Records of the Zeisel family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 582 records for the surname Zeisel (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:

  • Karl JECHL
    birth record from Austrian Ministry of Interior - Certification of Vital Records (1903-1918)
    tax record from Brzeżany Jewish Taxpayers (1936)
  • Mozes ZIEGEL, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Leib ZIEGEL HOROWITZ, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Wichla SZYSZEL
    1787 property record from Kuty Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Abraham GIECEL
    1787 property record from Lwów Halicz City District Josephine survey (1787)
  • Elo JOWEL
    1787 property record from Podhajce Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Moysey JOWEL
    1787 property record from Podhajce Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Jankiel ZISIEL
    1787 property record from Śniatyn Josephine Survey (1787)
  • Hersz ZYSL
    1787 property record from Czortkow Josephine Survey (1787)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 582 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
Tarnow, Poland
GG Member Palo Alto, CA
Jan 27, 2021
Sedziszow Malopolski, Poland
GG Member Palo Alto, CA
Mar 19, 1995

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

There are 183 search results for the surname Zeisel 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.

  • Dobromil Yizkor Book (1980), image 67 {y140}
    ... : they are here given as he wrote them in his manuscripts. (45) Leib Itzik was a tall, thin man with a sparse black beard, married to Beiltshe Kuppala-Melamed’s, a pale, ailing woman. He ran a "dardaki cheder," a beginners' school. Among his ,,heifers" (he usually had one at a time) were Yossel Hoiker (= Joey the Hunchback) and Krumer Avraham (= Lame Abraham): the latter afterwards married Saul's aunt Zeesel. Leib Itzik used to say that little Saul had "a goot keppel zum lernen," a good head for learning. Saul’s sister Zlata also began "cheder" with him. "Chumash" study began at age five, and in "Sefer Vayikra," (Leviticus) in the very difficult chapters on priestly ritual and temple sacrifice (probably because that was the por* lion of the Torah being read that week at the synagogue ...
  • Dobromil Yizkor Book (1980), image 68 {y140}
    ... Saul was named for his mother’s grandfather Shaul, father of Reeven the glazier. Reeven travelled all week around the countryside installing and repairing windows and on the side sold ikons to the peasants. His first wife, Zlata, mother of Roise Perl (Saul’s mother), died when Roise Perl was six or seven. Reevcn’s second wife was Chaye Milka's, with whom he had two daughters Zeesel and Breindel. and two sons Yusha and Hersh (they brought their glazier trade to Columbia Street in Man-hattan.) Reeven "had a horse and wagon, a dog. and ה bird in a cage, but no parnossa" (S.M.). Chaye Milka's helped by peddling, pots, dishes, apples, cider, anything. Roise Perl began to do sewing for her living at an early age, earning a grcitzer for a child's dress, working for Tsipporeh Mechel’s. Later ...
  • Dobromil Yizkor Book (1980), image 91 {y140}
    ... say such things about Dad?" "Kind meins, my child, if I had not made it such a tragedy, you would never get the passport." Two days later, Friday, I went back up to the exalted Lord and an aide gave me my workbook with the permis-sion to go to Germany inscribed. That summer, before leaving Dobromil, I enjoyed my aunt Zeesel’s wedding and first after the autumn holidays Reb Chayim and I took our departure. We are riding to the railroad station: my father, myself, my uncle Maier Kramer who is driving the horse and wagon. (He was husband of my grand-father Reuben’s sister Baila* Perl). My mother did not go to the station. She was all 52
  • Dobromil Yizkor Book (1980), image 115 {y140}
    ... a brother Leib. On my father's side my grandfather was Issachar-Berish, grandmother Lib-by. My mother, Rose-Pearl, was daughter of Reuben-Yechiel Mehler ("Reeven"), a glazier by trade. His first wife Zlata, my mother’s mother, died very young, leaving my mother an orphan child of five. My grandfather Reuben’s second wife was named Chaye, mother of Uncle Hersh, Uncle Yusha and Tante Zeesel, mother of Chaye Sura (Sara) who is now in Brooklyn, and Tante Brandsha. I knew all of them, lived with them, grew up with them.43 I was born on the fourth of June, 1890, or as inscribed in my father's ,,machzor’' (prayerbook) for "Shevuos," born ,,Vav (sixth) of Sivan 5650." So far I can write what I heard and saw around me, and now I write from that time on as I recall more or less, what impressed ...
  • Mielnica Yizkor Book (1994), image 303 {y323}
    ... food, bread, meat and milk produce. The Jewish Partisans and Russians on their return from fighting against the Germans and Ukrainians would bring us clothing taken as loot. The Partisans built us a washroom, though a bit primitive, we could still wash ourselves. The women from the "family camp" looked after the orphaned children and cared for our health and welfare, especially by Zisel Bratt whose daughters were off fighting. In the summer of 1943 a gang of armed camp was Avraham Fuchtik, originally from Mancvitch. a good man and kind towards me. Sometimes the Germans and Ukrainians, who knew all the tracks and forests, would hunt down the Partisan and "family camp". We would have to escape quickly from one place to another in the forest behind the marshes until ...

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