Records of the Sternheim family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 23 records for the surname Sternheim (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:

  • Chaskel Isaac GARTEN, son of Abraham Leib GARTEN and Marie KOMMER
    and Breindel Rebeca STERNHEIM, daughter of Aron STERNHEIM and Chana ZWIEBEL
    1859 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)
  • Chaskel Isac GARTEN?/GASTIN?, son of Abraham Leib GARTEN?/GASTIN? and Marie KOMMER
    and Breindel Rebecca STERNHEIM, daughter of Ahron STERNHEIM and Channa ZWIEBEL
    1859 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)
  • Kesiel Abraham , son of Simche MEHRER
    and Feige Chaje STERNHEIM, daughter of Jacob STERNHEIM and Lea
    1873 marriage record from Sambor Jewish Marriages (1859-1876)
    1884 birth record from Leżajsk Jewish Births (index book) (1881-1890)
    1887 birth record from Leżajsk Jewish Births (index book) (1881-1890)
    1890 birth record from Leżajsk Jewish Births (index book) (1881-1890)
    1893 birth record from Leżajsk Jewish Births (index book) (1877-1881, 1892-1900)
    1897 birth record from Leżajsk Jewish Births (index book) (1877-1881, 1892-1900)
    1905 birth record from Sanok Jewish Births (index book) (1864-1939)
  • Abraham STERNHEIM, son of and
    and , daughter of and
    1906 marriage record from Leżajsk Jewish Marriages (index book, grooms only) (1877-1938)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 23 records. The AGD is updated with new records every few months, so check back often to see the latest results.

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Brody, Ukraine
GG Member East Longmeadow, MA
Sep 23, 2022
Terebovlya, Ukraine
GG Member Apeldoorn, Gld
Apr 22, 2020
Gorlice, Poland
GG Member Charlotte, NC
Sep 12, 2019

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

There are 66 search results for the surname Sternheim 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.

  • Lancut Yizkor Book (1963), image 503 {y2}
    ... joined a kibbutz and quickly found his way to a life of danger and heroism, joining the Transjordan Frontier Force which was exclusively Arab and was run by Circassian and British officers. Afier various changes and wanderings he returned to regular work and once again engaged in the field of watchmanship and security. When the Second World War broke out it was perfectly obvious to Michael Sternheim that his place was in the front lines. He swiftly made his mark in the army. The Jewish soldiers of his unit used to say, "We aren't afraid as long as Michael's with us." But he found his death in the most difficult days of the war for the Allies, while hastening to the relief of Malta. Shraga Hot was born to his parents Zipporah and David Har in Lanzut in 1922, and was brought by them to Eretz ...
  • Lancut Yizkor Book (1963), image 504 {y2}
    ... in the city. After only a few years heavy clouds began to gather over the life of Polish Jews and damped the enthusiasm of our people. Anti-scmitism and Nazism left their mark on Jewish economic and public life throughout the country. This gloom did not cease until the final catastrophe, which consumed all European Jewry after the outbreak of the War. HEROES OF ISRAEL FROM LANZUT Michael Sternheim, a rare and most devoted Halutz. He spent most of his life facing grave danger. From his arrival in Eretz Israel he under-took defence and security activities. He died a hero's death while serving in the British Army during the Second World War, meeting his death in the famous Company 462 which set out by ship from Alexandria to Malta and was sunk. He drowned together with another 138 members ...
  • Lancut Yizkor Book (1963), image 509 {y2}
    ... Eretz Israel. Among the instructors of the Move-ment were: A. Hitter, E. Stempel. K. Trompeter and |os«ph Seifert. Together with the Halutz Aliya to Eretz Israel, bachshara (training) centres were established in Poland, and a general Halutz Hach-shara point was also set up in Lanzut. In 1925 the following proceeded to Eretz Israel from Lanzut: Abraham Sheinman, Menahem Anmut, Michael and Bezalel Sternheim, Menahem Stempel, Zvi and Israel Birnbaum, Wolf Katz, Mordechai Paster, Dov Rosmarin and others. With the development and expansion of the Halutz movement various Zionist youth organisations were established. These were: ־־Noar Hazioni", "Freiheit". "Young Wizo", "Bruria", and "Betar". Until 1950 the Shomer Ha• tzair was the only youth movement in our town whose members actually proceeded ...
  • Lancut Yizkor Book (1963), image 512 {y2}
    ... the 600th anniversary of the town, and resolved to destroy the Synagogue. However, Dr. Wladislaw Balicki vehemently opposed this step, and proposed that it should be turned into a Jewish Antiquities Building. He also persuaded the Municipal Council to hold the exhibition marking six centuries of the city within the Synagogue building. The Synagogue wardens whose names I remem-ber were: Menahem Mendel Sternheim. Hayyim Israel Mond, Joseph Meir Rosmarin, Israel Kishiner (Kesztecher), Isaac Sauerhaft, Naphtali Gold-stein, Shlomo Magenhcim and Mordechai and Joshua Flashen. The Lanzut Bet Hamidrash (House of Study) consisted of a building of one tall storey with a womens' section and a prayer room for Belz Hassidim. The internal style of the Synagogue resembled that of the usual Bet Hamidrash ...
  • Lancut Yizkor Book (1963), image 517 {y2}
    ... he leaves for Eretz Israel Martcf Hashoah, Mount Zion, Jerusalem .

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