Records of the Turk family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 230 records for the surname Turk (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:

  • Abraham TÜRK, spouse of , grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Dębica Area Holocaust-period death testimonies (1939-1944)
  • Hendla TÜRK, née SCHRANK, spouse of , grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Dębica Area Holocaust-period death testimonies (1939-1944)
  • Norbert TÜRK, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Chaim Löb, son of Hersch TURK and -
    1807 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Chaim Löb, son of Hersch TURK and -
    1807 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Hersch, son of Tanel MAYER and Ester TURK
    1808 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Jacob, son of Hirsch TÜRK and -
    1810 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Jacob, son of Hersch TURK and -
    1810 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Feiwel, son of Samuel TURK and -
    1810 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Jacob, son of Hirsch TÜRK and -
    1810 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 230 records. The AGD is updated with new records every few months, so check back often to see the latest results.

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
Andrychow, Poland
GG Member Houston, TX
Jan 27, 2021
Lviv, Ukraine
GG Member Basel, Basel Stadt
Aug 10, 2020
Debica, Poland
GG Member Los Angeles, CA
Aug 3, 2019

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

There are 176 search results for the surname Turk 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 162 {y76}
    ... Aufgaben. Allwöchentlich am Mittwoch fanden im Handwerkerlokal Zusammen-künfte manchmal zwanglos, aber oft Vorträge in deutscher Sprache über aktuelle politische Probleme, als auch kulturelle Themen statt. Es war zu staunen, dass in diesem Kreise sich soviel Verständnis für alle möglichen Probleme in der Diskussion zeigte Um nur einige von den Prelegenten zu erwähnen, möchte ich be-merken, dass Prof. Türk und Dr. Zipper sehr oft als Vortragende zur Verfügung standen. Wenn kein Gastredner zur Verfügung stand, war es der Vor-sitzende selbst, der mit einem vorbereiteten Referat zur Stelle war. Wie wohl der Verband nach aussen hin apolitisch war, waren seine Mitglieder zu 75 Prozent Zionisten aller Schattierungen. Es ist daher kein Wunder, dass der Verband in verschiedenen Kadenzen ...
  • Kolbuszowa Yizkor Book (1971), image 890 {y239}
    ... or that they were enabled to fre- quent the fairs. Only in a later edict published by Joseph Carl Lubomirsky, which we will quote subsequently, were the Jews mentioned directly. Following the decisive victory in 1683 in the battle against the Turks at the city of Vienna, King Jan Sobieski expressed his gratitude for the assistance given him by Lubomirski "in the war effort against the Turk" by publishing a royal decree singling out "the city of Kolbuszowa in the Sandomierz district and Pilsen region" and encouraging it, in a firm statement signed and sealed with the royal seal, to participate in the five annual fairs and in the weekly market-days held every Sunday. In the privilege- document issued in Warsaw on June 3, 1690, in the sixteenth year of his rule, King Sobieski declared ...
  • Jezierzany Yizkor Book (1959), image 86 {y211}
    ... . האין זאת גוזמה ז 3. הוק־ס סוקיס תחת הקים — מקים מצוי בבבלי גם בתחכירים עבריים: ריוטיב בנסיות שונות אף עם כגויים (במקום השיב) רגיל בתשובותיהם העבריות של תלמידי רס״ג ורב האי. ודאי שיש כאן השסעה ארמית והוצרכו לצורות אלו משום שוני־הגוזן. ײיופנױל זד. שייך גם הוסיד (אוסיף שבמשנה ותוספתא), שאין סירושו זהה עם *הפוך המקראי אלא מלשון tJm*uu«n בגרמגית או !R«TerK באנגלית ותעודתו למלא אין ה praeflx החסר בעברית. הרי דיוקיה מוק'^ אוקים, אינו זחה עם מקים אלא מלשון באנגלית wiederhwefcUen בגרמנית.
  • Mosty-Wielkie Yizkor Book (1975), image 119 {y348}
    ... the blood which ran like water; the walls and the stones, too, were covered with dried blood. The Nazis and their Ukrainian helpmates broke into the ghetto like wild animals, chased after those of their victims who tried to escape, and killed them mercilessly. A mass murder was also carried out at the Zawonie railroad station, where the men worked. Alongside Dr. Tuerk’s house, there was a strong fence. I broke that fence, and to this day it is hard for me to understand where I got the strength to destroy such a strong construction. My mother fell and I picked her up. The bullets flew over our heads and between us. I held on to my mother, and covered her with boards that happened to be there. We stayed in this hiding- place for a whole day. Then we ran off to the area of the sawmill ...
  • Baligrod Yizkor Book (1964), image 421 {y24}
    ... community of Jews who show their sense of togetherness, or as some all it, their sense of distinctiveness in a concrete manner, whether it be in the political, social, philanthropic or cultural sphere and whether it be in Suwałk itself or in the lands to which these Suwałk Jews emigrated. Because of the surrounding forests, the Lithuanians thought that the area would make a perfect place for a penal colony, and so, late in the Dark Ages, Suwałk was founded. In 1336 Poland assumed dominion over Suwałk as the result of the marital union of Polish and Lithuanian royalty■ In 1795 Prussia became Lord and Master of Suwałk and the Prussians ruled until 1807 when Suwałk took on a French flavor under Napoleons1 rule. It is under the enlightened reign of Napoleon that the first Jews, forty-four ...

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