Abraham Leon Harkavy

M, b. 17 November 1876
Father*Mordecai Garkavy b. c 1838, d. 17 Jun 1928
Mother*Elke Shteyn b. 1804, d. 1895
     Abraham Leon Harkavy was born on 17 November 1876 at Russia; per 1918 Selective Service registration and 1952 SSACI. He was the son of Mordecai Garkavy and Elke Shteyn. Abraham Leon Harkavy married Rose Grossman on 25 December 1915 at 770 Jefferson Avenue, Brooklyn, New York; as Abraham Leon HARKAVY, 38, stationer, 312 Summer Avenue, Brooklyn; father Mordecai, mother Elka STEIN; and Rose GROSSMAN, 24, 1015 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn; father Isidore, mother Diana SILAUSKY [?]; officiated by Rabbi Isaac M. RICHARDS; witnesses Robert O. FALKOFF, David FALKOFF; Brooklyn marriage certificate 14597.
     Abraham Leon Harkavy immigrated on 19 November 1904 to Hamburg, Germany; as Abraham HARKANY, age 30; merchant; residence Bialystok. He immigrated on 30 November 1904 to Ellis Island, New York; as Abraham HARKAWY, merchant, age 30, aboard Blucher, from Cuxhaven; last residence Bialystok; en route to uncle Alexander HARKAVY, 427 East 122nd Street [i.e. Alexander S. HARKAVY]. He immigrated in 1905; per 1920 Census. He appeared on the census of 19 April 1910 at 1015 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, New York; as Abraham L. HARKAVY, merchant, retail stationery. He was stationery store a victim of burglary on 28 April 1912 at 1015 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, New York. He was graduated Brooklyn College of Pharmacy on 7 May 1912 at Brooklyn, New York. He was filed Petition for Naturalization, as Abraham Leon HARKAVY, book dealer; born 17 Nov 1876 in Bialystock, Russia; immigrated 29 November 1904 aboard Blucher; witness Mark HARKAVY, stationer, 334 Summer Avenue, Brooklyn; Eastern District of New York on 16 July 1912 at 1015 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, New York. He was naturalized on 6 November 1912; swore Oath of Allegiance. He lived in 1913 at 1015 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, New York. He was as Abraham Leon HARKAVY, registered for Selective Service; closest kin Rose HARKAVY, 1622 Willoughby Avenue, Brooklyn on 12 September 1918 at 1015 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, New York. He appeared on the census of 12 January 1920 at 1054 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, New York; Pharmacist, drug store. He appeared on the census of 14 January 1920 at 1015 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, New York; drug store. He appeared on the census of 1 June 1925 at 960 Van Duzer, Bronx, New York; as Abraham HARKAVY, druggist. He appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 at 425 Prospect Place, Brooklyn, New York; as Abraham HARKAVY; proprietor, druggist. He appeared on the census of 22 April 1940 at 244 14 Jamaica Avenue, Hempstead, New York; as Abram HARKAVY; store keeper, butcher shop.

Family: Rose Grossman b. c 1891

He married Rose Grossman on 25 December 1915 at 770 Jefferson Avenue, Brooklyn, New York; as Abraham Leon HARKAVY, 38, stationer, 312 Summer Avenue, Brooklyn; father Mordecai, mother Elka STEIN; and Rose GROSSMAN, 24, 1015 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn; father Isidore, mother Diana SILAUSKY [?]; officiated by Rabbi Isaac M. RICHARDS; witnesses Robert O. FALKOFF, David FALKOFF; Brooklyn marriage certificate 14597.