Rebecca Washington Nathan Cardozo & Rowena Nathan Morrison

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Rebecca Washington Nathan and Rowena Nathan were two of the fifteen children born to Sarah Mendes and Isaac Mendes Seixas Nathan. Part of New York’s Sephardic elite, the family belonged to Congregation Shearith Israel.

In 1854 Rebecca married Albert Jacob Cardozo a lawyer who would go on to serve a controversial stint on the New York Supreme Court. They had seven children, including Albert Cardozo, Jr. and future Supreme Court justice Benjamin Cardozo.

Rowena married the English-born Lewis M. Morrison in 1851. They had ten children.

Rebecca Washington Nathan Cardozo & Rowena Nathan Morrison

c. 1850
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