Rebecca is the mother of Levi Strauss, the man famous for the well-known American blue jeans. She is the second wife of Hirsch Jacob Strauss.
After the death of her husband, Rebecca moved to New York City with her children Levi, Matilda, and Fanny. Her stepsons Jonas and Louis had moved to New York earlier and set up a dry goods business called J. Strauss Brother & Co.
Rebecca moved west with her children and is buried in San Francisco, California.
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