Genealogy Projects tagged with galician jews on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Jewish Families of Kolomea /Kolomyja

    Background Kolomea (or Kolomyya; Pol., Kołomyja; Ger., Kolomea, Colomea), city on the Prut River in Ukraine. Jews first settled in Kołomea, then part of Poland, at about the turn of the sixteenth century. Although many were murdered and the community was destroyed during the Khmel’nyts’kyi massacres of 1648–1649, the Jewish population quickly reestablished i...

  • Jewish Families of Nowy Wisnicz

    Background The area of Nowy Wiśnicz was a monastic village that had existed since the 8th century. The first Jews settled down in this village in 1606. After being banished from Bochnia, they were offered assistance by the village owners called Lubomirscy. In 1613, Nowy Wiśnicz became the property of Stanisław Lubomirski, who was the governor of the Cracow Province. In 16...

  • Jewish Families of Bielsko-Biala

    Jewish Families from Bielsko-Biala Bielsko-Biala was established in 1951 with the amalgamation of two towns on the opposite side of the Biala River, Silesian Bielsko and Lesser Poland’s Biala. Jews settled in Bielsko as early as the second half of the 17th century but the community only began to grow significantly in the second half of the 19th century when trade and residence restri...

  • Jewish Community of Bochnia

    Bochnia is located in southern Poland, in the Malopolskie Province (Lesser Poland). Since the first partition of Poland, Bochnia was under the rule of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. According to the administrative division from 1918-1939, Bochnia was the seat of the Bochnia County which was part of Kraków Province. History Bochnia is one of the oldest towns in Poland and was first me...

  • Jewish Families of Strusov, Ukraine (Formerly Strusiv, Galicia, Austro-Hungary)

    Strusov is a very small town located in Ternopolskaya at 49º20 25º37, near Ternopil and 12 km from Terebovlya and 120 km from Chernovtsy. The cemetery is located at SW village, near entry from Buchach. Present town population is 1,000-5,000 with no Jews. The earliest known Jewish Community was 18th century. 1939 Jewish population (census) was 579. The last known Chortkovskaya Hasi...

  • Dolyna,Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine-(Dolina, Galicia)-Portrait of the Shtetl in Transition

    I have started this project to give a forum for geni members who's ancestors came from the Shtetl of Dolina in the former Austro-Hungarian Province of Galicia ( now Dolyna, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine, as distinct from Dolina-Janov). I have started with profiles of my father, uncle, grandfathers, and one grandmother who were born there. Collaborators are welcome to add names of other Doliners to h...