Records of the Wyschek family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 189 records for the surname Wyschek (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:

  • Franciszek WÓJCIK
    census record from Tarnopol Refugees at Beginning of WWI (1914-1915)
  • Jędrzej WOYCIK
    1787 property record from Zbaraż Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Schmul WISSEK
    1789 property record from Lwów Żółkiew District No. 3 Josephine Survey (1789)
  • Eisig WOISK and Fradel -
    1802 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)
  • Eisig WOISK and Fradel -
    1802 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)
  • Isaak?/Izaak?, son of Leiser WISCHIG and -
    1805 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Isaac, son of Leiser WISCHIK
    1808 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Samuel, son of Leiser WISCHIG and -
    1809 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Samuel, son of Leiser WISCHIG and -
    1809 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Rifka WISCHEK, daughter of Leizer
    1815 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 189 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
Podkamen, Ukraine
GG Member Jericho, NY
Aug 24, 2020
Pechenizhyn, Ukraine
GG Member Jupiter, FL
May 10, 2020
Pechenizhyn, Ukraine
GG Member Jupiter, FL
May 10, 2020

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

There are 181 search results for the surname Wyschek 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 405 {y94}
    ... Only a few showed empathy for the Jews, feeling their pain as if it were their own and seeing them as people like themselves, unfortunate victims of a sadistic brutality the like of which was unknown in human history. These select few realized that the sufferings of the Jews were completely unmerited and this fact increased their respect for them. Sophia Woychek who described the ,,action" in detail, is conscious of the terrible tragedy and is touched by it. No man capable of human feelings could remain indifferent to their bitter fate. Stanislav Rogovsky may also be counted among those chosen few. His sympathy and warmth towards the unhappy victims find expression in his writing, particularly so in his identification with his protago-nist, Shlomo Adler. He tries to describe ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 406 {y94}
    ... , would be capable of attacking an armed officer standing firm on both feet. Assuming there is some truth in the tale, he may have tried to hit him, grasping some other available object for the attack. The book "Six Hundred Years in Brzozow" men-tions some Jews by name and has much to say about Shlomo Zissel. The writer, Sophia Woychek who described the "action" (in the chapter "The Years of Bereavement and Terror"), mentions a Jewish soldier, wounded veteran of the first world war. She does not give his name or that of his interlocutor, but the content of his words point clearly to Sholomo Zissel : "I spillt blood for the Germans in 1917. I lost my leg on the Italian front and am now a total cripple. I am only 43 years old but am already ...
  • Baranow Yizkor Book (1964), image 244 {y32}
    ... race and religion. Stories of the Jews using the blood of Christian children for ritual purposes were related by some teachers in the classrooms as historical truths. There was the notorious Wishka, a local girl, daughter of the apothecary who was a teacher of violent anti-Jewish sentiment and imparted them to the class at frequent intervals. When communism was considered a threat ... have screamed in pain. The boys devc-loped a method to ease the pain. The victim would run a wet tongue across the painful areas then rub his hand hard against his things to mitigate the sting then march back to his seat in a state of defiance of his teacher. If in view of these abuses the Jewish pupil nevertheless obtained consi-dcrable education it was not due to the efforts of the teacher but in spite of her. ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 402 {y94}
    ... David. Our flight did not take us far. For a short time we sought refuge in Hungary and then in Czechoslovakia near the capital city of Prague. In the year 1916, we came back home and had to start all over again. In the year 1918, the war According to non-official sources the Jewish popu-lation of Brzozow consisted about three hundred families. Some belonged to a ... her for her fluency in speaking Polish. The time came when my mother had to give up her girlhood and prepare herself to become a married woman. The "Shiduch" (match) with my father, whose name was Israel ftzchak Bank-Feingold, came
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 451 {y94}
    ... to be taken away — some to the forest and some in the direction of Stara-Wiez. Standing on boards placed over the pit, the oldsters were shot in the back or stuck with bayonets. The children were assassinated with iron bars. The bodies of the wounded quivered in the quickly filled pit till finally the earth covered them ... to the forest where a large pit had been prepared, there to be shot dead. The younger ones were taken "eastwards", to the Bclzitz conccntra-tion camp. In her book "Six Hundred Years of Brzozow", the Polish writer Zophia Weitschik described the shtetl’s ultimate destruction. "On June 24 the Jews began leaving the villages for the urban centres. On August 8 a large pit, whose purpose was terrifyingly clear to all, was dug. The Jews were all commanded to ...

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