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Kobey, Silas M., 1904-1991


Silas Kobey (b. April 16, 1904, Aspen, Colorado; m. Rosalie June Golin, December 28, 1941; d. December 29, 1991, Denver, Colorado) was the son of Harris and Leah Sheffel Kobey, and brother of Dorothy "Dokes" Kobey Berry. He was also a brother of Rebecca (Becky), Ruth Sara, Philip (Phil), and Leon (Lee) and Joseph Kobey, and a cousin of Nathan Kobey.

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Miriam Rachofsky Kobey and Grandchildren, circa 1905

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