|Birthplace:||Bečov, Most District, Ústí nad Labem Region, Czech Republic|
|Death:||Died in St. Louis, Missouri, United States|
|Place of Burial:||St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, United States|
|Managed by:||Randy Schoenberg|
About Nathan Abeles
From St. Louis abstracts of Wills: Daniel Block Book E page 151-152, F. #4056
I. Witzkowsky Joseph Katz (wit & adm) Joseph Rostpall Moses Epstine (wit) Daniel Sicher Louis Swartzkopf (wit) Herman Kohn Simon Schnurmacher Johann Fleischmann Adolph Wachtl Daniel Winkler Mates Pollak Herman Block A. Abeles Sarah Block
List of names which appear to be accounts to be settled:
J. Witzowoky $18.00 Total sums $627.26 Jozef Rosezpall 25.00 Daniel Sioha 50.00 A. Abeles & Taussig 125.00 Herman Kohn 50.00 Herman Block 108.00 Simon Shoe... macher 96.26 Johann Fleishmann 50.00 Adolph Wachtt 50.00 Daniel Winkler 25.00 Mates Pollak 5.00 Witnesses: Joseph Faltz, Moses Epstein, & Louis Schwarzkopf
Abeles and Taussig were merchants of some renown. Nathan Abeles had come over from Bohemia before 1839 and was married to a Taussig daughter. His brother Adolph was also involved in the grocery business. He was elected to the Missouri State Legislature in 1855 but died before taking office. Ehrlich, Zion in theValley, page 156.
Nathan Abeles ran Abeles and Kohn Clothing, 112 N. Main, St. Louis. Ehrlich, page 46.
Nathan Abeles was part of the first minyan in St. Louis, in 1836. He was on a committee to acquire land for the first Jewish cemetery in St.Louis in 1840. Ehrlich page 52.
Nathan Abeles was part of the group of men called the founding fathers of United Hebrew Congregation in 1842.