Inscription 15904504 - Jacob Josephson

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Jacob

Josephson

21 Apr 1782

M

Breslau

Prussia / Poland

6 Dec 1845

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V1845693 30B/1845

Erica Knower

Erica Knower

No plaque found on family vault. Jacob Josephson, born 21 Apr 1782 in Breslau, Prussia (now Wroclaw Poland) and died 6 Dec 1845 in Marrickville Sydney, buried in St Peter’s Petersham was the son of Joseph Lazarus Josephson and Rachel Tachyczowski. Sentenced in Oxford England on 13 Oct 1817 to 14 years transportation for having stolen property and forged bank notes in his possesion. Listed as Hebrew Teacher, 5’ 4” with dark ruddy complexion, black hair and dark eyes. A silver smith and jeweller, he was also a teacher for the Society for the Propagation of Christanity to the Jews. He arrived in Sydney NSW on 15 May 1818 on the Neptune and in October 1818 open a jewellers shop in Pitt St Sydney and received a conditional pardon on the 30 Jun 1820. He was frequently involved in legal and business scandals, imprisoned in 1827 for bankruptcy he later became an innkeeper in Penrith and later Newcastle. He purchased Enmore House in 1841,

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Joseph Lazarus

Josephson

Rachel

Tachyczowski

Emma

Moss

15904419

Joshua Frey, Isaac John& Manual Francis.

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