Nathan was the oldest son of Azariah Reuben and Amelia Reuben (Reuben) of Jamaica.
He was Jewish and had became a naturalized American in 1876. He was survived by his 2nd wife, Catherine Hannah Applegate and four children. His 1st wife, Laura, and son, Milton, died of diphtheria by 1880, in the city of Philadelphia, PA Of his family of origin, he was survived by his mother, Amelia Reuben of Philadelphia and Kingston, Jamaica, three brothers:
Louis Reuben of Phila., PA,
Naphtali Reuben of Phila., PA and Jamaica (my Great-grandfather)
Solomon Reuben of Phila., PA and Kingston, Jamaica
and two sisters:
Zillah Reuben Mordecai of St Thomas, Jamaica
and Adah Reuben of Kingston, Jamaica.
thanks to Ardyth (Ardy) Ness