Alexander S. Harkavy

M, b. 5 May 1863, d. 27 November 1939
Father*Iosel Garkavy b. c 1810, d. 1881
Mother*Freida Klebaner b. c 1845, d. c 1874
Adoptive fatherGershon Garkavy b. 1823, d. 1865
     Alexander S. Harkavy was born on 5 May 1863 at Navahrudak, Belarus. He was the son of Iosel Garkavy and Freida Klebaner. Alexander S. Harkavy married Bella Segalowsky Harkavy on 22 December 1889 at Montreal, Canada. Alexander S. Harkavy died on 27 November 1939 at 673 Broadway, New York, New York, at age 76; buried Mount Carmel cemetery on 29 Nov 1939; son of Gershon; widowed husband of Bella; informant nephew Alexander HARKAVY, 200 5th Avenue; certificate signed by Dr. Joseph HARKAVY (ID 2535), 1165 Park Avenue.
     He was employed by employed as type polisher at Widow and Brothers Romm in 1879 at Vilna. He lived in 1881 at Warsaw, Poland; summer. He immigrated circa 1882; per 1910, 1920, 1930 censuses. He immigrated on 28 May 1882 to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; aboard the British Prince, from Liverpool; indexed as A. HARKONZ; nationality given as Switzerland. He lived in 1885 at Paris, France. He was employed by teacher of Hebrew at school of
Shaar Hashamayim Congregation, Montreal, Can., 1886-1887 in 1886 at Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He was returned to the U.S. from Le Havre, France; aboard St Germain; indexed as Alexander HARKRI; compositeur, Russe on 2 February 1886 at New York. He was naturalized on 10 July 1888 at 132 Henry Street, New York, New York; witnessed by Moses Polumbaum, 56 Ludlow Street; Superior Court, NY County; vol. 404, rec. 98. He lived in 1891 at 30 Pike Street, New York, New York; in New York city directory; author. He lived in 1892 at 84 Madison, New York, New York; in New York city directory; author. He lived in 1894 at 182 East Broadway, New York, New York; in New York city directory; author. He lived in 1897 at 228 Madison, New York, New York; in New York city directory as editor; residence 182 E. Broadway. He was elected recording secretary of the newly-founded Hebrew-American League of Brooklyn on 2 July 1899 at Brooklyn, New York. He lived in 1900 at 130 Madison, New York, New York; in New York city directory; author. He lived in 1904 at 427 E. 122nd Street, New York, New York; per American Jewish Year Book 1904 p. 110-111. He was employed by Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society between 1904 and 1909 at Ellis Island, New York. He was submitted passport application on 1 November 1906 at 309 E. 120th Street, New York, New York. He was departed U.S. for Holland, Belgium, France (per 1920 passport application) on 13 November 1906. He was returned to U.S. (per 1920 passport application) on 20 January 1907. He lived in 1909 at 309 E. 120th, New York, New York; in New York city directory; author. He was naturalized before 1910; per 1910 Census. He lived in 1910 at 309 E. 120th, New York, New York; in New York city directory; interpreter. He appeared on the census of 25 April 1910 at 309-11 E. 120th Street, New York, New York; occupation: writer; educational work. He lived in 1913 at 309 E. 120th, New York, New York; in New York city directory; author. He lived in 1914 at 2065 Belmont Avenue, Bronx, New York; in New York city director, occupation author. He lived in 1915 at 2065 Belmont Avenue, Bronx, New York; in New York city director, occupation author. He lived in 1916 at 2179 Washington Avenue, Bronx, New York; in New York city directory; author. He lived in 1917 at 2179 Washington Avenue, Bronx, New York; in New York city directory; writer. He was employed by appointed lecturer in older Yiddish literature and grammar in 1919 at New York, New York. He was submitted passport application to travel to Poland, passing Holland and France en route, to engage in relief work for the United Nowogrodek Relief Organization, Inc. File includes a lengthy State Department investigatory report concluding that he is a loyal American unlikely to engage in seditious activity. on 2 December 1919 at 2179 Washington Avenue, Bronx, New York. He appeared on the census of 8 January 1920 at 2179 Washington Avenue, Bronx, New York; occupation: author, employed by Hebrew Publishing. He was departed U.S. for Poland (per 1924 passport application) in March 1920. He was returned from Southampton, aboard St. Paul; address 2179 Washington Avenue on 23 August 1920 at New York. He was returned to U.S. from Poland (per 1924 passport application) in July 1921. He was submitted passport application to travel with wife to Austria (visit relatives, arrange European edition of works), Germany (ibid.), Poland (visit relatives) on 7 January 1924 at 2179 Washington Avenue, Bronx, New York. He was returned from Le Havre aboard Lafayette; address 2179 Washington Avenue on 13 August 1924 at New York. He appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 at 2712 Decatur Avenue, Bronx, New York; occupation: author; Hebrew Publishing. He was returned from Hamburg aboard Deutschland; address 2712 Decatur Avenue on 9 October 1931 at New York.

Family: Bella Segalowsky Harkavy b. c 1866, d. 27 Mar 1930

He married Bella Segalowsky Harkavy on 22 December 1889 at Montreal, Canada.
Alexander Suskind Harkavy, 1863-1939