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Nathan and Flora Emanuel family Bible

Identifier: Mss 1146

Collection Overview

The collection consists of a family Bible annotated with family genealogy records. Several newspaper obituaries and marriage announcements have been pasted onto pages of the Bible. The Bible was printed in 1845. Genealogy dates range from 1812 to 1939. The bulk of the genealogy records date to the second half of the 19th century.


  • Creation: 1845-1939


Language of Material

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

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Biographical Note

Nathan Emanuel (1812-1888) was born in Richmond, Virginia to a German father and an English mother. He moved to Georgetown, South Carolina, where he married his wife Flora (1817-1889) in 1839. The couple raised their family in Georgetown. Nathan opened and operated a bakery in Georgetown for several decades. Later in life the couple moved to St. Augustine, Florida, where both lived until their deaths.


0.5 linear feet (1 document box)

Collection Arrangement

Materials are described at the box level.

Acquisitions Information

Materials were donated in 2018 by the family of Daisy Emanuel Lewis, granddaughter of Flora and Nathan Emanuel of Georgetown, South Carolina.

Related Materials

Related materials in Special Collections include the Cohen, Emanuel, Moses, and Seixas family papers (Mss 1124).

Processing Information

Processed by Lauren McCarter, March 2022.



Inventory of the Nathan and Flora Emanuel Family Bible, 1845-1939
Processed by: Lauren McCarter; finding aid created by: Lauren McCarter
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Repository Details

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