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First Turover Aid Society

Title: First Turover Aid Society
Inclusive Dates: 1905-2002
ID: RG 1822
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Founded in Brooklyn, New York, in 1904, by immigrants from Turov (Toorof, Turev), in the Russian Empire (today, Belarus). Early in its history the Society was known as the Turover Unterstutzungs Verein, the Erste Turover Unterstitzungs Verein, or the Benevolent Association of the People of Turov. It purchased graves and functioned as a burial society. It used four cemeteries: Mount Zion, Mount Lebanon, Beth David, and Wellwood. Dissolved in 2000.
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Acquired: 07/26/2006. 09/07/2006
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Acquisition Note: New York State Department of Insurance; ACC 45/06, 64/06
Collection Material Type: Official Records
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