Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century

Will Extract
Reference NA894
Family Name De MORAIS
Forenames Sarah
Probate Date 1691 (4 Dec)
Spouse Anthony Rodrigues de Morais
Children David, Elias, Hannah, Rebecca, Eleanor and Isaac.
Other Relatives
Executors, Administrators Eleanor de Morais
Witnesses Rebecca Do****?, Thomas Hawes and G. Paul, notary.
Notes Translated from the French. Census of 1695 records Rebecca, Hannah and Eleanor COLAA 040, 41 and 42. 17th century admissions include: Abraham de Morais [fl.1666]
Esther de Morais [d.1665] Rahel de Morais [d.1665]. According to Halevy the name was originally Machorro and he records a Jacob Machorro who died in 1652. This Jacob also used the name Pedro Rodrigues deMoraes / Morais.

NA Cat Ref LMA Ref: DCP/K/C/06/MS 25628/32 No51.


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