LAS VEGAS: (San Miguel County) Print

Herz, Cary. Stones of Remembrance: The Historic Jewish Cemetery in Las Vegas, New Mexico. Santa Fe: New Mexico Jewish Historical Society, 1990. [August 2005]

 

Montefiore Cemetery: (Part of the Masonic Cemetery that is really three cemeteries)

"The March 7, 1888, Las Vegas Daily Optic reported that a deed from the Odd Fellows to N.L. Rosenthal, as trustee of the Montefiore Congregation, for the burying ground had been recorded. The Odd Fellows Cemetery record book lists several blocks as "sold to Montefiore Church". This is usually referred to as the Jewish Cemetery." "Entrance to the Masonic Cemetery is through a gate at the end of Mills Ave. Entrance to the Odd Fellows Cemetery is through a gate on Mora St. Montefiore Cemetery can be reached through either of the other two cemeteries." Source: http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/nm/sanmiguel/cemeteries/cemeteries.txt (surname list and burial details included) [August 2001]

http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/nm/sanmiguel/cemeteries/montefio.txt has Section A burial listing. [August 2005]

http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/nm/sanmiguel/cemeteries/cemeteries.txt hs surname listing for Montefiore, Odd Fellows, and Masonic. [August 2005]

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