Records of the Leiter family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 733 records for the surname Leiter (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:

  • Majer LEITER
    tax record from Brzeżany Jewish Taxpayers (1936)
  • Oszer LITY
    1787 property record from Rawa Ruska Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Ber LITES
    1788 property record from Żółkiew Josephine Survey (1788)
  • Abraham LITTER
    1788 property record from Brody Josephine Survey (1788)
  • Marcin LEYTTER
    1788 property record from Dukla Josephine Survey House Register (1790)
  • Abraham LEYCHTER
    1788 property record from Łancut Josephine Survey Tax-Reclassification (1788)
    1793 death record from Tyczyn Jewish Deaths (1792-1876)
  • Berel, son of Ruben LATE and -
    1805 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Pinkas LITTER
    1810 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Sara LITTER, daughter of Pinkas
    1811 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 733 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 7 entries listed in the Gesher Galicia Family Finder for this surname.

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
Chervonograd, Ukraine
GG Member #2910 Auburn, AL
Aug 30, 2019
Sasov, Ukraine
GG Member #1404 Winchester, Hampshire
Dec 10, 2018
Stratin, Ukraine
GG Member #1771 Mission Viejo, CA
Oct 25, 2010

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

There are 161 search results for the surname Leiter 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}
    ... of the question. There is an interesting episode illustrating his simplicity. His oldest son Pesach suffered from a long illness and at the doctor’s advice was sent to Switzerland for a cure. On the way to Switzerland he stopped in Vienna, the capitol of Austria. His parents had not received any information from their son for a long time, and therefore they decided to write a letter to me of the previous Brezover in-habitants, Josef Teig, a watchmaker residing in Vienna. Unfortunately, Reb. David did not re-member the family’s name and he sent the letter to the following address : Mister Josef, the Watch-maker in Vienna. How amazed the "shtetl" was when in two weeks a reply came from Josef Teig, the watchmaker. Apparently the entire post office ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 420 {y94}
    155 A LETTER I loved my father for his benevolence and opti- mistic attitude. He would say : "One has to show God how one should live. Demand a turkey and he will supply you with one; but if you only ask for a few potatoes — that’s what you’ll get! He had such innumerable come-backs for his wife and daughters. He was a kind-hearted man who knew all the offi-c'als and magistrates in the shtetl. When a Jew had a problem he would bring it to Reb Israel Freund to see if he could help. Mother and the five daughters were very proud of him. Our house was a haven of love and tranquility. ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 421 {y94}
    ... the shtetl to settle in Reishe. Of this large family only Bluma, the young-est daughter and her husband Reb Moshe Bcrglas, also of Brzozow, survived and are now in New York. They hid in Belgium during the war. Ha’im Ya’akov and Hennia Katz were childless and adopted a girl in the family — Haitscha, who later married Reb Yo’el Markel, eldest son of Reb David Yona Markel and Brosha, the daughter of Reb Eliezer Fass, God rest Ins soul. Reb Yo’el Markel and his brother, Eliyahu, are A LETTER and her two sons were hidden by a brave and noble Polish woman. Zophia Gorgasch. A local doctor, called upon for help, informed on them and the whole family was killed. I also lost my brother. Hcrsch-Zvi Stiglitz and his wife in the shtetl of Kolbashov. A total of one hundred members ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 434 {y94}
    ... this way inherited his possessions.) I received the names of various Polish informers who sent Jews in to the hands of the Gestapo. All the Poles as well as the "Volksdeutch" (native German) escaped punishment together with the Ger-mans. I intended to visit Mrs. Zacharski the widow of Dr. Zacharski, who as mentioned before, was killed by the Gestapo. After my liberation in 1944, Mrs. Zacharski sent me a letter offering unlimited finan-cial assistance, to give me an opportunity to get back on my feet. At that particular time I was un-able to benefit from her generosity because I had left Poland for another destination. At the present time Mrs. Zacharski resides in Jaroslaw and as a result it was impossible to see her in person. A museum with various exhibits, most of them Jewish ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 443 {y94}
    ... refused to carry them — Avraham Levite j THE AUSCHWITZ COLLECTION material, facts of historical importance and descrip-tions of life in the ghetto and the abomination per-petrated by the Nazi killers there, before the im-prisonment in the camp. Some fine Hebrew poems by a Hungarian poet were already written down; there was an apology in letter form ,,To My Brethren in Eretz Israel" and more. Nothing came of it all as a fortnight later the camp was evacuated because of the approaching Rus-sian forces. The written matter was left with the writers and the paragraphs appearing below were supposed to have been an introduction to the col-lection. The text has been left intact as I regard it as a document written in Auschwitz about Auschwitz. Ob-servations made of the death-camp ...

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