• Created Date
  • ca. 1864-1875
  • Description
  • David and Huldah Kaufman were among the earliest Jewish settlers in the Seattle area. Their daughter, Sara Kaufman Rucker, born February 27, 1869, was the first Jewish child born in Seattle.Handwritten on verso: David and Huldah Kaufman, post-1863.Note from donor file: David Kaufman was born in Germany in 1833 and died in Seattle in 1912. His wife, Huldah Harris Kaufman was born in 1829, also in Germany, and passed away in Seattle in 1906. Dav... more
    David and Huldah Kaufman were among the earliest Jewish settlers in the Seattle area. Their daughter, Sara Kaufman Rucker, born February 27, 1869, was the first Jewish child born in Seattle.Handwritten on verso: David and Huldah Kaufman, post-1863.Note from donor file: David Kaufman was born in Germany in 1833 and died in Seattle in 1912. His wife, Huldah Harris Kaufman was born in 1829, also in Germany, and passed away in Seattle in 1906. David Kaufman came around the Horn to Victoria, B.C. before 1853. When he was established there he sent to Germany for his boyhood sweetheart, Huldah Harris, and for her mother, Amelia Harris, going to New York, again around the Horn, to meet them. They were married and returned to Victoria. They settled in Seattle in 1868. Before that, he was one of the founders of the first synagogue in Victoria. (His name is inscribed with other founders, on a parchment scroll, the property of the Victoria (B.C.) congregation, and probably now in the National... less
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  • Photograph
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    Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2008