Jewish Residents of Washington, D.C.

Description

Jewish residents of Washington, D.C. during the Civil War
Note: Washington has changed its street-numbering system, so the addresses listed are not the same as today’s. Addresses listed are the first time someone is found in the City Directory.

Name Age Occupation Place of Birth Home Location Business Location
Abraham, Levi 49 Merchant Poland
Abraham, Elizabeth 18 Poland
Abraham, Abraham 16 Clerk Poland
Abraham, Samuel 14 Poland
Abraham, Isaac 12 England
Abraham, Jacob 8 New York
Abraham, Loman 4 New York
Abraham, Mark 3 New York
Adler, Adolph Merchant Germany Adler & Bro. Fancy Goods, 439 7th Street west (1860)
Adler, Henry 23 Merchant Germany Adler & Bro. Fancy Goods, 439 7th Street west (1860)
Adler, Morris 62 Clerk Germany Ordnance Bureau (1862)
Adler, Morris J. 25 Merchant
Adler, Stella 18 Milliner Germany
Alexander, Isaac 46 Jeweler Bavaria [Germany] 240 Pennsylvania Avenue (1862)
Barr, Berman 74 Retired Germany
Barr, Isaac 26 Merchant Germany 478 I Street south (1860)
Barr, Levi 26 Merchant Germany 478 I Street south (1860)
Baum, Henry
Baum, Leonard Doctor 407 11th Street west (1860)
Baumgarten, Julius 40 Engraver Hanover [Germany] 499 7th Street west (1860)
Behrend, Adajah 19 Hospital Steward Rodenberg [Germany]
Behrend, Amnon 26 Merchant Rodenberg [Germany] Behrend Brothers, 443 7th Street west (1860)
Behrend, Sarah
Behrend, Bendiza 33 Merchant Rodenberg [Germany] Gotthelf and Behrend Fancy Goods, 414 7th Street west (1860)
Behrend, Emma Pribram Milliner 420 7th Street west (1862)
Behrend, Bernhard 67 Rodenberg [Germany]
Behrend, Mathilda 18
Behrend, Elon 31 Merchant Rodenberg [Germany] Behrend Brothers, 443 7th Street west (1860)
Behrend, Henrietta
Benjamin, Judah P. 49 Senator St. Croix 1 Madison Place (1860)
Biggardt, Isaac Boarding House Owner 374 D Street north (1865)
Binswanger, Augustus Clothier M. Rosenbach & Company, 344 Pennsylvania Ave. (1862)
Boyer, John 30 Pawnbroker Poland 500 10th Street west (1862)
Berliner, Israel 16 Clerk Maryland 414 Pennsylvania Avenue (1862)
Berliner, Jonas 16 Clerk Germany
Blout, Henry 27 Merchant Germany Millinery, 401 7th Street west (1860)
Cohen, J.H. Shoes Pennsylvania Avenue (1860)
Cohen, Mark 489 L Street north (1862)
Cohen, Levi 38 Shoemaker Poland Boots and Shoes, 117 Pennsylvania Avenue (1860)
Cohen, Lena 33 Germany H Street north, between 18th Street & 19th Street west (1862)
Cohen, Rachael 10 Maryland H Street north, between 18th Street & 19th Street west (1862)
Cohen, Mathilda 8 District of Columbia H Street north, between 18th Street & 19th Street west (1862)
Cohen, Fannie 5 District of Columbia H Street north, between 18th Street & 19th Street west (1862)
Cohen, Amelia 2 District of Columbia H Street north, between 18th Street & 19th Street west (1862)
Cohen, Morris 27 Clerk, Clothier Prussia [Germany] 224 G Street north (1862)
Cohenheim, Max Editor Baden [Germany] The Columbia, 7th Street & Louisiana Avenue (1865)
Colman, Henry 33 Merchant Austria
Colman, Moses 24 Merchant Austria
David, Abraham 27 Merchant Germany Clothing, 263 7th Street west (1860)
DeLeon, David C. 42 Surgeon United States
DeLeon, Edwin 38 Lawyer United States
DeLeon, Thomas C. 23 Civil Engineer United States Clerk, Topographical Bureau (1860)
Fisher, Abraham 15 Clerk Maryland
Fisher, Morris 35 Shoemaker Germany Boots and Shoes, 287 Pennsylvania Avenue (1860)
Fishman, Hester 18 Milliner Maryland
Fishman, Solomon 42 Merchant Germany Dry Goods, 391 7th Street west (1860)
Freirich, Charles 24 Tobacconist Baden [Germany] 7th Street & Maryland Avenue, SW (1860)
Gants, Samuel 44 Merchant Germany
Gasdorf, Bernard Fancy Goods, 561 H Street north (1865)
Gassenheimer, Leopold 29 Merchant Germany Hats, Caps, & Gents’ Furnishing Store, 385 7th Street west (1862)
Glick, Jonas Clothier 422 & 276 Pennsylvania Avenue (1860)
Goldsmith, Simon 32 Merchant Germany 355 7th Street west
Goldstein, Samuel/Selig 46 Pawnbroker Russia 493 Massachusetts Avenue (1865)
Goldstein, Rebecca 45 Russia 493 Massachusetts Avenue (1865)
Goldstein, Sarah 6 New York 493 Massachusetts Avenue (1865)
Goldstein, Levi 3 New York 493 Massachusetts Avenue (1865)
Gotthelf, Nathan 29 Merchant Hanover [Germany] Gotthelf & Behrend Fancy Goods, 414 7th Street west (1860)
Gotthelf, Julia Hanover [Germany] 414 7th Street west (1860)
Grossmayer, Nathan Merchant 274 Pennsylvania Avenue (1862)
Gutman, Manuel 32 Merchant Germany
Hamlein/Hamlin, Joseph Merchant 554 New Jersey Avenue (1860)
Hammerschlag, C. Baker & Confectioner 432 7th Street west & 409 Center Market (1862)
Hammerschlag, Herman 32 Paper Box Maker Hanover [Germany] 404 7th Street west (1860)
Hammerschlag, Nathan Baker & Confectioner 432 7th Street west & 409 Center Market (1862)
Hammerschlag, Siegfred Baker & Confectioner 432 7th Street west & 409 Center Market (1862)
Hart, Abraham 29 Attorney Osthoven [Germany] Wolf & Hart, 344 Pennsylvania Avenue at 7th Street west (1865)
Hart, Swope Bertha 565 12th Street west (1865)
Hartogensis, S. Edward 22 Clothier Netherlands 683 7th Street west (1865)
Hartogensis, Fanny 21 Housekeeper Baden [Germany] 683 7th Street west (1865)
Heller, Simon 29 Merchant Germany Millinery, 34 Market Space (1860)
Herman, Abraham Clothier 415 7th Street west (1865)
Herman, Jacob
Herzberg, Isaac Pawnbroker 429 Pennsylvania Avenue (1860)
Hochherz, William Hotel Operator Clinton Hotel, 429 Pennsylvania Avenue (1862)
Horwitz, Phineas J. 38 Surgeon, U.S. Navy Maryland 444 12th Street west (1860)
Joseph, Joseph 40 Merchant Baden [Germany] Boots and Shoes, 619 8th Street east (1860)
Joseph, Barbara 49 Housekeeper Bavaria [Germany] 556 9th Street east (1860)
Joseph, Barbara 14 Baden [Germany] 556 9th Street east (1860)
Joseph, Simon 12 Baden [Germany] 556 9th Street east (1860)
Joseph, Solomon 10 Baden [Germany] 556 9th Street east (1860)
Joseph, Miner 7 Baden [Germany] 556 9th Street east (1860)
Kaufman, Aaron 26 Merchant Germany Aaron & J Boots and Shoes, 510 7th Street west (1860)
Kaufman, Benjamin Clothier 394 D Street north (1860)
Kaufman, Emanuel 25 Merchant Germany
Kaufman, Isaac 60 Merchant Germany Dry Goods, 219 H Street north
Kaufman, Jonas Clothier 410 & 478 Pennsylvania Avenue (1865)
Kaufman, Wolf 19 Clerk Germany
King, Henry 24 Merchant Germany Millinery and Fancy Goods, 294 Pennsylvania Avenue (1860)
King, Samuel 21 Merchant Germany Millinery and Fancy Goods, 289 Pennsylvania Avenue (1860)
Kohn, Alois Boarding House Owner 251 Pennsylvania Avenue (1865)
Lansburgh, Solomon Clergyman Prussia [Germany] Synagogue, 369 4th Street West (1860)
Lansburgh, Gustav 21 Merchant Hamburg [Germany] Lansburgh M & Bro. Fancy Goods Agency, 322 C Street north (1860)
Lansburgh, Max 11 Merchant Lansburgh M & Bro. Fancy Goods Agency, 322 C Street north (1860)
Lesser, G.H. Home: 548 Pennsylvania Avenue. (1865)
Levy, Harry Moneylender 414 Pennsylvania Avenue (1862)
Levy, Lawrence 35 Teacher Pennsylvania
Levy, Serf
Liebermann, Charles 48 Doctor Russia
Loewenthal, Julius Attorney 207 Pennsylvania Avenue opposite Williard’s (1865)
Lulley, Emmanuel Clothier Hungary 389 7th Street west (1860)
Lulley, Cecelia 389 7th Street west (1860)
Lyon, Jacob 29 Treasury Dept. Laborer Bremen [Germany] 12 Ohio Avenue (1867)
Lyons, Ellis Clothier 540 Pennsylvania Avenue (1865)
May, Myer Boarding House Owner Boots & Shoes, 344 7th Street west (1865)
Meyenberg, Solomon 32 Merchant Hanover [Germany] Furs, 48 Market Space (1862)
Meyenberg, Wolf Merchant Hanover [Germany] Furs, 48 Market Space (1862)
Moses, Henry
Mundheim, Simon 59 Shochet (ritual butcher) Hanover [Germany] 349 Pennsylvania Avenue (1865)
Mundheim, Hannah 55 Housekeeper Hanover [Germany] 349 Pennsylvania Avenue (1865)
Mundheim, Theresa 25 Hanover [Germany] 349 Pennsylvania Avenue (1865)
Mundheim, Sara Hanover [Germany] 349 Pennsylvania Avenue (1865)
Nathan, Joseph Merchant Nathan & Windholz, Columbia Garden, 559 12th Street (1865)
Nordlinger, Bernard 29 Merchant France Nordlinger & Brother, 114 Bridge Street, Georgetown (1866)
Nordlinger, Wolf Merchant France Nordlinger & Brother, 114 Bridge Street, Georgetown (1866)
Oppenheimer, Leopold 33 Merchant Germany Clothing, 300 Pennsylvania Avenue (1860)
Oppenheimer, Emma 32 Housekeeper Baden [Germany] 300 Pennsylvania Avenue (1860)
Oppenheimer, Sam 9 District of Columbia 300 Pennsylvania Avenue (1860)
Oppenheimer, Henry 7 District of Columbia 300 Pennsylvania Avenue (1860)
Oppenheimer, Sampson 5 District of Columbia 300 Pennsylvania Avenue (1860)
Oppenheimer, Isaac 3 District of Columbia 300 Pennsylvania Avenue (1860)
Oppenheimer, Caroline 2 District of Columbia 300 Pennsylvania Avenue (1860)
Oppenheimer, Manassas 40 Secondhand Clothier Bavaria [Germany]
Oppenheimer, Morris 27 Merchant Germany Clothing, 74 Louisiana Avenue (1860)
Oppenheimer, Hannah 33 Baden [Germany]
Oppenheimer, Simon 4 District of Columbia
Oppenheimer, Gustav 2 District of Columbia
Peyser, Jacob 29 Clothier Prussia [Germany]
Peyser, Henriette 28 Domestic Baden [Germany] 311 7th Street west (1865)
Peyser, Henry 4 Virginia 311 7th Street west (1865)
Peyser, Eli 2 Virginia 311 7th Street west (1865)
Phillips, Philip 53 Lawyer South Carolina 462 16th Street west (1860)
Phillips, Eugenia Levy 41 South Carolina 462 16th Street west (1860)
Pinkus, Michael 35 Laborer Germany
Poppers, Leon Merchant Netherlands 15 13½ Street west (1866)
Rice, Abraham 45 Merchant Germany 498 10th Street west (1860)
Rice, Louis 18 Clerk Germany Boots and Shoes, 8th & I Streets, SE (1860)
Rosenthal, Emil 33 Merchant Germany Shoes, Pennsylvania Avenue (1860)
Rosenthal, Emanuel 29 Merchant Germany
Rothschild, William Restauranteur 295 Pennsylvania Avenue (1862)
Samstag, M. 29 Merchant Germany Samstag and Hess Ales, Wines, &c., 10th Street west & Pennsylvania Avenue (1865)
Samstag, Samuel Milliner 512 7th Street west (1860)
Sanger, Raphael 25 Clothier Bavaria [Germany] 297 7th Street west (1865)
Schlosberg, Bernard 18 Peddler Lithuania
Schloss, Jacob 20 Merchant Maryland
Schwartz, Joseph 44 Clerk Germany 222 22nd Street west (1860)
Seldner, Lewis Clothier Lewis Seldner & Co., 296, 346, 400 Pennsylvania Avenue (1862)
Seldner, Eva Clothier Lewis Seldner & Co., 296, 346, 400 Pennsylvania Avenue (1862)
Sickle, Max 29 Merchant Germany Millinery and Fancy Goods, Pennsylvania Avenue & 8th Street west (1860)
Sickle, Rose 20 Milliner Germany
Sickle, Sophie 23 Milliner Germany
Siegel, Moses Milliner Millinery & Fancygoods, 102 4 ½ Street west (1862)
Silverberg, Bernard Merchant Fancy Dry Goods Store, 427 7th Street west (1865)
Solomon, Benjamin 28 Cigar Manufacturer England 368 F Street north (1860)
Solomons, Adolphus 34 Books/Stationery New York Philp & Solomons, 332 Pennsylvania Avenue (1860)
Solomons, Rachel Seixas Phillips
Strasburger, Henry 20 Pawnbroker Germany
Strasburger, Jacob C. 26 Watch Repairman Germany
Strasburger, Zody 17 Pawnbroker
Straus, Abraham 27 Merchant Germany Clothing, 320 D Street north (1860)
Straus, Leopold 18 Clerk Germany
Strauss, S.J.
Strauss, Solomon Clothier 219 & 567 7th Street west (1865)
Waldheimer, Marcus J. MJ Waldheimer & Company, 15th Street west & Pennsylvania Avenue (1865)
Weil, Rev. S. 23 Clergyman Germany
Weinberger, Levi 16 Clerk Maryland Clothing, 237 7th Street west (1865)
Weyl, Max 23 Watchmaker Württemberg [Germany] 3rd Street & Pennsylvania Avenue (1861)
Weyl, Miriam Raff
Wolf, William Clerk 520 Pennsylvania Avenue (1865)
Wolf, Simon 24 Lawyer Wolf & Hart, 344 Pennsylvania Avenue at 7th Street west (1865)
Wolfsheimer, Sam 23 Merchant Germany Clothing, 614 8th Street east, and Millinery, 605 8th Street east (1860)
Yulee, David Levy 50 Senator St. Thomas 262 I Street north (1860)
Zacharie, Isachar 33 Doctor England