Records of the Meszel family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 293 records for the surname Meszel (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:

  • Hersz Chaim Maisel
    1780-1850 property record from Drohobycz Landowners (1780-1850)
  • Hersch Maisel
    1780-1850 property record from Drohobycz Landowners (1780-1850)
  • Jakob Meisel
    1780-1850 property record from Drohobycz Landowners (1780-1850)
  • Leyba MICHEL
    1787 property record from Kołomyja Josephinian Survey (1787)
  • Abba MICHEL
    1787 property record from Czortkow Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Dawid MICHEL
    1787 property record from Czortkow Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Moszko MOYZEL
    1787 property record from Lwów Żółkiew District No. 3 Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Georg Frydryk MICHEL
    1787 property record from Lwów Żółkiew District No. 3 Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Maciey MICHEL
    1787 property record from Zaleszczyki Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Icko MISZEL
    1787 property record from Chodorów Josephine Survey (1787)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 293 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 12 entries listed in the Gesher Galicia Family Finder for this surname.

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
Melnitsa Podolskaya, Ukraine
GG Member #1437 Jerusalem,
Jul 21, 2019
Melnitsa Podolskaya, Ukraine
GG Member #1571 Miami, FL
May 13, 2019
Rohatyn, Ukraine
GG Member #1709 Chicago, IL
Sep 1, 2018

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

There are 196 search results for the surname Meszel 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.

  • Skala-Podilska Yizkor Book (1978), image 303 {y93}
    ... Rachel 75 Borszczow 1942 735. Klinger, Mania 45 Borszczow 1942 736. Klinger, Gitel 43 Borszczow 1942 737. Klinger, Zeide-Hersch 70 Skala Sep. 1942 738. Klinger, Frima 68 Skala Sep. 1942 739. Klinger, Baba 69 Skala Sep. 1942 740. Kohn, Meir-Chaim 49 Skala 1942 741. Kohn, Meshel 71 Borszczow 1943 742. Kohn, Gitel 70 Borszczow 1943 743. Kohn, Yehoshua 24 Skala 1943 744. Kohn, Leib 42 Skala Sep. 1942 745. Kohn, Mina 36 Skala Sep. 1942 746. Kohn, Simcha 7 Skala Sep. 1942 747. Kohut, Hersch 44 Borki c.c. 1943 748. Kohut, Baba ...
  • Bobrka Yizkor Book (1964), image 246 {y80}
    ... Lcchowitch. settled in the town in the early years of the present century. The first Jewish lawyers to settle in Boiberkc were Dr. Kahane. Dr. Isidor Diamant and Dr. Yoachcm Rosenthal. Later came Dr. Abraham Shrcntzcl and before the World War I, Dr. David Rothfeld and Dr. Yaacov Shrcntzcl. Before the Hcrzl Zionist movement was founded there were already in Boibcrke two Zionist activists. Mechel Matizcs and Shmuel Schleidcr. They joined the movement to collect money for the settling of Jews in Erctz Israel. With the appearance of Dr. Theodor Hcrzl on the Zionist scene, there was also organized in Boiberkc a Zionist society by the name of "Ahavath Zion". Shmuel Schleidcr was its first president.** After Ha'Rav Simche Witelcs, Ha’Rav Ben-jamin Galcr, served as the spiritual ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 467 {y94}
    ... bread. We did our best with 5 kgs. salt and 1 kg. sugar.. Never mind, there is no lack of staples such as potatoes, butter and eggs in the vicinity. Today Yutta, the daughter of my late sister Shein-del Haraz, is getting married. Last week I was still worrying about how to get to the wedding. Today I am exempt from such worries — as things are it is inadvisable for Jews to travel. Everywhere soldiers, and civilians too, show the Jews no mercy. I was satisfied with just a "Mazel Tov". I am honestly not too certain that the wedding will take place at all or that it is possible to go from
  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 441 {y114}
    ... their own hair showing, may we be preserved! Such sins demanded a sacrificial atonement. The usual practice at the time was to atone by arranging a wedding be-tween a male and a female orphan at the cemetery. But the town had a problem: where would they get a pair of orphans? And there was an additional condi-tion—they had to be from among the poor. The problem wasn't hard at all for the joker Moyshe Mizel. He immediately came up with a way to kill two birds with one stone—fulfill the commandment of arrang-ing weddings, and also ridding the town of the epidemic. As you've no doubt guessed, the groom was none other than our Avremele Bent-sher. Since he was over sixty years old by then, of course both of his parents had died. A similar orphan "girl" was found. The younger generation ...
  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 442 {y114}
    ... some of these pranks. If You Don't Give Willingly, You Will Have to Give Unwillingly A rich man in town, Reb Leyb Gross, once refused to give a substantial sum for a certain charitable purpose, saying that he was short of money because he was building a new house. At that time the leader of the draftees was the popular Chrzanow joker Moyshe Mizel who undertook to force the rich man to come up with the sum. Moyshe Mizel assembled all the draftees, and one night, under his command, they removed the bricks that had been stored for the new house and used them to build a path to the cemetery. The next day the rich man came up with the sum in question, promising to be good and pious forever. Exchange One beautiful winter morning the men of Chrzanow woke up to a city they could hardly ...

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