Records of the Yaffe family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 106 records for the surname Yaffe (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:

  • Malwina JAFFE, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Abr., son of Chaim JAW
    1815 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • Marim , spouse of Mos.
    1817 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • Maier, son of Schmeril JAFE
    1818 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Jitte , spouse of Leib
    1818 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • Mariem, daughter of Chaim JAFF
    1820 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Mos, son of Joel JAF
    1820 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • Zelig JOIB
    1820 property record from Przemyśl, City, Franciscan Survey (1819-1820)
  • Beyle JAFF
    1821 property record from Brody Franciscan Survey (1821)
  • Moyses JAFF
    1821 property record from Brody Franciscan Survey (1821)

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

There are 195 search results for the surname Yaffe 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 507 {y94}
    ... "Hashomer Hadati" drew its adherents from the or-thodox community which actually regarded these young people as "atheists". "Gordonia" was the dominant youth movement in the shtetl. It infused its members with a new content in the present and hopes for a mort perfect, purer life in Eretz Israel in the future. A significant reinforcement for "Gordonia" was the enlistment of tht pupils of the Polish Gymnasium, a group consisting of Yossek Laufer, Finkel Tcich, Yehoshua Schweber, may God avenge him, Yaffa Einziger, the late Shmu’el Fiderer and Me’ir Bank (Feingold), long may he live. Also Moshe Schweber, Moshe Selenfreund (Amit), Totchi Feit and others. In 1935 Yossek Einziger was the first to emigrate and he was followed by Moshe Bank, Moshe Green, Minna Shertz, the sisters Esther ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 508 {y94}
    ... hand, in the Public School, in the street, in fact wherever they confronted their Polish neigh-bours — the constant refrain was : "Jew-boy, go to Palestine !" Not a single Jewish boy or girl was ignorant of our people’s martyrology and the stiff-ferings of our forefathers ... others whose names have been lost in the passage of time. Later we were joined by many others among whom were Moshe Green (Bezim), Yoseph Einziger Esther Einzinger, Yoske Weiss and Shaul Reich, the Reich sisters — Recha and Adelle. Anda and Dolla Diller. Yaffa Zuckerman, Regarded from the Jewish point of view there was not much to be said for our shtetl. Such a place was described by Jewish folklore as "a dew and rain village" (tal umattar), a reference to the fact that this expression appeared in parenthesis in ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 509 {y94}
    06 Avraham Levite YOUTH MOVEMENTS IN THE SHTETL for the tens of thousands waiting to receive them. They were a fortunate prize for those who did get them — the prize of life ! I remember how Yaffa Eintziger, God rest her soul, left for Israel, a year before the outbreak of war. Polish Jewry was sunk in a deep depression, the very air was hard to breathe. Her family, friends, many "Gordonia" members and chance Jewish pas-sers-by collected beside the bus opposite the small park to take leave of her before her departure. Every-body was emotionally keyed up and some shed tears. Those left behind were a prey to mixed emotions of joy and ...
  • Lancut Yizkor Book (1963), image 474 {y2}
    ... N.Y., EL 5-6189. Grossman, Mariin II., 65 Second Ave. N.Y.C, Gr. 5-4291. H Heiberger, Charles, 903 Lenox Rd. Bklyn. N.Y. HY Wija. Hitter, Mrs. Sam, ■902 E. 18th St. Bklyn 29 N.Y. ES 6-3177 Horn, Mrs. N., 2738 Henry Hudson Pkway, Manhattan, NY., Ki 8-1369. Hornick, Isidore, 276 E. 95th St. Bklyn 1a, N.Y. J Jacobv, Mrs. Augusta, 10 Midwood St. Bklyn 25, N.Y. Jaffe, Jack L. 215 E. 164th St. Br. 56, N.Y, JE 7-011). K Kagle, Mrs. Rose, 598 W. 191 St. N.Y.C. 33. WA 7-9590. Kagle, Leo Dr., 598 W. 191 St. N.Y.C 33. WA 7-9590 Kestecher, Benj, P.O. Box 52, Woodboume. N.Y. Kestecher, Phillip, 1175 Walten Ave. Bx. 5־, N.Y. JE 73»7»־■ Kestecher, Sam, 385 S. 5th St. BkJyn u, N.Y., EV 8-1633. Klaristcnfcld, Harry Mrs. 340 E, Beech Long Beach, L.I., GE 1-2643. Kneitel, Mrs. L., 3821 Maple Ave. Bklyn ...
  • 1933/1934 Krakow City Address Directory + Miscellaneous Province Directory, image 491 {d3534} NEW IN THE LAST MONTH
    ... , św. Benedykta 3. Jackowski Aleksander, urz. państw., Fa- bryczna 9. Jacobsohn Filip, kupiec, Czapskich 1. Jacyszyn Prokop, st. asyst, kolej., Topolo- wa 4. Jados Aleksander, por. W. P., Śląska 3. Jada wski Marjan, kupiec, Legjonów 12. — Piotr, kupiec, Senatorska 15. Jad wińska Michalina, urz. bank., Studenc- ka 4. Jaeger Wilhelm, inżynier, Kasprowicza 10. Jaffe Kalman, szczotkarz, Dietlowska 59. Jagielski Adam, aplikant adw., Lenartowi- cza 12. Jagiełło Adolf, naucz, gimn., Grzegórzec- ka 8. — Władysław, urz. pryw., Lubomirskiego 43. Jaglarz Anna, właśc. realn., Łagiewnicka 24. — Antoni, chemik, prof. gimn., Zyblikie- wicza 5. — Edward, urz. kol., Bosacka 18. — Franciszek, por. W. P., Zwierzyniecka 26. — Kazimierz, radca Dyr. kolej ...

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