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  • Sophie Sartorius (1835 - 1910)
  • Philip Sartorius (1831 - 1913)
    The Sartorius brothers were one of the first Jewish families to arrive in Vicksburg [MS]. Quite pious, the Sartorius brothers brought two torahs with them to America. These were the first torahs in Vic...
  • Amelia Loewenberg (1827 - 1913)
  • Levi M. Loewenberg (c.1817 - 1902)
    Hebrew Name: Aryeh Leib b. Mordechai Monis Hebrew Date: 20-Cheshvan-5663
  • Marks F. Levy (1851 - 1922)

This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Mississippi.

Some references:

Turitz, Leo E. and Evelyn, Jews in Early Mississippi. Jackson, University Press of Mississippi, 2nd ed. (c) 1995.

Mississippi History Now: Jews in Mississippi

"The Alsace-Lorraine Jewish Experience in Louisiana and the Gulf South" by Anny Bloch-Raymond

http://www.isjl.org/mississippi-vicksburg-encyclopedia.html