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Family trees

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Atwood, Colorado, between 1975-2014

Identifier: B114.02.0001.0004

Poor Russian Jewish immigrants established the Atwood Colony in 1896 when B'nai B'rith and investment companies encouraged 75 adults and six children to settle in Atwood by offering farm land, seed, water rights, houses, implements, and cattle. The barren colony, lacking promised assistance, was near starvation and failed. By 1899, only a few Jewish families remained.

Dates: between 1975-2014

Box 1, 1891-1994

 File — Box B444.01.0001: Series B444.01 [Barcode: U186023300518]
Identifier: B444.01.0001

Box 2: Genealogic Information, May 1996

 File — Box B449.02.0002: Series B449.02 [Barcode: U186023293274]
Identifier: B449.02.0002

Box contains one (1) folder with a document titled, "Wacknov Family Tree." The document was created in May of 1996.

Dates: May 1996

Congregation Tifereth Israel, B115 Accrual

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2022.033

Congregation Tifereth Israel, Preissman Family, 1902-2022

Identifier: B115.01.0001.0020
Abstract File contains information on the Tifereth Israel Synagogue, including a copy of agreement Chaim Preissman signed with the synagogue for the purchase of two seats at the synagogue. The small synagogue, Congregation Tifereth Israel, was incorporated by Polish Jews in 1901 and was located under the Colfax Viaduct in the east European Jewish immigrant neighborhood of Denver. There is also a three-generation chart of the descendants of Chaim Preissman and an image of the tombstone of Dave...
Dates: 1902-2022

Elta M. L. Cohen, 1983-1988

Identifier: B429.03.0015.0004

Contains a 1983 presentation speech to Elta M. L. Cohen written by Rabbi Manuel Laderman, and a 1988 book with a short family tree for the Cohen and Milkove family, photos of the families, a presentation by Rabbi Laderman and a play by Elta Cohen. She was the long-time secretary to Rabbi Laderman.

Dates: 1983-1988

Family Trees

Identifier: B448.03.0002.0004

This folder contains two family trees. One of the Rapf family which was related to the Tannenbaum family through the marriage of Carol Tannenbaum (Weil at the time) to Matthew Rapf, and the second tree contians multiple families.

Dates: Other: 1912 - 2000

Genealogic Information, May 1996

Identifier: B449.02

This series contains genealogical information for the Wacknov Family from Colorado Springs, CO.

Dates: May 1996

Pizer and Grimes Family Papers

Identifier: B219
Abstract The Grimes family came to the United States from Russia Poland in the 1880s and settled in Denver and in Salt Lake City. The Pizer family were early settlers in Nebraska, where Jacob Pizer was a successful merchant. Annette Frances Pizer was born in Hastings, Nebraska. After she married Julian Lewis, she kept a scrapbook with wedding and anniversary cards. Sam Grimes worked in both Utah and Colorado before starting a junkyard in Denver. His son Max Grimes joined him in the junkyard business,...
Dates: 1892-2000

Sharon Marks Elfenbein, 2021

Identifier: B111.03.0003.0007

This folder contains, "An Illustrated Family History," by Sharon Marks Elfenbein: a 12 chapter, self-published, family history. Family names covered thoroughout the manuscript include: Shereshevitz, Krupinsky, Viener, Levin, and Marks.

Dates: 2021