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date: 20 September 2019

Wolff, Josephlocked

(1795–1862)
  • E. I. Carlyle
  • , revised by Todd M. Endelman

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Wolff, Joseph (1795–1862), missionary and traveller, son of David Levi, rabbi, and his wife, Sarah, daughter of Isaac Lipchowitz of Bretzfeld, was born at Weilersbach, near Forchheim and Bamberg, in Franconia. Given the name Wolff at his circumcision eight days after his birth, he took the forename ...

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