Re: Records from Zniesienie #galicia
Mark Halpern <willie46@...>
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The record you want to acquire is the Jewish civil marriage of your
great grandparents. This is a separate marriage ceremony performed
by a Rabbi employed by the Austrian Government to register Jewish
civil marriages. This is, in effect, a second religious ceremony
usually performed years after the original "religious" ceremony.
The 1902 marriage was not an official record of the 1886 marriage,
but a second marriage ceremony that was recognized by the Austrian
You can order this record directly >from the AGAD Archive by writing
to them at <email@example.com> in English providing all the
information you have about the marriage including year, book and
page number and ask for a full cost quote and the method of payment.
AGAD will likely respond in a week or two in English (other Archives
usually respond in Polish). AGAD will request payment by bank (wire)
transfer, which will cost US residents >from $25 to $50 depending on
If you would like to reduce the unit cost of these bank fees, you
should order more records or find others interested in ordering
records >from AGAD and combine orders.
JRI-Poland AGAD Archive Coordinator
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I would like to acquire the record of the marriage of my Great