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De Lyon - De La Motta Cemetery

 
 
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By Mike Stroud, September 18, 2008
1. De Lyon - De La Motta Cemetery Marker
Inscription.
Family Burial Ground of
Levi Sheftall
commonly known as the
De Lyon - De La Motta
Cemetery
Dedicated 1773
used about 80 years

 
Location. 32° 4.371′ N, 81° 6.183′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is on Cohen Street 0.1 miles east of West Boundry Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Savannah GA 31401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Jewish Burial Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); Central Of Georgia Railroad (approx. 0.2 miles away); Boiler Room (approx. 0.2 miles away); Planing Shed & Lumber Shed (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tender Frame Shop & Master Mechanic's Office (approx. 0.2 miles away); Blacksmith Shop (approx. 0.2 miles away); Smokestack (approx. 0.2 miles away); Storehouse (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Savannah.
 
Also see . . .
1. Jewish Maven. Levi Sheftall was the president of the Jewish congregation of Savannah, Georgia. He was the first Jewish leader to contact a president of the United States and to get an official statement of religious toleration. (Submitted on November 5, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. De Lyon - De La Motta Cemetery Marker
 

2. Jewish Roots in Southern Soil By Marcie Cohen Ferris, Mark I. Greenberg. pages 37- 45 (Submitted on November 5, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

3. The Jews in Savannah. Vol. I, No. 8, Heshvan 5604, November 1843 (Submitted on November 5, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraNotable Places
 
De Lyon - De La Motta Cemetery , last remaining gravesites image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
3. De Lyon - De La Motta Cemetery , last remaining gravesites
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,057 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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