Jonas Phillips (1735 - 1803) MP

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Birthplace: Buseck, Giessen, Hesse, Germany
Death: Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Managed by: Ofir Friedman
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About Jonas Phillips

DAR Ancestor #: A090584

Notice: PROBLEMS HAVE BEEN DISCOVERED WITH AT LEAST ONE PREVIOUSLY VERIFIED PAPER - SEE ANCESTOR’S FULL RECORD

Service: PENNSYLVANIA Rank: PRIVATE

Birth: 1736 GERMANY

Death: 1-29-1803 PHILADELPHIA PHILADELPHIA CO PENNSYLVANIA

Service Description: 1) CAPT JOHN LINTON'S CO,COL WILLIAM 2) BRADFORD

A founder of Mikveh Israel in Philadelphia Jonas Phillips came to Charleston in 1756 as an indentured servant of indigo merchant Moses Lindo. Phillips moved first to Albany, New York, and then to New York City, where he served as shohet (ritual slaughterer) and bodek (examiner of meat) for Shearith Israel. An insolvent debtor in 1764, he settled in Philadelphia just before the American Revolution and by 1782 was the second richest Jew in the city. He and his wife Rebecca Mendes Machado maintained their South Carolina ties through several of their 21 children.

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Jonas Phillips's Timeline

1735
1735
Buseck, Giessen, Hesse, Germany
1762
November 10, 1762
Age 27
Plymouth, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States
1763
1763
Age 28
1764
August 31, 1764
Age 29
1766
July 15, 1766
Age 31
New York, New York, United States
1768
February 10, 1768
Age 33
New York, New York, NY, USA
1769
May 23, 1769
Age 34
May 23, 1769
Age 34
1770
1770
Age 35
1771
May 28, 1771
Age 36