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Butka Benevolent Society

Title: Butka Benevolent Society
Inclusive Dates: 1918-1986
ID: RG 1839
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Founded in New York, by immigrants from Butka (Budkovce), Czechoslovakia. Alternately known as Butka Unterstutzungs Verein, Bodker Untersteutzung Verein, and Butka Unterstuetzungs Verien. Provided sick benefits. Covered funeral expenses. Maintained cemetery plots. Functioned as a burial society. Society used the Mt. Lebanon, Washington, and Beth Israel cemeteries in Queens and Brooklyn, NY and in Woodbridge, NJ.
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