Records of the Schindler family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 403 records for the surname Schindler (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:

  • Moses Leib SCHINDLER
    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • Ettel SCHINDLER
    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • Libe Jente SCHINDLER
    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • Chane Ruchel SCHINDLER
    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • Simon SCHINDLER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Rifka SCHINDLER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Osias SCHINDLER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Etie SCHINDLER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Selde SCHINDLER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Mariem SCHINDLER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 403 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 6 entries listed in the Gesher Galicia Family Finder for this surname.

Here are the 3 most recent records.

Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
SCHINDLER in
Bolekhov, Ukraine
GG Member Paradise Valley, AZ
USA
Sep 10, 2020
SCHINDLER in
Yahilnytsya, Ukraine
GG Member Baltimore, MD
USA
Dec 6, 2019
SONENTHALER in
Drohobych, Ukraine
GG Member Secaucus, NJ
USA
Aug 19, 2019

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

There are 180 search results for the surname Schindler 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 378 {y114}
    ...  MIZRACH1 YOUTH GROUP Back row, I. to R., B. Taus, H. May, M. Kleider, Middle mo, S. Ganger, S. Mandelbaum, A. Stapler, Bottom row, S. Schnitzer, M. Siegman, H. Eisenberg, M. Klagsbrum ANSK1 DRAMA CLUB Back row, L. toR., Bornstcin, Mager, Rosenbaum, Miss Schor, M. Schindler, Miss Schor, Grajower, P. Landau, J. Lida; Front row, Getzel Fleisher, Mrs. Sternfeld, Bochner, Furer, Ch. Landau, Altman, J. Landau, Mr. Sternfeld 139
  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 400 {y114}
    ... the Jews of Chrzanow were deported. THE JUDENRAT AND THE GERMAN AUTHORITIES Contacts between the Judenrat and the local German officials were carried out on more than the official level. The Judenrat had close relations with some of the Ger-man officials, thanks to various gifts and bribes. However, the Judenrat's closest contacts were with the police, headed by Oberleutenant Schindler. An intelligent German, he understood thoroughly how to profit from the situation and received a steady income from the Judenrat, along with numerous gifts from dozens of Jewish families in exchange for taking care of the most trivial matters. He was false through and through, although he pretended to be a friend of the Jews. At the last, however, he showed his true colors. The liaison ...
  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 404 {y114}
    The Year 1943 graph, with Schindler at the center, was seen in 1944 at a work camp by a Jewish girl from Chrzanow named Fela Scharf. It was in the hands of a German policeman from Berlin who had been present during this incident. The picture is captioned, "Chrzanow is finally Judenrein." Mgr. Yakov Silfen A Word About the Council of Elders When we first saw the Nazi bandits on the streets of Chrzanow, our hearts were filled with indescribable and infinite sorrow. We instinctively sensed that the most dreadful period in our recent history was coming, a period of total annihilation of Jewish society. Where could we ...
  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 405 {y114}
    ... aided by traitorous Poles. Some voluntarily left their lairs, believing the German assurances that they would be released. Several days later all of these Jews were taken to Sosnowiec, where a selection was made at the local transit camp. Finally an incident should be mentioned which the survivors from Chrzanow may not know of. There are Jews from Chrzanow who still believe that Schindler was a friend of the Jews. After the police, led by their commander Schindler, had com-pleted the final annihilation of Chrzanow Jews, they had themselves photographed at the Chrzanow market place, their faces beaming with pleasure. This group photo- 112
  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 415 {y114}
    ... Jewish homes, searching for ter-rified Jewish girls, dragging them out of their hiding places, and taking them to Sosnowiec and thence to the local transit camp. Afterward the young women, along with similar victims from other towns, were transported to various labor camps. At the same time the discriminatory regulations against Jews were increased. The German police, headed by Schindler, began checking for the most trivial "sins," such as buying an egg or a chicken from a peasant woman, or selling something for-bidden to a Gentile. The police filled out reports and punished the "guilty" with a small fine. We thought that these trivial infractions had been forgotten, but a few days or weeks later the police turned their attention to these people again. The results of this attention were ...

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