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Ray Cannata (#46894163)
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Bio Photo Presbyterian pastor in New Orleans of (mostly) Russian-Jewish, Norwegian and French descent.

Currently most into my family's::
1. Elizavetgrad, Ukraine Jews
Siebel (Siebelewky, Tsibulevsky)
Pober (Poberesky, Poberezsky)
Dashevsky (Dashewsky)
Felnerov / Felzerow

2. Orla, Grodno, Lithuania/Belarus Jews
Kirzner (Kirsner, Kirschner)
Lifsitz (Lipshitz)

3. New Orleans French


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Gene Baumwoll CSW
Kirshner edits
King David Cemetery Thank you for the edits. I was reminded that I photographed the Kirshner family burials in the Acme Pythian plot in King David.
According to Richard Berger Janet Kirshner middle name is Francis
Added by Gene Baumwoll CSW on Jul 26, 2016 3:21 PM
Janice Baker
RE: Hairman Kaminsky
found as Herman, looks like someone has already listed his info; do you think it is appropriate to copy his death cert as photo on this site?
Added by Janice Baker on Jul 03, 2016 7:31 PM
Janice Baker
Hairman Kaminsky
Good Day to you Ray!
I received the death certificate for above ref.
Does not seem to be for the ancestor I hoped, however, I am still working to uncover some connection.
Hairman Kaminsky
d oct 8 1924
Father: David Kaminsky
Mother: Sarah Birnbam
Address at death: 140 E 4th Street
53 years old
Occupation: Tailor
Buried: Mt Judah Cm
son: David Kaminsky

I will be posting a copy on ancestry and can email a copy to you if you wish.
Kind Regards
Added by Janice Baker on Jul 03, 2016 2:43 PM
Ruth-Ellen Burack Flanagan
Julius Kaminsky
Chevra Kadusha of Boston Cemetery
Chevra Kadusha of Chelsea Cemetery

Both of these say they are in Woburn. Julius' death certificate says Chevra Kadusa, Woburn.

So, he is not buried in Chevra Kadisha in Auburn.
Added by Ruth-Ellen Burack Flanaga... on Jun 08, 2016 4:32 PM
Molly Mazelsky
Thanks so much for your reply and the additional information. I will check out Flickr. Since you also have relatives buried at Mokom, perhaps Molly's burial site is adjacent. The cemetery staff believed Molly and Morris Mazelsky were buried in sections 5 or 5A, but weren't sure. Would you be open to sharing the names of your relatives buried there and where they are located? I'm visiting NY now and it would be great if I could find Molly's site on this trip. Thanks for your help.
Added by Mitch on May 21, 2016 10:34 AM
Molly Mazelsky - Mokom Sholom Cemetery
Hi Ray,
Thank you for posting the information about Molly Mazelsky. I went to the cemetery yesterday, but I could not find the headstone. I would greatly appreciate it if you would let me know how you gathered this information and if you know the actual location of the headstone.
Molly was my great grandmother. Are you related to Molly?
Thank you for your assistance.
All the best,
Added by Mitch on May 19, 2016 10:35 AM
Janice Baker
RE: Hyman Kaminsky
thank you for your reply Ray,
our Kaminsky arrived in New York in 1881; and the family story is that he committed suicide in 1924; I have just ordered a death certificate from NY for "Hairman Kaminsky" hoping for some connecting information. I have posted the marriage license on for our kaminsky and you will find the spelling comical if you are interesting in giving it a look.
Happy hunting
Added by Janice Baker on May 10, 2016 4:03 PM
Janice Baker
Hyman Kaminsky
Hyman Kaminsky, Russia B 9/1871
Married Rebecca Shinberg in NY March 16 1897
Parents: S Haiman Kaminsky
Bune Shaikewsky
Committed suicide early 1920's
He is the grandfather of my husband and I am wondering if any of this information connects with your data for Hyman Kaminsky find a grave posting?
Kind regards
Added by Janice Baker on May 10, 2016 2:57 PM
Isaac Mason
Hello Ray,
I was wondering where you obtained the information on Isaac, his description etc. Also, I had heard that he was working on a ship from England, maybe as a captain?. Do you have any information on that? Anything on him or his daughter Viola or his parents would be great. Thanks a bunch.
Shannon (
Added by Shannon on Apr 23, 2016 4:16 PM
John Morris "Monroe" Hart
Hi Ray,
May I ask from where you have the name John Morris "Monroe" Hart. The gravestone reads Morris Hart.
Yosef Sa'ar
Elat on the Red Sea
elat42 (at) gmail (dot) com
Added by Kushi on Apr 08, 2016 3:01 AM
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