Records of the Zmecker family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 4 records for the surname Zmecker (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:

  • Moszko SZMEKIER
    1788 property record from Rozdół Josephine Survey (1788)
  • Wolf SCHMEKER
    1808 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Salomon SCHMEKER
    1831 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • Bernhard SCHMICKER
    1904 austrian_ministries record from Austrian Ministry of Interior - Violations of Regulations (1900-1909)

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There are 7 entries listed in the Gesher Galicia Family Finder for this surname.

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
ZINKOWER in
Brody, Ukraine
GG Member Orange City, FL
USA
Jun 26, 2019
ZINKOWER in
Brody, Ukraine
GG Member Orange City, FL
USA
Jun 26, 2019
ZINGER in
Kolomyya, Ukraine
GG Member Jerusalem,
Israel
Mar 10, 2008

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

There are 183 search results for the surname Zmecker 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 549 {y94}
    ... ages, from the Heder children of the "Borislaver". playing behind the Heder, to the older ones going to school and to other Heders all over the shtetl. They ruled the main area, playing "Kichki-palezdri" and hide-and-seek. There was an old oak tree in its centre, called a "feike-boym" (a pipe-tree) by the children because of its acorns ("chazer-nis") that were scattered beneath it and looked like a smoker’s pipe. The tree was wide-trunked, its branches large and spreading out in all directions, made bare by the children who were always climbing them. The "feike-boym'’ took part in all the games play-ed by the Heder children. It was there they stood with closed eyes counting to a hundred and its round-ness permitted a slight peeking to the sides at those hiding themselves. Then, when ...
  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 504 {y114}
    ... in the years before 1914, Jews from Chrzanow went to Prussia to do business. As a rule they were called Prusians. They left on Sunday evening, and returned Friday before candle-lighting time. Offici-ally they were forbidden to spend the night in Prussia, but they did so on the sly. If a violator was caught, he was supposed to pay a fine of two marks. The most prominent of these merchants were the families Shmeker, Proloch, Soltis and others. They generally returned home Friday evening. They chartered a special train from the railroad company, which was called the Sabbath train; it ran from Katowice to Chrzanow. The Jews chartered this train summer and winter. The train always arrived one hour before candle lighting. I remember that when the train arrived in Chrzanow, the whole town ...
  • Mosty-Wielkie Yizkor Book (1975), image 423 {y347}
    ... MOSES SELIGMAN Recording Secretary J. W. SPINNER Financial Secretary EX-PRESIDENTS MEYER BARG ABE SCHWARTZ MOSES SHUSTER No 1 MOSES KLEINSPIES SHEA GEIST NACHMAN MANN SAM TELLER MOSES SHUSTER No. 2 SIMON BRICKNER WILLIAM SAFT LEON LAUTERPACHT ISIDORE ELFAND MAX GRUBER ROSENGARTEN JACOB KLEIN USHER REIMAN GEORGE ROTH AARON ADLER JOSEPH W. SPINNER MOSES SELIGMAN SHABSI HABERKORN ABE KUPERSMITH LOUIS STERLER MAX ZINKER SAM REIMAN *BE REIMAN LOUIS RENNER HARRY ORGANIZERS CHAIM I. LAUTENSCHLAGER JOSEPH REIMAN
  • Mosty-Wielkie Yizkor Book (1975), image 487 {y347}
    ... Kronen Synagogue, Beit Midrash, 3 prayer houses, cemetery more than 300 years old13. 1912/13 (5673) Chief Rabbi, Rabbi Isak Eberstark President of the Community, Nuchim Gerner Vice-President, Chaskai Rappaport Secretary and Religious Teacher, Jakob Rappaport "Chewa Kadisza" — Majer Schiffenbauer "Chevi a Lina" — Moses Perlmutter "Bikur Cholim" — Asher Moshe Zinker Population: 1000 Income and Expenditures: 7000 Kronen The Population of Mosty-Wielkie in the years 1880 — 1890 (According to the book of Stanislaw Gruinski1A): 1880: 3,809 persons, of these 1,061 Jews (27.9%) 1890: 4,414 persons, of these 1,414 Jews (32.0%) 1900: 4,554 persons, of these 1,611 Jews ...
  • Nadworna Yizkor Book (1975), image 303 {y373}
    ... , Samler, Kleinmann, Bickel and Burstein, and also with the help of Dr. Ringel, one of the first Zionists in Lwow. In the year 1920, after the First World War the studies were continued at the Hebrew school which then joined the educational network of Hebrew school and among the active members were : "Tarbut" was Efraim Shenker (Avishai) who lives in Israel, and also Rachel Bickel (Schor). The Hebrew school of Nadworna arose great admiration among the Jewish population of our town and surroundings. I was one of those who attended this school. My first teacher was a young man with a happy The Hebrew School of Nadworna 50

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