Records of the Huss family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 1007 records for the surname Huss (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:

  • Ester HAUS, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Feivel HAUS, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Juda HAUS, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Józef ADLER vel. HUT, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Rzeszów Registration Cards (1919-1942)
  • Rachel EUS
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Jsreal HOS
    1787 property record from Lwów Żółkiew District No. 3 Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Iwan GUZ
    1787 property record from Sokal Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Jsreal HOS
    1788 property record from Lwów Halicz District No. 1 Josephine Survey, part 2 (1787-1788)
  • Oszyia HOSZ
    1788 property record from Brody Josephine Survey (1788)
  • Binias HAUD
    1788 property record from Dukla Josephine Survey House Register (1790)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 1007 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 27 entries listed in the Gesher Galicia Family Finder for this surname.

Here are the 3 most recent records.

Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
HASS in
Gusyatin, Ukraine
GG Member Easton, CT
USA
Aug 23, 2022
HOCH in
Dynow, Poland
GG Member Brooklyn, NY
USA
Jul 6, 2020
HAAS in
Horodenka, Ukraine
GG Member New York, NY
USA
Sep 12, 2019

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

There are 187 search results for the surname Huss 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.

  • Baligrod Yizkor Book (1964), image 420 {y24}
    ... should also be remembered that the immigrants from Suwałk were in the forefront in the migration from Rastern Europe and that it was as a result of their influence and aid that the orientation of the Jews in the New World changed from a German and Scphardic influence to one of East European domination. The sons of Suwałk helped start a Jewish press in New York, aided in the formation of the Hias, underwrote and founded New York's Beth El Hospital and Su-walker Schules and were responsible for countless other civic and community projects such as the establishmerit of a Suwałk Relief Committe of New York, now in existence for more than 40 years, which continues to be dedicated to the proposition of aiding Suwałk Jews caught in the whirl of history. And so, this chronicle of events is written ...
  • Baranow Yizkor Book (1964), image 245 {y32}
    ... were not too partisan in their ideological distinction. care of the poor As the economic conditions of the Jews in Poland deteriorated (mainly as a re-suit of deliberate discriminatory legislation by the government) ever incrcas-ing numbers of Jews "took to the road." These destitute Jews would travel from town to town stopping in each one long enough to have a meal and make their rounds from house to house collecting measly Groshcn. They then moved on to the next town where they would repeat the process. On the average, around 70 such transient economic outcasts passed through Baranow weekly. A voluntary committee was organized to handle this phase of activity. A tax was levied on the Jewish community and each family was obligated to pay a certain amount of money and two meals weekly ...
  • Baranow Yizkor Book (1964), image 246 {y32}
    ... acquired the rabbinate in Zavichost. Congress Poland, and his son Reb Avigdor succeeded to the rabbinate. He was the last Rabbi Baranow was privileged to have. Unlike his predecessors Reb Avigdor was social minded. Though lacking the scholarly eminence of his father, he was the one instrumental in con-verting the large Besdin room into a center of learning. Here the "BETTER" lx›ys spent many hours poring over Talmudic tomes. The Rov himself conducted a shiur with some of the more promising boys. He saw in Zionism the very antithesis of Orthodoxy. The restlesncss of the younger generation, its flight from the Talmud to secular education, its becoming lax in observing the mores and taboos of tradition he attributed to the Zionists. Undismayed, the Rov continued in his set ways, never ...
  • Baranow Yizkor Book (1964), image 248 {y32}
    ... fermentation, which left its mark on the Jewish youth. In Baranow this was reflected in the way the youth took to avid reading of secular literatures. Time was now divided between the study of the Talmud and that of modern Yiddish-Hebrew-Polish literatures. The synagogue, which earlier emitted echoes of voices of boys poring over the Talmud, was becoming silent part of the day. The midday hours were now devoted to reading newspapers or books of secular content. The mail brought in daily ten Yiddish (Haint), three Polish (Novy Dziennik) and two Hebrew (Hatzfirah) newspapers. These were all Zionist oriented newspapers. Later there was also a subscription for "The Yid" a Yiddish paper of the Agudas Yisroel. The Zionist Organization "The Farein" fas it was popularly called) in addition ...
  • Baranow Yizkor Book (1964), image 249 {y32}
    ... good market day meant that they would meet their financial obligations and their creditors' pressure would be eased off for a spell. The farmers brought their produce on horse drawn wagons. These were surrounded by prospective buyers who felt out the livestock, checked the size of the eggs and sampled the fnjit or vegetables. Hard bargaining followed ... . In the homes the dietary laws prevailed and the Bes Midrosh (Synagogue) was the center of social and political activity. The Bes Midrosh also had an imposing array of religious books. The morn-ing and evening hours found the boys poring over them absorbently. During the Sabbath and holidays the long tables were occupied by the baale batim (citizenry) leisurely learning from the various tomes. There was no overt deviation from the accepted ...

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