The saga of an American Jewish family since the Revolution : a history of the family of Jonas Phillips / Samuel Rezneck ; foreword by Malcolm H. Stern.

Author
Rezneck, Samuel [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Washington, D.C. : University Press of America, c1980.
Description
xi, 227 p. ; 22 cm.

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Subject(s)
Summary note
Jonas Phillips (1736-1803) immigrated from Germany to Charleston, South Carolina, moving to Albany, New York in 1761 and then to New York City, where he married Rebecca Machado in 1762. The family moved to Philadelphia in 1774. Descendants lived in New York, Pennsylvania, California and elsewhere.
Notes
Includes index.
Bibliographic references
Bibliography: p. 214-220.
Contents
  • Genealogical and other factors: two centuries
  • Origins and founding of the Phillips family in eighteenth century America: the patriarchal Jonas Phillips
  • The second generation of the Phillips family: the sons of Jonas and Rebecca Phillips
  • Succeeding generations of the Phillips family in New York
  • The descendants of Zalegman Phillips in Philadelphia
  • The maverick of the Phillips family: Uriah P. Levy
  • The rest of the Levy family: Jonas P. Levy and his descendants
  • The shining light of the Phillips family: Mordecai Manuel Noah
  • Noah's life and career continued
  • THe literary production of the Phillips family
  • Epilogue: the Phillips family thrives in a land of opportunity.
ISBN
  • 0819109398 :
  • 0819109401 (pbk.) :
LCCN
^^^79006725^
OCLC
5830163
RCP
H - S
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