B'nai Sholom Cemetery
Some accounts list it as the "Children of Israel Cemetery".
East side of Crystal Ave., 
about 1/2 mi. N. of Napier Avenue in Benton Harbor.

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B'nai Sholom  Located on Crystal Avenue near Napier Avenue. It was purchased in October 1902. And on Sunday, October 12, 1902 precisely at 1:00 o'clock, a fifty carriage procession went to the cemetery to bury a religious book in proper ceremonial rites and prayers being performed. Rabbi Zeff of the local Synagogue conducted the ceremony.

Some of the surnames in this cemetery are: Abrams,  Alberts, Baum, Berliner, Choen, Cohn, Daken, Den, Feinstein, Fisch, Fishler, Frank, Freidman, Garb, Goldbaum, Goldstien, Goodman, Grossman, Guttmacher, Hatosky Hopp, Hudak, Jacobs, Jacobson, Karnowskey, Katchinsky, Keller, Kirshenbaum, Kleinfield, Levin, Levinson, Lipman, Litmon,
Mesirow, Miller, Mogilensky, Pink, Price, Ravitch, Robinowitz, Rosenberg, Ross, Sandler, Saretsky, Sax, Schwartz, Shankman, Shapiro, Sher, Silverman, Tobin, Weinhouse, Wolfson
Also see Find A Grave, Seeking Michigan and the Michigan Tombstone Project for more burials.

If you would like to add to our older partial listing - see below.

Name Date of Birth Date of Death Notes/Comments
Abrams,  Beatrice Diamond 23. Dec. 1898 26. Feb. 1962 Mich. Deaths & Burials - w/o Jacob
Abrams, Jacob A 16. Feb. 1891 4. Nov. 1957 WW I Vet
Abrams, Samuel age 73 yrs 14. Aug. 1937
Adelberg, Bertha Jacobs 2. Oct. 1888 9. Dec. 1972
Adelberg, Hyman 2. Apr. 1885 12. Feb. 1961
Adelman, Herbert 11. Sep. 1931 18. Dec. 1965
Alberts, Barney 72 yrs 17. Feb. 1957  
Alberts, Charlotte 23. May. 1910 23. Jul. 2003  
Alberts, Harold 3. Jul. 1911 27. Sep. 1995  
Alberts, Lena 76 yrs 23. May. 1962 wo Barnet
Albin, David age 71 yrs 15. Jan. 1969 burial
Altman, Sam Dob 1882 21. Feb. 1936
Askenas, Mary   1938 died in Chicago,IL
Askenas, Samuel   6. May. 1929 owned Askenas Hotel- died Chicago
Badt, Minnie 10. Mar. 1870 27. Jun. 1944 wo Sam
Badt, Sam 26. Apr. 1860 29. Aug. 1944 born Germany
Banks, Fay 23. Dec. 1895 26. Oct. 1973 Oct 10, 1974 monument setting not.
Banks, Max 22. Apr. 1894 14. Apr. 1966 husband to Faye
Bassman, Esther (Weinberg) 8. Jun. 1898  Apr. 3, 1977 -
Baum, Eva 29. Jul. 1893 28. Jan. 1977
Baum, Sam 9. Mar. 1918 23. Apr. 1973 husband to Rose
WWII Vet
Baum, Sophiedob 1919dod 1962Mi Tombstone Project
Becker, Abe 11. Nov. 1867 15. Jun. 1934
Becker, Alice 2. Aug. 1911 6. Feb. 1953
Becker, Jack 15. Nov. 1904 22. Aug. 1948  
Becker, Sarah 17. Nov. 1878 6. Feb. 1958  
Bender, Morris Dob 1876 10. Jul. 1938
Bender, Nellie Feb 1869 16. Nov. 1933 born Poland
Benjamin, Hyman 1. Jan. 1877 Sept 12, 1957  
Benjamin, Mary Dob 1878 10/14/50
Berliner, David 15. Dec. 1876 8 June. 1945
Berliner, Dora 31. Oct. 1887 23. Sep. 1968
Berliner, Sidney S. Dr. 13. Sep. 1912 20. May. 1995  
Berman, Faigue “Fannie” Dob 1861 8. Aug. 1934 stone
Berman, Kolman Dob 1863 8. Feb. 1935 stone
Black, Sarah Abt 1859 12/10/28 born Russia
Block, David M 1859 1927 -
Blyveis, Ida 14. Nov. 1895 23. Nov. 1961 wo Morris
Blyveis, Mitchell 73 yrs - Jan 5, 1895 17. Oct. 1968 Oct 18, 1968 burial
Brostoff, Anne C. Mrs. 10. Sep. 1894 25. Oct. 1972 Obit – born Russia
Brostoff, Morris Feb 1889 18. Oct. 1947 WWI vet - husband to Anna
Brostoff, Selma 26. May. 1924 28. Mar. 1976  
Brown, Alice M 75 yrs Dec 12, 1940 obit husband Charles d. 1914
Brown, Anna 1855 1920 -
Brown, Nathan 1856 1921 -
Bublick, Benjamin A. 3. Aug. 1903 21. Dec. 1960 husband to Eva Garland wed June 11, 1927 born Russia
Caplan, Nate 1896 1918 killed in France WWI Vet
Caplan, Rolla   26. May. 1972 obit
Caplan, Solomon 1867 1923  
Charnas, Gertrude Cohn 10. Jul. 1897 3. May. 1927
Cohen, Ellendob 1871dod 1925MI tombstone project
Cohen, Harvey14. Apr 190320 Nov. 1997MI Tombstone Project
Cohen, Isaac 23. May. 1882 18. May. 1955
Cohen, Jacob - 28. Sep. 1941 died in Chicago,IL
Cohen, V. Lucille4 Apr 1911Aug. 1998w/o Harvey -tombstone proj
Cohn, John Benjamin 21. Sep. 1869 26. Feb. 1930 stone
Cohn, Mary Alexander Abt 1871 18. Nov. 1932 w/o John
Cohn, Sam Dob 1883 1. Dec. 1938 stone
Cohn, Sarah Abt 1886 20. Nov. 1950 stone
Cohn, William G. 8. May. 1911 11. Apr. 1965 stone
Colef, Charles 15. Apr. 1872 8. Mar. 1957 born Russia
Colef, Rachel 5. Dec. 1865 10. Mar. 1953 w/o Charles
Daken, Joseph Michael 22. Jul. 1905 16. Oct. 1969
Daken, Matilda 21. Sep. 1873 6. Apr. 1946 MI Deaths & Burials
Daken, Minna “Minnie” abt 1875 11. Jun. 1940
Daken, Morris 15. Dec. 1874  3 May 1943 family files
Davidoff, Esther Gertrude age 75 yrs 5. Sep. 1969 -
Dunaetz, Nathan 1864 1924 -
Dunaetz, Louis 68 yrs Aug 4, 1969 burial  
Dunaetz, Florence 6. Mar. 1906 21. Dec. 1946 stone
Fisch, Ben 12. Oct. 1900 24. Jan. 1972 stone
Fisch, Pearl Dec, 1897 4. Jan. 1963 nee Witz
wo Benjamin Fisch - 23d June 1927
Fishler, Anna 14. Feb. 1890 24. Dec. 1954 stone
Fishler, Max 15. Oct. 1877 20. Jun. 1955 stone
Fizler, Benjamin 1847 1920 -
Fizler, Rebecca 1849 1925 -
Flamm, Joseph   4. Jun. 1947 died in Florida
Frank, Jacob - 1922 -
Frank, Mollie Abt 1860 13. Sep. 1947 stone
Frank, Zelick 19. Sep. 1908 22. Jul. 1963 born Iowa
Friedman, Bessie (Goldbaum) 9. Dec. 1905 3. Nov. 1930 wo Harold - wed July 6, 1926
Friedman, Harold S.
1 May 1902
 
16. Jun. 1973  
Friedman, Samueldob 1872dod 1927MI Tombstone Project
Garb, Harry 15. Oct. 1861 5. Jul. 1943 stone
Garb, Sally 10. Sep. 1914 16. Sep. 1940 obit
Getz, Fannie age 76 yrs 26. Feb. 1959 obit - wo Harry who d. 1925
Getz, Harry   1925  
Goldbaum, Aber 08/07/79 29. Oct. 1947 stone
Goldbaum, Anna 89 yrs 10. Oct. 1963 widow of Asher
Goldbaum, Asher 1874 - in Russia 20. Nov. 1956 husb. to Anna
Goldbaum, B.dob 1911dod 1922MI Tombstone Project
Goldbaum, Bessie age 80 yrs 12. Sep. 1969 -
Goldbaum, Harold 69 yrs Jul 22, 1974 obit date  
Goldbaum, Joseph 72 yrs 23. Apr. 1948  
Goldbaum, Maxdob 1901dod 1927MI Tombstone Project
Goldbaum, Mose age 57 yrs 11. Aug. 1942  
Goldman, Abe   29. Oct. 1947  
Goldman, Dora age 83 yrs May 28, 1971 burial  
Goldman, Israel abt 1865 - Germany 07/31/32 per Rose's obit
Goldman, Rose abt 1868 - Germany 03/10/42 wo Israel
Goldstein, Charles S.5 June 18966 Sep 1957MI Tombstone Project
Goldstein, David 09/07/14 08/13/73  
Goldstein, Jacob 04/13/82 11/17/56 stone
Goldstein, Louis March 1874 - Russia Dec 19, 1949 - obit  
Goldstein, Leonarddob 1922dod 1977MI Tombstone Project
Goldstein, Ruth31 Jan 191717 Jan 1936MI Tombstone Project
Goldstein, Samuel age 57 yrs 2 Feb 1933 husband to Rose born Russia
Goodman, Dora  Aug. 27, 1887 28. May. 1971
Goodman, Jacob 3. May. 1887 7. Sep. 1962 husband to Dora
Guise, Joseph 16. May. 1890 7. May. 1972 obit
Gurewitz, Al 56 yrs 6. Jul. 1965 husband to Lee
Guttmacher, Fannie Miss age 26 years  19. Sep. 1945 father Sam
Guttmacher, Sam 5. May. 1877 12. May. 1937 stone
Haywood, Daniel 79 yrs 9. Dec. 1966  
Hellman, Jack age 37 yrs - Mar 4, 1895 29. Jan. 1933  
Hoffman, Eugene B. 2. Mar. 1930 30. Jun. 1956 stone
Hopp, Samuel8 Apr 186531 Mar 1947MI Tombstone Project
Hudak, Rachel Kasie 16. May. 1972 7. Jul. 1972 obit
Hyman, Benjamin   12. Sep. 1957  
Jacobson, Abraham Henry 1872 in Russia 20. Jul. 1958  
Jacobson, David
Sep 14, 1959 burial  
Jacobson, Harry 10. Nov. 1873 20. Mar. 1935 stone
Jacobson, Ida Jul 1, 1878 - Austria Mar 11, 1935 burial wo Nathan
Jacobson, Isadore Mr. 68 yrs 9. Nov. 1973  
Jacobson, Lena 1 yr 10 mths 5 days 11. Aug. 1909 do Harry & Minnie Jacobson
Jacobson, Louis 17. May. 1872 14. Aug. 1943 stone
Jacobson, Minnie 25. Apr. 1873 19. Nov. 1938 stone
Jacobson, Nathan - 21. Aug. 1949  
Jacobson, Rose L. 24. Apr. 1897 26. Nov. 1960 stone
Jacobson, Sam 24. Oct. 1904 7. May. 1958 stone
Jacobson, Sarah 14. Feb. 1874 24. Aug. 1936 stone
Joseph, Bennett Abt 1864 1. Dec. 1944 stone
Joseph, Sarah 1. Jul. 1868 16. Aug. 1940 stone
Kaplan, Louis Dob 1889 23. Jul. 1952 stone
Karnowsky, Jacob 25. Feb. 1887 13. Jul. 1952 stone
Katchinsky, Sam Dec 25, 1878 in Russia June 1, 1971 burial -
Kirshenbaum, Gertrude age 90 yrs 27. May. 1963 widow of Mendel Kirshenbaum
Kirshenbaum, Mendel 1870 in Poland 23. Aug. 1953  
Kirshenbaum, Roberta "Bobbie" 29. Mar. 1932 12. Jul. 1968 beloved daughter & sister
Krezer, Hannah Miss 1910 17. Nov. 1968 do Sam & Molly Kriezer or Krezer
Landsman, Al 56 yrs 3. Nov. 1956 died in Texas
Landsman, Fay K 1902 Mar 26, 1951 obit wo Al Landsman
wed in Detroit in 1928
Levinson, Joseph age 69 yrs 2. Oct. 1967  
Leviton, Ben Jan 12, 1895 - Chicago 11. Jan. 1956 WWI Vet
husb. to Tillie
Leviton, Tillie Mrs 62 yrs 14. Oct. 1957  
Lieberman, Dora Mrs. age 87 yrs - Nov 15, 1890 May 6, 1972 obituary husband to Edith
Lieberman, Morris H   13. Aug. 1967  
Light, George 62 yrs Jan 6, 1975 obit date  
Litman, Jennie Mrs.   23. Jan. 1959  
Litowich, Sarah 82 yrs Mar 5, 1955 in Florida mo Harry Litowich, State Rep
Lutz, Max Nov 15, 1877 - Russia 1. Dec. 1955 husb. to Anna Marcus
Marcus, Martin   17. May. 1951  
Marcus, Nathan J   7. Sep. 1951 Vet WWII
so Martin
Mastbaum, Meyer Oct 10, 1887 Poland 31. Oct. 1958 wed Tillie Rosenberg
Mesirow, Pearl Mrs.   17. Feb. 1972 obit
Mindel, Clara Jaffe 1863 1916  
Mindel, Irving 55 yrs 11. Apr. 1956  
Muskim, Jacob 1850 1923  
Nudelman, Samuel 67 yrs 3. Aug. 1969 -
Pearl, Eva 1862 1926 -
Pearl, Mauricedob 1858dod 1945MI Tombstone Project
Price, Lake age 76 yrs May 6, 1971 burial wo Paul
Price, Sam "Sammy" 57 yrs 04/19/64 obit
Price, Saul M. 1900 05/07/56  
Radom, Rose 70 yrs 02/01/67 wo Sol
Radom, Sol 82 yrs May 13, 1971 burial -
Ravitch, Abe Sep 25, 1885 -  Nov 14, 1955 obit born Russia
Ravitch, Bessie July 26, 1863 Russia 23. Sep. 1929 wo Harry - - obit
Ravitch, Jennie 88 yrs 12. Dec. 1977 obit
Ravitch, Lilyan   3. Feb. 1972 burial notification
Rosenberg, Cheryl 14 yrs 12. Jan. 1968 do Irving Rosenberg
Rosenberg, Rose (Dunactz) 12/30/06 12. Oct. 1966 wed Ben Aug 22, 1925
Ross, Morris   13. Nov. 1945  
Sandler, Fannie   11. Nov. 1941 wo Joseph Sandler
Saretsky, Mathew age 66 yrs 8. Jan. 1974 obit
Saretsky, Nathan age 36 yrs 10. Jun. 1948  
Sax, Betty (Hachen)   25. Jun. 1971 wo Nathan
Sax, David   29. Mar. 1958  
Sax, Gertrude   2. Mar. 1958 wo David
Schpok, Charles 81 years 3. Mar. 1975  
Schpok, Esther Anna 1891 31. Jan. 1965 wo Charles
Schpok, Moses Sept 26, 1886 14. Feb. 1972 obit
Schwartz, Benjamin H age 69 yrs 9. Jul. 1960 WWI Vet
Schwartz, Clara 51 yrs 24. Jul. 1940 Killed in Gas Service Truck
explosion at Schwartz Farm
home, others injured & killed
also.
Schwartz, Joseph   13. Mar. 1948 husband to Elizabeth
Schwartz, Max
19. Sep. 1958 obit
Schwartz, Samuel 64 yrs 17. Jan. 1960  WW I Vet Company B 323rd FS Bat'l
Sher, Samuel 74 yrs 20. Jul. 1964 husband of Sonia
Sher, Sonia age 78 yrs June 24, 1971 obit date brief obit
Siegel, Nathan 20. Jun. 1893 10. Jul. 1957  born Romania
Silverman, William 1862 1918 -
Stevens, Annette Sue 33 yrs Jan 14, 1966 in California wo Jack
Stone, Mary 1837 1905  
Tobiansky, Charles 23. Aug. 1878 Sep 15, 1976 funeral  
Tobiansky, Minnie Mrs. 1879 14. Jan. 1956 wo Charles
Tuchman, Florence, Mrs. age 59 yrs born Dec 1916 5. Mar. 1976 obit
Walper, Leah 78 yrs Dec 15, 1967 - dod
Dec 17. 1967 burial
SocSec. Death Ind.
Weinberg, Samuel 22. Feb. 1895 21. Sep. 1958 wed Esther Cohn
Weinhouse, Esther Block   28. Oct. 1945  
Witz, Anna 1855 1920  
Wolfson, Renell (Kirshenbaum) age 31 yrs 28. Jun. 1972 obit - June 30, 1972
Zaban, Morris E 1888 14. Mar. 1957 husband to Bessie

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