Records of the Wang family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 253 records for the surname Wang (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:

  • Mose Mechel WANG, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Abraham WANK and Chaje SONEK?/SONIK?
    1805 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)
  • Abraham WANK and Chaje SONEK
    1805 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)
  • Eiseg SCHMER and Tobe WANK
    1807 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)
  • Eisig SCHMER and Lobe WANK
    1807 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)
  • Leiser, son of Abrahm WANK and -
    1809 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Jacob WANK and Menje LISS
    1810 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)
  • Jakob WANG and Menie LISS
    1810 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)
  • Schaje Leiser WANK, son of Abraham
    1811 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • [no given name]
    1812 property record from Chyrów Tabula Register (Jewish names) (1803-1855)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 253 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
Krakow, Poland
GG Member New York, NY
Jun 27, 2020
Lezajsk, Poland
GG Member Dix Hills, NY
Aug 26, 2019
Sieniawa, Poland
GG Member Dix Hills, NY
Aug 26, 2019

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

There are 197 search results for the surname Wang 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.

  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 458 {y94}
    ... availed themselves of this opportunity to become re-gular citizens in order to settle down. But the great majority was wary of becoming Soviet citizens, fearing that when the war was over they would not be per-mitted to leave the Soviet Union. They therefore elected to remain without any citizenship, hoping that the international institutions would take them under their wing. No one, of course, could tell when the war would end, but everybody was certain that the Nazi machine, for all its power, would be annihilated and, with the coming of peace, all could be reunited with their families. Meanwhile the war continued for much longer than had been expected, with no end in sight. The Germans went from victory to victory and after the occupation of Norway came the unbelievable fall ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 546 {y94}
    ... . The poultry was supplied to Machniosky by her Jewish neighbours. All the fowl that had been judged "treif" by the Rabbi, the hens in whose stomach a rusted nail had been discovered or had internal ulcers, the pox and all kinds of diseases, God preserve us ! — all these were brought to her. When the meat was "kashered" at home and a question arose as to the kashrut of a fowl, the tainted part, hip-bone or wing, suppurating stomach or poxy liver and such, were wrapped in paper and sent to the Rabbi with the "question". He would cast one glance at the "question" lying before him and in a clear-cut case would condemn it or not, as the case may be. When there was room for doubt he would finger the "question", seeking a way to justify its use. Finally he would push it away in disgust ...
  • Bobrka Yizkor Book (1964), image 231 {y80}
    ... the rest was put away for the Memorial (Yizkor) book which we intend to publish as soon we gather all material. Since it appeared that it would take a long time before we can actually publish the book, I told the committee that I feared that the Israeli pound would be devaluated by then and therefore, it would be advisable to invest the money, which was on deposit in the bank in Tel Aviv for something that was fixed to the dollar. However, we needed more money to accomplish this, so I advanced to the committee in Israel 450 American dollars which I had with me. Upon my return, we had a meeting of our inner committee. After I rendered my report I told Abe Fischer who together with his brother Moishc, had bought 350 copies of my book. "The Odyssey of an American Zionist," in the Hebrew ...
  • Bobrka Yizkor Book (1964), image 232 {y80}
    ... that Dr. Kallay was right. Returning to New York 1947, I rendered a report of my journey and handed to the Relief committee the S425.00 which I had left of the S500.00 they gave me to distribute to fellow Boibcrkcr landsleit wherever I might meet them. We realized that to keep up the Relief Committee was a waste of time and effort and money. It was suggested to dissolve, and the balance in the bank should be donated to the United Jewish Appeal. Which we did. After thirty years of good work in behalf of the poor in Boibcrke, it was much viser to give it up. The last officers of the Boibcrker Relief were; President, Anna Pagct-Rabinowitz; Vice President, Hcnic Katz-Lusthausc, Ray Paget-Hornik, and Mrs. Kugel; Treasurer, Abraham Haber; Finance Secretary, Florence Zwebcn; Among ...
  • Bobrka Yizkor Book (1964), image 237 {y80}
    ... Galicia. Lemberg (Lwow). where the small bankers could discount notes from the borrow-rcr at 8% interest, while in Boibcrkc they received 12%. On the other hand the bank of Lemberg discounted these notes in Vienna at 6%. In a good many instances the Vienna banks discounted these notes in Switzerland for as little as 5%. Since the ... in Jerusalem, under the British Mandatory government. There, on a Saturday morning, when I emerged from the Jeshurun Synagogue. I noticed a huge military truck. Men in uniform were unloading barbed wire in order to make a fence around the building where the English had the officers club, across the street the Synagogue. I took the liberty of asking the British officer in charge why they were desecrating the Jewish Sabbath, as the worshippers would soon emerge ...

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