Records of the Sommer family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 1515 records for the surname Sommer (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:

  • Salamon Leib CHOMET
    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • Keile CHOMET
    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • Godel Isaac CHOMET
    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • Taube Jose CHOMET
    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • Ziril CHOMET
    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • Mojźesz SCHUMER
    tax record from Brzeżany Jewish Taxpayers (1936)
  • Isser SCHUMER
    tax record from Brzeżany Jewish Taxpayers (1936)
  • Pepi SOMMER
    census record from Probużna Jewish residents (1932)
  • Susio SOMMER
    census record from Probużna Jewish residents (1932)
  • Artur SAMET, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 1515 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 56 entries listed in the Gesher Galicia Family Finder for this surname.

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
Snyatyn, Ukraine
GG Member West Linn, OR
Jan 27, 2021
Buchach, Ukraine
GG Member Remsenburg, NY
Sep 11, 2019
Tovste, Ukraine
GG Member Dix Hills, NY
Aug 26, 2019

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

There are 176 search results for the surname Sommer 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.

  • Bielsko-Biala Yizkor Book (1973), image 189 {y76}
    ... Feibisch Wolf nach Bielitz. Kaum angekommen, wurde ihnen der obrigkeitliche Befehl,das Schutzgeld für fünf Jahre im vorhinein, also zusammen 10 Dukaten, zu erlegen. Schon waren ihnen, da sie sich weigerten, dem Begehren des Burggrafen zu entsprechen, Pferd und Wagen arrestirt, als die Bürger Gottfried Sommer und Johann Henssler sich für sie verbürgten, und dadurch der Juden Gefährt frei machten. Hiervon erstattete der Magistrat am 29. August 1761 Anzeige an den Landes-Ältesten und machte in seiner Eingabe neben jenen von der Zunft vorgebrachten Motiven noch geltend, dass "denen Juden die Compactata mit dem Königreich Polen bei ihrem dahier habenden Verkehr" zustatten kämen, sowie, dass man "vor einigen Jahren durch ein publicirtes Patent die Polen zum Handel nach Osterreichisch-Schlesien ...
  • Debica Yizkor Book (1960), image 212 {y132}
    ... קבוצת צעירים עם המורה שכטר — א גרופע ױנגעלײט מיסן לערער שעכסער..............................................124 Young people with teacher Sshaechter שמואל זאמער............................................136 Sh. Sommer עבידת כפיה לפגי פרת המלחמה — צװאנגס־ארבעט פארן מלחסה־אויסברוך ........................................141 Forced labour before outbreak of war יצחק טאפס ...
  • Krakow Yizkor Book (1967), image 140 {y258}
    ... Emanuel Tilles Lola Dizenhaus Gad Chaim Gad Aron Gad Mania Dizenhaus Abraham Dizenhaus IZAK and MINA GRIES and GITLA SOMMER Beloved Parents of Mr. & Mrs. Jack Sommer TOLA & MAX DIZENHAUS In Memory of In Memory of My Family—Mother. Sisters and Brothers Beloved Husband. Father and Grandfather ...
  • Baranow Yizkor Book (1964), image 242 {y32}
    ... , settle down at the table and enjoy its contents. Soon another would join him and together they would indulge in relaxed conversation. The "Farein" occasionally produced a short play of skit for the enjoy-meat of its followers. To those of the opposing camp, this merited excom-munication. During the summer the town was visited by a touring carousel and the youngsters would be busy riding it. The more sturdy youngsters who helped turn the wheel for nine rides, would gel the tenth one free. Also in summer, swimming in the clear waters of the Krzemenice was a daily occupation of the youth but on Fridays almost every able bodied per-son went bathing. In order to reach the bathing point one had to go through the area inhabited by the Dolansky's peons. To avoid being molested by them, Jews went ...
  • Bobrka Yizkor Book (1964), image 237 {y80}
    ... threats against my father, which must have been of a dire and drastic nature. The outcome of that meeting with the Commissioner resulted in my fathers decision to resign his post of honor in the bcth-ha-midrash. a position which he had held for more than thirty years, uproot himself and move from his native Boibcrkc to the town of Bcrzian. where one of our sisters lived. In the summer of 1912.1 attended the meeting of the Zionist Actions Committee held in the Zionist headquarters in Charlottcnburg. in Berlin. Germany. There I learned from Adolf Stand, a member of the Committee as well as a member of the Parliament in Vienna, that his friend Dr. Gcrshon Zipper was touring the towns in Eastern Galicia, showing slides of pictures which he made while he visited Pales-tine. At the same ...

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