Records of the Orgel family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 175 records for the surname Orgel (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:

    tax record from Brzeżany Jewish Taxpayers (1936)
  • Chaje ORGEL r. BRÜCK, daughter of Abraham Dawid ORGEL and Lea BRÜCK
    birth record from Horodenka Jewish Births (certificates) (1856-1916)
  • Chaje ORGEL r. BRÜCK, daughter of Abraham Dawid ORGEL and Lea BRÜCK
    0 birth record from Fond 424 Jewish Births (various towns), part 2 (1890-1911)
  • Baruch ORGEL
    1803 other record from Galicia Jewish Marriage Permissions (1803)
  • Scheindel, daughter of Osias ORGEL
    1817 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Scheindel, daughter of Osias ORGEL
    1818 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • Aron, son of Chajm ORGEL and Pesil HAIDENFELD
    1818 birth record from Stanisławów Jewish Births (1817-1845)
  • Nuchim, son of Chajm ORGEL
    1819 birth record from Stanisławów Jewish Births (1817-1845)
  • Ahron, son of Osias ORGIL
    1820 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Ahron, son of Osias ORGIL
    1820 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)

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

There are 191 search results for the surname Orgel 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.

  • Bielsko-Biala Yizkor Book (1973), image 182 {y76}
    ... der obenerwähnten allerhöchsten Bewilligung "ein Bet-haus ganz neu und massiv im gerichtlich erhobenen Schätzwerte von 6838 fl. Cmze. erbaut worden ist". Laut einer Vorgefundenen Originaleingabe vom 14. Juli 1843 haben die hiesigen (Bielitzer) Israeliten "ein Bittgesuch an Se. M. Kaiser Ferdinand I. überreicht und darin um die aller-gnädigste Erlaubnis eine Orgel in ihrem höchstenorts privile-gierten Bethause zu Bielitz aufstellen zu dürfen" gebeten. Die sog. Emanzipation der Juden erfolgte erst im Jahre 1848, als das Verfassungspatent vom 25. April 1848 die Gleich-heit der Staatsbürger vor dem Gesetze aussprach und die freie
  • Kolbuszowa Yizkor Book (1971), image 827 {y239}
    ... . From various cities we heard reports that this department was overrun by underworld characters and refugees who did not know the locked-in ghetto Jewry. They dealt with the ghetto inhabitants without scruples or conscience. To avoid a similar tragedy, the Judenrat of Kolbuszowa ap- pointed to this department seven of the finest, most decent young men in town, who—with Yosef Rapaport at their head—were: Majer Orgel, Lajser Spielman, Leon Gerstel, Avraham Feld, Mendl Bilfeld and Itchele Silber, some of whom were already in the employ of the Judenrat. Soon, at Twardon's command, two more were added: Bynim Rosenbaum and David Kanner. Our left grew more and more wretched. Our money was gone and every object of value in our homes had long since been sold for food whose cost was continually ...
  • Kolbuszowa Yizkor Book (1971), image 839 {y239}
    ... Jews, now he deliberately demonstrated his belonging to his persecuted brothers. January 25, 1940, was the start of a change, when the "green police" (the regular defense police of Germany) left Kolbuszowa and was replaced by the "blue police" (not to be confused with the Polish police which funaioned under German patronage, ful- filling its pre-war tasks as before). The new police was composed of young "Volksdeutchen" 17 to 20 years old, who had volun- tered thus to serve the Nazis. They chose for their residence and office the home of Bezalel Orgel in the market-place. Forty was their number and .the Jews were ordered to furnish everything:
  • Lancut Yizkor Book (1963), image 474 {y2}
    ... 134th St. Belle Harbor, L.I. Bu 4-5976. M Malter, Nathan, 130 Martense St. Bklyn 26, N.Y., BU 77י37־■ Marder, Mrs. A. 1347 Morris Ave. Bx. N.Y. Marder, Mrs. Ed. c/o Markellos, 2201 Pasco Del Mar, East View, Calif. Merzil, Benj., 2999 W. 29th St. Bklyn 24, N.Y., Co 6^547• Mintz, Sol, 100 E. 51th Sr. Bklyn j, N.Y., PR 8-4744. O Offner, Arnold F., 800 Ocean Park-way Bklyn 30, N.Y. UL 4-1817. Orgel, Mrs. J., 1060 Hunter Ave., Valley Stream, L.I. P Padower, Arnold, 1262 Noble Ave. Bx. 60, N.Y., TI 2-1766. Padower, Hugo, 1262 Noble Ave. Bx. 60, N.Y., TI 2-1766. Padower, Joseph, 1270 Noble Ave. Bx. 60, N.Y. Perlmuter, Leonard, 7920 Foster St. S.E., Washington 28, D.C Perlmutter, Abraham, 2830 Grand Concourse Bx. 58, N.Y. SE 3-2446. Perlmutter, Mrs. Bessie, 1027 44th St. Bklyn 19, N.Y., GE 8-6773 ...
  • 1925 Krakow Address and Business Directory, image 269 {d695}
    ... Oiange Cecylja, wł. realn., Arjanska 4. Orbach Karolina, robotnica. Krowoderska 7. — Leonja, robotnica. Krowoderska 7. — Leon, urzędnik pryw., Lubicz 6. Orbel Ludwik, cukiernik. Barska 15. Orchel Bronisław, urzędn. Tow. Wzaj. Ubezp., Topolowa 34. Orchelówna Marja, urzędn. Tow. Wzaj. Ubezp., Topolowa 25. Orczasz Jan, ofic. kol., Warszawska 18. Ofczykowski Jan, nauczyciel, Niecała 8. Order ... Rozalja, krawcowa, Stradom 5. — Szymon, kupiec, św. Sebastjana 16. Ores Ignacy, em. urzędnik poczt., kierownik biura okrętów. ,.Unit. Sts. Lines", wtaśc. handlu znaczków pocłt., Grzegórzecka 14. T. 4204. Orgel Lazar, restaurator, Zwierzyniecka 18. Oigier Anna. kupcowa. Szeroka 27. — Mojżesz, czci. cholewkarski. Wazka 6. Orkisz Albin, służ. Un. Jag., Jagiellońska 22. — Florian, ślusarz. Zacisze 9. — Józi-f, ...

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