Records of the Zelaznik family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 130 records for the surname Zelaznik (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:

    census record from Brody Jewish Census (1850-1857)
  • Mendel ŻELAŹNIK
    census record from Zbaraż Refugees at Beginning of WWI (1914-1915)
  • Godel ŻELAZNIK
    1788 property record from Brody Josephine Survey (1788)
  • Mechle Schipse, daughter of Jermie ZALASNIK
    1816 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Jona, son of Osias ZALASNIK
    1816 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • Blume ZALASNIK
    1816 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • Jakub ZELAZNIK
    1818 death record from Zbaraż Jewish Deaths (1804-1858, 1894-1942)
  • Freidel ZELAZNIK
    1819 death record from Zbaraż Jewish Deaths (1804-1858, 1894-1942)
  • Simy, daughter of Jeremie ZALOSNIK
    1820 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • stillbirth, daughter of Jeremy ZALOSNIK
    1820 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)

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

There are 185 search results for the surname Zelaznik 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.

  • Husiatyn Yizkor Book (1968), image 276 {y198}
    ... fixed a sign on the tree saying **The Pole, the Jew and the dog are all of the same faith". The Jews began to flee in panic toward the city of Uman, which was heavily fortified. The Polish commandant, Mlodono-vich, decided to prevent the cossacks from besieging the city and sent out a large military unit to intercept them. This unit was led by Ivan Gonte, who chose to betray the Poles and join Zheleznyak. Both now besieged the city and began to negotiate with Mlo-donovich. He finally agreed to let the cossacks in if they would permit the Poles to leave the city. When the cossack mob tore into Uman, (June 18, 1768) it murdered the thousands of Jews who came there to find asylum. Of course they later killed the Poles also. The commandant was one of the victims of that traitorous attack ...
  • Husiatyn Yizkor Book (1968), image 277 {y198}
    ... cossacks mobs, since Russia had always acted as the protector of the Orthodox Church in Roman Catholic Poland. The center of Orthodox propaganda was in a monastery near Zhabatin, in Rus-sian Ukraine. The Abbot of this monastery, Malichisedeck Avarske, would meet with the leaders of the cossacks, particularly with the Zaporozhy cossack leader Maxim Zheleznyak. There was a so called Manifesto, issued by the Czarina Cath-erinc II, which called on Maxim Zheleznyak to cross the Dnieper and to slaughter, 44with the help of God, all the Poles and Jews who desecrate our holy faith". A horde of Hydamaks set out in April, 1768, and overran the towns and villages near Kiev, Smila, Cherkas, Korsin, Bogoslav, Tetiyev, Lysianka and other places. Wherever they came, they slew Jews, Poles and Catholic ...
  • Rohatyn Yizkor Book (1962), image 36 {y3}
    ... Kraushaar: Frank i Frankiści, t. 2, p. 11, 20, 33, 53, 91 (58 59) הוא היתידי מכל הםראנקיססים. שלא התבייש בסוצאו היהודי ואף התגאה בו. כאשר פעם לעג פרופסור בסינט למוצאו היהודי ענה לו שהוא גאה על השתייכותו למשפחה יהודית, שעליה נסנו רבנים מלומדים כגון בעפ־יח -תבואות שור־ והדגיש. שכל כשרונותיו הם רק בזכות מוצאו היהודי. הוא מביט בבוז על יריבו, שאבותיו חיו בטח אבירים רוצחים שפלים — .Ignaz Bernstein, Brief an Adolf Jelinek) נדפס ב־ (107 .Juedisches Litteraturblatt 1882, Nr. 27, p ברנשטיין מוסר ג־כ שבפולין קוראים לםראנקיםטים "Mechesy,. לפי דעתו זה נוסרוקון -מכ״ס״ (-סכת סניור סאנסו־). כידוע, נקרא פראנק בפי מאמיניו -סנור סנטו״ senor santo (האמן הקדוש;
  • Rzeszow Yizkor Book (1967), image 30 {y74}
    ... ובית־החולים לעניים. י Jan Peckowski *. 387-388. במאה ה־16 ניהלו איסוא היהודים מלחמה קשה לקיומם הכלכלי באוירה של שנאה. הם נאבקו להתקבל לאומנויות וכן על האפשרות לעסוק במסחר. למרות הקשיים ואף הרדיפות הצליחו לתפים במרוצת השנים עמדות חשובות בחיים הכלכליים של העיר. אחדים מהם מילאו תפקידים ניכרים בהרחבת המסחר ובהקמת מסעלי־מלאכה והשקעות הון. יהודים שימשו כמוכסניס י: בשנת 1592 יעקב. בשנת 1607 היה המוכסן (Cclnik) בנדיקט, בשנת 1613 מסר סוביאלסקי, גיבה המסים בחבל סשמישל את הרשות לגבות מם משקאית ליצחק מרקביץ (Czopowc) ״. בשנת 1612 ליואכיס. אחדים חוכרים בתי מזוג־ טחנות הסביבה. חוכר י־ש מרקוביץ. אביהם הסכן (Mydlarz). בעיר גיסא מלווים כספים. עוסקים במסחר סיטוני וקמעוני. מחכירת טחנות וגביית רמי מכם שלמו יהודים בכל % שגה 25 זהובים ע״ח ווידארקאוף" מסכום 1500 זהובים שליגאנזא נתן בשנת 1619 לבית החולים ...
  • Rzeszow Yizkor Book (1967), image 734 {y74}
    ... women were famous for their embroidery. "Rzeszow gave its name to gold, known as 'Rzeszower Gold', which was used by jewellers for the manufacture of various precious articles". Slownik Jczyka Polskicgo, Vol. V, page 1816, War-szawa 1912. (Dictionary of the Polish Language). Itshe Spiegel, his son Shotom and grandson, Hersh Spiegel (1875-1916?), were the larger mer-chants of notions (Tselnik). Yitzhak Landau and Neufeld were the best-known tobacconists, holding the Austrian Government monopoly license for the wholesale distribution of cigars, cigarettes, pipe to-bacco and snuff, which was very much in demand among the older generation at that period. Diamant, Tishlcr, Norbert (Nukhcm) Wachtel Senior and Rappaport were dealers in school and other books, sellers of paper ...

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