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משפחות יהודיות מאוז'רוב Jewish Families of Ożarów, Poland

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Ożarów is a town in Poland, in the province of Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, in Opatów county

This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Ożarów, Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, in Opatów county

About Ożarów

Ożarów (Polish pronunciation: [%C9%94%CB%88%CA%90aruf] (About this soundlisten)) is a town in Poland, in the province of Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, in Opatów county (Powiat of Opatów), historic Lesser Poland, with 4,906 inhabitants as of December 31, 2004. Ożarów received its town charter in 1569, during the Polish Golden Age, lost it in 1869, and regained in 1988. The town lies in eastern part of the province, some fifteen kilometers west of the Vistula river. Ożarów's coat of arms is the Rawa, which was used by the Ozarowski family.

Ożarów is a road hub, where National Road Nr. 79 (Warsaw - Bytom) meets Local Road Nr. 755. The town has a sports club Alit, established in 1947. Its largest employer is a leading cement factory nearby. The cement factory was privatized in 1995 and, a controlling stake in the company was purchased from HCP (Holding Cement Polski) by Irish company CRH plc. Recently, one of the agents involved in brokering the transaction between HCP and CRH claimed to have paid a USD 1m bribe to make the acquisition. The results of that inquiry were still pending as of June 2005.[1] CRH plc owns more than a dozen operations in Poland.[2][3]


Ożarów Lineages at Geni

The links below are usually to the oldest known resident of Ostrow in a lineage. These will be people who were born, lived in, or died there. Visiting the linked profile will typically lead to relatives, at least some of whom also were residents. Usually only one exemplar from each lineage is presented below.

(to be build >) Surnames will be drawn from various online sources given above, including the Ożarów kehilalinks page and the JewishGen Family Finder database searched for "Ożarów" in Poland. However, this is almost certainly not a complete list of surnames for all Jewish residents of the town.

In some cases there is a Geni project specifically dedicated to a surname in Ożarów or the vicinity, in which case a link to that project is given. This section is under active development, but we hope to eventually have many of these known Ożarów surnames linked to trees here at Geni.