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Jim Craig (#46551563)
 member for 13 years, 9 months, 16 days
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Bio Photo Remember - there is a story under every tombstone. I am working to see that these people are not forgotten.When my dear friend Rabbi Moshe Kushner z"l, heard of our work to memorialize the departed, he said "Todah. Really a big Yasher Koach." Little did we know that we would soon be memorializing him as well. NOTE: If you want a memorial page transferred to you, just ask. I almost always transfer when asked. ALSO: I give my blanket permission for any of the photographs I have taken and posted on Find A Grave to be used for any non-commercial purpose. Enjoy the photos - that's why I took them!
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Carole T
RE: Memorial # 79297662
thanks for the quick reply. I will definitely check out the story.
Appreciate it!
Carole

Added by Carole T on Jun 27, 2016 9:06 PM
Carole T
Memorial # 79297662
Jim, I am research the Kehm family in Chicago and I stumbled upon the above memorial. Just a question - in your photo, the dates are 1811-1845, yet you list her as a child of parents who were born after her. And you listed her dates as 1911 and 1945 in the text of the memorial. Do you know which dates are correct? I do have Kehms buried in RoseHill, but right now O don't think these are any that are related to me.

Thanks much,
Carole Oetke Townsend
Added by Carole T on Jun 27, 2016 7:30 PM
M W Bencal
Hortance Felsenthal #162313920
Hi Jim,

Thank you so much for transferring Hortance's memorial to my care, and updating memorials for Etta Felsenthal and Alfred Daniel Mandelbaum.

It is so exciting to me to learn so much more about my Odenbach, Germany, 3rd great-grandfather, Jacob Felsenthal's, descendants. My research has meant extra work for you, and other kind Find A Grave contributors. For that I am sorry.

God Bless,
Maurene
M W Bencal

Added by M W Bencal on Jun 27, 2016 1:28 PM
Debbie B
Deckler/Milbratz
Jim, thanks for the great photos, as well as the very fast turnaround. I also appreciate your documenting the whole lot--I got a few dots connected!
--Debbie
Added by Debbie B on Jun 26, 2016 10:23 AM
Barbara Samans
Vera M Jennings
Thanks so much for the grave info:) Much appreciated!
Barb :)
Added by Barbara Samans on Jun 26, 2016 12:21 AM
M W Bencal
David Samuel Felsenthal #162311776 and Carrie Goodman Felsenthal #162311759
Dear Jim,

Thank you so much for transferring David and Carrie Felsenthal's memorials to my care, and for taking wonderful photos of their headstones and posting them on their memorials.

David was a grandson of Jacob Felsenthal 1809-1886. Jacob emigrated to the USA from Odenbach, Germany, in the mid 1850s, and is the eldest ancestor of all the Felsenthal's in the USA.

Most every Jew in Odenbach was related to one another in one form or another. Some family remained in Odenbach and perished in the Holocaust. This coming October 30 the citizens of Odenbach will be dedicating a memorial to the Odenbach Jews who perished. I am currently looking for, and notifying Jacob Felsenthal descendants to share this information.

Thank you again for the transfers and headstone photos.

God Bless,
Maurene
M W Bencal





Added by M W Bencal on Jun 22, 2016 8:31 AM
M W Bencal
Sylvan S. Kahn #115964405 and Johan "Hannah" Kaufmann Kahn #116322417
Hi Jim,

I just saw that you added headstone photos and the plot photo for Sylvan S. Kahn and Johan "Hannah" Kaufmann Kahn last year. Thank you so much for your kindness.

God Bless,
Maurene
M W Bencal
Added by M W Bencal on Jun 21, 2016 9:20 PM
Grave Recorder
RE: Carrie Felsenthal
I'm sure they did. Perhaps they thought they would be buried there but changed their minds. Thanks for adding it.
Added by Grave Recorder on Jun 18, 2016 10:06 AM
Leslie MITCHELL Smith
Zion Gardens Cemetery
Jim,

Thank you so much for the headstone photo for Elizabeth Seligman and especially for those surrounding her as well! I truly appreciate your time and willingness to help others :o)

Thanks again!
Leslie Smith
Added by Leslie MITCHELL Smith on Jun 15, 2016 6:35 PM
lilyhem
Edward Ruttenberg
Jim Craig,

I am so grateful to you for photographing Edward Ruttenberg's gravestone.

Thank you.

Added by lilyhem on Jun 05, 2016 6:54 PM
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