Records of the Winz family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 5 records for the surname Winz (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:

  • Meyer WINZ
    1815 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Isral, son of Leib WENSCH? and Jutta
    1818 birth record from Drohobycz Jewish Births (1816-1869)
  • Abraham WUENSCH
    1828 death record from Drohobycz Jewish Deaths (1816-1852)
  • Rabek WEINS
    1834 death record from Biały Kamień Jewish Deaths (1823-1869)
  • Jechwa WUENSCH
    1834 death record from Drohobycz Jewish Deaths (1816-1852)

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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 Winz family in Logan Kleinwaks' Genealogy Indexer website

There are 180 search results for the surname Winz 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 391 {y94}
    ... a third time, even if the contribution was for the amount of half or one zloty ! The posters asking for contribution he would paste up himself on the walls of the prayer rooms, the meeting place of the Jews. Several days later he would return to the prayer rooms, and would take down the posters from the notice boards, care-fully collecting the drawing pins for future use, so as not to waste the public’s money. If a memorial was to be set up to the " Faithful Civic Worker" — it should be dedicated to Prof. Korn. But our town no longer exists, and this me-morial can only be raised in that place of memorial in our hearts. Events however developed extremely quickly. War broke out in September 1939, and to our dismay the whole plan fell through ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 515 {y94}
    ... question I’ll ask you..." etc. He concludes thus: "Now give me an excuse !" Then, perhaps under the influence of the Hagaddah’s spirit of rebelliousness and independence on the one hand, and the wine imbibed on the other, he winds up strangely with the remark : "...and if you don’t ex-plain it to me I'll explain it to myself." Those who have learned and mastered the "Loshon Koydesh" have no difficulty in chanting the Hag-gadah; not so those who ... would think of criticising it. The only exception is when Mother feels discri-minatcd against during the distribution of "maror" and insists that her portion be increased to "ka’za’it" (a pinch the size of an olive) as the law provided. Not that she knows how much is "a ka’za’it". In her estimation it should be the size of a water-melon. ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 520 {y94}
    ... have become some-what rusty during the twelve months when he had neg-lected them. Fully alerted to all the "suspect" points he enters the bakery, dressed in his best and wearing a serious expression. He is surrounded by his family and all eyes are upon him. He kisses the mezuzah and blesses those present. The precious bag of flour upon tripods, the boards being borrowed from a car-penter. Then some rolling pins are needed, a round baker’s shovel to place the matzes in the oven and another, longer one, to take them out when they are done. The baked matzes are taken out three or four at a time. The utensils are made by neighbouring farmers in their free time. The owners of these im-provised bakeries are contractors who hire the workers they need for this enterprise and do their best to fill ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 521 {y94}
    ... because of its unpredictable weather, the winter, which has become unbearable to all, approaches its end. Every day a mixture of rain and snow comes down and the earth turns into a greyish, half-frozen mass covered with tiny crystals of ice reminscent of cooking salt. To keep out the moisture and the cold, rubbers are worn over the heavy boots. Then the snow melts, the sun and the fierce winds dry the mud, and the water puddles begin to disappear. Spring is near. The "double windows’ are taken down, the ice which had frozen the outer windows tight melts away and they can be opened to let in fresh air into the houses. On the Sabbath before the 1st of Nissan the "harbingers of spring" are heard in the synagogues in the monthly portion which is read before that date, together with ...
  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 463 {y114}
    ... crowd set off for the train station. (Here they had to wear their kerchiefs around their necks, because they were outside the boundaries within which they were permitted to carry objects during the Sabbath.) The speaker arrived at the station and unwit-tingly fell into the crowd of Chasidim, who gave him a thorough thrashing, beating him mercilessly and piercing him with pins they had brought from home. He was barely recognizable when they were through with him. The epilogue of this incident, played out in court, is unimportant for our purposes. But two elements are indeed worth noting. One is the decisiveness and aggressive-ness of the zealous defenders of religious Judaism and especially of their leaders, Reb Shloyme Naiman, Tall Yoske, and others, who rightfully or wrongfully threw ...

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