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Simon Nathan

Birthplace: Frome, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in New York, NY, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Judah Nathan
Husband of Grace Mendes Nathan
Father of Isaac Mendes Seixas Nathan; Rebecca Washington Cardozo; Benjamin Nathan and Grace Lyons

Managed by: Judith Ann Berlowitz
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About Simon Nathan

Simon was the first of the family in America. He sided with the Revolutionists and was one of a number of Jews who left New York during the British occupation. In Philadelphia he helped raise funds for the building of its first synagogue, the Mikveh Israel. His name appears in the first New York City directory (1786) as a real estate owner. He was a trustee of Cong. Shearith Israel, New York City, from 1786-90.

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Simon Nathan's Timeline

Frome, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
May 24, 1785
Age 39
New York, NY, USA
September 8, 1822
Age 76
New York, NY, USA