Records of the Porten family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 7 records for the surname Porten (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:

  • Feiga PARTEN, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Samuel Baruch PARTEN and Grüne SCHOR/ZIMET
    1843 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)
  • Ettel, daughter of Jacob PORTEN and Kreinie LEF
    1889 birth record from Podhajce Jewish Births (1854-1881, 1884, 1886-1889)
  • Lea SCHEININGER, daughter of Kalman Moses STRANG and Dwore PORTEN
    1906 death record from Nawaria Jewish Deaths (1889, 1891-1897, 1899-1900, 1902-1904, 1906-1908)
  • Beila PORTEN
    1939 school record from Lwów University. Jewish Medical Students (1919-1939)
  • Beila PORTEN
    1939 school record from Lwow (Lviv) University Applications to Study Medicine and Pharmacy (1939)
  • Anita PORTEN, daughter of and Ida
    1941 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (Jun-Sep 1941, Jan-Feb 1942)

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

There are 151 search results for the surname Porten 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.

  • Galicia Yizkor Book (1945), image 639 {y168}
    ... Bisbaum Jacobo Asendorf Abraham Brodheim Adolfo Auerbach Chaim Birnbaum Leon Auerbach Wolf Breitbart Isidoro Altschuler Salomon Bruck Samuel Aberbach Benito Buchhalter Ignacio Akselrad Boris Bril Jose Agid Leon Bas Israel Apfclberg Jaime Blei Jacobo Arbeit A. J. Borten Marcos Ambach J. Bauman S. Berenfein Israel B Ball Melly Bard David Bleicher Osias Barfeld Elias Braude Julio Beer Isidoro Bergman Salomon Bretller Leon Bccher E. S. Bernholtz Jose Bresler J. Berg Jose Bicales S. Blumenstein Jaime Blcchcr J. Bloch Benedit ...
  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 482 {y48}
    ... The Nazis were transporting the Jews in special extermination-camps. A place, or district where Jewish inhabitants had been exterminated became designated as free and clear of Jews — "Yudenrein". Thus, the Jews began to look for ways and means to save themselves. There were some, who attempted to crose the Hungarian border. Others tried to live as gentiles on - Aryan" papers. A good portion of Jews looked for hiding places among the neighborhood peasants. Some of them were lucky and sorvived. how-ever in most cases the peasants themselves killed the Jews, or handed them over to the Germans for a pot of "lentil-porridge". Tho simplest thing was to build a hiding place, each one in his own house and to use it as a shelter in time of trouble. Much planning, toil, effort and strength went Into ...
  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 488 {y48}
    ... to keep silent. The Soviets forced us to spy on the people around us. Once a week, on a certain day. in the early hours after mid• night, one had to appear before the N.K.V.D. and tell them what one heard and what one saw. Closest friends became strangers to each other and shunned away from conversing with one another. Men of 18—50 years of age were sub• ject to mobilization and a large portion of the youth served in the Soviet-Army. In such a depressing atmosphere, we continued to live for almost 2 years. On the first ofMay 1941 we heard rumors that the Germans were making pre-parations for war. near the Russian borders. Worry and anxiety returned to us. for we knew the meaning of these preparations ! On the night of the 22 of June 1941. .war broke out between the Na?is and the Russians ...
  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 497 {y48}
    ... or indus• tries of any kind. There were a handful of wealthy people such as j£ owners of estates, possessors of flour-mills and lumber dealers. The middle class was predominantly composed of physicians, lawyers and merchants. A lower class consisted of small traders, artisans and cart drivers who worked very hard from morning till night, but still needed financial aid. Quite a size-able portion of the Jewish community lived on welfare. It is therefore easy to understand the reason for the massive Jewish emigration in the late 19th and early 20th century. Multitudes left in order to find their fortunes in distant America. Of course, this emigration brought relief but it also caused many tragedies. A great number of emigrant husbands left their wives and children without any material ...
  • Bielsko-Biala Yizkor Book (1973), image 160 {y76}
    ... 4 Nummern der "Wiener Morgenzeitung" veröffentlichte. Dort lernen wir auch sein Verhältnis zu Herzl kennen. Er über-rascht den in anderen Kreisen und Anschauungen Aufgewachsenen mit Der Tatsache, dass die hebräische Sprache gesprochen und geschrieben wird und ein grosses Lesepublikum hat, und zitiert Herzls Worte: "Ein Volk, das seine eigene Sprache hat, ist nicht gestorben. Unser Volk lebt!" Fortan unterrichtet er Herzl über alle bedeutenden Xus-serungen der jiddischen und hebräischen Presse und sendet auch an Sokolow, den Herausgeber der "Hazefirah", im Namen Herzls eine Erklärung ab, in der er verschiedenes richtig stellt, was Sokolow in seinen Artikeln gegen den Zionismus vorgebracht hatte. Doch erst der erste Zionistenkongress in Basel bekehrte Sokolow. Auch Berkowicz ...

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