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Krynicaer Young Men's Benevolent Society

Title: Krynicaer Young Men's Benevolent Society
Inclusive Dates: 1910-1991
ID: RG 1821
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Founded in 1895 in New York by immigrants from Krynica (Krynica Zdrój), in the province of Galicia in the Austro-Hungarian Empire (today, Poland). It is possible that immgrants from the nearby village of Krynica-Wieś (Krenitz, Krinitza, Krynica) may have also been represented. The Society purchased graves and functioned as a burial society. For at least part of its history it also provided sick benefits. The cemeteries it used were Cedar Park, Mount Zion, and Montefiore.
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Acquired: 07/11/2006.
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Acquisition Note: New York State Department of Insurance; ACC 44/06
Collection Material Type: Official Records
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