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Charleston, SC: Inscriptions in Old Jewish Cemeteries, 1762-1903

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Jewish CemeteryThis collection of tombstone inscriptions from Jewish cemeteries in Charleson, South Carolina was compiled by Rabbi Dr. Barnett A. Elzas in 1903. The inscriptions date from 1762-1903 and were found in Coming St. Cemetery, Shearith Israel Cemetery, Hanover St. Cemetery, DaCosta Cemetery, and Lopez Cemetery.

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Western Massachusetts Families in 1790

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Western Massachusetts Families in 1790This database contains genealogical sketches of families enumerated in the 1790 census for Berkshire and Hampshire Counties (in what now also includes Franklin and Hampden Counties). Each sketch begins with the head of household, their genealogical information, followed by their spouse and any further biographical information. Following this is the information about their children and their spouses. Many families migrated into western Massachusetts only to migrate further west, often through New York, and elsewhere. These sketches were submitted by NEHGS members and staff and edited by Helen S. Ullmann, FASG. Learn more about the project.

The first printed volume of this series is now available. Our database will be enlarged over time thanks to the submitted contribution of NEHGS members and staff.

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