Records of the Praver family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 191 records for the surname Praver (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:

  • Chaie, daughter of Feiwisch PROBE and Szeindel
    1816 birth record from Tarnopol Jewish Births (1816-1820)
  • Chaim PROBER
    1816 birth record from Tarnopol Jewish Births (index book) (1816-1860)
  • Sure PROBE
    1817 birth record from Tarnopol Jewish Births (index book) (1816-1860)
  • Mechle PROBE
    1817 birth record from Tarnopol Jewish Births (index book) (1816-1860)
  • Michel PROBE
    1818 birth record from Tarnopol Jewish Births (index book) (1816-1860)
  • Michel PROBE, son of feybisz and Szeindel
    1818 birth record from Tarnopol Jewish Births (1816-1820)
  • Ester PROBE
    1818 death record from Tarnopol Jewish Deaths (1816-1820)
  • Abr. PROBE
    1819 birth record from Tarnopol Jewish Births (index book) (1816-1860)
  • Abraham PROBE, son of Moyses and Freyde
    1819 birth record from Tarnopol Jewish Births (1816-1820)
  • [no given name] PROBE
    1820 birth record from Tarnopol Jewish Births (index book) (1816-1860)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 191 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 9 entries listed in the Gesher Galicia Family Finder for this surname.

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
Trzebinia, Poland
GG Member Flushing, NY
Dec 2, 2014
Krakow, Poland
GG Member Flushing, NY
Dec 2, 2014
Ternopil, Ukraine
GG Member Danbury, CT
Jun 4, 2012

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

There are 187 search results for the surname Praver 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.

  • Mikulince Yizkor Book (1985), image 569 {y324}
    ... those around us. Nobody cried out: the earth didn’t shake and the heavens didn’t roar. The nations of the world were silent and the German beast of prey syste- matically completed the purification of the superior Aryan race from the Semitic parasite. There were acts of heroism by in- dividuals and by groups but they were infrequent. 1 often wonder how I managed to remain alive. I was no smarter or braver than anyone else. I wasn’t a heroine. 1 simply managed to chart my course by instincts which I ordinarily would have never known I had. When they heard strange stories of what happened in thoses days, some people set themselves up as judges of ghetto and camp inmates. None of us can judge anyone else, and certain- ly those who weren’t there are not in a position to judge those ...
  • Baligrod Yizkor Book (1964), image 422 {y24}
    ... at group biography. The history of its subject, the Jewish community of the Suwałk vicinity, is traced from the time of its founding through to its catastrophic destruction. More than twenty years have now elapsed since the outbreak of the second world war and the ensuing almost complete annihilation of the Jewish Community in The Suwałk vicinity. Time enough for us to view the events in their proper perspective• Suwałk was the first city with any sizeable Jewish community to be conquered and occupied by the Nazi horde. It, no doubt, owes this prominence to its strategic location in the triangular arc! formed by the borders of Poland, Prussia and the Baltic States. The course of events affecting Suwałk Jewry, the stages of humiliation and annihilation at the hands of both the German Nazis ...
  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 489 {y48}
    ... their rule. They helped them• selves to whatever they needed and wanted. Every persons property was esti• mated and taxes were levied accordingly. "Counter revolutionary" movements were checked and examined. Private property, such as homes, merchandise and even furniture was confiscated. This condition lasted until the arrival of admi-nistrative personel from Russia proper. All those who had served as officials before were dismissed. The newly arrived Russians bought out everything there was to buy. The stores were emptied and closed down. Farmers stopped bringing their produce to town. Before long there was a shortage of foodstuffs and com-modifies. The size of the population in town grew from day to day. due to the constant flow of refugees from the West and the arrival ot the Soviet ...
  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 499 {y48}
    ... Polish section of the population were employees in government offices, the Ukrainians were farmers, while commerce lay in the hands of the Jews. The respective occupation of these three people partly changed in the latter genera-tion. Jews became doctors, lawyers, teachers, judges and officials, while com• merce fell into the hands of the Polish and Ukrainians. The Poles and the Jews inhabited the town proper, while the Ukrainians lived in nearby villages. As a result of the first World War, the Ukrainians seized the rule of Galicia in the tall of 1918, however, in the spring of 1919 the Poles captures city after city, thus putting an end to the young Ukrainian state. Shortly there after, there was also a war between the Poles and Soviet-Russia, which lasted for a number of The Main Square ...
  • Bobrka Yizkor Book (1964), image 245 {y80}
    ... that the Jewish population in Boibcrkc made up 44% of the inhabitants of the town. After the first world war. when the Province of Galicia became part of the sovereign state of Poland, the Jewish population dwindled to no more than 33%. At the time of the popular election to the Austrian parliament in Vienna in 1907. Boibcrkc was part of the 34th election district, which comprised Rozdol. Zidatchow. Ruda-Hotchiska Burshtin and Bolshwetz. The candidate on the Jewish National ticket. Dr. David Maltz, received only 1.260 votes in Boibcrkc proper, and was defeated, naturally, in the election. But at the same time the election 116]

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