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Sarah Moses Alexander (Mrs. Aaron Alexander), 1813-1892
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Sarah Moses Alexander
(Mrs. Aaron Alexander) (1813–1892)

Photographer unknown
Mid-19th century
Opalotype
Private collection

Rebecca and Isaiah Moses’s daughter Sarah married Aaron Alexander, grandson of Beth Elohim’s hazzan Abraham Alexander, in 1836. Soon afterwards the Alexanders moved to Mississippi and then Georgia. Once settled in Atlanta, Sarah taught religious education and primary school. Of their nine children, six died in infancy.

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