Records of the Kivitz family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 512 records for the surname Kivitz (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:

  • Jakób Salomon SILBER, son of Moses SILBER and Perl STORCH
    and Dina Malka KIWETZ, daughter of Menachim KIWETZ and Ester PODHORCER
    marriage record from Tarnopol Jewish Marriage Banns, Marriage Certificates (1916, 1920-1939)
  • Motio KIWETZ, son of Hersch KIWETZ and Temme KIWETZ
    and
    marriage record from Tarnopol Jewish Marriage Banns, Marriage Certificates (1916, 1920-1939)
  • Josef KIWETZ, son of Hersch KIWETZ and Teme KIWETZ
    birth record from Fond 424 Jewish Births (various towns), part 2 (1890-1911)
  • Josef KIEWETZ, son of Hersch KIEWETZ and Teme PICKHOLZ
    birth record from Fond 424 Jewish Births (various towns), part 2 (1890-1911)
  • Josef KIWETZ, son of Hersch KIWETZ and Teme KIWETZ
    0 birth record from Fond 424 Jewish Births (various towns), part 2 (1890-1911)
  • Josef KIEWETZ, son of Hersch KIEWETZ and Teme PICKHOLZ
    0 birth record from Fond 424 Jewish Births (various towns), part 2 (1890-1911)
  • Fedko WANKIEWICZ
    1787 property record from Sołotwina Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Fedor WANKIEWICZ
    1787 property record from Sołotwina Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Fedko WANKIEWICZ
    1787 property record from Sołotwina Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Fedko WANKIEWICZ
    1787 property record from Sołotwina Josephine Survey (1787)

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

There are 188 search results for the surname Kivitz 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}
    ... 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, not as a replacement for the millions of burned books, but as a pledge to those who have gone before us that their ...
  • Bobrka Yizkor Book (1964), image 229 {y80}
    ... placed same at the edge of the basin. Our chafTucr, the well known Kopcl Rosenberg, contributed the largest amount of the silver coins. We pulled the chain and closed the gates and left the shrine lighted up. We imagined how the sexton would feel when he opened the place later that morning and found it glowing with light and the silver coins, the red blanket, but not Bcril. The secretary of the Kibbutz, Zvi Neumann, also a Galitziancr landsman, (I believe he comes from Tlumach) at first invited us to have a bite and then directed us to walk to Mount Gilboa. where Bcril and the sheep were resting. As Sam Marcus and Morris Walter marched ahead of us, Julius began to relay to me what he learned in BoihcrkcalthcChcdcrofEfroyim"Melamed" (the teacher). Julius recalled that F.froyim was about ...
  • Bobrka Yizkor Book (1964), image 230 {y80}
    ... doors of some Rabbis who could ill afford to purchase enough milk for their large families. While listening to the eulogy it reminded me of Julius’ visit in 1934 to Palestine in company of his younger brother Sam and a friend. Morris Walter. At that time I was also in Palestine and arranged for the four of us to tour the country. One day. on a Thursday two weeks before Rosh Mashanah, we visited the Kibbutz Beth Alpha where we expected to meet our Boibcrkcr landslcit who took part in organizing the Kibbutz and were members of the place. We asked a young lady the whereabout of Beril Beker and she told us with a smile to go to look at the small little houses whose doors by the way, stood open, and where we would see a reJ blanket, that would be Bckcr’s room. We found At the meeting ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 382 {y94}
    ... his father had managed to obtain an affidavit to the U.S.A., for him he had decided to go to Eretz Izrael as a student at the Technion. After the first year of study his teachers advised him to change his course of study and to learn foreign languages at which they saw that he excelled. At that time there was much terrorist activity by the Arabs (Me’ora’ot) in the country. Shmu’el joined the Haganna, participating in many courses and activities there. He also took part in the settle-ment of Hanita, where he stayed to help in defending the Kibbutz. He was sent on many important mis-sions for the Haganna in Lebanon and took part in
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 385 {y94}
    ... that of the bride, either at the Roth's or at the Schertz’s. What joy and excitement! A shtetl baby in Eretz Israel ! All their love of Eretz Israel and their hopes for the future which were centered on it were reflected in their eyes. And the families themselves — what a privilege ! a grandaughter in Israel! What has happened to all ... able to support himself there by the labor of his own hands, and for many years he worked as an electrician. When I arrived by immigrant ship in September, 1945, I was forced to wait for several weeks at the Ayanot Kibbutz, unable to leave until an identity card of the Mandate Government had been ,,ar-ranged" for me. When I received the card and be-came a legal citizen I went to Tel-Aviv and naturally went straight to the home of Yehoshua and Adele ...

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