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Matsevot, Cemetery Inscriptions
for those "from" Lyakhovichi
Bnai Isaac Anshe Lechowitz at Mount Judah Cemetery NYC
Photography by Tina Levine
Table and Database creation by Deborah Glassman, copyright 2008.

by Deborah G. Glassman,
copyright 2008


This is a page in our Documents section. Click the button labeled "Documents" in the left-hand column to reach all of the other resources of the Document area. It is also a part of the Current Projects listed in the Welcome section, so you may also click that button to read about other current collaborative projects on which we are working.

The Cemetery Stone Project now encompasses around two dozen pages. Please go to Cemetery Stones, page 1 to find out what is included in these pages, to find the links to all of the pages we have created documenting Lechovicher burials, and to learn about the key role of Tina Levine in creating this tremendous collection of data for Lyakhovichi researchers. She photographed every stone in every NYC plot related to Lyakhovichi and Baranovichi, over 1200 photographs including the ones on this page. Please check the introductary article on that page to learn what the symbols and shapes of the monuments may tell you as well as details we can learn from the Hebrew names on the markers. The database of stones that the webmaster created, based on the images created by Tina Levine, is what you are using as you examine the listings created for Mt Judah Cemetery in New York City, below.



There is an alphabetical burial register of each grave in the Lechovicher plots at Mount Judah Cemetery Burial Register of Bnai Isaac Anshe Lechowitz at Mount Judah Cemetery. You will also see the society gates at that page!

There are three pages of materials related to the Bnai Isaac Anshe Lechowitz burials at Mount Judah Cemetery in New York City.
Cemetery Stones, p5: Mount Judah Cemetery (numerically to grave 106)
Cemetery Stones, p6: Mount Judah Cemetery (numerically from grave 107) You are Here!
Cemetery Stones, p7: Mount Judah Cemetery Burial Register and Gates Return to Cemetery Stones, page 1 for a complete list of Lechovicher burials on our site.

This table is divided by by organization, by cemetery, and by the row divisions of that particular set of plots. Mount Judah's Cemetery Register while it tags the entry with a row number, does not seem to reflect an actual row with a first position and last position in that row. Where the webmaster can determine such physical endpoints from the photographs I will note it but right now the ordering is by plot number and may be arbitrarily ended to create a break in the page.

Repeated Information across the Cemetery Database

If your ancestor is buried in a Lechovicher plot

Does that mean they were definitely from Lyakhovichi? No, it could mean that they were married to a Lechovicher or that a child-in-law was a Lechovicher. Some of the graves used in more recent years could have been donated to someone who had a pressing need, or sold when the original lot holder was buried elsewhere.

If your ancestor is not buried in a Lechovicher plot

Does that mean they were definitely not from Lyakhovichi? No, there are many reasons someone would not be buried in a plot owned by one of the known landsmanschaften. They could have had plots from a spouse's society. They could have enjoyed the company of one group more than another. They could have associated with a non-origin specific group that offered burial plots, they could have lived and died in a city where no such organization existed, they could have died while resident elsewhere. Even when buried amidst a group of landsmen such affiliation might not be immediately obvious if the group to which they belonged identified itself as Minsker, Russian, or some larger group to which Lechovichers also belonged.

Mount Judah Cemetery - NYC
the graves of Bnai Isaac Anshe Lechowitz:

Name, Photo, Plot #

Hebrew Name
with Father's Name

Date
Heb Date

Comments English+ Hebrew

Art


LEW  Nathan
MJcem1-R-107

Shlomo Nathan b. Avraham Yakov

Dec 5, 1938, 12 Kislev 5699

son, brother July 1913- Dec 5, 1938 awaiting description


CHARLES (aka Tsirles) Jacob end of row. Burial Reg says Tillie Chait, see note under her name on CemeteryStones, p5 about grave swap

Yakov Tsirles b Leib

oct 14, 1934

father, grandfather, 86 years awaiting description


KANTROWITZ Ida
(KANTOR in Burial Register) MJcem1-R-109

Khaya Sara b Dov Ber

July 12, 1940

mother, 59 years awaiting description


KAHN  Adelaide MJcem1-R-110

Khana b Ben-Zion

12/17/1998

wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother

awaiting description

KAHN 
Reserve
MJcem1-R-110

 

None

 

 


KAHN  Robert M. MJcem1-R-111

no Hebrew

9/4/1962

husband, father, gfthr  


SHOPENN  Abraham MJcem1-R-112

no Hebrew

April 14, 1963

husband, father, grandfather March 18, 1897-April 14, 1963 awaiting description

SHOPENN 
Reserve
MJcem1-R-113

 

NONE

   


GERSON  Lillian Rebecca MJcem1-R-114

Leah Rifka b Sholom [ and surname Gerson spelled out in Yiddish]

April 23, 1934

daughter, sister, "very young" awaiting description


KANTROVITZ  (Kantrowitz) Sarah MJcem1-R-116

Sarah Liba b Moshe Dov

Nov 26, 1933

wife, 62 years awaiting description


BROOK  Bernard MJcem1-R-118
Family Headstone - Brook

Yitzhak b Ben-zion

Sept 8, 1940

son, 48 years awaiting description


BROOK  Ida MJcem1-R-119

Khasia Kaila b Leib

March 24, 1943

mother; aged 73 years awaiting description


BROOK  Benjamin MJcem1-R-120

Ben-Zion b Yakov Shimon

July 12, 1943

father; 76 years awaiting description


SIEGEL  Gertrude MJcem1-R-121

Gittel b Velvel

10/26/1986

  awaiting description


GOLDBERG  Jennie MJcem1-R-122

Khana Zisel b Avraham Shmuel haLevi

8/4/1945

mother, 65 awaiting description


GOLDBERG  Bessie MJcem1-R-123

Basha Hinda b Zvi Hersh

8/8/1952

mother, 73  


GOLDBERG  Julius MJcem1-R-124

Yehuda b Dov Ber

9/6/1948

husband, fther, 63  


BUSSEL  Albert MJcem1-R-125

Moshe Leib b Yitzhak

6/28/1964

husband, father, grandfather, 93  


BUSSEL  Minnie MJcem1-R-126

Minka b Yitzhak

8/16/1963

wife, mother, grandmother, 89  


BUDIN  Sarah MJcem1-R-127
Sarah Budin Obit

Sara b Zev Wolf

12/4/1948

our mother;  


TEMSEN  Anna ( Alma) MJcem1-R-128

Elka Gitel b David

5/26/1939

wife, mother, 42  


SORKIN  Norma MJcem1-R-129

Nekhama b Moshe haKohen

8/3/1940

daughter, sister, age 26  


GERSON  Ida MJcem1-R-130

Alta b Yitzhak

10/16/1955

mother  


COHEN  Fannie (Resnick) MJcem1-R-131

Khaya Feigel b Yakov David

12/23/1944

sister, aunt, 79 years  


SUCHOW   Beckie MJcem1-R-132

Brakha Rifka Ruchel b Yehezkel

7/26/1982

92 years  


SUCHOW   Morris MJcem1-R-133

Moshe b Rafael

10/1/1962

husband, 70 years  


ABRAMOWITZ  Harry MJcem1-R-134

Aharon b Avraham haKohen

9/24/1971

husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, 84  


ABRAMOWITZ  Fannie MJcem1-R-135

Khaya Feigel b Yehuda Leib

1/3/1981

wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, 86  


SLUTSKY  Abraham MJcem1-R-136

Avraham Yakov b Yeshayah

1/25/1942

father, 86  


SUCHOW   Raphael MJcem1-R-137

Rafael Zvi b David

1/6/1944

doublestone - beloved parents  


SUCHOW   Minnie MJcem1-R-138

Minka b Yosef Meir

3/7/1946

doublestone - beloved parents  


EISENSTADT  Esther MJcem1-R-139

Esther b Noakh

8/22/1959

mother, 85  


EISENSTADT  Jacob William MJcem1-R-140

Zev Yakov b Moshe

stone says 8/17/1945 (reg says 8/16/1945)

husband, dad, 79  


ABRAMOWITZ  Morris MJcem1-R-141

Moshe Asher b Avraham haKohen

3/4/1965

husb, father, gfthr
Feb 9, 1887-Mar 16, 1966
 


ABRAMOWITZ  Esther MJcem1-R-142

Esther b Michael Yitzhak

3/16/1966

wife, mthr, gmother
Mar 9, 1887-Mar 16, 1966
 


MUSICANT  Tamara (Mary?) MJcem1-R-143

Tamara Kaila b David

10/22/1959

mother, grandmother, 96  


MUSICANT  Solomon (Samuel? note in reg) MJcem1-R-144

Shlomo b Nisan

9/17/1939

father, 70  


FINKELSTEIN  Joseph MJcem1-R-145
headstone

Yosef b Yakov Noakh

2/18/1948

husband, father, 69  


FINKELSTEIN  Ida MJcem1-R-146

Khaya b Khaim Leib

6/20/1979

mother, grandmother, 94  


KANTROWITZ
(KANTOR) Max MJcem1-R-150

Mordechai Yehuda b Shlomo Yosef

5/27/1960

father, 88 years  


MISHKIN Plot and Mishkin Gates
Mishkin gates
bench in plot

 

 

   


MISHKIN Leo I. MJcem1-R-151

no Hebrew

3/5/1937

brother, 3/15/1885-3/4/1937  


MISHKIN Mayer MJcem1-R-152

no Hebrew

12/11/1944

brother 66 years  


MISHKIN Sara
(stone says Sara Mishkin BERNSTOCK) MJcem1-R-153

no Hebrew;

12/30/1974

wife, mother, grandmother  


MISHKIN Morris MJcem1-R-154

no Hebrew

1/20/1964

husband  


MISHKIN Joseph MJcem1-R-155

no Hebrew

1/26/1971

83, bother  


LEW Fannie MJcem1-R-156

 

6/10/1971

Fannie SIEGEL LEW (nee MISHKIN) age 84, mother  


SIEGEL  Julius "Jack" MJcem1-R-157

the stone in the Mishkin plot probably has no Hebrew

8/19/1979

  this is not the right Julius Siegel, new image being sought


MISHKIN  Isaac MJcem1-R-158

no Hebrew

4/18/1966

93 years, brother  


MISHKIN  Dora MJcem1-R-159

no Hebrew

7/29/1970

wife, 90 years  


MARGOLIN  Lowell (Sheldon)
MJcem1-R-SB10

no Hebrew

1/11/1931

12/22/1930-1/11/193, baby  

JACOBS S/B MJcem1-R-SB26probably no monument ever

 

2/17/1931

   

LUPKUS Jacob MJcem1-R-SB63
probably no monument ever

 

12/22/1924

   

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