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Barnet Louis Finkelstein
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Birth: Oct., 1842, Belarus
Death: Oct. 14, 1914
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Barnet Louis Finkelstein was the son of Jacob Pistchalsky and Sarah (Rubin) Pistchalska. "Finkelstein" was the name adopted by one of his sons when he came to the US.

Barnet's original name (Yiddish) was Berko (diminutive of Ber, "bear") Leib ("lion") Pistchalsky. His Hebrew name was Dov ("bear") Yehudah (= Judah; "praise") ben Yaakov.

Barnet's first wife was Celia Goldstein; their child was Sime Kaplan.

Barnet's second wife was Anna Hirsch; their children were Ida Raskin, Jacob Finkelstein, Ecy Finkelstein, and Joseph Finkelstein.

Barnet's third wife was Yetta Segal; their children were Gussie Finkel(stein), Lillie Beckelman, and Joseph (Janus) Finkelstein. Yetta had two daughters, Hannah and Rose, from a prior marriage. 
Family links: 
  Yetta Segal Finkelstein (1859 - 1922)*
  Sime Finkelstein Kaplan (1863 - 1914)*
  Ida Sarah Finkelstein Raskin (1868 - 1948)*
  Joseph Finkel (1870 - 1945)*
  Esse Finkelstein (1878 - 1966)*
  Gussie Finkel (1893 - 1985)*
  Lillian Rose Finkelstein Beckelman (1895 - 1987)*
  Joseph Finkel (1901 - 1995)*
*Calculated relationship
P[o] n[ikbar] / Here lies
'iysh tam w'yashar / a simple, upright man [from Job 1:8]
R[eb] Dov Yehudah b[en] r[eb] Yaakov / The worthy Dov Judah son of the worthy Jacob
nif[tar] 24 Tishrei 5675 / died on 14 October 1914
T[ehe] N[ishmatah] T[zerurah] B[itzror] H[aChayim] / May his soul be bound up in the bond of everlasting life [from 1 Samuel 25:29]
In memory of
my dear Husband
and our Father
Barnet Finlelstein [sic]
Died Oct. 14, 1914
Aged 76 Years
Note: The italicized words are translations of Hebrew acronyms on the tombstone.
Mount Zion Cemetery
Queens County
New York, USA
Plot: Society CHILD ISAAC Path 12L Gate 5
Maintained by: Tom
Originally Created by: T.V.F.T.H.
Record added: Nov 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81188763
Barnet Louis Finkelstein
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Barnet Louis Finkelstein
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Barnet Louis Finkelstein
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