Records of the Orenstein family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 887 records for the surname Orenstein (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:

  • Abraham HORNSTEIN
    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • [no given name], child of Wolf CHARAP and Ettil CHARAP
    birth record from Jezierna Jewish Births (1886-1893, 1898-1922)
  • [no given name], child of Wolf CHARAP and Etil CHARAP
    birth record from Jezierna Jewish Births (1886-1893, 1898-1922)
  • Jacob ORENSTEIN
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Isak ORENSTEIN
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Hersch ORENSTEIN
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • [stillborn], child of Ruchel HORNSTEIN
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Mordko HORNSTEIN
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Sara ORENSTEIN
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Israel HORNSTEIN
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 887 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 4 entries listed in the Gesher Galicia Family Finder for this surname.

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
ORENSTEIN in
Skalat, Poland
GG Member #1260 Jamaica, NY
USA
Jun 27, 2020
ORENSTEIN in
Tarnorudka, Ukraine
GG Member #1260 Jamaica, NY
USA
Jun 27, 2020
ORENSTEIN in
Ternopil, Ukraine
GG Member #1260 Jamaica, NY
USA
Jun 27, 2020

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

There are 190 search results for the surname Orenstein 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.

  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 360 {y114}
     WINTER-1939 L. toR., Moishe Kwotzale (Myloch-top), Kluger (Bobe), Nachman Laufer (Soltys), Charnel Orenstein (Chitra), Simon Rosenberg (Diabel) MIZRACHI OUTING SATURDAY AFTERNOON L. to R., Shlamek Bornstein, Hanka Schnitzer, Mania Kora), Smilek Luftig
  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 407 {y114}
    ... Judenrat in Sosnowiec wanted to keep the majority of the meager wages sent for the workers in the shop. The two directors forcefully resisted this move, unwilling to ac-cede to this sort of treatment of the workers. Sosnowiec did not easily suffer subor-dinates who had their own opinions, and considered this behavior to be a rebellion against its rule. It swept the two men away with the back of its hand. Nor can it be overlooked that the murder of Orenstein and Rosenberg was intended to terrify the shop workers into behaving properly, a method that had been used successfully by the Germans before. The shop continued to function until the resettlement, when the workers were taken from their sewing machines and presses to the assembly points, some to work camps and some to the ovens ...
  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 458 {y114}
    ... woods early every morning with Marx's Capital under his arm. Izak Daytsher with his offbeat sensibility later became a talented journalist in Warsaw. Yosek Bester from the village of Lipovice, a pitifully poor child of the countryside, later became a popular doctor in town. The socially conscious Chane Dunkelblum, the sisters Wolf and the com-mitted Zionist youth leader Rose Orenstein also belonged to this group, as did Idek Verner, the intelligent Chrzanow youth who became a lawyer. Izak Reifer, who only began to devote his youthful enthusiasm to socialist community work after he com-pleted gymnasium, made his way to New Zealand after finishing the Politechni-kum, where he occupied a government position and worked as a scholar. I also want to mention my friend Yosek Bochner, a brilliant ...
  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 522 {y114}
    ... David, Henia---born Shuldenfrei Bochner Josef-David, Gitl, Chaim-Zvi, Moyshe, Malka, Meir Bochner Yecheskel, Chaim Josef Bornstein Akiva, Rachel---bom Schenberg, David, Tamar Brener Malka, Meir Brener Rozia---born Orenstein Bromberger Josef-Laib, Rachel, Zvi Bromberger Pinchas, Esther, Shaul, Chaim, Gucia Bromberger Itzchak, Symche, Mordechai, Fanny, Chaim Buchbinder Abraham-Zvi, Gele, Dvora---bom Naiger, Hendl---married Berger Buchsbaum Moyshe ...
  • Rzeszow Yizkor Book (1967), image 727 {y74}
    ... tlie son of the Parnass (Community President) Shlo-mo Zalman of Reisha. 16) He was followed as Rabbi by his son Reb Ezekiel Zvi who was the son-in-law of Rabbi Mor-dechai ben Zev of Brody and served as rabbi for 45 years, dying 19th Kislev 5616 (1856). 17) He was followed by his daughter’s son Reb Isaac Haim Wallcrstcin, who had been Rabbi in Ro-hatin and died 11th Nissan 5642 (1882). 18) In 1871-1873 the Rabbi was Reb Zvi Hersh Orenstein, who was welcomed to Reisha after the Russian Government had expelled him from his rab-binical post in Brcst-Litovsk. He was Rabbi of Reisha for two years, and after the death of Reb Joseph

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