Records of the Knapp family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 486 records for the surname Knapp (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:

  • Wolf KNAPP
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • [infant] KNOPF
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Taube KNAP
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Mirze KNAPP
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Abraham KNAP
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Perl KNAPP
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Mortko KNOPF
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Irre KNOPF, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Ryfka KNOPF, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Jan KNAP
    1787 property record from Stanisławów Josephine Survey (1787)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 486 records. The AGD is updated with new records every few months, so check back often to see the latest results.

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

There are 142 search results for the surname Knapp 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.

  • Bielsko-Biala Yizkor Book (1973), image 164 {y76}
    - 150 - Turnlehrer Herr Klimecki und für die Damenriege Herr Laskovcki engagiert. Diese Einteilung bestand dann bis knapp vor dem ersten Weltkrieg 1914-1918. Wie eingangs erwähnt, bin ich als erster Zögling im Jahre 1912 zum Herrenturnen zugelassen worden, nachdem man meine turntechnischen Qualitäten wie auch Sporttalent erkannt hatte. Dies geschah jedoch ganz inoffiziell, denn laut den bestehenden Schulvorschriften war es strengstens verboten, dass Schüler Mit-glied eines Vereines sein durften. Die Professoren der Mittel-schule, Werner und Fink, die selbst aktive Turner waren, mus-sten daher beide Augen zudrücken (und sie taten es ...
  • Baranow Yizkor Book (1964), image 246 {y32}
    BARANOW Shcchita etc. It derived its income from Shechita, moderate taxation, dona-tions, burial fees and financial assistance from the "landsleit" in America. THE RABBINATE Son succeeded father to the office of Rabbi in Baranow. The first of whom we know to have assumed the rabbinical position was Reb Srultche, son of Reb Lezerel of Dzikov and grandson of Reb Naftolie, founder of the Rop-chicer Hassidic following. Upon the death of Reb Srultche there was a feud between his son, Reb Simcho the Yerushalmi (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 ...
  • Baranow Yizkor Book (1964), image 249 {y32}
    ... 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 norms of traditional Judaism. Yiddish was the spoken language. With few exceptions, the Jews knew Polish—though few spoke it sufficiendy well to pass for native Poles—but used it only in their business intercourse with the non-Jewish population. vii [
  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 482 {y48}
    ... , each one in his own house and to use it as a shelter in time of trouble. Much planning, toil, effort and strength went Into the construction of these hiding places, which were helpful for a limited time. During the month of July 1942, the Germans for the first time instituted a search for young women, to be sent to labor camps. They seized 60 girls and transported them to the camp Yagelnica. near Chortkow. After several months of body break-ing work, the girls met their death. The days were passing swiftly and each day brought new news. In those days we were informed about an extermination-camp to be set up especially for us. constructed in the town of B e I z e a Belzec. a small forsaken town, was sud-denly marked on our map with the blood of innocent Jews. The uprooting of the Jewish ...
  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 483 {y48}
    ... new ones in their place. .With every new group of workers, they received a large sum of money from the Judenrat, besides robbing the workers of their belongings. The Nazi labor and concentration camps constitute one of the saddest, depressing and most painful chapters in the history of human brutality. It left "mark of Cain", on every one. who had something to do with them, "labor camp" these two words spell out, hunger, terror, torture, murderous, beatings and degradation, until redemption came by the Angel of Death. The labor-camps as well as the ghettoes were a long legend of suffering. It was a Gehenna, a veritable inferno on earth. In camps, and ghettoes brother harassed brother, and Jew battled his fellow Jew. This was the hight of slavishness and degradation. The human-being losts ...

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