Surname Index

This list of surname biographies is a continual work in progress. As more surnames are researched and biographies written, they will be added to this page. The information contained in these biographies was obtained from a variety of sources both physical and online.

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The information contained in these biographies was obtained at least from some of the following physical and online sources:
  • United States census records
    Indexed by Nancy Manly without whom this work would have been nearly impossible
  • Leadville city directories (1879 through 1918, inclusive)
  • Multiple Leadville newspapers available through History Colorado's digital collection
  • Don L. and Jean Harvey Griswold's book History of Leadville and Lake County, Colorado
  • Lake County marriage and cemetery records
    Arranged by Nancy Manly
  • Ida Libert Uchill's book Pioneers, Peddlers, and Tsadikim
  • Allen duPont Breck's book The Centennial History of the Jews of Colorado
  • Contributions from descendants and friends
  • Hebrew Cemetery gravestones in Leadville, Colorado
  • Telephone books (1919 and later)

Temple Israel Foundation
208 West 8th Street
Leadville, Colorado 80461

Temple Israel Museum
201 West 4th Street
Leadville, Colorado 80461

Hebrew Cemetery
SW Corner of Evergreen Cemetery
North end of James Street, Leadville
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