Nanci and Allan Garon's Family Website
Jews of Ely - 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 Ely, Minnesota.

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

Links to documents, other sites or pages of interest

On the road: Jews in Ely, Minnesota 1900-1945 - - click here
by Tom Rose, PhD
Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest, Spring 2023

On Ely's Shores - - Minnesota News - June 14, 1896 - - click here
The New Town of Sparta Occupies an Exceptionally Beautiful Location.
A dense forest surrounds it. Several very large mines.
The young city has reilroad facilities and many other advangages.

Historical News Articles Regarding the Jews of Ely - - not yet available
This index lists and provides links to historical news articles regarding the Jews of Ely from about 1860 thru 1940
Compiled from the Old Newspaper Articles Index. Articles researched and submitted by Karen Entous

More coming!

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