Kobey, Miriam Rachofsky, 1840-1921
Samuel Abraham and Miriam Rachofsky married in Poland and later migrated to Manchester, England where the name was shortened to Kobey. Their daughter Rachel married Isaac Shwayder in Manchester. The Kobey family immigrated to New Jersey in about 1881 and then moved to Denver, Colorado in 1888. Miriam Kobey was a highly respected midwife in Denver, known as the "angel of mercy."
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Overview Brief biographies of Jewish women from Colorado who help set up as well as work in charitable orgnazitions in Colorado. Written and directed by Jeanne Abrams for the 2004 RMJHS Dinner.