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Independent Brotherhood of Yonkers

Title: Independent Brotherhood of Yonkers
Inclusive Dates: 1934-1978
ID: RG 1836
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Founded in Yonkers, N.Y., sometime before 1934, for the purpose of mutual aid, and to promote friendship and brotherly love among its members. An initiation ritual is included in the constitution and by-laws. The Brotherhood purchased graves and functioned as a burial society, provided sick and death benefits, and retained a physician. It used three cemeteries: King David, Mount Hope, and Ferncliff. Dissolved around 1978.
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Acquired: 08/29/2006.
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Acquisition Note: New York State Department of Insurance; ACC 59/06
Related Materials:

Cemetery maps for the Independent Brotherhood of Yonkers are located in RG 123, file 405.

The Independent Brotherhood of Yonkers is distinct from the Independent Israelites of Yonkers, whose records are found in RG 1746.

Collection Material Type: Official Records
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