David Harkavy

M, b. 15 January 1901, d. 1968
Father*Rabbi Yehudah Leib Garkavy b. 1850
Mother*Roza Sapir
     David Harkavy was born on 15 January 1901 at Volkovysk, Volkovysk, Grodno; per1938 Petition for Naturalization. He was the son of Rabbi Yehudah Leib Garkavy and Roza Sapir. David Harkavy married Beatrice Leshinsky, daughter of Jankiel Drogiczanski and Gitla Levin, on 2 May 1923 at 171 E. Broadway, New York, New York; as David HARKAVY, 21, printer, 1485 Vyse Avenue; son of Leon [HARKAVY] and Minnie SAPSIR; and Beatrice LESHINSKY, 19, 1485 Vyse Avenue; daughter of Jack [LESHINSKY] and Gertel LEVINE; officiated by Rabbi Julius HARKAVY; witnesses Abraham SINKIN and Israel HARKAVY; NY marriage certificate 17995. David Harkavy died in 1968.
     David Harkavy was also known as David Garkavy. He immigrated on 19 January 1921 to Ellis Island, New York; as David ARKAWA, age 16; aboard New Rochelle from Danzig; closest kin cousin C. KAMIENISCKA, Wolkowysk; traveling with mother Mindel, age 53; en route to brother A[aron] HARKAWAY, 47 W. 112th Street, New York; born Porozowa [Porazava, Volkovysk]. He lived in 1929 at 913 Lloyd, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; in Milwaukee City Directory as David HARKAVY, peddler; wife Beatrice. He lived in 1930 at 604 Fifth, Apt. 4, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; in Milwaukee City Directory as David HARKAVY; also listed as David HARKOVY, employed at H. Leshinsky & Co. He appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 at 602-4 Fifth Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; as David HARKAY, age 29; fruit peddler. He lived in 1932 at 2018 W. Clarke, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; in Milwaukee City Directory; employed at H. Rubenstein Co. He was filed Declaration of Intention with U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin; as David HARKAVY, age 38, commission merchant; entered U.S. as David ARKAWA, 19 Jan 1921 on 25 October 1938 at 2832 N. 48th Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was filed Petition for Naturalization with U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin; witnesses Max HARWITZ, 2105 N. Booth Street, Milwaukee; Morris ELLMAN, 2851 N. 49th Street, Milwaukee on 11 March 1940 at 2910 N. 53rd Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He appeared on the census of 9 April 1940 at 2910 N. 53rd Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; as David HARKAVY, age 39; proprietor wholesale fruit. He was naturalized on 23 July 1940; swore Oath of Allegiance; certificate 4898534. He lived in 1949 at 2910 N. 53rd Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; in Milwaukee City Directory. He lived in 1953 at 3861 N. 53rd, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; in Milwaukee City Directory.

Family: Beatrice Leshinsky

He married Beatrice Leshinsky, daughter of Jankiel Drogiczanski and Gitla Levin, on 2 May 1923 at 171 E. Broadway, New York, New York; as David HARKAVY, 21, printer, 1485 Vyse Avenue; son of Leon [HARKAVY] and Minnie SAPSIR; and Beatrice LESHINSKY, 19, 1485 Vyse Avenue; daughter of Jack [LESHINSKY] and Gertel LEVINE; officiated by Rabbi Julius HARKAVY; witnesses Abraham SINKIN and Israel HARKAVY; NY marriage certificate 17995.