Records of the Zwirn family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 279 records for the surname Zwirn (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:

  • Leja ZWIRN, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Mariem ZWIRN, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Scheidla ZWIRN, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Sara ZWIRN
    death record from Stanisławów Jewish Deaths (1845-1863)
  • Jlkun CWIRN
    1790 property record from Bohorodczany Josephine Survey (1790)
  • Hirsch ZWIRN
    1806 death record from Tyczyn Jewish Deaths (1792-1876)
  • Schloma ZWIRN
    1810 death record from Lwów Jewish Deaths (1805-1880)
  • Samuel ZWIRN
    1812 death record from Tyczyn Jewish Deaths (1792-1876)
  • Abraham, son of Moses ZWIRN and -
    1813 birth record from Lwów Jewish Births (1805-1872)
  • Lewi CWIRN
    1820 property record from Tarnobrzeg Franciscan Survey (1820)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 279 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 26 entries listed in the Gesher Galicia Family Finder for this surname.

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Family & Location Researcher Researcher's Location Date Added
Sokolow Malopolski, Poland
GG Member West Dummerston, VT
Nov 9, 2003
Kolomyya, Ukraine
GG Member Mill Valley, CA
Jan 5, 2002
Kolomyya, Ukraine
GG Member Mill Valley, CA
Jan 5, 2002

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

There are 185 search results for the surname Zwirn 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.

  • 1933/1934 Krakow City Address Directory + Miscellaneous Province Directory, image 394 {d3534} NEW IN THE LAST MONTH
    ... kowska Stanisława (239). 153 115a Suder Agata, Ferdynand, Le- on, Barbara i Kisielewska A- polonja (277). 153a 115b Socha Jan (wejście 1. or. 153) (482). 155 196 Chrostecki Franciszek i Lud- wika (542). 157 423 Malandowicz Tekla (537). 159 245 Patrz ul. Wrocławska 76. 2 322 Patrz Al. Słowackiego 30 (32, 34, 36). 4 5 Wortsmann Teofila (167). 6 9 Zwirn r. Reif Izaak i Cyla (208). 8 6 Odrzywolski Zbigniew i Rapa- port Maurycy (5). 10 7 Lipiński Stanisław, Marja, Władysław, Helena, Apolonja, Krupiński Józef (syn), Antoni i Koźbiał Stefanja (6). 10a 8 detto (6). 12 11 Tow. Tanich Mieszkań dla Ro¬ botników ...
  • Krakow Yizkor Book (1967), image 174 {y258}
    ... In Memory of Our Beloved Husband & Father In Memory of Our Parents Berish Lipperman Fela Lipperman Kalman Schwecher Scheina Schwecher WOLF OFFMAN Who Died in Mauthausen Feb. 1945 Brothers & Sisters Jankiel Schwecher STEFA JOELSON HARRIET SOLZ ROSE SCHWECHER CHARLES SCHWECHER In Memory of To The Memory of Our Beloved Parents and Relatives Their Parents MR. & MRS. IRVING BADNER BLANCHE & SIMON ZWERN Roza and Pinkas Ruthe Ignac Lipperman
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 490 {y94}
    ... just punishment. These accounts were published in the chronicles of the Rev. Dr. Gutmsn "Documents of Events witnessed by Jews during the Nazi Period" which was printed In Tel Aviv at the beginning of 1945 in German. These accounts have been directly translated from the German, with only minor ommlsions. A.l. SWORN DECLARATION Documented in Tel-Aviv during 21, 22 of June 1944 Mindel (17) whom 111 remember all the days of my life. All the young men between the ages of 15 and 35 who were in sound physical condition, were sup-posedly to be sent to labor-camps. The action beg3n on the night between the 3rd and 4th of August '42. The concept "death camp" was as yet unknown to us, and as such ...
  • Brzozow Yizkor Book (1984), image 556 {y94}
    ... the synagogue. He was a simple, music loving man and made the Clois available to wandering hazanim (cantors) who would pray ma'ariv before the ark accompanied by singers and sometimes boys with sweet soprano voices who gave solos for the public’s enjoyment. The "shtiklach" or musical pieces sung by the hazanim would later turn into "hits" in the congregation, long to be hummed in the prayer ... houses. All the prayer houses were maintained by their various congregations by means of the incomes derived from sworn peldges given while going up to read the Torah on the Sabbath and Holy Days, and from the auctions held on Simchat-Torah for the honor to be "Hatan Torah" (Bridegroom of the Torah) and " ...
  • Chrzanow Yizkor Book (1989), image 443 {y114}
    ... money changer Reb Leybtshe Klein gave him several hundred dollars to take from Cracow to Chrzanow, as a favor. Reb Leybtshe didn't offer him a commission. When Reb Velvele arrived in Chrzanow, he realized that S200 was missing. After a long investigation, the rabbi ruled that Reb Velvele would have to swear that he hadn't taken the money. But Reb Velvele refused, saying that he had never sworn in his life, and he wasn't about to start. He would sooner sell his house and pay back the money he had lost. But just as he was about to sell his only possession, his house, a miracle occurred. The Jew who had found the missing money appeared. Thus Reb Velvele, whom people had begun to suspect of foul play, went away with his name cleared and enjoyed everyone's respect forever after. Don't Argue ...

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