Records of the Propper family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 77 records for the surname Propper (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:

  • Sara, daughter of Mendel PREPER and Schifra
    1839 birth record from Stanisławów Jewish Births (1817-1845)
  • Manele PROPPER
    1848 property record from Bohorodczany Property Owners 1848
  • Taube PROPPER
    1859 death record from Stryj Jewish Deaths (1847-1863)
  • Ester PROPPER
    1860 death record from Stryj Jewish Deaths (1847-1863)
  • Jacob PROPPER
    1862 death record from Stryj Jewish Deaths (1847-1863)
  • Emil PROPPER
    1865 yearbook record from Rabbis, Galicia (1865)
  • Leib PROPPER
    1865 death record from Stryj Jewish Deaths (1864-1876)
  • Emil PROPPER
    1868 yearbook record from Rabbis, Galicia (1868)
  • Schifre PROPPER
    1873 death record from Stryj Jewish Deaths (1864-1876)
  • Nathan HALLEMANN, son of Jakob PROPPER and Heni HALLEMANN
    1888 death record from Drohobycz Jewish Deaths (May-December 1888)

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
PROPPER in
Kraków, Poland
GG Member Baltimore, MD
USA
Apr 17, 2020
PRAVER in
Trzebinia, Poland
GG Member Flushing, NY
USA
Dec 2, 2014
PRAVER in
Krakow, Poland
GG Member Flushing, NY
USA
Dec 2, 2014

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

There are 169 search results for the surname Propper 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 474 {y94}
    ... 1930’s, some, if not all, of the Zionist or-ganizations folded and three separate cultural move-ments remained : Pcretz, Beth Yehuda and the ZKS, which was strictly a sporting club. I belonged to the latter and mainly remember the football team. In those days too, there were many dances and balls staged on the ZKS premises. The orchestra consisted mainly of my relatives — Max Larner, Samuel Prop-per, Yoske Just, and my own brother Tuciu, who played the saxophone. The last ball was held a couple of weeks before the outbreak of the war and was entitled, "Let’s dance before we fight." After the war broke out, in September, 1939, many of my friends and relatives escaped east to the Russian zone, but I stayed behind with my parents and my younger brother Ben. Shortly after, the Germans ...
  • 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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