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First Krementchuger Benevolent Association

Title: First Krementchuger Benevolent Association
Inclusive Dates: 1901-1978
ID: RG 1889
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Founded in New York on August 15, 1897, by immigrants from Krementchug (Kremenchug, Kremenchuk, Kriemienczuk, Krzemienczuk, and Cremenciuc), in the Russian Empire. Sponsored occasional lectures. Provided sick and death benefits and needy fund. Covered funeral expenses. Supported old age home and local institutions. Maintained cemetery plots. Functioned as a burial society. Society used the Mt. Carmel, Mt. Zion, and Wellwood cemeteries in Queens and Long Island, NY.
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