JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Mt Zion Cemetery, Maspeth, NY #general


Ellen and Sal Barbieri <elsal@...>
 

The following link gives the history of cemetery & reference to a book
written about it. Includes many photos of tombstones, many with photos of
the deceased.
www.forgotten-ny.com/CEMETERIES/mtzion/mtzion.html

The following link has old map of the area & history of Betts family from
1600s with grave photos.They are buried in their family plots within Mt
Zion.
www.forgotten-ny.com/NEIGHBORHOODS/woodside/woodside.html

I grew up in Woodside & have many relatives buried in Mt Zion including my
grt-uncle, Jacob Joseph Simon, who was the oldest Jewish Indian War (1873-8)
veteran in NYC at the time of his 1934 death.

Ellen Barbieri - Researcher # 8682
San Diego, CA
elsal@cox.net

Researching: ZYMAN, KANOWICZ, KAPLAN, KRAMARSKI - Suwalki; ZYMAN, MARKUS -
Lubowo (now Liubavas, Lith); JAWORKOWSKI, FRYDLANDSKI - Filipow; GOLDBERG -
probably >from same area. To Birmingham & London, England 1869-1872 then NYC.

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