Records of the Zilz family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 726 records for the surname Zilz (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:

  • Perl GELLES
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Ita GELLES, spouse of Josef , grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Josef GELLES, spouse of Ita , grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Salomon GELLES, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Gittel GELLES
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Nussin GELLES
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Dawid GELLES
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Salomon JELLES, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Joel, son of Moses GELLES and -
    1805 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Abraham Isaac, son of Moses GELLES and -
    1807 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)

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

There are 179 search results for the surname Zilz 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 452 {y94}
    ... rucksack on his back. Suddenly he turned aside, approached one of the policemen and convinced him that he was actually an artizan (had learnt carpentry). The latter let him go. Throwing me his loaves of bread, he returned home. I was glad that he had "saved" himself. The trucks turned in the direction of Yashnitza. Four young men man-aged to jump off the trucks on the way and got away : Shlomo Weber, son of Reb Yosseleh Weber, Avraham Zaltz, Wolf Leufer and Avraham Wolker. Most of us envied them, for they were returning home, and we admired their courage, but the rest did not follow their example, both for fear of being caught and because of the fatalistic feeling that noth-ing could now do any good. We reached the Ivonkh railway station (a health resort near Rimanov) where we were ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 467 {y94}
    ... of the expected war with all the shocks and bloodshed it entailed. No one had any idea of the actual power balance between Poland and Germany. What they feared was mutual bombings, poison gas and fighting in the areas close to the borders, followed by shellings and some penetration of enemy forces. No one dreamed that Poland would crumble within a few days, to be swallowed up by the German monster. The sequel is well known. The Jews were ... Dobkln, Haifa) The post-card (photographed above), was written on Tuesday, August 29, 1939, three days wefore the outbreak of war, and was sent from Brzozhow by Reb Ya’akov-Itzhak Salz and his sife Sarah, may God avenge them, to their daughter Gittle in New-York. It was actually the parents’ letter of farewell to their daughter, as if their ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 577 {y94}
    E. Weiss 105 Y.Y. Salz 108 S. Levitc 109 A. Levite 110 A. Levite 132 H. Bank 130 S. Filler 143 Z. Levite 145 Escape A Postcard from Brzozow A letter The years of Bereavement The "Auschwitz Collection" At the brother’s Grave A Journey to the camp of death "Impressions" of Brzozow FAMILIES OF THE SHTETL My Father's House M. Scheinbach 147 My Father’s Home M. Amit 148 My Family G. Seelenfreund ...
  • Bielsko-Biala Yizkor Book (1973), image 196 {y76}
    ... zu Teschen und erwähnte dabei, dass sich nun auch in Bielitz wo man dem Zoll zu entgehen hoffte, "ein neuer Zoll-jude" niedergelassen habe, der dort den Zoll erhebe. Es han-delt sich wohl um ein Mitglied oder um einen Angestellten der jüdischen Zollpächterfamilie Singer, die seit 1640 in Teschen wohnte. Jakob Singer und seine Familie bezw. Nachkommen waren die Pächter des Zolls, der im Herzogtum Teschen während des 30 jährigen Krieges am Jablunkapass eingerichtet worden war. Durch Teschen führte eine wichtige Handelsstrasse zwischen Breslau und Ungarn, die von den Breslauer Kaufleuten sehr be-nützt wurde. Da dieser Zoll angeblich sechsmal höher war als der Zoll, der auf der Strasse über Bielitz-Saybusch gefordert wurde, versuchten die Breslauer Kaufleute den Zoll über Bielitz zu umgehen ...
  • Brzezany Yizkor Book (1978), image 127 {y91}
    ... Rubin do Brzc2«n New-York (Td. wUiny Cat. Pur.) Bokaterk* *Jjr.ocjo procrau w Przrmyilu ZUu Rubin tapowiedtiaU »wij prxyiatd do Brieian an redut{ w celj riloifau »«› na oku. Doitojoy yoid b^dnc ba-wid w nattym grodjv* 1 D‹x, UplCr 1 Cuciieldorfu arctzlowmy Kotow*. (TeL wUuiy Gal- ... Miltfi uroeiyat* rot dame nayrod. dia najpi{k-naci*t«i. najwexlitei. najoeyyiaalnieyatei maaki. Jury tloionc t 12 obyw. m. Brzrzan zlozy prtyu^y{ na aprawiedliwa wykooanie poeucxoneyo ladaaU. PoctVek tabatry dma IS 111. o 21* kooiec 16 III. o 9 ran 0. ...

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