Records of the Grapel family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 8 records for the surname Grapel (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:

  • Estera Feiga GRAPPEL
    1920 birth record from Sanok Jewish Births (index book) (1864-1939)
  • Efraim GRAPPEL
    1922 birth record from Sanok Jewish Births (index book) (1864-1939)
  • Wita GRAPEL
    1930 death record from Sanok Jewish Deaths (index book) (1914-1939)
  • Izrael GRAPEL
    birth record from Lutowiska Jewish Births (index book) (1850-1940)
  • Majer Juda GRAPEL
    birth record from Lutowiska Jewish Births (index book) (1850-1940)
  • Ester Czewa GRAPEL
    birth record from Lutowiska Jewish Births (index book) (1850-1940)
  • Israel GRAPEL
    death record from Lutowiska Jewish Deaths (index book) (1877-1911)
  • Kalman GRAPEL
    death record from Lutowiska Jewish Deaths (index book) (1877-1911)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 8 records. The AGD is updated with new records every few months, so check back often to see the latest results.

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine
GG Member Owings Mills, MD
Jun 27, 1999

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

There are 191 search results for the surname Grapel 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.

  • Bobrka Yizkor Book (1964), image 239 {y80}
    ... 17th to organize the society consisted of: Max Glantzcr. Hertz Fischer. Rubin Gracbcl. (my school mate in Boibcrke), Julius Engclbcrg, David Gcwantcr, and several others. They elected Max Glantzcr as president. Julius Engclbcrg as Financial secretary and Hertz Fischer, as the protocol secretary. Two years later, Simche or Sam Hcrbst, joined the society and for several decades he and Rubin Grabel were the guiding spirit of the society. The present officers are; Max or Meyer Gimpel. ex-president. Sidney Heifer, president. Herman Ehrenzweig. vice president, Irving Hcrbst, financial secretary and treasurer, and Samuel Bergwerk, corresponding secretary. Although my cousin and I did not join the organization, we took an active part whenever we were called on. We shared their joys as well ...
  • Mikulince Yizkor Book (1985), image 396 {y324}
    ... caught in the trap, which I hadn’t even realized he was setting for me. 44Chechi", I answered, and he burst out laughing. Instead of 44chechi" I had said 44tsi". After that fiasco, I sat in my room for hours torturing my tongue with all the different hard and soft sounds. I went over and over them tire- lessly. I imagined Dimostenes the stammerer, running across the sand with gravel in his mouth, repeating sentences over and over in an effort to conquer his disability. I consoled myself that my situation was not quite that bad, and, with practice, my pronounciation improved markedly. Getting back to the lessons with Clarah Deutsch, a big problem for me was the required material on plant and animal life. In the other subjects, such as mathematics, geometry, history and geography, I knew ...
  • Skala-Podilska Yizkor Book (1978), image 373 {y93}
    ... area. One hardware dealer was the agent of several manufacturing companies in Vienna, Prague, and Brno. Again, much of this merchandise was smuggled into Russia, where anything that came from the West would be gobbled up. A few well-to-do Jews dealt in building materials and lumber for construction and carpentry. Many of the "Polish roads" and railways were in need of large quantities of stone and gravel, as paved roads were unknown at the time. This material was taken from local stone-quarries, and the merchants of Skala shipped it to Tarnopol, Stanislawow, and Zloczow. Most dealers in fabrics, clothes, leathergoods, shoes, and boots drew the bulk of their income from fairs in the neighbor-ing towns. They would split their week in two, spending three days at the fairs, and two tending ...
  • Skala-Podilska Yizkor Book (2009), page 16 {y109}
  • Skala-Podilska Yizkor Book (2009), page 41 {y109}

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