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Rev Avroham Yisroel Keys

June 21st, 2012 · 3 Comments

Rev Avroham Yisroel Keys

אברהם ישראל ב"ר

Rav, Congregation Mikveh Israel. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Date of Death: Tue. October 28, 1828 - Cheshvan 20 5589

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Cemetery Details

Directions to Kever: The Spruce Street Cemetery in Philadelphia is owned and managed by Congregation Mikveh Israel. Visits to this cemetery are by appointment only. Call or email the Mikveh Israel office for an appointment and expect to pay $25.

Biographical Notes:


Credit: Mikveh Israel

Tags: Pennsylvania · Philadelphia, PA · Pre 1900

3 responses so far ↓

  • 1 YD Miller // Jun 21, 2012 at 2:28 pm

    He was originally from England he first came to the Barbados and from there to Philadelphia in 1824 where he served Mikveh Yisroel till his passing in 1828.

    Here is a Kesubah which he signed as the officiator of the wedding of Gumpel and Bluma Rosengarten in 1827:
    http://www.ivelt.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=565855#p565855

  • 2 Ben Bee Zee // Jun 21, 2012 at 2:43 pm

    How many Kevarim does this site have from the early 1800 or the תק era?

  • 3 Cheskel // Jun 22, 2012 at 6:38 pm

    BBZ, press on the “Pre 1900” tab.

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