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San Antonio Jewish Genealogical Society

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Agudas Achim Cemetery (Old): between Crockett, Potomac, Palmetto & St. James Sts, 210-479-0307. 1889, Agudas Achim Congregation. Records at Agudas Achim in books and on index cards; 16550 Huebner Road, (210) 479-0307. Published: Texas Jewish Burials. About 900 graves w/markers. Originally established by a Jewish burial society. After Agudas Achim Congregation was organized, this became its cemetery. Still occasional burials in existing family plots as of 1997, but no more space available. Source: [February 2001] update [August 2005]


Agudas Achim Memorial Gardens: at 1700 Austin Highway, 1960, Agudas Achim Congregation. Established 1961. E of Sunset Memorial, Park, San Antonio. Records in books and on cards at Agudas Achim Congregation: 16550 Huebner Road, (210)479-0307. Published: Texas Jewish Burials (1997). Maps: SDHPT-I; Ferguson-584. Estimated 350-400 burials a/o Oct. 1997. Source: [February 2001]


Fort Sam Houston National Military Cemetery: 305 Jewish burials before 1997


Rodfei Sholom Cemetery: at 701 Division St. Congregation Rodfei Sholom. Est. 1910-1915. Records/Contact: Cemetery Committee Chmn.: Bernard Shaenfield-(210) 492-9562. Published: Texas Jewish Burials (1997). Maps: Ferguson-650B3. 568 persons buried there as of Oct. 23, 1997. 4.3118 acres (BCAD). Source: [February 2001]


San Antonio National Cemetery: 305 Jewish burials. 

  • has burial lists All dates of interment are after 1900 and the list is through December 31, 1997. [August 2005]
    • Temple Beth El Cemetery: at Palmetto Street and Crockett (E half block bounded by Potomac, Crockett, Monumental, Palmetto) See p.606 in Postal & Koppman Jewish Tourist's Guide to U.S. Phila., PA: Jewish Publ. Soc., 1954. Est. 1855. Records on paper at temple: 211 Belknap, 733-9135 Abstracted & Published: Texas Jewish Burials. about 1,250 graves w/markers, still active. Source: [February 2001]

  • Temple Beth El Memorial Park: at 1715 Austin Highway, 1955, Congregation Beth El. Est. 1960 at 1715 Austin Hwy near Agudas Achim and Sunset Cemeteries Records: on paper at temple, 211 Belknap, (210)733-9135. Published: Texas Jewish Burials. Maps: SDHPT-I. 541 burials a/o 3 Nov. 1997. Source: [February 2001]
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