Jakov Garkavy

M, b. 1861, d. 1919
Father*Gershon Garkavy b. 1823, d. 1865
Mother*Sarah Leybovna Zalkind b. 1825, d. 1877
     Jakov Garkavy was born in 1861. He was the son of Gershon Garkavy and Sarah Leybovna Zalkind. Jakov Garkavy died in 1919 at Vilna.
     Jakov Garkavy was also known as Shmuel Yaakov Garkavy per Haddow/Gosfield tree on Ancestry. He was A son of Reb Gershon. An educated man and an activist, who participated in the works of the friendly society Shokdey Melocho. His aim was to educate the Jewish youth in the old Jewish spirit. He had written a brochure on this issue under the title “A few words about our upbringing and education”. He died in Vilno in 1919 aged 58 years.
(Novogrudok Yitzkor book.)