Families listed below are those with historic markers, meaning at least one family member died before February 14, 1909.
At the re-dedication ceremony for the cemetery on June 4, 1989, George Bikman described the following. “The 1878 Albany City Directory lists a number of Jewish men who have been “pillars of the community” – L. Kline, seller of fancy goods; L. Senders and M. Steinberg, merchants; Julius Gradwhol, seller of stoves and tinware (he was uncle of the Brenner sisters, whom we all knew well for many years); C. Cohen, auctioneer; F. May, shoemaker; Julius Joseph, grocer; and John Zuckermann, jeweler. My father, Joseph Bikman, who came in 1912 brought with him a wife and two small children and little else other than needle and thread; he was a tailor. In 1906, members of the Senders family began a grain company dealing in oats, barley and hops. The business developed into one of the major enterprises in Linn County, the grain elevators in Tangent, Tallman and Albany…”