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Rebecca (Haas) Strauss (abt. 1800 - 1869)

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Rebecca Strauss formerly Haas aka Haas
Born about in Bavaria, Germanymap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 1820 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 18 May 2020 | Created 22 Apr 2013 | Last significant change: 18 May 2020
21:18: Abby (Brown) Glann edited the data for Rebecca (Haas) Strauss (abt.1800-1869). (Merged Strauss-198 into Haas-3025: [Thank Abby for this]
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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.



Thank you to Julie Arnold for creating WikiTree profile Strauss-198 through the import of 712bbh_220634bb2w9b7m11i5zbv2.ged on Apr 19, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Julie and others.

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Rebecca is 27 degrees from Donald Howard, 19 degrees from Julia Howe and 23 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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