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Ancestry & Cemeteries

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Ancestry & Cemeteries

Jewish Cemetery Database

Use the database link below to find information on burials at Jewish cemeteries in Cleveland.

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Burial information was gathered from synagogues, individuals and funeral homes. While many cemeteries, synagogues and individuals were helpful in allowing access to their records, old, damaged, incomplete, or missing records made the task of compiling information a challenge.

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  • Names are alphabetized within Cemetery Listings
  • When searching for a name such as Stein, the system will bring you to all names that contain “stein” in them. To avoid this use quotes at the beginning and end of the name (i.e., “Stein”).
  • Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery was formerly known as Ridge Road 1.
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Mt Olive Cemetery Mt. Olive Cemetery
Cemetery affiliations: Brisker Grodner Society Deak Lodge-Knights of Pythios Memorial Section Congregation Bethaynu (now part of B’nai Jeshurun...
Lansing Cemetery Lansing Cemetery
Click to view a map of Lansing Cemetery Lansing Cemetery has affiliations with several synagogues/organizations: Agudath Achim Chebat Jerusalem Green Road...
Chesed Shel Emeth/Ridge Road 1 Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery (AKA Ridge Rd. 1)
Click to view a map of Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery Chesed Shel Emeth for most of its tenure did not have any synagogue affiliation as most cemeteries do....
Hillcrest Cemetery Hillcrest Cemetery
In 2014 Hillcrest Memorial Park revised the property’s name to Hillcrest Cemetery. Hillcrest is the resting place for people of many religious, ethnic and...
Bet Olam cemetery Bet Olam Cemetery
Bet Olam Cemetery has its roots in a classic tale. In 1910 Park Synagogue was running out of space at its Fir Street Cemetery. They sent out a man by the name...
Zion Memorial Park Zion Memorial Park Cemetery
Zion Memorial Cemetery Foundation is comprised of the following sections: Beth Am Bethaynu Congregation Beth El Etz Chaim Green Road Jewish Civil Service...
Mayfield Road Cemetery Mayfield Cemetery
Mayfield Cemetery is jointly owned and supported by The Temple – Tifereth Israel and Anshe Chesed Fairmount...
Glenville Cemetery Glenville Cemetery
The B’nai Jeshurun Congregational Cemetery was established in 1883 on the western edge of Cleveland on what was then a gravel road, later renamed Shaw....

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