Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century
|Probate Date||1853 (26 Oct)|
|Address||Parish of St. Margaret, Rochester, Kent.|
|Children||John Lewis Levy, Charles Levy (deceased), Hester Myers and Hannah Cotton|
|Grandchildren||Elizabeth Levy (daughter of John Lewis Levy); Elizabeth, Hannah and Mary Ann Cotton daughters of Edward Cotton, Leah Levy daughter of Charles Levy; Sarah Myers, Isaac Levy Myers, Angel Myers and Elizabeth Myers|
|Other Relatives||Son-in-law, Edward Cotton (spouse Hannah), Draper of Rochester|
|Bequests||The sons and daughters of the late Joseph Hyams; the sons and daughters of Abraham Hyams and the sons and daughters of Moses Hyams|
|Executors, Administrators||John Lewis Levy and Edward Cotton|
|Witnesses||Richard Rail, Solicitor of Rochester and John T. Rail his clerk|
|Notes||Synagogue at Chatham. See Survey 1851, ID. 3210 and also Nick Cotton, Levys of Rochester & Chatham, Kent, Engl 1781+, “The parents of Hannah Cotton (nee Levy) 1810-1855 are now known to be Isaac Levy 1781-1840, dealer in marine stores, and Sarah Levy (likely nee Hyams) 1784-1853. They had four children: Hester 1805-1890 who married Daniel Meyers; John Lewis Levy 1806-1871 who married Mary Ann Coles; Charles Levy 1807-(between 1844/1852); and Hannah who married Edward Cotton.
It is also known that Isaac Levy had a younger brother, Samuel, and it is thought that Isaac’s wife Sarah had three brothers Abraham, Joseph and Moses Hyams”.
This is the marriage between Gedaliah Myers (son of Angel Myers senior) and Esther Levy
BSNSK 055 Marriage 1824 [Sept 15]
Esther bat Isaac Eizak
Gedaliah b. Asher Anshel HaLevi
|NA Cat Ref||Prob 11/2179|