Records of the Zworn family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 23 records for the surname Zworn (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:

  • Tobias, son of Wolf ZWERN
    1829 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Chäskel ZWERN
    1830 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • Feige Ettel, daughter of Wolf ZWEREN
    1833 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Blime Gittel, daughter of Wolf ZWERN
    1835 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Chaskel Mayer, son of Wolf ZWERN
    1839 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Keila ZWÜRN
    1839 death record from Tyczyn Jewish Deaths (1792-1876)
  • Chaie Rose, daughter of Lipe ZWERN
    1840 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Jitte, daughter of Wolf ZWERN
    1841 birth record from Brody Jewish Births (1815-1861)
  • Jitte ZWERN, daughter of Wolf ZWERN
    1841 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)
  • Wochenkind, son of Wolf ZWERN
    1842 death record from Brody Jewish Deaths (1815-1861)

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 23 records. The AGD is updated with new records every few months, so check back often to see the latest results.

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Tatariv, Ukraine
GG Member Brooklyn, NY
Apr 28, 2018
Sokolow Malopolski, Poland
GG Member West Dummerston, VT
Nov 9, 2003
Kolomyya, Ukraine
GG Member Mill Valley, CA
Jan 5, 2002

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

There are 185 search results for the surname Zworn 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 247 {y80}
    ... organize their own schools. The Jews did not obey the order of the authorities, and the Jewish leaders were held responsible that the Jewish children up to the age of 13 must attend school or be taught privately. Every Jewish community. Boiberke included, had to have public schools for their children, and the authorities issued an order not to permit anyone to marry unless they could declare in sworn statement that they had learned the German language (the language of Austria) which was taught in these schools. In 1787 the government appointed a director for the entire Jewish school system. His name was Hertz Hombcrg, a former pupil of Moses Mendelsohn. In 1788 a school for-boys was organized in Boiberke whose teacher was Aaron Hcrf. He received 150 zlotys a year as his salary ...
  • 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 ...
  • Husiatyn Yizkor Book (1968), image 280 {y198}
    ... Jewish townspeople. Many threw themselves into the river, but were shot at by the cossacks and killed. *The water turned red with the blood of the slain.״ This was the way Nathan Honover described the slaughter in his chronicles, which were pub-lished in Vilna in 1838, after his original manuscripts were found. In the city of Tulchin, there were 1500 armed Jews and 500 Poles. The Jews and the Poles had sworn to defend the city and not to betray one another. The cossacks struggled mightily to con-quer this city. They let it be known that they would spare the Polish population if the city would surrender. The Poles accepted the bargain and were prepared to sacrifice the Jews to save their own skins. The Jews learned of the fact and could have avenged this betrayal, but desisted because ...

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