Records of the Zins family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 336 records for the surname Zins (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:

  • Repal GUTWIRTH, son of Pinkos and Eidil
    birth record from Mościska Jewish Births (1827-1882)
  • Abraham ZINS
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Elke ZINS
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Samuel SENS?/SENO? and Chaje HAKER
    1801 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)
  • Lea, daughter of Samuel SENS and -
    1807 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Avigder SENS and Feige BIEGELEISEN
    1807 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)
  • Awigder SENS and Feige BIEGELEISEN
    1807 marriage record from Lwów Jewish Marriages (1801-1866)
  • Avigdor SENS, son of and
    and Susse Feige BIGELLES, daughter of and
    1807 marriage record from Galicia Jewish Marriage Permissions (1807)
  • Laje, daughter of Samuel SENS
    1808 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Nattan, son of Ewigder SENS and -
    1809 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 336 records. The AGD is updated with new records every few months, so check back often to see the latest results.

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There are 10 entries listed in the Gesher Galicia Family Finder for this surname.

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
ZANK in
Rohatyn, Ukraine
GG Member Vienna, VA
USA
Sep 1, 2018
ZANG in
Lviv, Ukraine
GG Member Vienna, VA
USA
Jun 28, 2015
ZANG in
Rohatyn, Ukraine
GG Member Vienna, VA
USA
Jun 28, 2015

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

There are 182 search results for the surname Zins 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.

  • Bobrka Yizkor Book (1964), image 240 {y80}
    ... names and threatened him if he didn't leave her house she would have him arrested. Whereupon he took his pail of paint and splashed it over the new painted walls. He was smart to leave town at cncc. Rochcl screamed and cried. Here it was three days before Pcsach. and there were no painters to do the job over. 1 recall during the entire Pcsach Holiday, the town had nothing else to talk about ... a few cents for the poor, but that he was praying constantly to God to forgive him his sins. "What sins could you have committed in your life", I asked, "slaving from morning to night in Boiberke merely for a dry piece of bread? This you call sinning"? "Oh Joel (this is my name), you do not understand", he told me; "the sin is to eat the bread your son earned by desecrating the Sabbath". Simche lived to ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 404 {y94}
    ... was nothing. There were only a few hundreds rolling around here. In Kiev there were thousands wandering around the station. He began telling me of his experiences in Russia and what he had seen there. He began "confessing" his sins : to whom had he devoted all his energies, in what had he believed so blindly all those years ? He "accused" the Polish Police of arresting him for a few days only ! Why did they release him imme- No ... all those suspected of communist leanings. In 1938, when he came home for a vacation, I remember he lectured at "Beit Yehudah" to some tens of youths on the Chinese problem. It was the custom in leftist circles to deal in certain subjects and affairs brought up by the "polit-rucks" upon the suggestion of their superiors, for the purpose of ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 406 {y94}
    ... patriarchal in his movements, particularly when, himself hungry, he divided the last slices of bread among his children. Shlomo was sensitive to the pain of all the members of his congrega-tion — a man who would always avoid tram-pling a worm crawling in his path and would not hurt a fly. A distant relative of Shlomo of the "Lavkiss", he prayed to God for the whole congregation, mentioning their sins but asking for nothing. What was the use ? Twenty five years ago he had lost his leg in battle, and protested and cried : "Where is my leg ? Give me back my leg and let me go home !" But when the doctors failed to give him back his leg, something beyong their power, and the High Command awarded him the Cross of Courage, sending him home a cripple, he some-how reconciled himself to his fate ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 522 {y94}
    ... it is still just an ordinary week day, the people confess and say "A1 Het", just in case they might get drunk or, God forbid, choke on their food during the last meal, and have no chance to confess in full. The tables in the synagogue are loaded with "bowls" for collections, with a note in each bowl explaining the purpose of the contribution. The central bowl bears the inscription, written ... usually fowls) ritual begins the day before. Each member of the family gets a white Kappara : for the women — hens; for the men — cockerals; for the children, whose sins are few, young male or female chicks are prepared. Such sins and wickedness are piled upon the head of these fowls as they cannot even grasp. The chapter "Bnei Adam" having been said and the fowl swung around the head to the words ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 554 {y94}
    ... near by used the branches of its trees to thatch their sue-cot (tabernacles); its thick branches served as casts for the "dreidlach" or leaden tops of Hannukah; new dishes were dipped in its waters before being used; on Rosh Hashana all the Jews of the shtetl, men. women and children went there for "tashlich" (the casting away of sins into the waters), and the little stream absorbed all their sins, which were not many, as it transpired, for it is a fact that the "bedel-was-ser" did not overflow its banks; its waters were not contaminated and remained just as pure as they had been before. As the "bedel-wasser" marked the limits of the Jewish lands, beyond which began the fields of the Goi’m’s Borkovka, in order to avo:.d returning by the same way we had come let us go back to the "Rink ...

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