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B’nai Israel Jewish Orthodox Cemetery

The B’nai Israel Jewish Orthodox Cemetery is located in the Brownsville community on West Strong Street, between “Q” and “R” Streets, one block north of Cervantes Street. It is in back of the Temple Beth-el Cemetery (on Cervantes Street). The first burial was in 1922.

Directions: From Palafox and Garden Streets, drive west on Garden Street. Turn right onto Pace Boulevard to Cervantes Street and turn left. Turn right on “R” Street and drive one block to Strong Street.

The cemetery was surveyed about 1986 by members of the West Florida Genealogical Society (WFGS). The results of the survey have not been published, but are posted on the Escambia County USGenWeb with permission of the WFGS Board of Directors.

Please send corrections or additions to Evan Strohl, WFGS Chairman, Cemetery Committee, or the Webmaster.


NAME                         BIRTH         DEATH          INSCRIPTION

[no name]                    Feb 25 1855   Jul 11 1949    "Beloved Mother,Grandmother & Gr. Grandmother"
AARONSON, Marcus Joseph      Jun 24 1904   Nov 26 1973
ABRAMS,                                    Oct 18 1925    "Mother"  "by J. Abrams"
ABRAMS, Joseph                                             b. 14 days in ELUL 5625; d. 20 days in ELUL 5693
ABRAMS, Rebecca              Jan 15 1899   Oct 14 1946
ABRAMS, Sadie                Feb 18 1902   Aug 25 1950
ABRAMS, Samuel               Mar 17 1897   Oct 18 1958
ABRAMS, Samuel J.            Mar 18 1889   Jul 23 1955     "Beloved Brother - Uncle"
ALFASI, Anne                               Jan 28 1938     dau. Hirsch & Rachel (Klein) Bear, d. Milton, FL
ASCH, Nathan                 Dec 01 1906   Jul 24 1962     "Lengthy inscription" non genealogical
ASCH, Shirley                Aug 11 1909   Dec 13 1985     "Lengthy inscription" non genealogical
ASHEAR, Sarah                              Jul 04 1946     Infant
BEAR, Bennie                 Mar 03 1885   Jun 15 1985
BEAR, Finkle S.              Aug 24 1883   Jan 19 1985
BEAR, M. A.                  Nov 01 1857   Aug 1941        "Our Beloved Father-My Dear Husband"
BEAR, Rachel                 Sep 10 1860   May 17 1947
BEARMAN, Bella Segal         Dec 31 1889   Feb 05 1962
BEARMAN, Gussie              Jul 01 1878   Apr 16 1947     "Our Beloved Mother"
BEARMAN, Max                 May 01 1891   Jun 26 1963     "Loving Husband and Father . . "
BEARMAN, Samuel              Dec 11 1875   Mar 05 1945     "Our Beloved Father - My Dear Husband"
BERNSTINE, Ed                Nov 30 1899   Jan 15 1979     "Beloved Brother"
BERNSTINE, Nathan                          Apr 18 1940     Age 74. Died ten days in Nisan
BERNSTINE, Sadie             Jul 04 1889   Apr 02 1985     "Beloved Sister"
BOCHNER, Miriam                            Sep 12 1957     one date - birth? Death?
BOCHNER, Paul                              Dec 02 1958     ONE DATE - "Beloved Husband & Father"
BRESLER, Joseph              Jul 15 1881   Oct 17 1955
BRESLER, Rae                 Mar 15 1891   Oct 11 1963
BROWNLEADER, George          Oct 14 1902   Jul 16 1986
COHEN, Etta                  Oct 01 1869   Feb 23 1931
COHEN, H. Lewis              May 21 1864   Nov 01 1923
COHEN, Mildred               Jan 07 1903   Dec 22 1926
DROSSDOFF, Bernard                         Jun 22 1945     one date - Birth? - Death?
ELLIS, Frieda                1890          Jul 01 1935     "Mother"
ELLIS, Harry                 Mar 15 1887   Nov 17 1967
ELLIS, Mayer                 Sep 10 1890   Mar 29 1969     "Father"
ESKIN, George                Mar 20 1880   Mar 15 1945     "Beloved Husband, Dear Father"
ESKIN, Rachel                May 10 1888   Dec 30 1966     "Beloved Wife and Mother"
FISCHLER, Harry              Nov 30 1899   Aug 31 1976
FISCHLER, Rae F.             Apr 04 1899   Jan 30 1975
FISH, Harold Harry           May 05 1914   Mar 15 1984     Beloved Father and Grandfather"
FRUST, Annette               Jan 12 1912   Feb 20 1970
GIBIRN, Walter N.            Feb 28 1899   Dec 04 1986
GOLDENBURY, Philip           Oct 24 1895   May 08 1955     "Beloved Husband-Father - Leader"
GOLDENBURY, Rebecca Rubenstine Aug 30 1896 May 31 1984
GOLDMAN, Annie Ethel         Jan 17 1918   Jan 09 1987     "Beloved wife, Mother"  "Bubbe"
GOLDMAN, Sam                 Nov 09 1916   Nov 08 1978     "Beloved husband, Father, and Grandfather
GOLDMAN, William                           April 28 1950   only date - Birth? Or death?
GOLDRING, Celia Fay Litowitz Aug 20 1886   Jul 12 1960     "Beloved Mother"
GOLDRING, Samuel             Oct 10 1880   Oct 19 1942     "Beloved Husband and Father"
GOTTLIEB, Ethel              Jan 10 1897   Sep 18 1984
GOTTSMAN, Helen              Nov 08 1897   Apr 08 1983     "Our loving Grandmother . . ."
GOTTSMAN, Max                Oct 07 1890   Mar 18 1986     "Father, Grandfather, Gr. Grandfather 
GREENBLATT, E.               Jan 09 1873   Nov 20 1953
GREENBLATT, Joe              May 14 1900   Dec 28 1945
GREENBLATT, Katie            May 01 1870   Aug 02 1950
GREENBURG, Israle            Jun 01 1905   May 17 1965
HERMAN, Kert                 Apr 20 1913   Dec 25 1980
HERZOG, Mary S.              Apr 25 1870   Feb 03 1954     "Beloved Mother"
HOLZMAN, Frank Ira           Aug 11 1941   May 31 1946     (Little Frankie)
HOLZMAN, Rabbi Jacob Leib    Aug 07 1909   Mar 15 1977
ISAACS, Fanny                1894          1975            "Beloved Mother"
JASLOW, Moe                  Oct 14 1914   Oct 13 1969
JASLOW, Rosalie              Mar 23 1917   Jan 02 1982
JOSEPHSON, Bessie                          July 10 1923    one date - birth? Death?
JOSEPHSON, L. Meyer                        Feb 19 1929     Age 78
KAIMAN, Hyman                              Nov 21 1966     one date - Birth?  Death?
KALISHMAN, Samuel I.                       Aug 31 1956     Infant
KALISMAN, Millie                           3 Jul 1984      "3 Tamuz 5744"
KALISMAN, Morris                           Mar 29 1962     "24 Adar II 5722"
KIRSCH, Bessie               1901          1967            "Wife - Mother"
KIRSCH, Samuel               1898          1955            "Husband - Father"
LANDY, Alvin D.              1917          1977            "Husband - Father"
LANDY, Sarah                 1889          1974
LEVIN, Bennie                May 09 1913   Mar 19 1970     "Beloved brother and uncle"
LEVIN, Martin Lewis          Oct o2 1941   Sep 29 1958
LEVIN, Rachel                Feb 15 1873   Jul 04 1953
LEVIN, Rose LeFkowitz        Dec 05 1904   Aug 22 1977
LEVY, Mania                  Apr 27 1893   Mar 25 1980
MILINO, Abraham              Jan 15 1862   Feb 08 1922
MILLER, Max                  Jun 25 1898   Feb 27 1963
MITNICK, Bertha                            Jun 04 1942     dau. Hirsch & Rachel (Klein) Bear D. Atlanta GA
MORGANTHAL, Ernest           Aug 22 1909   Sep 14 1965     FL PFC 806 Military Police"
MOSKOWITZ, Benjamin          Nov 15 1885   May 02 1922     "Beloved Father"
ORDON, Harry Meyer           Jun 08 1900   Mar 19 1967
PEARLMAN, Isabel E.          Apr 08 1925   Dec 29 1975
RABIN, Helma Richmond        Apr 27 1904   May 13 1973
RABIN, Samuel Don            Feb 22 1903   Apr 28 1967
ROSENBERG, David             Oct 24 1895   Nov 26 1951     "Uncle Dave"
ROSENBLOOM, Anna             Dec 26 1884   Jan 06 1955
ROSENBLOOM, Louis            Nov 28 1866   Apr 16 1933
ROYAL, Anne E.               Sep 14 1906   Oct 21 1959
ROYAL, Louis I.              Sep 10 1893   Mar 22 1960
SHAMS, Solomon Moses         Mar 14 1900   May 30 1962
SHEBOR, Bennie               1886          1940            "Beloved Mother"
SHEVER, Eli                  Dec 06 1894   May 26 1984     "Beloved Father and Zayde . ."
SHEVER, Hannah               Dec 14 1904   Feb 15 1985
SIDRANSKY, Ely               Apr 10 1889   Nov 20 1942
SILBERMAN, Annie             1832          Apr 26 1922     "born: Roumania
SILBERMAN, Harry                           Aug 31 1949     "ELLUL 6, 5709"
SILBERMAN, Ida                             Mar 07 1947     ADAR 15, 5707 Beloved wife of Israel Silberman
SILBERMAN, Israel S.         Dec 03 1877   Feb 24 1942
SILVERMAN, Isadore Kutin     Feb 06 1895   Jul 31 1980
SLOTKIN, Elinore A.          Jul 12 1925   Apr 11 1986
SOCLOF, Hyman                Dec 15 1897   Apr 14 1966     "Beloved Husband and Father"
SOCLOF, Ida A.               Nov 29 1894   Jan 12 1982     "Beloved Wife and Mother"
SOLOMON, Fannie Busch                                      no dates
SOLOMON, Sigmun              Feb 22 1902   Jun 14 1975     "Sig"
STONE, Abraham               Sep 08 1904   Sep 09 1975
TUCKER, Gertrude             1890          1971
TUCKER, Wilfred Sam          1890          1969
VLADIMIR, George             Sep 13 1912   Jul 26 1982
WEILAND, Joe                 Apr 15 1868   Dec 22 1936
WEINBERG, Minerva            Oct 10 1902   Jul 06 1981     "My Beloved Mother"
WEISS, Debra Joy             Dec 08 1951   Apr 04 1953     Infant
WEITZEN, Jake                              Oct 5 1953      one date ?
WHITE, Sarah                 Jun 13 1889   Oct 22 1979     "Beloved Mother"
WILLENZIK, Fannie            May 16 1889   Dec 27 1969
WILLENZIK, Helen Brown       Jul 07 1891   Jan 04 1964
WILLENZIK, Mayer             May 02 1879   Feb 11 1935
WILLENZIK, William           Oct 02 1919   Jan 24 1971
WILLENZIK, William           Oct 12 1891   Sep 28 19__
YESNES                                                     no dates
ZIMMERMAN, John G.           Jun 24 1922   Jun 05 1981


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