Records of the Lenz family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 131 records for the surname Lenz (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:

  • Zine, daughter of Osias LENTSCH
    birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Zofia LENDZOWA
    1787 property record from Lwów Krakow District No. 2 Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Benjamin, son of Kalman LENCZ
    1818 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Taube, daughter of Ephraim LENSCH
    1820 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • Joseph Mayer LINS, son of Wolf and Scheindel
    1820 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Juda LENZ
    1820 property record from Śniatyn Franciscan Survey 1820
  • Moszka LENZ
    1820 property record from Śniatyn Franciscan Survey 1820
  • Osyas LENTZ
    1821 property record from Brody Franciscan Survey (1821)
  • [no given name] LINSE, son of Wolf and Scheindel
    1821 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1816-1822)
  • Josel, son of Kalman LENCZ
    1822 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 131 records. The AGD is updated with new records every few months, so check back often to see the latest results.

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
Sokal, Ukraine
GG Member Success, Western Australia
Jul 24, 2019
Mostiska, Ukraine
GG Member Forest Hills, NY
Jan 18, 2019
Gorodnitsa, Ukraine
GG Member Los Angeles, CA
Apr 28, 2018

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

There are 187 search results for the surname Lenz 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.

  • Rzeszow Yizkor Book (1967), image 670 {y74}
    ... heard this they began dancing, and songs echoed all through the camp. flung into the River Danube. A roll call was held and we were ordered to run forward. Those who-stumbled and fell were pushed aside and those who succeeded in running were placed in a special hut. Next day we were taken to the River Danube and carried by raft to the town of Linz. There wc each received a quarter of a loaf of bread with German margarine, and began a three day march to Ebensee where there was a branch of the Maut-hausen Camp. This was in April, 1945. Wc left the blankets on the way because it was hard for us to carry them. We arrived at the Camp which was in a forest. For two days we did not go out to work because everything was in chaos. On the third ...
  • Baligrod Yizkor Book (1964), image 421 {y24}
    ... primarily concerned with the inner life of the Jews of Suwałk as a whole; their culture, their institutions, their religion — all as expressed by an organized articulate self conscious community of Jews who show their sense of togetherness, or as some all it, their sense of distinctiveness in a concrete manner, whether it be in the political, social, philanthropic or cultural sphere and whether it be in Suwałk itself or in the lands to which these Suwałk Jews emigrated. Because of the surrounding forests, the Lithuanians thought that the area would make a perfect place for a penal colony, and so, late in the Dark Ages, Suwałk was founded. In 1336 Poland assumed dominion over Suwałk as the result of the marital union of Polish and Lithuanian royalty■ In 1795 Prussia became Lord and Master ...
  • Baranow Yizkor Book (1964), image 247 {y32}
    ... former's natural adversary. Election campaigns and electioneering constituted a lively interlude in the otherwise monotonous life in town. city government Baranow was administered by a council elected by universal suffrage. At the head of the council was the Burmisz or Mayor, who was elected to his office by the councilmcn. The council levied taxes, maintained a police force, jail, public pasture lands (this privilege was enjoyed by the non-Jewish elements only), and in general carried on such activities as normally belonged to such a body. City ordinances assured the maintainance of clean-lines* and hygienic conditions. These ordinances became frequently the cause of complaints as they were not uniformly applied. Since the laws were en-forced by the non-Jewish policemen, discrimination ...
  • Baranow Yizkor Book (1964), image 248 {y32}
    ... or less economically well-to-do elements of the population; and the younger generation, liberal minded and sophisticated, who largely followed a Zionist orientation. In the early days the main issues in the election of members of "Kohol" were those of personalities, method of governing the community institutions, or the personal integrity of the prospective candidates. In time the issues crystallized along party lines. The Rov's Party preferred social, cultural, and political status quo. It viewed with suspicion any attempt to alter its position in the community. The Zionists, an aggressive and grasping group, made every effort to arro- IK
  • Bobrka Yizkor Book (1964), image 229 {y80}
     They were stronger than lions. Ye daughters of Israel, weep over Saul. Who clothed you in scarlet, with other delights. Who put ornaments of gold upon your apparel. How- arc the mighty fallen in the midst of the battle; Jonathan upon thy high place is slain; I am distressed for thee, my brother Jonathan; Very pleasant hast thou been unto me; Wonderful was thy love to me Passing the love of women. How arc the mighty fallen, and the weapons of war perished; Reaching Mount Gilboa. we met Bcril and his flock of sheep, and in the course of our conversation, we discovered that Bcril was in the process of compiling material ...

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