Rabbi Gershon Yankelevich Garkavy

M, b. 1819
Father*Rabbi Yaakov Garkavy b. 1807, d. 1894
Mother*Devora Vaysbrem
     Rabbi Gershon Yankelevich Garkavy married Khaia-Etka Garkavy, daughter of Mina (?). Rabbi Gershon Yankelevich Garkavy was born in 1819; per 1874 revision list, Novogrudok. He was the son of Rabbi Yaakov Garkavy and Devora Vaysbrem. Rabbi Gershon Yankelevich Garkavy was born circa 1827; per Al SHAPIRO.
     He was Reb Gershon Harkavy
A brother of the well known scholar the orientalist Dr Abram Eliahu Harkavy (about him see further). For a long time, until the end of the 80's (i.e. 1880's) he was the head of the Yeshiva. He lectured in the Great Synagogue. In about 1890 he left for Erets Israel, where he later took over the position of his father Reb Yankef (who died in 1894) as the head of the Yeshiva “Etc Chaim” in Jerusalem.
(Novogrudok Yitzkor book p. 42.) He appeared on the census of April 1834 at Novogrudok, Novogrudok, Minsk; appeared in 1834 Revision List as Gershon GARKAVY, age 7. He appeared on the census of October 1850 at Novogrudok, Novogrudok, Minsk; appeared on 1850 Revision List as Gershon GARKAVY, age 23. He appeared on the census of 21 October 1874 at Novogrudok; revision list, 333/9/841, p. 4; as Gershon Yankelevich GARKAVY, age 55.