Benjamin Harkavy

M, b. 1 August 1891, d. 12 December 1963
Father*Shaul Gedaliah Harkavy b. 1858, d. 6 Feb 1943
Mother*Golda Mirsky Harkavy b. c 1861, d. 16 Jun 1941
     Benjamin Harkavy was born on 1 August 1891 at Mir, Belarus; per 1917 and 1942 Selective Service registrations. He was the son of Shaul Gedaliah Harkavy and Golda Mirsky Harkavy. Benjamin Harkavy married Gussie Stein Harkavy on 30 June 1925 at Bedford Mansion, Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, New York; as Benjamin HARKAVY, 30, insurance; 599 Sackman Street, Brooklyn; father Schoel, mother Golde MERSKY; and Gussie STEIN, 21, 1706 Union Street, Brooklyn; father Philip, mother Sophie LACKS; officiated by Rabbi Israel GOLDFARB; witnesses Jakob FRIEDMAN and Solomon H. GORDON; Brookyn marriage certificate 9925. Benjamin Harkavy died on 12 December 1963 at Cincinnati, Ohio, at age 72.
     He immigrated on 9 November 1907 to Ellis Island, New York; as Berel HARKAWE, age 14; with mother Goldie HARKAWE, en route to Nashua, NH to father. He appeared on the census of 15 April 1910 at 15 Tolles Street, Nashua, New Hampshire; as Benjamin HARKAWAY, age 19, occupation trimmer, shoe shop. He appeared on the census of 1 June 1915 at 466 Christopher Street, Brooklyn, New York; as Benj HARKAWAY, agent. He was birthplace Mir; employer Metropolitan Life Insurance; supporting mother and father on 5 June 1917 at 466 Christopher Street, Brooklyn, New York. He appeared on the census of 9 January 1920 at 599 Sackman, Brooklyn, New York; as Benjamin HARKAVY, age 28, occupation insurance collector. He appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 at 1245 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, New York; as Benjamin HARKERY, insurance manager. He appeared on the census of 9 April 1940 at 1714 Bella Vista, Cincinnati, Ohio; office manager, insurance. He was birthplace Mir, closest kin wife Gussie; employer Metropolitan Life Insurance in 1942 at 3965 Red Bud Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Family: Gussie Stein Harkavy b. 1 May 1904, d. 17 Nov 1995