Records of the Morx family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 620 records for the surname Morx (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:

  • Benzion MARK, spouse of Sara , grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Chaim MARK, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Herman MARK, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Joel MARK, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Lea MARK, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Pepa MARK, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Sara MARK, spouse of Benzion , grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Chane Feige MARK
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Chane MARK
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Eisig MARK
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
Podgaytsy, Ukraine
GG Member New York, NY
Dec 12, 2015
Ternopil, Ukraine
GG Member Columbia, MD
May 31, 2013

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

There are 189 search results for the surname Morx 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 531 {y94}
    ... to "lavkes", where she tries to sell her light farm produce which belongs to her exclusively — half a liter of butter in a small enamel container covered by a white cloth with a character stamped in it in relief, full of grooves and made by a wooden spoon. It is the height of the butter protruding from the enamel container that determines its price. This butter was called "Marx pitter", not in honor of Karl Marx, whom no one in the platz had ever heard of, but to denote market butter bought only by those who treated the mitzvot lighly (as opposed to the strictly orthodox), or for little children. Those who were strict about matters of kashrut would never eat it, fearing it was treif. Under her arm the farmer’s wife would hold a hen or a duck; in her other hand a wicker basket holding ...
  • Mielnica Yizkor Book (1994), image 327 {y323}
    ... away, frightened to death. The official (Ouradnik) stood with the arrested in the middle of the town- square and decided to turn them over to the district commissioner (Pristav) in Holob, threatening to send them to Siberia. Then Chaim Yosel the Starost interfered, explaining to the official that the book held by the youngsters was just Hebrew grammar and not a Carl Marx book. He assured him that the two youngsters were honest and traditional Jews and not revolutionaries, and he offered his personal guarantee for them. Then they were set free, but with a warning not to He under a tree in the forest... The religious fanatics of the Shtetl caught Shmulik and slapped him on his face. Wolf-Ber was slapped by Shimon Feltz - a rich and notable man in the townlet and a Trisker ...
  • Baranow Yizkor Book (1964), image 244 {y32}
    ... Jewish boys attended more than the required four years of elementary classes. (Among the girls a large per-centagc attended six classes.) Open discrimination against Jewish children was a common practice. Roughly one third of the school population was Jewish. For reasons of safety Jewish children sat together occupying the rear seats—a form of voluntary ghetto. The Jewish children did not get marks commensurate with their scholastic attainments. They were subjected to frequent harangues by the teachers that challenged the morality and integrity of his race and religion. Stories of the Jews using the blood of Christian children for ritual purposes were related by some teachers in the classrooms as historical truths. There was the notorious Wishka, a local girl, daughter of the apothecary ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 384 {y94}
    ... a child, my grandfather, of blessed memory, used to send me with a bowl of "Mishloah Manot" (sweetmeats) every Purim to Reb Shimeleh Parness of blessed memory — Moshe’s grana.ather. Reb Shimeleh had a limp and used a walking stick. He would sit smoking a long, twisted pipe which never left his mouth. These two, the stick and the pipe, were his "trade marks". He was a strictly observant Jew and insisted on his children and grandchildren’s observing the tenets of "Honor thy father and thy mother' down to the last detail. In his last years Reb Shimeleh transferred his haber-dashery shop to his son, Xaftali Hersch, God rest his soul, father of Moshe, keeping one corner of it for himself, to sell paper goods for writing, packaging and decorating purposes. It is no wonder, therefore, that ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 515 {y94}
    ... palette, the tongue and the stomach on fire. Father sits in his usual place of honor, but this time his chair is well-padded with pillows, as befits a king, and his whole entourage and the royal family sit around his table, eager for his every word. The Seder proceeds according to the well-known code of "Kadesh u’rehatz", which appears in the Haggadah in its shortened form as sign marks pre-venting mistakes. These signs were "developed" in the "Heder" and given a wider content. "Kadesh" — Father returns home from the synagogue on Pesach night, hurrying to make the Kiddush before the little ones fall asleep and so on, till "nirtzeh" — "one eats and drinks and has a lot of fun". The Head of the Family leads his convoy courageously and with con-fidence. He is the uncontested ruler ...

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