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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:

Isaac Shwayder Family, circa 1905

Identifier: B063.05.0041.00085
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

Photograph of Rachel Kobey Shwayder, 1881

Identifier: B101.01.0001.0003.00003
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains a cd, two original photographs, and photo prints of the Shwayder family.
Dates: 1881

Rachel Leah Kobey Shwayder, between 1875-1880

Identifier: B063.08.0047.00032
Overview Wedding portrait of Rachel Leah Kobey Shwayder leaning against a bench.
Dates: between 1875-1880

Sisters Rachel and Betsy Kobey, between 1880-1889

Identifier: B063.05.0021.00071
Overview Sisters Rachel Leah Kobey Shwayder and Betsy Kobey Rachofsky pose together in front of a painted scene in Central City.
Dates: between 1880-1889

Ted and Jessie Shwayder Harsham Photograph Collection

Identifier: B101
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...
Dates: 1880-2006