Records of the Plesak family in the All Galicia Database

Sorry, there are currently no records for the surname Plesak (including soundalike names and spelling variants) in the All Galicia Database (the AGD), Gesher Galicia's free searchable collection of genealogical and historical 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
Khorostkov, Ukraine
GG Member Rockville, MD
Aug 1, 2019
Rava-Ruska, Ukraine
GG Member Toronto, ON
Dec 27, 2007
Kamyanka Buzka, Ukraine
GG Member Mercer Island, WA
Jan 10, 1999

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

There are 182 search results for the surname Plesak 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 512 {y94}
    ... event that took place in the country — and there was no lack of these — was highly publicised in our town, as in others, and deepened the Jews’ apprehension of the approaching danger. The Polish army under General Roya’s command carried out a pogrom in Lwow and many Jews were butchered there, the excuse being that they had poured hot water on the heads of the soldiers. In Plotsk, the town Rabbi was murdered as he was praying because he was using his praying shawl and phylacteries as a means of "signalling"to the Bolsheviks... Such and similar stories of the Jews’ treachery, as stupid as they were evil by nature, were actually spread by cynical inciters, but the ignorant masses believed them. The rumors spread quickly and reach-ed us as well, when our synagogues were invaded ...
  • Busk Yizkor Book (1965), image 303 {y99}
    ... z powrotem. Niektórzy spośród tłumu poznają w nich oprawców z obozu *1janowskiego" we Lwowie. Padają nazwiska : Grzymek, Schónbach i inne. Wygląda więc na to, że będą jeszcze wybierać do lagru. I rzeczywiście; od prawego końca kolumny zaczyna się sortowanie. — 11Raus" wrzeszczy ciągle SS-man, wskazując szpicrutą na człowieka w szeregu. Gdy ten wstaje i podchodzi, dostaje pałką po głowie, po plecach. — *1Marsch" — i pod razami batów, wybrany przemyka się do nowo wyznaczonego miejsca. Wybierani zostają przeważnie ludzie z wyglądu silni i młodzi. Jest jednak jeszcze wśród nich dużo i takich, którzy zostają wybrani niewiadomo dlaczego i do jakich celów. Zbliża się kolej na mnie. Żegnam się ze swoją rodziną. Całuję mechanicznie żonę, nad życie ukochaną córkę. Jeszcze ...
  • Czortkow Yizkor Book (1967), image 449 {y125}
    ... There I sat down, because I lacked the courage to advance for fear of being driven away again. True, except for the German gendarme, who was still sitting on his case struggling to over-come sleepiness, none of the guards was nearby. But my first 1111-fortunate attempt proved that nothing escaped their attention. A long while passed and I was unable to pluck up the courage to reach a decision. Finally, it was Thomnnek himself, who unawares, by his appearance alone, prompted me to act without delay. The lorry of death drove up in front of the rear entrance of the camp. The gate in the barbed-wirc fence flew open, and our exc-cutioners were approaching in a clashing marching-lcmpo, led by the beaming murderous Thomnnek. At the top of his voice he shouted at a number of miserable ...
  • Dobromil Yizkor Book (1980), image 89 {y140}
    ... , and there came Hainan, there approaches a man with a tin badge on his cloak and tells me to open my package. I stop short, not understanding what he can find on me. I look at him, questioningly, as if to say why should I open my package. He yells out at me, "Why are you standing there like a dummy, open your package!" And before I can open it, "Aha!" He already has the package spread out and he has seized the flask of brandy. He was a revenue inspector on guard against the import of liquor from other places. Nu, he had caught me in the act with my great crime, and announces "I think I will run you in." Meanwhile there arrived my kinsman from Chirov, with whom I was to go to Berlin. He speaks to the inspector, "Well, you really are one terrific guardian of the law. Just see what you found ...
  • Dobromil Yizkor Book (1980), image 90 {y140}
    ... very silent. Only the whistle of the wind, the clip clop of the horses, the cracking of whip and the "vee-oh" of Uncle Maier to the horse were heard. We come in good order to the station. I lift ofl my package of supplies for the trip, which included two sets of underwear, my "tefillin," two shirts, an extra "leib-tzu-dekel," a little soft white cheese, with two pieces of bread, a little flask of brandy and a good piece of cake. The train shuffles in. I take leave of my father. His final words to me—"Look now, don't forget the 'davenin',*'—for him the greatest worry. I take my seat on the train, in a very depressed mood. There in Dobromil was no remaining; there where I go, what awaits me? A strange country, a strange language. I feel the tears welling up. I could really have cried ...

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