Records of the Gewirtz family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 124 records for the surname Gewirtz (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:

  • Leon GEWÜRZ, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Herz GEWIRZ, son of and
    and Seril PREISINGERIN, daughter of and
    1806 marriage record from Stanisławów Jewish Marriages (1789-1871)
  • Majer GEWIRTZ
    1820 property record from Sędziszów Landowners (1820)
  • Majer GEWIRTZ
    1820 property record from Sędziszów Landowners (1820)
  • Salom. GEWIRZ
    Array death record from Brzeżany Jewish Deaths (1820-1870)
  • Josel GEWÜRTZ
    Array death record from Brzeżany Jewish Deaths (1820-1870)
  • Jitte GEWÜRZ
    Array death record from Brzeżany Jewish Deaths (1820-1870)
  • Lipe
    1831 death record from Leżajsk Jewish Deaths (1827-1866)
  • Resi GEWIRZ
    1840 death record from Tarnopol Jewish Deaths (1834-1845)
  • Milke GEWÜRZ
    Array death record from Brzeżany Jewish Deaths (1820-1870)

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

There are 185 search results for the surname Gewirtz 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.

  • Kolbuszowa Yizkor Book (1971), image 823 {y239}
    ... MEMORIAL BOOK 76 the slightest pretext. For example, Yossl Blitzer was caught out- side the ghetto and shot on the spot, as was Golda Gross when she tried to bring into the ghetto a bottle of milk for her sick daughter. Twardon demanded the addition of two more men to the Jewish police force and Zerubavel Gewirtz and I were the two appointed. I kept order when food was distributed in the public kitchen, guarded the entrance to the ghetto, and 3 or 4 times a week I was sent to Rzeszow and Mielec to purchase the supplies for the kitchen. All sorts of requests were added to my official mission by people I knew and I tried to help as best ...
  • Kolbuszowa Yizkor Book (1971), image 829 {y239}
    KOLBUSZOWA MEMORIAL BOOK 70 The Judenrat was situated in the big bet-mid rash for women. The large room was divided into three rooms and a waiting-room. On one side sat the secretary, Hersch Gewirtz, beside the room of the President. On the opposite side was the Jewish police. The jail was in the basement where a storehouse for firewood had been. Many things were taken care of in the Judenrat: food-cards were distributed there, taxes were paid, workers gathered there and were sent off to forced labor, women came to plead that their sick menfolk be returned from their forced labor, complaints were lodged against the Germans, etc. As the Jews ...
  • Kolbuszowa Yizkor Book (1971), image 838 {y239}
    ... from 10 to 12 in the morning and 4 to 6 in the afternoon were the Jews allowed outside; if caught at any other time, they were cruelly beaten and then fined. But two weeks after it went into effea a new police chief arrived from Vienna and after being approached by a delegation of Jewish representatives, Chief Schroeder relented and cancelled the curfew. The delegation con* sisted of Dr. Anderman, Hersch Gewirtz, Yossl Nussbaum and Leib Beck. The decree that was most difficult ro bear and that lasted the longest was that of forced labor. The German army and police required 150-200 workers, who had to be Jews, every day. Special units attended to this: every morning they appeared at the homes of Jews, ordering the men off to work, continuing their search throughout the day until they found ...
  • Kolbuszowa Yizkor Book (1971), image 855 {y239}
    ... writers stress, reserve the right to use their judgment in this matter. In a letter written jointly that year by rhe managements of the Kehilla and of the Free Loan Society to the Kolbuszowa Relief Society in New York, they request the following: "Inasmuch as the Society's office is overburdened with work and people come and go continuously on a variety of matters, it has been decided to appoint the secretary, Mr. Gewirtz, to a full position at a minimal monthly salary. We determined to direct a request to you regarding this point and ask you to allocate an additional sum for this purpose from your funds and have our secretary receive part of his salary directly from America." Another letter of that period reports definite signs of coming war, which proved to be the second world war, with ...
  • Kolbuszowa Yizkor Book (1971), image 859 {y239}
    ... visit by the president of the United Federation of Galician Jews in America, Mr. Saul Loew in Rzeszow. They described the excellent meeting held on Friday, September 16, 1938 in the hall of the Jewish community of Rzeszow jointly with representative of the neighboring communi- ties. Kolbuszowa of course participated; its delegation was headed by Bezalel Grunstein, the community head, and Hirsch Gewirtz, secretary of the community and of the Free Loan Society. They told of Mr. Loew's speech in which he sharply criticized certain towns in Galicia because due to their accusations and informing, the townspeople in America refused to cooperate with the Galician organization in America and as a result their aid was delayed. He singled Kolbuszowa out for special praise, heaping superlatives both ...

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