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Elana Kahn (#47780346)
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Bio Photo My name is Elana Kahn, and I live in Boston, MA. I'm married to a wonderful man and have three adorable kids (boy/girl twins who are 4, a 2-year-old girl, and I'm pregnant with another little girl). I'm currently in nursing school and hope to eventually become a Certified Nurse Midwife, and in the mean time I'm a birth doula.

My mom was always the genealogist in the family, so she's the one I always turn to for questions, but now I'm the keeper of the electronic records (on Geni). Unfortunately I do not live near where my relatives are buried, so I either have to travel or have volunteers take photos. Most of my family is buried either in Rochester, NY or in and around New York City. I've been using my research skills to try and find where many of my family members are buried and so far have been somewhat successful. I still have about 50 people to locate, though.

Here are the last names that particularly interest me and the most likely place for their burial:

New York City area:
Bellin
Blumenthal
Doloboff
Friedman
Hyman
Levy
Paltrow/Paltrowitz
Rockoff


Rochester, NY:
Friedman
Melin
Raskind
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Roy Marriott
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Thanks. Roy
Added by Roy Marriott on Jul 18, 2014 12:29 PM
Sabrina Uchetel
Kahn Israel & Rachael Britton Road
Hi Elana,
A while back you were kind enough to take pictures of my Great Grand Parents Graves in the Britton Road Cemetery in Rochester. I can not thank you enough for that!!!! I am going to be passing through Rochester in August and plan on paying my respects to my Great Grand Parents. I wanted to know if you still have the info on exactly where they are buried in the cemetery (Section, Row, Grave #)? It would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you again,
Sabrina (Kahn) Uchetel
Added by Sabrina Uchetel on Jul 17, 2014 7:26 AM
GARY PARKS
PARKS, HUGH DIED 1862
Would you have any idea how close Hugh Parks is buried to the Parks with no name who died in 1865??? I noticed the numbers used to record the graves are very close together. I am looking for a Hugh Parks who we show died in August 1862, and his wife Nancy died in July 1865. We may be off with the months.

Thanks

Gary Parks
Added by GARY PARKS on Jul 13, 2014 2:31 PM
L Cummings
Cummings family
Hi Elana, your name is on a photo of the cemetery gates of Hope something in Rochester, NY one of the people you list is Allen J Cummings...no birth date.
died 1882?
Anyway, I am looking for the parents of my Allen Cummings...there are only about 2 or 3 Allen Cummings in the NY/PA area. I have my GGGgrandfather but no parents for him or siblings. Any cummings born in the late 1700's or just around 1800 could be related to him...so I saw that you had Amos...born 1797? in Mass.. but then Allen in Rochester NY.
So do you know anything else about that Allen? Or my Allen for that matter...see my profile, or search for Allen Cummings in the Stull cemetery in Eldred, McKean Co. PA
Thank you, Lindy J. Cummings
Ithaca, NY
Added by L Cummings on May 20, 2014 4:03 PM
MyFamFinder - Tina Poole
RE: Henry Francis Poor # 35694315
in reference to the message you left another contributor:

RE: Henry Francis Poor # 35694315
The picture was taken at Mt Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, MA (where the rest of his family is buried), but I believe he's buried in Hawaii. I just looked, and there's a duplicate record for him in O'ahu Cemetery. Unfortunately I can't read the stone much better than you would be able to because it's so worn away. If I were to guess I would say it says:

"Died Honolulu, HI
Sep. 16, 1859 Aged 27"

Have you tried using onion paper to read the stone? you can take a sheet of onion paper (tracing paper works, but it might be too thick to get the job done good), but you place a sheet of onion paper over the marking on the stone, then use a crayon OR Chalk & rub it Lightly across the paper until you start to see words darken in the color you are creating, Then you can ad more pressure to the areas where there appears to be more engravings... This is an excellent way to trace carvings of graves that are too worn to read... Hope this helps...
Added by MyFamFinder - Tina Poole on Feb 10, 2014 9:35 AM
donna tougas
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Hi Elana, is there a way for me to have someone see if there is a gravestone of family members & take a photo of it? I couldn't figure out how to do it. I believe she is in the Mt. Hope cemetery in Rochester, Monroe, N.Y. Leona E. Warren Died Sept. 1892. Her family should also be there, named Crawford. Thank you, Donna e-mail is: dantiques101@aol.com
Added by donna tougas on Jan 05, 2014 4:21 PM
donna tougas
grave
Hi Elana, is there a way for me to have someone see if there is a gravestone of family members & take a photo of it? I couldn't figure out how to do it. I believe she is in the Mt. Hope cemetery in Rochester, Monroe, N.Y. Leona E. Warren Died Sept. 1892. Her family should also be there, named Crawford. Thank you, Donna e-mail is: dantiques101@aol.com
Added by donna tougas on Jan 05, 2014 4:21 PM
reson
RE: Flagg Memorials
Hi Elana.

That would be absolutely wonderful. My ID is #47457050. I will work on additional info and links. Thanks so much! George
Added by reson on Sep 21, 2013 11:12 AM
Jacki, Weymouth Massachusetts
Samuel Harris
Thanks Elana. Once I figured out who everybody was, none of them were my Samuel... lol But it's the way the gene ball bounces. Thanks for your help... Jacki
Added by Jacki, Weymouth Massachus... on Jul 23, 2013 12:14 PM
Daniz
Jerusalem
Hello

This is to inform you that I would be happy to look for the
grave in Jerusalem.

BUT

The cemetery is actually 3 cemeteries and there are over 10 buriel
societies operating in Jerusalem.

Please tell me more about the person requested.

Which community did person belong to, such as:
Sfardim
Haredim in general
Breslov
Gerer
a non Heredi Jerusalem citizen
A non- Israeli
A special group of any type


Please provide Hebrew names for the father of the deceased.

Added by Daniz on Jul 14, 2013 5:43 AM
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