Moses Mendes Mendes

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Moses Mendes Mendes (Seixas)

Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Death: Died in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Place of Burial: Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Isaac Mendes Seixas and Rachel Franks Seixas
Husband of Jochabed Levy
Father of Rachel Mendez Phillips; Benjamin Seixas; Judith Lopez; Isaac Seixas; Bella Seixas and 4 others
Brother of Abraham Seixas; Abigail Judah; Rev. Gershom Mendes Seixas; Benjamin Mendes Seixas; Abraham Mendes Seixas and 2 others

Occupation: One of the organizers and first cashier of the Bank of RI; the bank conducted its business in his house until 1818; 1790 pres. of the Newport congregation; m. Jochebed Levy 10/3/1770, Newport; 8 children; 1st grand master of St John's Lodge Free Masons
Managed by: Randy Schoenberg
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About Moses Mendes Mendes

He was one of the founders (1795) of the Newport Bank of Rhode Island, of which he was cashier until his death. It was Moses Seixas who addressed a letter of welcome in the name of the congregation to George Washington when the latter visited Newport, and it was to him that Washington's answer was addressed.
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Moses Mendes Mendes's Timeline

March 28, 1744
New York, New York, United States
October 3, 1770
Age 26
Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
August 9, 1773
Age 29
Newport, Newport, RI, USA
June 6, 1775
Age 31
Newport, Newport, RI, USA
Age 32
Newport, Newport, RI, USA
July 28, 1779
Age 35
Newport, Newport, RI, USA
February 24, 1781
Age 36
Newport, Newport, RI, USA
December 28, 1782
Age 38
Newport, Newport, RI, USA
September 30, 1784
Age 40
Newport, Newport, RI, USA
December 31, 1786
Age 42
Newport, Newport, RI, USA