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Abram S. Wolf-Rosenbach,

Attorney at Law, Philadelphia, Pa.

AARON, JONAS – First known Jewish resident of Philadelphia; mentioned in an article entitled "A Philadelphia Business Directory of 1703," by Charles H. Browning, published in "The American Historical Register," April, 1895. There the name of...
AARON SOLOMON – Merchant of Philadelphia, Pa., who, about 1777, signed an agreement to take the colonial paper currency sanctioned by King George III. in place of gold and silver. He left Philadelphia for Europe in 1785.Bibliography: H. P....
AARONSBURG – A post village situated in Haines township, Center county, Pennsylvania, founded by Aaron Levy in 1786, and named for him. In June, 1779, Aaron Levy bought of a Mr. Wetzel a tract in Center county known as the Alexander Grant...