Temple Israel
Surname Index

This list of biographies by surname is a continual work in progress. Some of the pages of these existing surnames are in process of being rewritten while new surnames are added as research identifies them. All of the biographies on this website will eventually be in a consistent web format, which takes time as the research and uploading processes progresses.

Please note that these webpages are for your viewing convenience but were never intended to replace a paper document. Click the PDF Download button on each biography page to obtain a more scholarly format for use in research.

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Davidson
Davies
Donath
Dreyer
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Ikelheimer
Isaac
Isaacs
Israel
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Naginsky/Nagin
Nathan
Newhouse
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Oliner
Owosky
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Thorn
Tittman
Tobinski
Tobolowsky
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Ullman
Unger
Urkivitch
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Zacharias
Zeiler
Zelinkoff
Zippert
Zwilling
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)

Click this button below to view a master bibliography.

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North end of James Street, Leadville
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