Records of the Knapp family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 454 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)

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

There are 170 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.

  • Baranow Yizkor Book (1964), image 242 {y32}
    ... made. The Baale batim sauntered into the Bes Midrosh. Some would pull out a book from the shelf to suit his mood and degree of learn-ing, settle down at the table and enjoy its contents. Soon another would join him and together they would indulge in relaxed conversation. The "Farein" occasionally produced a short play of skit for the enjoy-meat of its followers. To those of the opposing camp, this merited excom-munication. During the summer the town was visited by a touring carousel and the youngsters would be busy riding it. The more sturdy youngsters who helped turn the wheel for nine rides, would gel the tenth one free. Also in summer, swimming in the clear waters of the Krzemenice was a daily occupation of the youth but on Fridays almost every able bodied per-son went bathing. In order ...
  • 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 254 {y32}
    ... that tragic day when every thing was angulfcd in the calamity that overwhelmed European Jewry. We, a handful, have survived the Catastrophe and by a supreme effort we have begun to weave the strands that bind us to our ravished community. The years arc passing and a new generation has grown to maturity. This new generation, children and grandchildren of the men and women of Barniv in Israel and other countries, know very little about the community from which their parents hail, while the number of townsmen and townswomen of Barniv is steadily growing smaller. It is for these reasons that we regard the establishment of this memorial to the martyrs who died 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 ...
  • 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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