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Ezekiel Jacob Ezekiel (Posnanki)

Birthplace: Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Death: January 03, 1831 (47)
Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, United States
Place of Burial: Spruce Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Jacob Ezechiel Posnanki and Rebecca Tobias Ezekiel
Husband of Hannah Rebecca Ezekiel
Father of Martha Ezekiel; Jacob Ezekiel; Adeline Hyneman and Eleazer Ezekiel (died young)
Brother of Sellie Sprints Jacob Jokeb Posnanki; Sara Jacob / Jokeb Posnanki; Tobias Jacob Ezekiel; Abraham Jacob / Jokeb Posnanki; Mietje Glik Jacob Jokeb Posnanki and 5 others

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About Ezekiel Jacob Ezekiel

'Circumcisions and Births in Amsterdam 1697-1811, by Jits v.Straten':

on 20 Tishrei 5544 - birth of Yecheskel ben Jokeb, son-in-law of Tuvia ben Jacob Emden

on 29 Tishrei 5544 - circumcision of Yecheskel ben Jokeb.


Married 1807 Amsterdam, dtb 656/33; parents groom: Jacob Ezechiel & Rebecca Tobias; witn.bride: f.Eliaser Joseph Israel.

Tnaim acharonim in act 5568/16 on 23 Shevat 5568;

groom: Yecheskel ben k"h Jokeb m.h.l; bride: Rivka bat k"h Leizer Cohen m.h.l;

The ketuba shall be the amount of the bride's dowry plus what she inherits from the estate of her grandfather pu k"h Joseph ben k"h Yechiel Haas z.l. with another fl. 1000,- added; this estate is yet in the hands of the guardians; the bride brings with her house utensils and movables, which are evaluated as agreed upon by both sides, to be worth fl. 400,-; and furthermore she will inherit from her grandfather's estate; and all other details will be as specified in the marriage contract made up before notary J.Ch.Meyer and witnesses on Jul 27th, 1807; brothers groom: Ozer, Abraham, Joseph, and not-attending Tuvia, and small Itsak.

(at a later time it became evident, that the bride was already pregnant at the time of marriage). to: Rebecca Eliaser Leizer Cohen, birth 1784 Amsterdam, daughter of Eliaser Leizer Joseph Juzpe Cohen and Matje Joseph Michiel


Jacob Ezekiel adopted the last name Posnanski on 6 Jan 1812 in Amsterdam; then living at Zwanenburgerstr. 54, with 6 sons and 5 daughters:

sons: Ezechiel, 26 yrs, Tobias, 24 yrs, Abraham, 23 yrs, Joseph, 19 yrs, Asser, 17 yrs. and Isaac, 14 yrs.old; daughters: Sellie, 28 yrs, Sara, 24 yrs, Marianne, 23 yrs, Betje, 18 yrs. and Rachel, 16 yrs.old.


Immigrated c. 1811

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Ezekiel Jacob Ezekiel's Timeline

October 16, 1783
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
July 24, 1809
Utrecht, Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
June 28, 1812
Baker's Court, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
May 10, 1815
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, United States
Budd Street near Poplar Lane, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States
January 3, 1831
Age 47
Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, United States
January 4, 1831
Age 47
Mikveh Israel Cemetery., near wall - No gravestone extant, Spruce Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States