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  • Menachem Nachum Reib (c.1830 - d.)
    Here is the evidence for his given name from immigrants from Belogorodka, Volhynia who used the surname Reib or had descendants who re-took the surname Reib, whose descendants share significant DNA, an...
  • Jeannette Baruch (1857 - 1934)
    The 1910 Census gives birthplace of both Jeannete's parents as Michigan and that of her children as Ohio. Quite bizarre.
  • David Friedman (1893 - 1964)
    Birth: Mar. 17, 1893 Death: Oct. 28, 1964 Dave Friedman, about 78 years of age, retired merchant of Columbus, Miss., died in his sleep on Wednesday night, October 28, following an extended illness....
  • August Cahn (1852 - 1904)
    Birth: Aug. 15, 1852 New Orleans Orleans Parish Louisiana, USA Death: Jan. 16, 1904 Dallas Dallas County Texas, USA Son of Bonhomme Cahn and Caroline Myers. August Cahn, who died at 12 o'cloc...
  • Lena Lorch (1872 - 1944)
    Birth: Oct. 8, 1872 Jackson Hinds County Mississippi, USA Death: Jul. 13, 1944 Dallas Dallas County Texas, USA Daughter of A. Wolf and Caroline Weil.

This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Mississippi.

Some references:

Turitz, Leo E. and Evelyn, Jews in Early Mississippi. Jackson, University Press of Mississippi, 2nd ed. (c) 1995.

Mississippi History Now: Jews in Mississippi

"The Alsace-Lorraine Jewish Experience in Louisiana and the Gulf South" by Anny Bloch-Raymond

Vicksburg, Mississippi

Aberdeen, Mississippi

Greenville, Mississippi