Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois

These porcelain photos were originally placed on tombstones and were discovered at an estate sale in KY. Many seem to be Jewish and may be from Illinois. For additional background information you can read our press release here. If you can identify any of these people, please contact us at info@jgsi.org.

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Shirley Rita Kaine - found descendants!

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Image 6 back - Levy

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Image 13 back - Bloek?

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Image 15 back Green (Goldberg)

Joseph Kunes, Sr. Family found.

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Image 18 back - Moskowitz?

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Image 19 back - Schneider Soroka

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Image 24 back -Feldman?


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Image 25 back - Joseph Turek




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Image 30 back - Sault?



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Louis Schiller b. Sept 8 1871 d. June 12 1939. Living descendants found.



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Image 37 back - Gold and Be...er Date stamp 5-16-62


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Hyman Sizer - Living descendants found!




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