Records of the Wilner family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 802 records for the surname Wilner (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:

  • Abr. Juda WILLNER
    tax record from Brzeżany Jewish Taxpayers (1936)
  • Edmund WILLNER
    tax record from Brzeżany Jewish Taxpayers (1936)
  • Samuel WILLNER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Chaskel, son of Hersz WILNER
    1817 birth record from Zbaraż Jewish Births (1815-1876, 1897, 1899, 1906-1912)
  • Chaje, daughter of Hersz WILLNER
    1819 birth record from Zbaraż Jewish Births (1815-1876, 1897, 1899, 1906-1912)
  • David WILNER
    1819 birth record from Tarnopol Jewish Births (index book) (1816-1860)
  • Dawid WILNER, son of Szlome and Sura
    1819 birth record from Tarnopol Jewish Births (1816-1820)
  • Sura WILNER
    1819 death record from Tarnopol Jewish Deaths (1816-1820)
  • Chaie, daughter of Isak WILLNER
    1820 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Czarne WILNER
    1820 birth record from Tarnopol Jewish Births (index book) (1816-1860)

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
WILLNER in
Zbarazh, Ukraine
GG Member Valley Village, CA
USA
May 8, 2019
WILLNER in
Potok Zloty, Ukraine
GG Member Herzliya,
Israel
Oct 19, 2015
WILLNER in
Berezhany, Ukraine
GG Member Herzliya,
Israel
Jan 11, 2004

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

There are 190 search results for the surname Wilner 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.

  • Berezhany Yizkor Book (1978), image 491 {y48}
    ... of the committee. The names of these four devoted J.N.F. workers, were inscribed in the Golden׳Book of the Jewish National Fund. The "Keren Hayesod" in Brzezany was established in 1922. Dr. Nagler was elected president. M. Taub treasurer and Mr. Bar-David, administrator. The aim of "Ezra" was to render financial aid to those, who wished to go on "Aliyah" to "Eretz Israel". The president of Ezrah was Dr. Wilner. It is worth-while to note that not one young person, who wished to leave for Israel, had to give up "Aliyah" because of lack of finances. "Esih in Brzezany THE HEBREW SCHOOL /n important chapter in the history of the Jews of our town, was the founding of a Hebrew-School by the organization "Safa-Brura". (clear language) in May 1903. The actual founders were Mordechai Wolf Mai-blum ...
  • Brzezany Yizkor Book (1978), image 491 {y91}
    ... inscribed in the Golden Book of the Jewish National Fund. The "Keren Hayesod" in Brzezany was established in 1922. Dr. Nagler was elected president, M. Taub treasurer and Mr. Bar-David. administrator. The aim of "Ezra" was to render financial aid to those, who wished to go on "Aliyah" to "Eretz Israel". The president of Ezrah was Dr. Wilner. It is worth- while to note that not one young person, who wished to leave for Israel, had to give up "Aliyah" because of lack of finances. Brzezany THE HEBREW SCHOOL n important chapter in the history of the Jews of our town, was the founding of a Hebrew-School by the organization "Safa-Brura". (clear language ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 423 {y94}
    ... were probably unaware themselves. I shall do my best, of course, to mention them all. Reb Ha’im Eliezer Schcrtz, his wife Ettel, their son Shlomo and their two sons-in-law, Reb Naphtali Kuflick, may God avenge them, Dr. Yossele Bobker and their families. Reb Mendel Schertz, his wife Dina and their sons: Eliezer Schertz, God rest his soul (died in Russia), his wife Zissele, daughter of Reb Kalman Wilner of Yatchimir. Their son, Moshe, died in Auschwitz. The girls, Sheindel and Sheva were killed with their mother in Brzozow'. The elder daughter, Eidel, God rest her soul, married Reb Yehoshua Roth, may he rest in peace, and passed away in Israel. Reb Shmerl Schertz lived with his family in Yas-low till the war, becoming refugees in Kozova under the Russians. They were killed ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 459 {y94}
    ... and I«olla Killer, may God avenge them; Mendel Leufer, his wife Shprintze and their children: Yoseck and Feige. They later returned to Brzozow and were killed there. There, too, was Gershon (Ganeck) Wilner, Zis-sale Schcrtz’s brother and his wife Manka, may God avenge them, from Yatschmir, near out shtetl. Ger-shon Wilner was a dental practitioner who had spent some years in South America and was an Argentinian citizen. During the Eichmann trial it was mentioned by the prosecution that the Argentinian government had tried to save Gershon Wilner and the German foreign office had asked Himmler not to send him to a con-centration camp in view of their special relations with the Argentine. But Eichmann was not prepared to let go of a single Jew. Cynically he replied that the Jew had died ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 502 {y94}
    ... , Yosske Yust, may God avenge him, excelled in dramatic parts in the shtetl’s amateur productions. I well remember his excellent performance as Daniel in the play "On The Rivers of Babylon". His father, Yehoshua Yust, couldn’t stand Amer-ica, so full of "treifot" (ritual uncleanliness) and re-turned to Brzozow, leaving the young Max with an uncle surnamed Wilner. Max relinquished the name of Yust and adopted that of Wilner. From time to time Max would appear at the meetings held by immigrants from the shtetl, render-ing popular songs, giving imitations and dramatizing shtetl types for their amusement. Max died on April 15, 1956, and was buried in the "Har Hevron" Cemetery in New York. All his relatives were murdered by German as-sassins in the liquidation of the Jews ...

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