JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Rabbi Plotkin #general


Howard Coupland <how.jacque@...>
 

I am trying to solve mystery on my family tree and hoping a solution is found in a
headstone.

The headstone is that of Rabbi Louis Plotkin 1865-1942. I understand he was Rabbi
of the congregation of Adath Jewhuran, Brooklyn for many years. His eldest son
Rabbi Benjamin Plotkin was spiritual leader at Cong Emanuel El, Jersey City.
Another son David was a well known writer. There were other children Flora, Bertha,
Gertrude, Morris and Isadore (Joshua). I have a photo of Joshua Plotkin first
cousin to my mother which is the reason I need to establish whether this is same
family.

I know that Joshua was buried 1975 in Mount Moriah Cemetery, Fairview, New Jersey
and presume other members of the family are buried there.

I would be grateful if someone kindly would photograph the headstone for me.

Many thanks and appreciation,

Howard Coupland
Leeds, England

Researching
PLOTKIN (VILNIUS, Lithuania and STARY BYKHOV, Mogilev, Belarus)

MODERATOR NOTE: Please let Howard know privately before you go to the cemetery to
avoid duplication of effort.

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