Records of the Sass family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 1907 records for the surname Sass (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:

    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • Eidel Sara SCHASCH
    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • Peisach SCHASCH
    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • Malke Lea SCHASCH
    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • [no given name], child of Pinches SASS and Beile SASS
    birth record from Jezierna Jewish Births (1876-1886)
  • [no given name], child of and Chaje Scheindel SEID
    birth record from Jezierna Jewish Births (1886-1893, 1898-1922)
  • Siegmund SAX
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Matilda SASS, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Bayła SZAJOWA
    1787 property record from Lwów Krakow District No. 2 Josephine Survey (1787)
  • [no given name] SZAJOWA
    1787 property record from Brzeżany Josephine Survey (1787)

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Kozliv, Ukraine
GG Member Somerset, NJ
Jan 27, 2021
Nienadowa, Poland
GG Member San Francisco, CA
Apr 19, 2020
Boryslav, Ukraine
GG Member Decatur, GA
Sep 11, 2019

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

There are 193 search results for the surname Sass 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 431 {y94}
    ... for that food." ,,We were finally liberated from the ghetto in Theresienstadt. At six one morning we heard a rum* bling and there was a motorbike and two tanks of Russians. We rushed to get out of the barracks, but the Czech police wouldn’t let us go. I approached the commander of the Russian group that liberated us and tried to explain in Russian what was happening. He said to me in Yiddish : "Don’t break your teeth on Russian. Speak your mother tongue ... march than in his whole three years camp. For the first time he had doubts that he would survive. "I escaped several times, but I was always caught again," says Mr. Filler. "I didn’t try to escape from Auschwitz for the simple reason that there was no-where to go, no one who would hide me. I was told that the Partisans ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 432 {y94}
    ... brothers escaped into the Krakow ghetto but were recaptured and taken to Auschwitz when the ghetto was demolished. About 25,000 Jews were transported in that ship-ment to Auschwitz, where the notorious Dr. Mengele "selected" 500 Jews. The rest went straight to the gas chambers. We had to run about 200 metres past soldiers who were hitting us with their rifles, says Mr. Filler. "If you started to bleed, you went to the chambers — although of course we didn’t know that at the time. I got to Mengele with Ben beside me. *,How old" he said. Twenty. Occupation ? Baker. And he waved us to one side, which meant we lived. But of those 500 selected, only about 200 survived the first four weeks in quarantine, when we did all sorts of jobs until the Germans found permanent work ...
  • Baligrod Yizkor Book (1964), image 149 {y24}
    ... 412. 556, 596, 670. "Pervaja Percpisi Na selen i a Rossiskaja Imperia", 1897, Suwalskaja Gubernia. "A Priceless Heriiage". Morris A. Gutstein, New Vor. 1953, pp. 127. 130. "Publication of ihc American Jewish Hislo-rical Society", 1955. No. 3. "Rccucil de Matcriaux sur la Situation economise des Israelites de Russie", Vol. 11, pp. 116, 140. Roth. S., "Magna Bibliotheca Anglo— Judaica", London. 1937. Rivas. C. "La Lituanie sous Ic jong Alle-mand 1915—1918", Lausanne. 1918, p. 29. Schipper. Ignaz. "IJ/icje Handlu Zydow-skicgo na Ziemiach Polskich". "Warszawa, 1937, pp. 462, 470. "Semitic and Oriental Studies", Vol. XL. Los Angeles. יארטיקל פון ;•ימאן ׃ -סאלאמאן ריבין און אפרים ד״נארר־׀. Sholem. G.. "Bibhographia Kabhalistica", Leipzig. 1927. p. 207. "Słownik Geograficzny Krolewstwa Polskiego ...
  • Baranow Yizkor Book (1964), image 244 {y32}
    ... cquiva-lent to junior high school. Only few of the Jewish boys attended more than the required four years of elementary classes. (Among the girls a large per-centagc attended six classes.) Open discrimination against Jewish children was a common practice. Roughly one third of the school population was Jewish. For reasons of safety Jewish children sat together occupying the rear seats—a form of voluntary ghetto. The Jewish children did not get marks commensurate with their scholastic attainments. They were subjected to frequent harangues by the teachers that challenged the morality and integrity of his race and religion. Stories of the Jews using the blood of Christian children for ritual purposes were related by some teachers in the classrooms as historical truths. There was the notorious ...
  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 482 {y48}
    ... 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 ... of the nigl.t, or close to dawn, they would surround the town, attack Jewish homes, make thorough search, seize people and bring them to a central-assembly place under a hail of shots,, beatings insults and shouts. They stood there for long hours and then were led away to the train railroad station under heavy guard. The train arrived, the people were brought into the coaches, which were ...

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