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Henry Mitchell (deceased)

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Sol Haas (1842 - 1913)

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Moses Aaron Dropsie (1821 - 1905)

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Aaron Lazarus (1841 - 1911)

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Julius Stern MP (1804 - 1870)

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Mayer Frank (1821 - 1911)

Meyer lived in Phila's 20th ward in 1870. He gave his occupation as retail clothier All three of Mayer and Eva's sons have moguel records at Rodeph Shalom Congregation of Philadelphia. Mayer was a Pr...

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Ludwig "Louis" Eschner (1856 - 1909)

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Joseph J Snellenburg (deceased)

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Morton M Newburger (c.1864 - 1888)

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Edward Lewis Rothschild (1850 - d.)

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Ephraim Lederer (1862 - 1925)

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Solomon Isaacs (deceased)

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Lazarus Joseph Leberman (1816 - 1887)

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Mason Hirsh (1830 - 1892)

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Henry C Dalsheimer (c.1848 - d.)

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Evelyn Bomeisler (1829 - 1917)

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Louis Edward Levy (1846 - 1919)

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Jacob Loeb (1833 - 1888)

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Gabriel Blum (1857 - 1934)

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Abraham Adler (1809 - 1879)

Came to United States in 1845

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Morris Kohn (1835 - 1920)

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Rabbi Albert (Aaron) Seigfried Bettelheim (1830 - 1890)

Albert (Aaron) Siegfried Bettelheim: Rabbi and Hebraist; born in Hungary April 4, 1830; died at sea Aug. 21, 1890. At the age of eleven he entered the yeshibah of Presburg, and afterward studied in the...

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Abraham Simon Wolf (1809 - 1880)

From Morais, The Jews of Philadelphia Abraham Simon Wolf occupied a conspicuous place in the Jewish community of Philadelphia. He was born at Charlottesville, Virginia, September 15th, 1809. His merc...

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Hyman Polock (1786 - 1870)

Hyman Polock a name well known to Philadelphia Jews of a quarter and even of a half century ago was born at Amsterdam Holland April 23d 1786 His father's ancestors had come from Poland about the middle...

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Charles Joseph Cohen (1847 - 1927)

According to Cyrus Alder, in his necrology of Charles Cohen published in Publications of the American Jewish Historical Society, vol. 31, p. 255-56, among the many organizations in which Charles was ac...

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Henry Cohen (1810 - 1879)

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Simon Elfelt (1784 - 1855)

Simon is the first known Elfelt in this country. His naturalization record is dated 1809 in Philadelphia, and he is shown on the 1810 census in Philadelphia. The family legend as per Lawrence DeHuff ...

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Herman Van Beil (1799 - 1865)

Arrived on "Enterprise" in Philadelphia from Amsterdam November 6, 1820, aged 21. Identified himself as a "bookbinder." From Ancestry.com: Herman vanBeil was appointed to the Philadelphia courts as a...

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Henry Friedberger (1830 - 1886)

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Abraham Meyer Frechie (1831 - 1906)

Abraham Meyer Frechie was born in Amsterdam in 1831. He learned the trade of cigar-making at a young age, and after travelling throughout Europe, he sailed for America and arrived in 1857. His knowledg...

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Jacob Langsdorf (1816 - 1879)

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Rosanna (Rosine) Osterman (b. - 1866)

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Rabbi George Jacobs (1834 - 1884)

"The Richmond rabbis, who referred to themselves as "reverend and "minister," were ardent Confederates. George Jacobs, in the early 1860's, was a tall, handsome, outgoing young man in his late twenties...

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Ellen Phillips MP (1820 - 1891)

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William B Rosskam (1871 - 1946)

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Sidney Trieste (deceased)

died young

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Mitchell Allen Mitchell (1822 - 1875)

From: Title The Jews of Philadelphia: their history from the earliest settlements to the present time; a record of events and institutions, and of leading members of the Jewish community in every spher...

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David Teller (1824 - 1905)

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Simon Wolf Arnold (1827 - 1885)

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Levi Goldsmith (1824 - 1886)

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Jacob Muhr (deceased)

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Samuel Simon Sternberger (1843 - 1919)

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Moses Friedenwald (1838 - 1889)

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Michael Reinhard (deceased)

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Simon Muhr (1845 - 1895)

An extensive history of his life can be found here: Muhr was vice-president of the Jewish Hospital, director of the Foster Home, and was identified with other charities in Philadelphia. He was active...

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David Sulzberger (1838 - 1910)

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Isaac Rosskam (1837 - 1904)

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Cyrus Adler MP (1863 - 1940)

Cyrus Adler was born in Van Buren, Arkansas, on September 13, 1863. His father, Samuel, was a merchant and cotton planter who had settled in Van Buren in 1840. The family fled Civil War fighting and ...

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Matilda Cohen (1820 - 1888)

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Abraham Hart (1810 - 1885)

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Aaron Isaacs (1801 - 1878)

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Simon Liveright (1846 - 1895)

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Florence Liveright (1856 - 1930)

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Simon Fleisher (1839 - 1897)

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Lewis Marks Allen (1827 - 1870)

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Alfred Timons Jones (1822 - 1888)

From the Jewish Encyclopedia, 1906: American editor and communal worker; born in Boston July 4, 1822; died at Philadelphia Oct. 3, 1888. In 1842 he became a resident of Philadelphia, and was successi...

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Myer David Cohen (1811 - 1865)

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Joseph Newhouse (1812 - 1892)

Joseph Newhouse was born at Ettingen Bavaria Germany March 12th 1812 His parents Simeon and Florence nee Ober dorfer Newhouse gave him a liberal education At the age of nineteen years he landed in this...

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Meyer Gans (1814 - 1884)

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Morris Jastrow, Jr MP (1861 - 1921)

born in Warsaw Poland August 13th 1861 son of Rev Dr Marcus M Jastrow and Bertha Wolffsohn entered September 15th 1877 Ph D and MA University of Leipsic July 18th 1884 member of the American Oriental...

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Leopold Furth (c.1835 - d.)

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Isaac Hyneman MP (c.1804 - 1886)

From the Jewish Encyclopedia, 1906: The first member of the German branch of the family concerning whom any data have been preserved; born in Germany in 1804; died Jan., 1886. He emigrated to the U...

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Charles Bloomingdale MP (1814 - 1903)

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Solomon Gans (1804 - 1896)

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Jonathan Manly Emanuel, USN (1831 - 1910)

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Mayer Arnold MP (1785 - 1868)

From Württemberg to America by Stefan Rohrbacher Mayer Arnold,the eñldest son of a cattle dealer,left for America as early as 1798 . Since he was then only a lad of thirteen, we may ass...

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Simon B. Fleisher (1840 - 1919)

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Aaron Edwin Arnold (1835 - 1910)

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David Pesoa (1801 - 1865)

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Abraham Finzi (1800 - 1870)

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Myer Samuel Isaacs (1841 - 1904)

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Daniel Gans (1818 - 1867)

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Hezekiah Arnold (1834 - 1890)

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Jesse (Isaias) Seligman MP (1827 - 1894)

American banker and philanthropist; born at Baiersdorf, Bavaria, Aug. 11, 1827; died at Coronado Beach, Cal., April 23, 1894. He followed his brothers to the United States in 1841, and established hi...

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Henry (Hirsch) Gerstley (1838 - 1899)

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Louis Gerstley MP (1849 - 1931)

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Samuel Morais Hyneman MP (1854 - 1914)

From the Jewish Encyclopedia, 1906: Lawyer; born at Philadelphia May 26, 1854; admitted to the bar of that city June 2, 1877. He was a member of the board of managers of Mikve Israel congregation 187...

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Marie Louise Nathans (1858 - 1947)

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Emanuel Lehman MP (1827 - 1907)

LEHMAN, Emanuel, merchant, a native of the village of Rimpar, near Wurzburg, Germany, was born Feb. 15, 1827. His parents, who were of German-Hebrew descent, gave their son a sound training both at hom...

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Isaac Saller (1832 - 1907)

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David Werner Amram (1866 - 1939)

From the Jewish Encyclopedia, 1906: American lawyer; son of Werner David Amram; born at Philadelphia, Pa., in 1866; educated at the public schools and at the Rugby Academy in Philadelphia, and in t...

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Carrie Louchheim (1847 - 1927)

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Philip Lewin (1836 - 1898)

Philip Lewin, President of the Congregation Keneseth Israel, was born in Neustadt, Prussia, September 18th, 1836. His father had, for several decades, been Cantor, and later on Rabbi, of the Congregati...

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Solomon Teller (1818 - 1895)

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Moyer Fleisher (1842 - 1924)

Enlisted with the Union in June 1863 during the Civil War

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Jacob da Silva Solis-Cohen (1838 - 1927)

Jacob received his medical degree at the University of Pennysylvania in 1880, and served in the American Civil War as a surgeon from 1861-64. He was considered a founding father of laryngology, pioneer...

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Lucien Moss (1831 - 1895)

It was his legacy that founded the Home for Jewish Incurables, which became the Moss Rehabilitation Hospital Lucien Moss a gentleman well known in Jewish and secular charities is a son of Eliezer L...

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David Eger (1801 - 1862)

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Solomon Solis (1819 - 1854)

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Marcus Cauffman (1797 - 1868)

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Moses Nathans (1811 - 1873)

1866 - Importer of liquors

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Jacob Gumpel (c.1811 - d.)

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