Rev Abraham Hyam Cohen

Rev Abraham Hyam Cohen

Death Feb 1841 (aged 61–62)
Burial Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 9104261 · View Source
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Minister of Beth Shalome Congregation of Richmond

Times-Picayune, New Orleans, Feb. 7, 1841

" Death of a Pastor. - A. H. Cohen, the venerable pastor of the Congregation of Israelites at Richmond, Va., died suddenly a few days since."

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His Matzieve (tombstone) is inscribed in Hebrew only. Translation:

The priests shall bless Israel. A man of fine spirit, merciful, noble and large hearted, full of wisdom and understanding and God-fearing. His hands were always open for righteousness; their works were good. The good and evil he received with love. He was buried with the songs of Israel.

Abraham Hyam Cohen
departed this life Shebat 6501
(February 1841) and was buried with his fathers.


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  • Maintained by: Victor E. Everhart, PhD
  • Originally Created by: PL
  • Added: 15 Jul 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 9104261
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Abraham Hyam Cohen (1779–Feb 1841), Find a Grave Memorial no. 9104261, citing Hebrew Cemetery, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Victor E. Everhart, PhD (contributor 47774451) .