Records of the Jonas family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 422 records for the surname Jonas (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:

  • Libe JONAS
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Sura JONAS
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Rifke JONAS
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Jonas JONAS
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Abram Selig JONAS
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Rifke Lea JONAS
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Lippe JONAS
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Jankiel JONASZ
    1787 property record from Kuty Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Chana JONA
    1787 property record from Jezierzany Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Hersz JONA
    1787 property record from Przemyśl Josephine Survey (1787-1788)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 422 records. The AGD is updated with new records every few months, so check back often to see the latest results.

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GG Member The Golan Heights,
Dec 18, 2019
GG Member The Golan Heights,
Dec 17, 2019
Lviv, Ukraine
GG Member Wellesley, MA
Jun 27, 2018

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

There are 192 search results for the surname Jonas 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 149 {y24}
    ... "Magna Bibliotheca Anglo— Judaica", London. 1937. Rivas. C. "La Lituanie sous Ic jong Alle-mand 1915—1918", Lausanne. 1918, p. 29. Schipper. Ignaz. "IJ/icje Handlu Zydow-skicgo na Ziemiach Polskich". "Warszawa, 1937, pp. 462, 470. "Semitic and Oriental Studies", Vol. XL. Los Angeles. יארטיקל פון ;•ימאן ׃ -סאלאמאן ריבין און אפרים ד״נארר־׀. Sholem. G.. "Bibhographia Kabhalistica", Leipzig. 1927. p. 207. "Słownik Geograficzny Krolewstwa Polskiego", pp. 176, 3S8. 612, 613, 687. Totoraitis, Jonas, "Suduvos Suvalkijos Isto-lijia", I—oji dalis Kaunas, 1938. pp. 195, 199. 202. 216. 219, 231. 241. 243. 292. 359, 496. 518. 577—579. Wcinryh, O. S.. "Neueste Wirtschaf tsge-schichte der Juden in Russland und Pulen", Breslau, 1934, pp. 14—15. 22, 44—45. 75. 188, 223. Wiener. S.. "Bibliographie der Osler ...
  • Bobrka Yizkor Book (1964), image 223 {y80}
    ... . Uncle STERN YITA. Aunt MKNCZ REIZL. Aunt and 3 children NASS BRONCIE. Aunt and 2 children NASS SARA. Aunt and 2 children NASS LEAH. Aunt and 2 children HORNING MOISHB, Uncle HORNING HUDEL. Aunt and 2 children GINSBERG JACOB. Cousin with daughter GINSBERG SIME. Cousin with three children ROCK JONAS commemorates ROCK RIVKE, Sitter ROCK CHAYEH. Sitter KUTZEN ZISIIE. Brother-in-law ROCK FEIGE. and 2 children SAFKAN HERSH commemorntes SAFRAN SIME. Mother SAFRAN (FUCHS) RUCHTCHE. Wife SAFRAN CHANAH GITEL. Daughter SAFRAN CHAIM L. Son SAFRAN CHAYEH HEN IE. Daughter SAFRAN JEHOSHUA. Uncle and entire family HORSHWSKY ZALMAN. Uncle and entire family NASS ROCHEL. Aunt and family NASS SCHLOIMK. Uncle and family NASS ...
  • Baligrod Yizkor Book (1964), image 420 {y24}
    ... 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 ... once more snared by the destiny of history- And, finally, it is written to serve as a reminder to all of us. That no matter what the future may have in store for us, we are certain of one thing; there will always be Jews and therefore there will always be some-one who will remember.
  • Baranow Yizkor Book (1964), image 246 {y32}
    ... (so named because at an advanced age he migrated to Eretz Isroel to end his days there) and his son-in-law Reb Yankiv, It was said that the latter was the more capable of the two, but due to some irregularities in the elections Reb Simcho won and assumed the mantle of the rabbinate. He had two sons, Reb Itzele and Reb Alterel. Upon Reb Simcha's departure to Eretz Isroel (he had apparently neg-lected to leave explicit instructions as to which of his sons was to succeed him) there ensued a conflict for the succession. For a number of years both sons "held court" in Baranow, the pages and followers fighting it out, often in most unsavory methods. Finally elections were held, resolving the con-flict in favor of the older son, Reb Itzele. Subsequently Reb Itzele acquired the rabbinate ...
  • Baranow Yizkor Book (1964), image 254 {y32}
    ... that we turn the leaves of this book. Ours was a poor and small community comparatively speaking, but it was rich in Torah, in wisdom, in Hassidut and in love of learning, in charity, in diligent toil. The sons and daughters of Barniv were renowned throughout Western Galicia for their love of learning, their sense of mutual responsibility, their bearing and their good manners. The intellectual and ... in the crematoria of Belzec as a sacred duty. The resources at our disposal are too small to perpetuate their name in some more imposing edifice and for that reason we have endeavoured to do so in this modest volume. Association of Barniv Townsmen

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