Shwayder, Rachel Leah Kobey, 1858-1938
Rachel Leah Kobey (b. March 17, 1858, Poland/Russia; d. June 30, 1938, Denver, Colorado) was the daughter of Samuel Abraham and Miriam Rachofsky Kobey.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Isaac and Rachel Shwayder sit for a formal family portrait surrounded by their ten children: Sol, Jesse, Rachel, Mark, Gertrude, Florence, Maurice, Hannah, Ben and Liebe.
Dates: circa 1905
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains a cd, two original photographs, and photo prints of the Shwayder family.
Overview Jessie Shwayder Harsham (named after her grandfather) is a descendant of the Shwayder family, one of the first Jewish families to settle in Colorado. The first member of the extended family, Abraham Rittmaster, arrived in Colorado in the early 1860s and encouraged other family members, including the Rachofskys, Kobeys, and Shwayders to join him in his successful dry goods enterprise in Central City, Colorado. Some family members migrated to other communities in the state, and the Kobeys...