Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century

Will Extract
Reference NA841
Family Name MONSANTO
Forenames Moses Mendes
Probate Date 1772 (13 May)
Address Westmorland, Jamaica.
Occupation Merchant
Spouse Esther Mendes Monsanto
Siblings Sisters, Sima, Esther and Rachel the wife of Jacob Posoa
Children Simha, Luna? (Suna?), Esther, Sarah the wife of Jacob Lopez Henriques, Rebecca the wife of Abraham Tavaros jr., Rachel the wife of Mordecai (Miguel?) Posoa, Abigail the wife of Daniel Tavaros
Grandchildren Rebecca and Rachel Lopez Henriques; David, Aaron and Isaac Tavaros sons of Abraham and Rebecca; Judith Tavaros the daughter of Daniel and Abigail; Esther and Jacob Posoa
Other Relatives Brother-in-law, Miguel Posoa; Sister-in-law, Roza the wife of Diego Da Cunha. Niece, Abigail, Judith, Sara, Esther, Rebecca, Abraham and David, children of Rachel and Jacob Posoa.
Bequests Negro and mulatto slaves given to his wife Esther. A new negro slave to be purchased for his sister Rachel and a new negro slave for each of her daughters. David Ximines and David Samuda, both Merchants of London.
Executors, Administrators Esther Mendes Monsanto, Abraham Tavaros jr., Jacob Lopez Henriques, David Ximines, Hannanel Mendes Da Costa, Merchant of London
Witnesses Joseph Underwood, Richard Dobson, Robert Chambers, Sam. Haywood and Abraham Tavaros Sr.,
NA Cat Ref Prob 11/977


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