Przemysl Research

If you are interested in researching your Jewish roots in Przemysl, here are some hints to get you started:

  • Familiarize yourself with the material available on this site, including the Outline of Jewish History in Przemysl, etc.
  • Join the Przemysl Networking Group
  • Familiarize yourself with the material available on the Gesher Galicia web site, including the Galician Surname Index (click on Names)
  • Become a member of the Gesher Galicia SIG
  • Visit the Przemysl Yizkor Book Translation Project. Familiarize yourself with the chapters that have been translated
  • Study other materials available on the JewishGen website, including various databases (e.g. the JewishGen FamilyFinder), as well as InfoFiles, FAQs, etc.
    • To connect with others researching Przemysl click the button to search the JewishGen Family Finder database.
  • If you have not done so yet, consider subscribing to various discussion groups, such as the Gesher Galicia Discussion Group, which is sponsored by the Gesher Galicia SIG. You can find a link to information about this discussion group on the Gesher Galicia website.

For vital statistics records (birth, marriage, death) check out the following:

Please note: if you are interested in 19th century Przemysl, Jaroslaw, Oleszyce, Sieniawa or Radymno records, please check the Jewish Records Indexing - Poland: Przemysl State Archives Project before contacting the Archives


For questions about researching your family from Przemysl, Poland contact Sheila Werter Schneider.

Compiled by Sheila Schneider.
Copyright © 1998 - 2002 Barbara U. Yeager
Copyright © 2006 - 2017 Sheila Schneider