Records of the Kessel family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 632 records for the surname Kessel (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:

  • Aron KESSEL
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Mendel KESSEL
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Ruchel KESSEL
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Blume KESEL
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Süssel KESSEL
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Abraham KESSEL
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Chanze KESSEL
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Ruchel KESSEL
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • [stillborn], child of Sumer KESSEL
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Aron KESSEL
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 632 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
Zbarazh, Ukraine
GG Member Sharon, MA
Sep 26, 2020
Ulanow, Poland
GG Member Secaucus, NJ
Aug 19, 2019
Zolochiv, Ukraine
GG Member Rishon LeZion,
May 10, 2019

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

There are 191 search results for the surname Kessel 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.

  • Przemysl Yizkor Book (1964), image 273 {y4}
    ... אייזנברוך, ארגסם, הרינג, פרנקפורםר, ארגםמן, ליכסנו, זיעד, הורשובסקה, ש. אנסםן. ווילנר, קר״צשםיין, באואר שורר. שניה: נולדבלם, כנר, זלצברנ, רובין, רוזנפלד, וולקשטיין, קרבס עומדים מימין: ז. הרינג, קסל, מםנר׳ פםרון, קראום, אייכנבאום, קנולר. מלר. פלזן, ליכסבך, דינקם, האובן באומן Sitting from left, first row: Bauer, Kreitzstein, Willner, S. Antmann, Horszowska, Singer, Lichtbach, Erbsmann, Frankfurter, Hering, Ernst, Eisenbruch, Kreppet Second row: Krebs, Wolkslein, Rosenfeld, Rubin, Salzbcrg, Kanncr, Goldblatt Standing from left: Baumann, Hauben, Dinkcs, Lichtbach, Felsen, Meiler, Knoller, Eichenbaum, Kraus, Patron. Messner, Kessel, Z. Hering 255
  • Iavoriv Yizkor Book (1950), image 70 {y62}
    ... Fischler Morris Fischler Sam Fischler Sender FJeiser Harry Frankel J. Friedman Chas. Geier Joseph Clantz Esther Glass Harry Glass Moritz Goldstein Roberth L. Graff Anshel Greenstein Gussie Greenstein Henry Greenstein Isidore Greenstein Sam Grund Harry Grund Isie Grund Sam Grund Sidney Grund Sygmund Hamerling Hyman Hamerling Morris Hellman Moe Heltzer M. Mrs. Herbst Philip Herbst Salomon Herfeld Elias Herman Harry Isman Irving I .-man Pearl Mrs. Isman Robert Jacobs Isidore Kahn Artie Kaltman Harry Kaltman Hyman Kaltman Israel Kanigel S. Mrs. Katz Irving Katz Max Keiser Isaac Kessler Harry Kissel Arthur Kissel Ben Kissel Isaac Kissel Max — 58 —
  • Iavoriv Yizkor Book (1950), image 83 {y62}
    ... We present this monograph in a translated form in order that its readers (children of Jaworower parents) may acquaint themselves and share with the elders the memory of their place of origin. THE FIRST JAWOROWER IND. ASSN. Sam Streitfeld______.......President Max Cariski----Vice-President Moe Nussdorf___Financial Secretary Dave Klein____Recording Secretary Moe Zimerman--------Cashier Harry Grund-----.Chairman Cemetery Falig Schildhorn_Jiospitatee • EXECUTIVE Sam Rohr Morris Mamber Izzy Schwartz David Serber Isaac Kissel Sam Schwartz
  • Mosty-Wielkie Yizkor Book (1975), image 406 {y347}
    ... Starkman, May He Rest in Peace Dr. Azriel Knox 233 Moshe Starkman, Noted Writer "Forwards" 236 Hudreds of People Accompany M. Starkman’s Coffin "Forwards" 237 Moshe Starkman, May He Rest in Peace Simon Weber 239 Moshe Starkman, of Blessed Memory G. Kressel 241 At the Newly-Dug Grave of Moshe Starkman "Canadian Adler" 243 Famous Writer Moshe Starkman Dies "Canadian Adler" 244 Moshe Starkman Has Passed Away "Letste Nayes" 245 To the "Shloshim" after Moshe Starkman’s Death ...
  • Nadworna Yizkor Book (1975), image 298 {y373}
    THE OLD SYNAGOGUE "Die grolsse Schul" wer" — Schmiel Kressel and at Otonie — Duzl Ro- senhack. In the synagogue of Wisnitz — Mosheh Rosenberg and at the ,,German Schmiel Samler." At Penitential prayers (Selihoth time) one could hear the footsteps of the people on the cobble- stones while it was still dark outside ; one could hear old Salman Paswek coughing while he would go at dawn, a torchlight in his hand, to ,,Shllgas8,, (road of synagogues) and voices would burst forth at dawn, resoundingfrom the synagogue, chanting — "Whose every being is in his hand,... the spirit is yours..." in this same synagogue, various outstanding Rabbis ...

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Gesher Galicia is a non-profit organization carrying out Jewish genealogical and historical research on Galicia, formerly a province of Austria-Hungary and today divided between southeastern Poland and western Ukraine. The research work includes the indexing of archival vital records and census books, Holocaust-period records, Josephine and Franciscan cadastral surveys, lists of Jewish taxpayers, and records of Galician medical students and doctors - all added to our searchable online database. In addition, we reproduce regional and cadastral maps for our online Map Room. We conduct educational research and publish a quarterly research journal, the Galitzianer. Gesher Galicia is also organized for the purpose of maintaining networking and online discussion groups and to promote and support Jewish heritage preservation work in the areas of the former Galicia.

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