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Kobey, Miriam Rachofsky, 1840-1921

 Person

Miriam was also known as Mary. Was a midwife in Denver, whose family first settled in Central City before the turn of the century. She was known as the "angel of mercy".

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Miriam Rachofsky Kobey and Grandchildren, circa 1905

 Item
Identifier: B100.03.0001.0003.00002
Overview Miriam Rachofsky Kobey and her grandchildren (from left to right, Rebecca, Miriam holding Silas, Philip, and Leon) pose in front of an ivy-covered trellis in Aspen, Colorado. Immigrants Abraham and Miriam (Mary) Kobey began their life in Colorado in Central City. The devout couple became vegetarians for a time while living there because kosher meat transported from Denver often arrived spoiled. After they moved to Denver, Abraham worked as a rabbi and sofer, or scribe, and Miriam became a...
Dates: circa 1905