Surname Index

This list of surname biographies is a continual work in progress. Some of these surnames are being rewritten and additional surnames are added as research identifies them. Please note that these webpages are for view convenience and are not intended to replace a typed document. PDF downloads are offered for more scholarly formatting for research use. The information contained in these biographies was obtained from a variety of sources both physical and online.

Some of these biographies are formatted to be responsive to whatever device you are useing, while older biographies are still in a desktop format that will eventually be updated as the research process progresses.

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••• A •••
Altman
Amter
Angerman
Arkush
Arnstein
••• C •••
Cern
Cohen
Cohn
Cole
Coleman
Cooper
Cooperman
••• D •••
Davidson
Davies
Donath
Dreyer
••• I •••
Isaac
Isaacs
••• N •••
Naginsky/Nagin
Nathan
Newhouse
••• O •••
Oliner
Owosky
••• T •••
Thorn
Tittman
Tobolowsky
••• U •••
Ullman
Unger
Urkivitch
••• Z •••
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)

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Leadville, Colorado 80461
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SW Corner of Evergreen Cemetery
North end of James Street, Leadville
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