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Tobias Jacob Ezekiel (Posnanki)

Birthdate: (45)
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Government of Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Death: July 19, 1832 (45)
New York, NY, United States
Place of Burial: New York, New York County, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Jacob Ezechiel Posnanki and Rebecca Tobias Ezekiel
Husband of Hannah Ezekiel
Father of Rebecca Ezekiel; Abram Tobias Ezekiel; Jacob Ezekiel; Naphtali Judah Ezekiel; Amelia Ezekiel and 6 others
Brother of Sellie Sprints Jacob Jokeb Posnanki; Sara Jacob / Jokeb Posnanki; Ezekiel Jacob Ezekiel; Abraham Jacob / Jokeb Posnanki; Mietje Glik Jacob Jokeb Posnanki and 5 others

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About Tobias Jacob Ezekiel

'Circumcisions and Births in Amsterdam 1697-1811, by Jits v.Straten': on 16 Aw 5546 [10 Aug 1786] - circumcision of Tuvia ben Jokeb Schreiber.

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Tobias was an outfitter of sailing ships. He emigrated to Philadelphia in 1804 and married into the pioneer New York Isaaks family. In 1807 he arrived in Richmond and immediately joined the Richmond Blues in the defense of the city against the British vessel HMS Leopard, which had fired on the USS Chesapeake in Chesapeake Bay and threatened to take the port of Portsmouth by force.

The forerunners: Dutch Jewry in the North American diaspora by Robert P. Swierenga, page 52

Tobias marched from Richmond to Portsmouth with the Richmond Blues when the company was called out by Thomas Jefferson, Governor of Virginia in what was known as the war of 1807.

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1810 census: New York Ward 6, New York, New York, United States

1820 census: New York Ward 8, New York, New York

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War of 1812

  • Name: Tobias Ezekiel
  • Company: 1 BATT'N ART'Y (LATE 9 REG'T), NEW YORK.
  • Rank - Induction: PRIVATE
  • Rank - Discharge: PRIVATE
  • Roll Box: 68
  • Microfilm Publication: M602

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New York Evening Post, July 21, 1832

Yesterday Tobias Ezekiel natie of Amsterdam in 42nd yr.

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Tobias Jacob Ezekiel's Timeline

1786
August 3, 1786
Amsterdam, Government of Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
1811
1811
Age 24
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States
1816
March 14, 1816
Age 29
New York, New York, NY, United States
1818
October 20, 1818
Age 32
New York, New York, United States
1819
November 7, 1819
Age 33
New York
1820
1820
Age 33
New York, New York, United States
1823
December 23, 1823
Age 37
New York, New York, United States
December 23, 1823
Age 37
New York, New York, United States