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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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Bellin Family (65)
Blumenthal Family (76)
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Miller Family (5)
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Michael
Isaac "Itzeleh" Friedman
Never hurts to ask. Might you know which Synagogue he attended? It could help in tracing his location in a very confusing Cemetery. Are you connected with his kids? It's a challenge. I want to tarck him down.

Mike in Rochester
Added by Michael on Dec 26, 2014 5:53 PM
Michael Ratliff Lutz
Edward Burlingame
Hi Elana,

Thank you very much for transferring Edward and the other Burlingames to me.

Happy Holidays to you and your family. Michael
Added by Michael Ratliff Lutz on Dec 21, 2014 10:08 AM
Michael Ratliff Lutz
RE: Jane Burlingame
Hi Elana,

I was just doing a biography for Edward Livermore Burlingame #110059397 when I realized that you created the memorial back when you did the photos I requested for his parents and it wasn't my memorial.

Would you mind transferring him to me? He's my first cousin.

If you prefer to keep him then I will send you some biographical material for him.

It has been a long time since I made that photo request (May 05, 2013).

Either way, Happy Holidays.
Added by Michael Ratliff Lutz on Dec 20, 2014 11:02 PM
Chauncey Found A Grave
Catherine Troyer Weber
Thank you for making the changes to this memorial. I really appreciate it. She was my third great grandmother.
Added by Chauncey Found A Grave on Nov 06, 2014 6:02 AM
Velcro
Thomas Davenport
Elana, Thank you for creating the memorial for Thomas Davenport (1617-1685). You also posted a picture of the memorial stone located in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, MA, Plot: Spruce Ave, Lot 1359. Do you, by chance, have a transcription of the memorial stone? I can read Davenport and it looks like the chronology goes from bottom to top, but I really cannot decipher the inscription. Your assistance would be greatly appreciated. Regards, Linne
Added by Velcro on Sep 30, 2014 3:47 PM
Shelby and Tom Grant
Shain
Can you translate the inscription on Find A Grave memorial 40707009 (the real name is Michla Frazus Shain, as per her great grandson. The husband name is Leon Hezekiah Shain. Cannot find Leon in Find A Grave.

Thanks
Shelby Grant
Added by Shelby and Tom Grant on Aug 18, 2014 8:45 AM
Roy Marriott
Transferred posting
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
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