka Unkn. 531. Heller, Hersch 20 Muszkatowka Unkn. 532. Helman, Isak 58 Skala Sep. 1942 533. Helman, Sara 49 Skala Sep. 1942 534. Helman, Jacob 16 Janowska c.c. 1942 535. Helman, Hersch 30 Skala 1943 536. Helman, Tauba 24 Skala 1943 537. Helman, Juda 1 Skala 1943 538.Herscher, Ascher 84 Skala Forest 1943 539.Herscher, Sara 68 Skala Sep. 1942 540.Herscher, Roza 36 Skala 1941 541.Herscher, Cyrel ...
  • Skala-Podilska Yizkor Book (2009), page 26 {y109}
  • Skala-Podilska Yizkor Book (2009), page 43 {y109}
  • Skala-Podilska Yizkor Book (2009), page 96 {y109}

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