Records of the Lauer family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 360 records for the surname Lauer (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:

  • Sara, Selig Lauer
    1780-1850 property record from Drohobycz Landowners (1780-1850)
  • Tszarau?, daughter of Getzel LECH?/LEER? and -
    1806 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Lay., daughter of and Leye LEYER
    1808 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Scheindel LEIER, daughter of Schaje
    1810 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Mordcho Wolf, son of Leiser TILAUER?/--LAUER? and -
    1810 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Schaje LAIER?/LEIER?
    1812 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Biene LAUER
    1812 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Chaim LEER, son of Abrahm
    1813 [1812] death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Berl, son of Leiser LAUER and -
    1814 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Abraham, son of Jossel LAUER and Taube
    1816 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 360 records. The AGD is updated with new records every few months, so check back often to see the latest results.

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There are 9 entries listed in the Gesher Galicia Family Finder for this surname.

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
Nowy Sacz, Poland
GG Member Haifa,
Mar 4, 2021
Bobowa, Poland
GG Member Haifa,
Mar 4, 2021
Ivano-Frankovo, Ukraine
GG Member Rochester, NY
Apr 22, 2020

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

There are 197 search results for the surname Lauer 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.

  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 398 {y94}
    ... plague. The second son, Chaim Berish, followed in the footsteps of his father and became a ,,Shochet". Both father and son and the entire family perish-ed in the extermination of the Jews from Brzozow. Blessed be their memory. Reb. David Lampin or Reb. David Shochet (the red shochet-due to his flaming red beard) as he was called in our shtetl, was our neighbour and lived behind the house of Reb. Ben Zion Laufer, the place called ,,the little Jasienica". This neighborhood con-sisted of several small wooden houses densely popu-lated. During all the seasons Reb. David wore boots. Only for the High Holidays (Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur) would he put on slippers. He was well-known as an excellent "Baal Tefilah" and was a permanent cantor at the Beyt Hamidrash. He possessed ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 412 {y94}
    ... they were and the others were taken to the death camp Belzits. Our parents, aged 51 and 53 respectively, together with our brother Ze’ev, died together. Our uncle Mendel, his wife Shprintza and their daughter Fcige were killed in the shtetl. Their son, Yossef, was mur-dered in a concentration camp. As for ourselves, Ida and Avraham Laufer, our Via Dolorosa took us to the Plaschov Camp, to Prokotsim, the "Lunetsky Prison", periods of hard-labor and wandering, arrests and impossible escapes — all with very slight chances of survival. How great must have been our ancestors' privileges to us get through all this with our lives... (Translated by Herzlia Dobkin) The German ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 413 {y94}
    ... him-self in front of a child, hurrying to greet him as if his living depended on it. Thereafter I made a point of not meeting him face to face and if I spied him in the distance on the pavement I would quickly cross the road so that he wouldn't see me. This incident gives some indication of the extent of the economic straits into which very many Jews had sunk. Our grandfather Shalom Laufer, may God avenge him, came to Brzozow in 1880 from the Slovakian town of Dzilburtsa. He married a Brzozow girl, Mi* relleh Lerner, and established a highly diversified business which did well enough for them to build a spacious house in the heart of the town. In time this building came to house the whole family, all its branches included, and grandfather's complex business transactions were ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 507 {y94}
    ... adherents from the or-thodox community which actually regarded these young people as "atheists". "Gordonia" was the dominant youth movement in the shtetl. It infused its members with a new content in the present and hopes for a mort perfect, purer life in Eretz Israel in the future. A significant reinforcement for "Gordonia" was the enlistment of tht pupils of the Polish Gymnasium, a group consisting of Yossek Laufer, Finkel Tcich, Yehoshua Schweber, may God avenge him, Yaffa Einziger, the late Shmu’el Fiderer and Me’ir Bank (Feingold), long may he live. Also Moshe Schweber, Moshe Selenfreund (Amit), Totchi Feit and others. In 1935 Yossek Einziger was the first to emigrate and he was followed by Moshe Bank, Moshe Green, Minna Shertz, the sisters Esther and Yaffa Einziger, Shlomo ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 564 {y94}
    ... his name but I did not know him personally. He sold Schnapps at the pub and had a daughter called Runia, Runia Zelig’s. (Runia, Geddalya Filler’s wife, may God avenge her). Reb Yossef Willner. He was a decent, modest Jew. He owned two stone houses and had three daughters . Haitche, Reb Avremeleh Reich’s first wife — Toybe, and Shprinzeh, wife of Reb Mendel Laufer, may God avenge him, the son of Reb Shalom Laufer, whose brother was Reb David Melech of the "Wilkis", a man renowned for his charity who used to bring heavy cartloads of goods for distribution among the poor. He was connected by marriage with the son of the Rabbi of Altstad, whose name escapes me, but who was a famous "ga’on" in his time. (His daughter, Breintsche of the "Wilkis", or Breintsche David Me-lech’s followed ...

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