Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century

Will Extract
Reference NA107
Family Name ELKIN
Forenames Solomon
Probate Date 1832 (21 Sept)
Address Kingston, Jamaica
Spouse Judith
Children Daughters Rose Kopman of New York, Sarah Lewin of London, Priscilla Hime of Kingston and Catherine Alexander (husband Joseph) of Kingston
Grandchildren Grand-daughter Priscilla Elkin Alexander
Other Relatives
Bequests Slaves left to his wife Judith, except Mary a young mulatto girl the daughter of Betsy Benton? who is given to his granddaughter Priscilla.
Executors, Administrators Samuel Milhado, Joseph Alexander and Benjamin Lopes Alves.
Witnesses M. Brett, J. Gray and John Phillips
Notes The will was contested in 1859,Gazette 22300, in a cause Banner against Hime, and others, claiming to be the heir-at-law of, and next of kin to Solomon Elkin, (children and other issue of Sarah Lewin, Rose Kopman, Priscilla Hime, and Catherine Alexander).
NA Cat Ref Prob 11/1805


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