Nanci and Allan Garon's Family Website
Jews of Bemidji - Introduction

Many of our Jewish ancestors imigrated to the United States from Eastern Europe and settled in the Duluth, Superior, the Iron Range and the surrounding areas of Northern Minnesota, Northern Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. They came in the late 1800s and early 1900s. This family website is about our family, our huge extended family and about many of the other Jews who settled and lived in this region. This page is specifically about the Jews of Bemidji , Minnesota.

Some of our family names that have been associated with Bemidji will be listed soon.

Links to other sites or pages of interest

Minnesota Historical Society - - click here
MORRIS KAPLAN: An Inventory of His Papers at the Minnesota Historical Society
Abstract: Reminiscences, correspondence, and newspaper clippings documenting the life of a Jewish storekeeper and socialist activist from Bemidji, Minnesota.

Historical News Articles Regarding the Jews of Bemidji - - listed below
.............. 1916-12-8 Bemidji, Sam Ellis - - 1916 Beltrami Association Elects New Officers. Benmidji: county fair, Sam Ellis.
.............. 1945-2-12 S-Sgt Robert M Gallop missing - - S-Sgt. Robert M Gallop Lost on Flight - Wife Ester Gallop resides in Bemidji

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