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Sumter Society of Israelites cemetery records

Identifier: Mss 1034-046

Collection Overview

Includes two page pamphlet (1945)"Congregation Sinai Sumter Society of Israelites: Cemetery Rules and Regulations"; letter (Sept. 26, 1956) from Herbert A. Moses, Warden of Cemetery, to Mrs. Frank Sindler, re. preparation of deed for cemetery lot no. 85 and payment of dues; invoice (Oct. 4, 1956) re. Mrs. Frank Sindler's $50.00 payment for lot no. 85, Sumter Society of Israelites Cemetery.


  • Creation: 1945, 1956


Language of Material

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

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Biographical Note

Mark Solomons was recorded as the first permanent Jewish inhabitant of Sumter, South Carolina, settling in the area ca. 1815-1820. From that time forward, Sumter's Jewish community grew steadily. Land for a Jewish cemetery was purchased in 1874 and the Hebrew Cemetery Society formed. In 1881, the Society merged with the Hebrew Benevolent Society and in 1895 the Hebrew Benevolent Society joined with the Sumter Society of Israelites, continuing under the latter name.


1 folder (3 items) ; 22-28 cm.

Acquisitions Information

Materials donated by Allan Jay Sindler.

Related Material

Related materials in Special Collections include "The Early Minutes of the Sumter Society of Israelites" (F279.S8 M6 1936).

Inventory of the Sumter Society of Israelites Cemetery Records, 1945, 1956
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