Barnard Gratz (1738 - 1801)

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Birthplace: Langendorf, Sachsen-Anhalt, Deutschland
Death: Died in Baltimore, MD, USA
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About Barnard Gratz

When about seventeen years of age he emigrated to the United States, arriving in Philadelphia in 1754. For a time he was engaged in the counting-house of David Franks, but subsequently he entered into partnership with his brother Michael, trading with the Indians and supplying the government with Indian goods. On Oct. 11, 1763, he became a naturalized British subject. He was one of the merchants who signed the Non-Importation Resolutions adopted Oct. 25, 1765. After the outbreak of the Revolutionary war he took the oath of allegiance to the commonwealth of Pennsylvania (Nov. 6, 1777). Gratz was also one of the signers of a petition presented to the government in 1783 for the abolition of an objectionable oath of office. About the time of the outbreak of the American Revolution he was appointed parnas of an unorganized congregation of Philadelphia Jews, which was ultimately known as the Congregation Mickveh Israel, on whose board of trustees he later served.

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Хронология Barnard Gratz

1738
April, 1738
Langendorf, Sachsen-Anhalt, Deutschland
1760
December 10, 1760
Age 22
1761
October 9, 1761
Age 23
1764
October 9, 1764
Age 26
Philadelphia, PA, USA
1801
April 20, 1801
Age 63
Baltimore, MD, USA