Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century

Will Extract
Reference NA826
Family Name MONSANTO
Forenames Esther Mendes
Probate Date 1795 (19 Oct)
Address Kingston, Jamaica.
Occupation Widow
Spouse Moses Mendes Monsanto, Merchant of Westmorland, Jamaica.
Children Simha Mendes Cunha; Luna the wife of Jacob Bravo, Merchant of Kingston; Rebecca the wife of Abraham Tavaros jr.; Abigail the wife of Daniel Tavaros;
Grandchildren Granddaughter, Rebecca the wife of Emanuel Tavaros; Isaac the son of Abraham Tavaros; Jacob the son of Mordecai Posoa? (brother of Mordecai is Jacob); Judith the wife of Benjamin Tavaros jr. and the daughter of Daniel Tavaros; Esther Posoa? (funds to purchase four negro slaves). Abigail the wife of Daniel Tavaros; Moses Mendes Monsanto Cunha (son of Simha); Simha Tavaros a daughter of Rebecca;
Other Relatives Niece, Rebecca Posoa?
Bequests David Bravo
Executors, Administrators Simha Mendes Cunha (widow), Emanuel Baruh Lousada and Jacob Bravo jr.
Witnesses Charles Jonas Solomons, Isaac Rodrigues and J. Hyams.
Notes Husband’s will dated 1770. Mentioned David Furtado executor to will of Daniel Mendes Cunha
NA Cat Ref Prob 11/1266


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