Re: [Cz-L] Mt. Lebanon Cemetery, Queens, NY Searchable Database Now Online

From: Arthur von Czernowitz <>
Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2008 23:05:51 +0200
Reply-to: Arthur von Czernowitz <>

Could somebody tell why I need the information of approximately 88,000
burials on Mt. Lebanon Cemetery in Glendale, Queens, New York.

Arthur rindner

Steven Lasky wrote:
> Greetings,
> This evening the searchable database of approximately 88,000 burials
> went online for Mt. Lebanon Cemetery in Glendale, Queens, New York. I
> am assuming that this is not a test and will still be online tomorrow
> morning, but you never know. Whichever the case, it is ready (or
> nearly so) for you to use. There are more than 260 society plots
> within this cemetery. On the cemetery website, just click on the link
> at the top of the page that says "Interment Search/Genealogy" and
> search away.
> On the website main page is a link to the Cemetery Grounds Map.
> The searchable fields are First Name, Last Name, Date of Death
> (Month/Year), Block, Reference, and Society (Name.)
> Just did a couple of initial tries, and the fields seem to be working
> properly.
> As to Block and Reference, Block is the block number or letter as it
> appears on the Cemetery Grounds Map. Reference refers to the gate
> number. You can also use the searchable JGSNY database to determine
> the Block and Reference (Gate) number and use those numbers and
> letters if you wish. This can be found at
> As to the Society (Name) field, I would suggest that before using this
> search field, you click on the "About Us" link at the top of each
> page, scroll down to the link for "societies/organiations/synagogues,"
> click on it, then look for the society of interest to you. I might
> suggest for now that you use the "commonly used name" first in the
> Society field, and if that doesn't work, just chose a keyword from
> this "commonly used name," preferably the word that signifies, e.g.,
> the town that the plot is associated with.
> The best enhanced feature it seems is that this database at least (not
> the other five created so far) dispalys a maximum of 500 search
> results, much more than the 200 the other five databases give you.
> That's pretty good! I have no idea whether they will expand the other
> databases so they display 500 search results or not.
> The Mt. Lebanon Cemetery website and searchable database can be found
> at
> If you notice any particular problems with this database, i.e.
> functional problems, and not that you can't find a name, there is a
> spelling or data entry mistake, please let me know and I will let them
> know.
> So far, the database looks good.
> This is the sixth NYC Queens cemetery database that is now online, and
> I believe that combined these databases allow us to search among
> 630,000 records!
> Still to come, perhaps in the next few months, will be Knollwood Park
> Cemetery, which now is supervised by the folks at nearby Mt. Carmel
> Cemetery. You will be able to find these records on the Mt. Carmel
> Cemetery website once it is uploaded, though it could be, as I've
> said, a few months or so.
> Glad I could be the bearer of good tidings!
> L'Shana Tova,
> Steven Lasky
> New York

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