|DENVER: Denver County|
Feldman Mortuary - 1936-present - 303/322-7764, 1673 York, Denver, Colorado 80206. Records available - recent burials listed on website. 100% Jewish.
Horan and McConaty Shalom Funeral Services - 1998-present - 303/504-6266, - "Shalom" is Jewish operation of overall H&M business.
Always With You, Inc. - 2003-present - 303/283-1700, services conducted in Russian, Yiddish, and Polish - clientele mostly immigrants - records available to genealogists. 100% Jewish.
Congregation Emanuel - Founded in 1873, Reform, 51 Grape St., Denver, CO 80220, 303/388-4013
BMH-BJ Congregation - Founded in 1895, Orthodox, 560 S. Monaco Pkwy, Denver, CO 80224-1227, 303/388-4203
Hebrew Education Alliance (HEA) - Founded in 1932, Conservative, 3600 S. Ivanhoe St., Denver, CO 80237, 303/758-9400
Jewish history. "In 1871 the Denver Hebrew Cemetery Association was re-formed as the new Hebrew Benevolent Society with businessman Julius Londoner as president. Julius's brother, Wolfe, would later serve as Mayor of Denver in 1899." [August 2005]
UPDATE: Denver tuberculosis victims' graves records, history, and photographs. "The oldest Jewish burials in Denver were conducted by the pioneer organization, the Hebrew Burial and Prayer Society (later known as the Hebrew Cemetery Association) from 1860 to 1910 and were interred at the Denver
UPDATE: story about Salomon family that helped found the Hebrew Burial and Prayer Society, which organized Denver’s first Jewish cemetery and later evolved into Congregation Emanuel, Denver’s first synagogue, of which they were charter members. Story is about the misplaced gravestone statute of Jessie Eleanor Salomon, who died at the age of 19 on January 8, 1889: "at least five of the graves now in the plot were originally located in the old City Cemetery, located on ground that is now used by Cheesman and Congress Parks and the Denver Botanic Gardens. The graves in that cemetery all had to be moved when the city decided the land would be developed for other purposes. According to records, the Salomon graves were moved to Fairmount on April 4, 1916." [January 2009]
Rose Hill Cemetery: #01562 in Cemeteries of the US. Deborah M. Burek, ed. Gale Research Int., Detroit MI (1994) ISBN 0-8103-9245-3.
UPDATE: Burials 1892-present; includes tuberculosis patients from JCRS [January 2009]
Established 1891 as United Hebrew Cemetery Association. about 7,000 graves. 100% Jewish.
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