Records of the Honig family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 650 records for the surname Honig (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:

  • Neche HENIG
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Leib Ber HENNIG
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Nechemje HENIG
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Ester HENIG
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Chaim HÖNIG
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Itte HONIG, daughter of Chaim Leib HONIG
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Szmaio HENIK
    1787 property record from Tyśmienica Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Olexa GANEK
    1787 property record from Jezierzany Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Iwan GANEK
    1787 property record from Jezierzany Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Leiser, son of Löb HONIG and -
    1805 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 650 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 5 entries listed in the Gesher Galicia Family Finder for this surname.

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
Krakow, Poland
GG Member #5342 New York, NY
Jun 25, 2020
Dabrowa Tarnowska, Poland
GG Member #22 Dix Hills, NY
Aug 26, 2019
Rzedzianowice, Poland
GG Member #22 Dix Hills, NY
Aug 26, 2019

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

There are 186 search results for the surname Honig 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.

  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 460 {y94}
    ... waiting for their consent she signalled to him to go away and began turning the wheel. They fell upon her, cursing and threatening with their fists. In the ensuing con-fusion the Jew got away, the affair blew over, the Germans left and Frieda remained unharmed. Her second confrontation with the Germans occur-red when one of them came to confiscate Aunt Sara Gittel Honig’s shop. As was their way, the German began by screaming invectives at our frightened aunt. Frieda, who was present, asked him why he didn’t just take the shop, without reviling and threatening a sick old woman. The blackguard instinctively reached for his gun, but, hesitating for a second, slapped her face and left it at that. After these happenings our parents decided that she would not be able to adapt ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 466 {y94}
    ... sometimes come in to give it a thorough cleaning. He takes the midday meal with us; changes his underwear as usual. When he calls in a washer-woman we come in to help and afterwards do the ironing. Sarah Sarah Levite The following letter was written by my sister. Sarah Levite, may god avenge her, to my cousin Esther Honig, and in it she tells about the last days of our aunt, Sarah Gittel of blessed memory — Esther’s mother. The letter, undated, written in the summer of 1941, was sent to occupied France, where Esther was living at the time. The letter, describing my aunt’s sufferings from her illness, is highly sensitive ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 7 {y94}
    ... 20 Meiz machriz umodia (proclaiming and informing) 30 1 24 The apteik drugstore 31 1 7 Attic instead of enresol 31 2 16 wine "Tokay" instead of today 34 2 22 Kira emperor"s kingdom 41 2 11 Leah Henig died in Los Angeles 45 2 32 "Targowica" market place 46 1 24 Gorden zlotys (shouldbe) tenfold 51 1 13 Baal musaf reader of supplementary prayers ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 417 {y94}
    ... who came after her was Eliezer Teicher who later married one of his pupils — Glickel Braff: were both killed in the holocaust. Let me say something about my family: my father was a man of learning, an exemplary father, husband and human being. He had lived a few years in Amer-ica where he had two daughters, Clara and Gittel. He returned to Brzozow some years before war broke out. THE HENIG FAMILY Of his children three sons lived in the shtetl. The youngest, Reb David, God rest his soul, a tall, hand-some man with a well-tended reddish beard, died sud-denly in the early 30’s, leaving a wife, Dina and a son, Mendel who, handsome and athletic as he was, died suddenly like his father, at the age of 16. There was also a daughter, Esther, who married Avraham Kupper of Sanok ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 446 {y94}
    ... come the moment when the balloon of miracles would be emptied and that was the end. Others, whom fate continued to supply with some, were saved. It would take too long to recount the quirks of fate which saved me during my illness. After endless vicissitudes I left the hospital with a painful, swollen leg and managed — in ways too complicated to tell — to get a sitting job. I sat on a large pile of stones which I hammered into little pieces, thus sparing my leg and letting it heal slowly. One Sunday after the muster, as we dispersed to our blocks, I met Hanina Henig, a townsmen and the son of Ber Henig who had left the shtetl in the

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