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B'nai Jacob Cemetery
East Liverpool, Columbiana County, Ohio

Lat: 40° 37' 56"N, Lon: 80° 36' 33"W
Liverpool Twp, Section 30

Contributed by Liane Freedman, Jul 15, 2007, last edited Jan 25, 2012 [eltonscastle@yahoo.com]. Total records = 43.

This cemetery is located off of Campground Road at the end of Bnai Jacob Lane up the hill from Rt 39 South, about 10 minutes from downtown East Liverpool. There is no sign identifying the cemetery.

The Bnai Jacob Synagogue established this cemetery in 1922 on 5 acres of land purchased from Robert Boyd, which was on the north end of his property. Each member of the B'nai Jacob congregation agreed to purchase lots for $25 a piece. Of the original 35 families who purchased lots, only the family of Joseph Rudolph were interred at B'nai Jacob. The other families had moved away or died elsewhere.

Harry Gordon, a Chester, WV, businessman who was in charge of the cemetery, described the original area as a "wilderness". He said no roads led into that portion of the farm that would become a cemetery. Gordon was devoted to his community, his religion and the role a cemetery plays for families. He wrote, "I know many people do not want to go to a cemetery. I say go up to our cemetery for the pleasure of seeing how beautiful it is, how one can view the beautiful scenery for miles around. We are not of this world forever. When our time comes we need a place for our dear ones, which should look like a park. When people go to a funeral, they should be glad their loved ones have an everlasting nice home."

Various projects were organized by the congregation to obtain additional money to improve the cemetery grounds and to build a road onto the property. Now the cemetery has full-grown shrubs, a blacktopped driveway and fencing. It is well maintained.

I obtained permission about 2 weeks ago to enter, record and take photos of the cemetery. It is surrounded by a 10-foot fence and a locked gate. This is complete up to Jul 15, 2007.

- Liane Freedman

Alpern, Myer, D.D.S., b. 18 Apr 1908, d. 25 Jan 1976, age: 67yr, Lt. Col., US Army, WWII, "An Uncommon Man
Alpern, Bennie, b. 14 Nov 1899, d. 18 Dec 1992, age: 93yr, Staff Sgt US Army, WWII
Alpern, Charles, b. 29 Oct 1903, d. 26 Sep 1992, age: 88yr, Tec 5, US Army, WWII
Alpern, Lilyan, b. 25 Aug 1913, d. 9 Aug 2001, age: 87yr, Devoted Wife, Mother & Grandmother
Alpern, Minnie, b. 18 May 1907, d. 30 Jul 1970, age: 63yr
Alpern, Nathan D, b. 15 Jul 1898, d. 18 Nov 1985, age: 87yr, w/o George Moidel
Arnoff, Ann Cohen, b. 1917, d. 2006, age: 89yr, w/o Charles Shapiro
Arnoff, Bernard, b. 16 Apr 1918, d. 20 Jun 1992, age: 74yr, Staff Sgt US Army, WWII, h/o Adelee Shapiro
Arnoff, Samuel, b. 1907, d. 1985, age: 78yr
Aronoff, Jack W, b. 1906, d. 1976, age: 70yr, w/o Theodore Braslawsce
Braslawsce, Ethel, b. 1905, d. 1976, age: 71yr, h/o Ethel Braslawsce
Braslawsce, Theodore, b. 1900, d. 1977, age: 77yr
Feldman, Ben, b. 7 Sep 1912, d. 7 Nov 1993, age: 81yr, A Legend in his Time
Feldman, Bertha, b. 1884, d. 1970, age: 86yr
Feldman, David Abraham, b. 14 May 1911, d. 3 Nov 1981, age: 70yr, US Navy, WWII, Just a wanderer traveling on
Feldman, Freda, b. 1914, d. 1974, age: 60yr, Fritzie, A Woman of Valor
Feldman, Isaac, b. 1881, d. 1952, age: 71yr
Fineman, Lena, b. 1894, d. 1974, age: 80yr
Fineman, Morris, b. 1890, d. 1983, age: 93yr, PFC, US Army, WWI
Gordon, Abraham, b. 24 Feb 1916, d. 24 Nov 1991, age: 75yr, h/o Jennie Rudolph
Gordon, Harry, b. 15 Dec 1889, d. 19 Sep 1984, age: 94yr, w/o Joseph Rudolph
Gordon, Ida, b. 1897, d. 1949, age: 52yr
Gordon, Millie, b. 20 Apr 1893, d. 21 Aug 1970, age: 77yr
Lebman, Baby, b. 1938 Dec, d. 1938 Dec
Lewanda, Foaba, b. 1859, d. 10 Nov 1942, age: 83yr, Mother
Manlovitz, Ada R, b. 1913, d. 1923, age: 10yr
Manlovitz, Ida, b. 13 Jun 1925, d. 1 Apr 1928, age: 2yr
Manlovitz, Robert, b. 11140, d. 1930 Nov, age: 4 moyr
Manlovitz, Samuel, b. 1884, d. 1931, age: 47yr, Father
Moidel, George, b. 7 Jan 1912, d. 25 Jan 1975, age: 63yr, Beloved Husband & Father
Moidel, Yetta N, b. 8 Mar 1915, d. 19 Oct 2000, age: 85yr, Beloved Wife & Mother
Rant, Marvin Birn, b. 1909, d. 1959, age: 50yr, h/o Fanny Reich
Reich, Fanny, b. 1898, d. 1981, age: 83yr, Beloved Wife, On back of stone, "The righteous even after death are considered alive"
Reich, Meyer, b. 1888, d. 1961, age: 73yr, Beloved Husband, On back of stone, "The righteous even after death are considered alive", w/o Meyer Reich
Rudolph, Jennie, b. 1874, d. 1936, age: 62yr
Rudolph, Joseph, b. 1877, d. 1941, age: 64yr
Schlein, Stanley Allen, b. 15 Feb 1932, d. 1 Sep 1938, age: 6yr
Shapiro, Adelee, b. 19 Dec 1920, d. 17 Feb 2001, age: 81yr
Shapiro, Charles, b. 18 Nov 1915, d. 21 Nov 1973, age: 58yr, Out of darkness shall come dawn. Out of winter shall come spring. Out of striving shall come peace. Not by our power but by the power of God.
Shapiro, I. Bruce, b. 21 May 1947, d. 22 Nov 1994, age: 47yr, Beloved Husband, Father & Friend
Weinbren, Anna R, b. 1874, d. 1963, age: 89yr, Mother
Weinbren, Nathan, b. 22 Jun 1910, d. 19 Jan 1969, age: 58yr, Ohio PFC 505 Medical Coll Co. WWII, "In loving memory of husband & father
Weinstein, Segman, b. Hungary, d. 18 Dec 1922 East Liverpool, OH, age: 53yr, Named found in story written by Glenn Waight, editor, East Liverpool Review

 

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