Records of the Wisher family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 1025 records for the surname Wisher (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:

  • Jente WEISER
    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • Chane WEISER
    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • Elias WEISER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • [stillborn], child of Meyer WEISER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Freide Ruchel WEISER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Malka WIESER
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Moses WEICHER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Falik WEISER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Chana WIESER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • David WIESER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 1025 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.

Here are the 3 most recent records.

Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
WEISER in
Brody, Ukraine
GG Member New York, NY
USA
Aug 1, 2019
WASSER in
Skalat, Poland
GG Member Conshohocken, PA
USA
Feb 6, 2015
WEICHER in
Stryy, Ukraine
GG Member Silver Spring, MD
USA
Jan 11, 2003

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

There are 189 search results for the surname Wisher 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 169 {y76}
    ... sich in zahlreichen, periodischen öffentlichen Vereinsversammlungen durch welche die Zionsidee in der Bielitzer Bevölkerung verbreitet wurde. Durch diese Versammlungen wurden zum ersten *lale in unseren Schwesters-tädten öffentlich spezifisch jüdische Themen diskutiert. Der aus-gezeichnete Besuch dieser Veranstaltungen gab einen Beweis für das Bedürfnis nach einer derartigen Aussprache. Dass unsere Kul-tusvorstände, deren repräsentative Tätigkeit sich bisher lediglich auf rituelles Gebiet beschränkte über dieses impulsive Auftreten der nationalen Idee aus dem Häuschen gerieten, darf nicht Wunder nehmen. Allein diese Arbeit der Verbindung erstreckte sich nicht nur auf die Schwesterstädte. Von der Erwägung ausgehend, dass die zio-nistische Idee die weiteste Verbreitung finden müsste ...
  • Bielsko-Biala Yizkor Book (1973), image 178 {y76}
    ... 1872 bezogen und ist das-selbe durch den Baumeister Karl Kunz in Bielitz erbaut. Die als private Volksschule für die jüdischen Kinder ins Leben gerufene und im Laufe der Zeit in eine fünfklassige Volksschule für Knaben und Mädchen ausgestaltete Lehranstalt hat im Jahre 1877 das Of-fentlichkeitsrecht erhalten. Im Jahre 1901 wurde von der Kultusgemeinde die Auflassung dieser von ihr gegründeten und bisher erhaltenen Volksschule beschlossen, da infolge des neuen schles. Landesschulgesetzes die Erhaltung dieser Schule dem Lande bezw. der Stadt Bielitz übertragen werden musste. Deshalb trat an die betreffenden Schulbehörden die Notwendigkeit heran, für die Unterbringung der Schüler oder Schaffung einer erforderlichen Schule und Lehrer Vorsorge zu treffen. Das Ergebnis der diesbezüglich ...
  • Bielsko-Biala Yizkor Book (1973), image 196 {y76}
    ... der Familie verwaltet wurde. Die-ser Zolljude dürfte der Begründer der Bielitzer jüdischen Ge-meinde gewesen sein. Er blieb dort, denn ein Bericht vom Jahre 1700 weiss von ihm zu berichten. "Hier sei nur ein einziger Jude, habe die Mauth (den Zoll) und den Brandtwein in arrenda (Pacht) schon durch 30 Jahr, gebe weiter kein Schutzgeld". Wie aus diesem Bericht ersichtlich, hatte dieser Jude dessen Name uns bisher nicht bekannt geworden ist, sowohl den Zoll, als auch den Brandtweinausschank, in der Herrschaft Bielitz gepachtet. Er zahlte damamls kein Schutzgeld an die Behörde, wahrsheinlich da er in Teschener Schutzbrief mit ein-
  • Bobrka Yizkor Book (1964), image 225 {y80}
    ... 2 children HERBST MARCUS. Uncle, wife and 5 children SHNAPP LIPKA. Aunt and 6 children PELTZ SARAH. Aunt and 8 children FISCHER SHLOIME. Uncle wife and 2 children BELLER HERSH. Father in law. wife and 6 children GALLER MENACIIEM, Brother in law. mother, wife and child FISHER Dr. ISIIK)R commemorates FISHER CHAYE. Sister-in-law FISHER RACHEL. Niece FISHER SHERKE Niece FISHER YSRUEL LEIB. Nephew FISHER MINDL. Sister with husband CHAYM FISHER MO !SHE. Nephew FISHER YSRUEL LEIB. Nephew FISCHER MOISIIK commemorates HERBST BKRIL Friend, and his entire family FLt'SS SELIG commemorates FLUSS HEME. Mother WYNTKR ROSHE ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 410 {y94}
    ... ragged clothing was in accordance with that worn by their betters around them. They were a reflection, as it were, in a crooked mirror, of their own society, adding a certain shade to the local color. When the war broke out they disappeared, holed up in dark corners, to be seen no more on the streets. They did not understand what had happened — events were beyond the comprehension of wiser men th3n they — only feeling the shock instictively. sensing the approaching danger. Terrified they stared at the ground rocking beneath them, seeking in vain for something to support them. Their reaction to the helplessness of those surrounding them was like that of children, but there was no one to enfold them, try to calm them with fictitious words of comfort. There was no one to reply to their ...

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