Abraham, Chapman, -1783

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Pioneer Jewish merchant who moved first from England to Albany, N.Y, and later to Montreal. He was most likely the first Jew in Detroit, Mich., and survived the Pontiac uprising. He was an United Empire Loyalist. Commonly known as Chapman Abraham; also known as Chapman Abrams.

From the description of Chapman Abraham papers, ca. 1767-1782. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 463629447

From the description of Chapman Abraham mercantile license, 1769 Apr. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 656875895

From the description of Chapman Abraham will, 1783. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 466425957

From the description of Chapman Abraham inventory, 1783. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 466439899

From the description of Chapman Abraham letter, 1778. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 463652155

From the description of Chapman Abraham letter, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 463644527

From the description of Chapman Abraham contract, 1778 Aug. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 466407182

From the description of Chapman Abraham deed, 1776. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 467966666

From the description of Chapman Abraham correspondence, 1769 June 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 656876071

Pioneer Jewish merchant who moved first from England to Albany, N.Y, and later to Montréal. He was most likely the first Jew in Detroit, Mich., and survived the Pontiac uprising. He was an United Empire Loyalist. Commonly known as Chapman Abraham; also known as Chapman Abrams.

From the description of Chapman Abraham correspondence, 1776 June 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 474963724

Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Benoit, Marie, fl. 1778. person
correspondedWith Edgar, William, 1739-1820 person
associatedWith Goepper, George. person
correspondedWith Goppa, George person
correspondedWith Haldimand, Frederick, Sir, 1718-1791 person
correspondedWith Sterling, James, 1701?-1763. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Canada
North America
Canada
Québec (Province)--Montréal
United States
North America
Canada
Québec (Province)--Montréal
Québec (Province)--Montréal
Canada
Montréal (Québec)
Canada
Canada
Michigan
North America
Québec (Québec)
Montréal (Québec)
Michigan--Detroit
Canada
United States
North America
Subject
Debtor and creditor
Power of attorney
Real property
Household employees
United Empire loyalists
Indians of North America
Indians of North America--Commerce
Occupation
Jewish merchants--Michigan--Detroit
Jewish merchants--Québec (Province)--Montréal
United Empire loyalists
Jewish merchants--North America
Jewish merchants
Landowners--Michigan--Detroit
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Person

Death 1783

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