Records of the Turner family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 212 records for the surname Turner (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:

  • Aaron TURNER
    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • Sara TURNER
    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • Moysze TURNER
    1790 property record from Bohorodczany Josephine Survey (1790)
  • Hersch TURNER
    1815 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • Malie, daughter of Mendel TURNER and Golda
    1816 birth record from Drohobycz Jewish Births (1816-1869)
  • Jenta, daughter of Checka? TURNER and Hene
    1817 birth record from Drohobycz Jewish Births (1816-1869)
  • Frimet TORNER
    1817 death record from Drohobycz Jewish Deaths (1816-1852)
  • Schaia TORNER
    1817 death record from Drohobycz Jewish Deaths (1816-1852)
  • Moses, son of Mendel TURNER and Golde
    1818 birth record from Drohobycz Jewish Births (1816-1869)
  • Malke, daughter of Jur TURNER and Hene
    1819 birth record from Drohobycz Jewish Births (1816-1869)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 212 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 12 entries listed in the Gesher Galicia Family Finder for this surname.

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
TURNER in
Mielec, Poland
GG Member Twinburg, OH
USA
May 25, 2020
TURNER in
Nadvirna, Ukraine
GG Member Roslyn, NY
USA
Jun 21, 2013
TURNER in
Rohatyn, Ukraine
GG Member Roslyn, NY
USA
Jun 21, 2013

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

There are 177 search results for the surname Turner 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 163 {y76}
    ... wurden, angepasst wer-den. Ich wurde daher im Jahre 1922 auf Vereinskosten nach Berlin auf die Hochschule für Leibesübungen geschickt und ab-solvierte dort einen Turn- und Sportlehrer-Kurs. Mit neuen Methoden und Sportkenntnissen kehrte ich in den Makkabi Bielitz zurück und begann als erstes entsprechende Vorturner für jede Turngruppe auszubilden, wobei ich junge talentierte Turner aus den Reihen unserer Turner assentierte. - Mit diesem Stab von Vorturnern war es mir erst möglich, den Turnbetrieb zu aktivie-ren und erfolgreich zu leiten. Der Verein erreichte dann, so-weit es mir möglich war, festzustellen, die besten und erspries-slichsten Jahre seines Bestehens. Als ich mich im Jahre 1928 selbständig machte und nach Kattowitz ging, konnte ich mit Stolz und Genugtuung mein Amt einem ...
  • Bielsko-Biala Yizkor Book (1973), image 164 {y76}
    ... erster Zögling im Jahre 1912 zum Herrenturnen zugelassen worden, nachdem man meine turntechnischen Qualitäten wie auch Sporttalent erkannt hatte. Dies geschah jedoch ganz inoffiziell, denn laut den bestehenden Schulvorschriften war es strengstens verboten, dass Schüler Mit-glied eines Vereines sein durften. Die Professoren der Mittel-schule, Werner und Fink, die selbst aktive Turner waren, mus-sten daher beide Augen zudrücken (und sie taten es gerne), da-mit ich ungehindert am Turnen teilnehmen konnte. - Der Turnbet-rieb wickelte sich damals in zwei Herrenriegen und einer Damenriege ab. Der Höhepunkt der Turnsaison war das Chanukka-Fest, wo gewöhnlich als Makkabäer-Feier ein Schauturnen im Saale sowohl von der Herrenriege als auch von der Damenriege Veranstaltet wurde, an welchem sich dann ...
  • Jezierna Yizkor Book (1971), image 353 {y210}
    ... Lnrn-o.Tr - gjagoBLI 5רף An die S tu te er.v&l X itchml t beJ d.x* 1.*r›‹*r*rieht V«ld*bet n.Hd. !Irrrn Gboretaatsajirfalt Mr. AnK0ib*rfct‹r fu1.w1rcirnt.r1uw* 23- Delr. 1 Iri.Kvvftr'crochcr STC^MD rTCt Sohr *1**hrter Herr Dr. JLng*lborg*r, In rort**txung viiJtrtr 5.*i« fc vox jj.l. 3S4/3 und 14.2.1',/C? bCfhtcn vlr Pine*. nitt-ellon, dr.1* utr !turner !00 1.1 den reno'-ten ?riefer. -nrnchr.ten person*!, nech din fol.;*Ad«n vlehtton A-1g*r.teug*n hn'-en ernlttaln konnent 1; P.-Id* Horsefeld 5, Hu.nt3.ej J»d. l bo irn a, Austral 1.1 2) ?*pi Scherer c/0 !i onefold vi# ob*n ›) Li-onia :'truer - Tomkl c/0 .,Icrosfcld vie obea 4) :*rn.Dorlo Oe0Y«r 0‘Vartlll 650 dtc*n. Vlhrm liiidL In Hvsuc ...
  • Krakow Yizkor Book (1967), image 146 {y258}
    ... Zosia Rothstein AMALIA ALLERHAND In Cherished Memory of Our Beloved Parents Father: Usher Anchel Greenberg Mother: Rachel Greenberg IDA TURNER and Family Father: Isaac Mendelsohn Mother: Scheindel Mendelsohn MANIA & DAVID GREENBERG
  • Rzeszow Yizkor Book (1967), image 745 {y74}
    ... in 1647, we note that Jews often engaged in litigation with Christian cloth merchants, with other tailors and with merchants from Gdansk and the East. In 1757 there were 26 Jewish jewellers in the Old and the New parts of the city; 19 tailors, 6 cap-makers, 4 butchers, 4 furriers, 4 physicians (cyruliki), 4 embroiderers, 3 haberdashers, 2 knife and scissors grinders, one seal maker and engraver, and one wood turner. In 1673 wc Jews exporting fish to Warsaw. One Jozefowicz was pre-eminent in this. In 1718 the Jews of Rzeszow signed a contract with the businessman Jan Moliochur to deliver 551 / stones ( t stone=32 pounds) of wax, also various cloths, gold and silver products. In 1617 we find the Jew Jakub Gerno as a travelling salesman for the firm Piotr Johnston of Warsaw ...

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