Emanuel Nunes Carvalho, Rev.

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Emanuel Nunes Carvalho, Rev.

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Death: March 20, 1817 (46)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Solomon Nunes Carvalho and Judith Carvalho
Husband of Sarah Rodrigues Carvalho
Brother of Samuel Nunes Carvalho; Leah Bassan; Batsheba Nunes Carvalho; Rebecca Bassan; Isaac Nunes Carvalho and 3 others

Occupation: Rabbi, Lexicographer, Hazan
Managed by: Kevin Lawrence Hanit
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About Emanuel Nunes Carvalho, Rev.

Emanuel Nunes Carvalho (1771, London - 1817, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) was an American Rabbi and Lexicographer.

In 1799, Rabbi Nunes Carvalho secured employment as rabbi of the community in Bridgetown, Barbados. In 1806, he immigrated to the United States and taught Hebrew to Jewish children and Christian clergyman. In 1811, he was appointed rabbi of the Jewish community in Charleston, South Carolina, and conducted a Jewish school there. In 1814, he served as rabbi in Philadelphia's Congregation Mikveh Israel.

Rabbi Nunes Carvalho authored A Key to the Hebrew Tongue (Philadelphia,1815). His A Sermon, preached on Sunday, July 7, 1816, on Occasion of the Death of the Rev. Mr. Gershom Mendes Seixas (Philadelphia, 1816) was the first Jewish sermon printed in the United States.

1814/09/17 - Keely, St. Sebastian to Rabbi Emanuel Nunes Carvalho, Bill of Sale for a male slave named Sandy. South Carolina Archives Series No. S213003, Volume 41, page 231

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Emanuel Nunes Carvalho, Rev.'s Timeline

November 14, 1770
London, United Kingdom
March 20, 1817
Age 46
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States