Records of the Topfer family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 920 records for the surname Topfer (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:

  • Herman TENENBAUM, son of Dawid TENENBAUM
    and Joanna Helena TOPPER, daughter of Leib TOPPER and Regina TOPPER
    marriage record from Rzeszów Jewish Marriages (1940-1942)
  • Gedali TOPPER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Israel TEPER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • [no given name] TEPPER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Abraham TEPPER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Eisik TEPPER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Markus TEPPER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Markus TEPPER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Moses TEPPER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Moses TEPPER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 920 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 21 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
TEPPER in
Kolomyya, Ukraine
GG Member Washington, DC
USA
Apr 27, 2018
TAUBER in
Grybów, Poland
GG Member Newark, CA
USA
Aug 9, 2016
TAUBER in
Zhovkva, Ukraine
GG Member Albany, NY
USA
Jan 9, 2016

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

There are 169 search results for the surname Topfer 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.

  • Przemysl Yizkor Book (1964), image 199 {y4}
    ... לקיסר פרנץ יוזף לרגל כבושה מחדש של העיר ע״י הצבא האוסטרי ביום 3.6.1915. Mit Bewunderung, Jubel, Stolz, von begeisterter Freude getragenen Herzen und sich stets steigender Zuversicht und Hoffnung blicken in dieser Zeit alle Voelker der Monarchie auf unsere treuverbuendeten Truppen, welche unter weiser und genialer Fuchrung heldenmuetig, beispiellos zache und tapfer kaempfend und Sieg aus Sieg davontragend, ganz Westgalizien, einen Teil Ostgaliztens und auch die alt-chrwuerdige und unsere heimatliche Stadt Przemyśl zurückeroberten. In diesem erhabenen und unser teueres Vaterland beglueckenden Augenblick wagt es die in Wien weilende Representanz der Israelitischen Kultusgemeinde in Przemyśl namens der gesamten dankcrfuellten, stets Kaiser- und Reichstreuen juedischen Bevoelkerung der Stadt ...
  • Brzezany Yizkor Book (1978), image 500 {y91}
    ... of the center stood an old. neglected The Potocki's palace in Raj building, called "Reitschule". Close to this forsaken building lay, a wide open field, which belonged to the fire-brigade. The center of the town ran symmetrically. It's central buidding was the "Town-hall". It was a big square building, surrounded by a spacious yard. It consisted of two floors with a tower in the center. In the tower was set a clock, visible from all four sides of the town. The tower also bore the crest of Graff Potocki. a five angled cross. Surrounding the base of the townhall, as well as in the courtyard, there were many stores. Most of them belonged to Jewish store-keepers. The second floor of the townhall served as a highschool. Further west, between the houses stood the Greek ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 420 {y94}
    ... the level of destitution of this Jewish family was the main quality of merit which created the pos-sibility of landing in such a neighborhood. David Segal was even more destitute than the poorest of Our shtetl Brzozow was constructed in the style of all other similar towns in Galicia. In the center of town, standing as if just naturally grew there was the city hall with its high tower on top of which was the "town clock". Around the city hall was the market-place and in the middle was a well with a large wheel. The water from the well was pumped by means of a turning wheel. All the Jewish houses, the wooden ones as well as the brick, were concentrated in an area called "Rynek" and included the neighboring streets. Dur-ing the entire week the Jewish shopkeepers looked forward ...
  • Debica Yizkor Book (1960), image 212 {y132}
    ... עבידת כפיה לפגי פרת המלחמה — צװאנגס־ארבעט פארן מלחסה־אויסברוך ........................................141 Forced labour before outbreak of war יצחק טאפס במחנה אחר השחרור — א דעםביצער אין לאגער נאך דעד באפרייאוגג.....................................147 I. Taffer in Labour-Camp after Liberation הגבאי ר׳ ישראל ואשתו — ר׳ ישראל גבאי מיטן װײב . . 160 Synagogue Warden Rabbi Israel קבוצת ניצולים בדמבת — א גרופע געראטעוועסע אץ דעסביץ ...
  • Dobromil Yizkor Book (1980), image 140 {y140}
    ... police department, the jail (for de-tention from eight to twenty-four hours, when someone or other had somehow or other involved himself in sin against the established municipal ordinances). Also the military commission sent by the Austrian government; and the fire-douser brigade, equipped with a sort of pump machine drawn by two horses ready in harness at any sec-ond to run to put out a fire. Dobromil was on fire almost every day of the week. The fire-dousers were townsfolk, Jews and others, who used to practice their exercises, jumping from a kind of tower all of two stories high, because in Dobromil there were no homes any taller.2 3

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