Records of the Reifer family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 46 records for the surname Reifer (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:

  • Leib RIFER, son of Naphtali
    1818 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Simon REIFER
    1820 property record from Dynów Franciscan Survey (1820)
    1845 property record from Bóbrka House Owners (1845)
    1845 property record from Bóbrka House Owners (1845)
  • Sebastian RAFFA
    1848 property record from Bobowa Landowners (1848)
  • Josef RAFA
    1848 property record from Brzana Dolna Landowners (1848)
  • Adalbert RAFA
    1848 property record from Brzana Dolna Landowners (1848)
  • Markus RAFER
    1848 other record from Tyśmienica Reichstag Petitions (1848)
  • Benjamin REIFER
    1858 property record from Kołomyja House Owners (1858)
  • Adolf REIFER
    1865 school record from Jagiellonian University Jewish Medical Students/Doctors (1851-1918)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 46 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
Gawluszowice, Poland
GG Member Dix Hills, NY
Aug 26, 2019
Jaroslaw, Poland
GG Member Dix Hills, NY
Aug 26, 2019
Kliszow, Poland
GG Member Dix Hills, NY
Aug 26, 2019

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

There are 194 search results for the surname Reifer 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.

  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 359 {y114}
     Wiener (Brener) Family Srulek, Surcia, Josel Gross Family Shortly after Liberation Frieda, Shlamek, Dorka Back row, L. to R., Srulek Schonberk, Frydka Grajower, S. Langer Seated, Eva Gross L. toR., Ruchka Biegeleisen, Esta Heuberger, Rozia Reifer, Tuska Klein 158
  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 361 {y114}
     THE PROMINENT FAMILY OF LEIBELE REIFER Matriarch Rachel Feigel (Richter) Reifer, sitting fourth from left. Reb M. Madelbaum, long time member of the city administration and his son-in-law Aron Grajower, active Zionist and his family 156
  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 368 {y114}
    BE1S-JAKOW—Class of 1938 BENOS GROUP &ac*10X0י L- t0 ^ ׳ Cyzner, R.H. Kanner, F. Lipschitz, T. Klapholz, T. Weiss, R. Kunreich, F. Fuchsbrumer, L. Karp, Back row, L. to R., F. Markowicz, p Reifer Front row, F. Gartner, L. Lieblich, R. Klapholz, Teachers, Silfen, M. Zagorska, G. Mandelbaum j^jrs g|urn ancj ^rs Wiener, R. Jucker, L. Gastwirt, Lieberfreund Front row, ?, Ch. Lieblich 7th Grade, 1938-9 With their teacher of Jewish religion The girl on the left, Mala Aszkenazy lived in Israel, and owed her ...
  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 458 {y114}
    ... a talented journalist in Warsaw. Yosek Bester from the village of Lipovice, a pitifully poor child of the countryside, later became a popular doctor in town. The socially conscious Chane Dunkelblum, the sisters Wolf and the com-mitted Zionist youth leader Rose Orenstein also belonged to this group, as did Idek Verner, the intelligent Chrzanow youth who became a lawyer. Izak Reifer, who only began to devote his youthful enthusiasm to socialist community work after he com-pleted gymnasium, made his way to New Zealand after finishing the Politechni-kum, where he occupied a government position and worked as a scholar. I also want to mention my friend Yosek Bochner, a brilliant mathematician, who later studied in Berlin and went to Moscow, where he worked in an airplane factory. There was also ...
  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 472 {y114}
    ... Talmud scholar and moral exemplar, Reb Itshele Weitzenblum, m/b/a. All of the other societies, with their fine-sounding names, accomplished little, despite the best intentions of their founders and the sacrifice of the trustees. But among them are worth mentioning, along with their founders: 1. Love of Torah. Classes there were taught by the scholars Reb Avrom Hirsh Reifer, the selfless philanthropist Reb Moyshe Lipschitz, and the learned Reb Mendl Landau; 2. The Eternal Light society, where the judge Reb Sholem Aba's was the teacher; 3. The Tree of Life society, headed by the extraordinary scholar Reb Shachne Hamerman; 4. The Supporters of the Torah yeshiva, headed by Reb Nute Dayan; and 5. The Crown of Torah yeshiva headed by the brilliant Talmud scholar Reb Chaim ...

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