Sunday, November 3, 2013

KANE ST. SYNAGOGUE: MARRIAGE REGISTRY, BNAI MITZVAH DIRECTORY

KANE STREET SYNAGOGUE (Congregation Baith Israel Anshei Emes,Brooklyn, NY):

Goldfarb Marriage Registry—The recordkeeping began in 1904 and continued for 50+ years. “…provides data collected from more than one thousand marriage ceremonies during the first half of the twentieth century.”
You can download the registry at: http://kanestreet.org/about/history/ (under “Goldfarb Marriage Registry”)

The directory includes:
grooms’ and brides”:  first & last names, residence (address, city, state), age, color, status (s, m, d, w), occupation, birth city, birth state, father, mother, mother’s last name, mbe (??), marriage date, witnesses, place of marriage

Unfortunately, the table is not in alphabetical order, but you can remedy that yourself.


B’nai Mitzvah Directory (1860-2010) is “…a record of the Congregation’s Bar and Bat Mitzvah students, beginning with the 1860’s.” (click on the “download” link)