OTTUMWA: Wapello County Print

 

Jewish cemetery: The cemetery, located at the SE corner of Jefferson and Van Ness streets in North Ottumwa, dates from about 1880. Some stones are illegible. The cemetery is owned privately by the congregation and managed by the Ottumwa Cemetery Association. Only fifteen Jews remain in Ottumwa as of 1998, most quite elderly. Source: Arnold Sigel: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Congregation B'na Jacob Cemetery: The Jewish cemetery on Vaness Avenue is north of it, across from the former St. Joseph hospital and just east of the Ottumwa Cemetery. Bnai Jacob Synagogue is at 1221 East 4th. photo of the cemetery. The Wapello County Genealogical Society published index for the Jewish cemetery is for sale through the Iowa Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 7735, Des Moines, IA 50322. For further cemetery information contact the Wapello County Genealogical Society, P.O Box163, Ottumwa, Iowa 52501 or E-Mail to David Hull This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it [January 2003]


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