Records of the Kahan family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 1465 records for the surname Kahan (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:

  • Chane KOHN
    death record from Podwołoczyska Jewish Deaths (1877-1939, 1942)
  • Albert Izydor SCHLECHTER, son of Daniel SCHLECHTER and Malie Beile KOHN
    and Ester Ruchel GOLDFARB, daughter of Izak Leib GOLDFARB and Gittel FÜRGANG
    marriage record from Tarnopol Jewish Marriage Banns, Marriage Certificates (1916, 1920-1939)
  • Dusia KOHN
    census record from Probużna Jewish residents (1932)
  • Moses Jakob KOHN
    census record from Probużna Jewish residents (1932)
  • Hersch KOHN
    census record from Probużna Jewish residents (1932)
  • Lea KOHN
    census record from Probużna Jewish residents (1932)
  • Ida KOHN
    census record from Probużna Jewish residents (1932)
  • Juda KOHN
    census record from Probużna Jewish residents (1932)
  • Sara KOHN
    census record from Probużna Jewish residents (1932)
  • Rózia KOHN
    census record from Probużna Jewish residents (1932)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 1465 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
Novyye Strelishcha, Ukraine
GG Member Sherwood Forest, CA
May 11, 2020
Horodenka, Ukraine
GG Member San Antonio, TX
Apr 26, 2020
Krakow, Poland
GG Member New York, NY
Mar 2, 2019

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

There are 192 search results for the surname Kahan 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 424 {y24}
    YIZKOR-BOOK SUWAŁK AND THE VICINITY : Baklerowe, Wizshan, Yelinewe, Saini, Punsk, Psherosle, Filipowe, Krasnopole, Katzk. Edited By BERL KAHAN Issued By THE SUWAŁK & VICINITY RELIEF COMMITTEE OF NEW YORK New York, 1961
  • Sambir Yizkor Book (1980), image 376 {y6}
    ... , of 31 receiving graduating certificates, only five were Jews. Commercial sthool The commercial school founded at the end of the 19th century by Yehoshua Gothelf later expanded its activities. In 1931 it became a commercial gymnasium recognized by the authorities and one of the four schools of its kind in Poland. This school was outstanding not only because of its able directors, such as Eisler, Gertner, Kahan and Ulrich, but also due to its excellent teachers, a dedicated staff with much experience in their profession. Pupils from all over Galicia attended this school. It turned out model accountants and managers of commercial companies. Seven-teen graduated from it in 1937 and twenty-six in 1938. Attached to this school was a trade-industrial school for girls, which had been established ...
  • Bobrka Yizkor Book (1964), image 246 {y80}
    ... Haber. In Boibcrke proper there were few modern intelligentsia. In 1870 a physician by the name of Wilhelm Roth arrived in Boibcrke. By the end of the 1890’s another physician by the name of Solomon Urich had settled in Boiberkc, and the prominent physician Wolf Lcchowitch. settled in the town in the early years of the present century. The first Jewish lawyers to settle in Boiberkc were Dr. Kahane. Dr. Isidor Diamant and Dr. Yoachcm Rosenthal. Later came Dr. Abraham Shrcntzcl and before the World War I, Dr. David Rothfeld and Dr. Yaacov Shrcntzcl. Before the Hcrzl Zionist movement was founded there were already in Boibcrke two Zionist activists. Mechel Matizcs and Shmuel Schleidcr. They joined the movement to collect money for the settling of Jews in Erctz Israel. With ...
  • Iavoriv Yizkor Book (1950), image 108 {y62}
    SWASTIKA OVER JAWOROW showered with presents. Finally Holub relented and released the hostages—severely beaten and bloody." The Germans replaced Moshe Kahane as head of the Council with Sender Blum. Jaworow Jews were preyed upon by Nazis of every rank. The notorious Leibmeier, Wolf, Jenkc and Goitze vied with each other in inflicting the more bestial abuse upon innocent Jews caught in the street after the curfew which started six in the evening. Old men, women and children were merci-Iessly assaulted. The Ukrainians with whom the Jews had lived in ppace before the war, assisted the Germans with homicidal glee in raiding Jewish homes, ...
  • Iavoriv Yizkor Book (1950), image 109 {y62}
    ... , Sh. Broch and Yosel Leberfeld. The construction program lasted until September, 1942. The Soviet prisoners were dealt with calculated cruelty. Many of them died daily. The Jews helped them in many ways." Apart from labor gangs, the Germans constantly demanded of Jews all forms of indemnities payable in currency, gold, fur pieces, leather goods, coffee, tea, wine, whiskey, etc. Moshe Kahane replaced Yoel Fuss as leader of the Jewish Council which together with its militia executed every German re-quest most energetically. They dealt drastically with those suspected of concealing any part of the wanted items. One time Holub demanded that the Jews deliver to him an unusual quantity of liquor on the following day. They scraped together all the liquor they could get, and brought it to Holub ...

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