Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century

Will Extract
 
Reference NA1217
Family Name De ESPINOSA otherwise De ESPINOSA HENRIQUES
Forenames Guidehon
Probate Date 1740 (5 Sept)
Address Amsterdam
Occupation
Spouse
Parents Joseph d’Espinosa Henriques and Sara de Prado
Siblings Isaac (aka Bernardo d’Espinosa) and Abraham de Espinosa Henriques (deceased). Sister Rachel d’Espinosa aka Rachel d’Espinosa Henriques
Children
Grandchildren
Other Relatives “She” cousins, Sarah, Judic, Barriol? and Maria Jessurun Espinosa daughters of Jacob Jessurun Espinosa; Mrs. Judith Antunes?, daughter of Isaac Autunos? Cousins, Isaac de Prado the son of Joseph de Prado and Isaac, Juda and Aron sons of Jacob de Prado
Bequests
Executors, Administrators The Parnassim of the Synagogue, named as David Mendes Da Costa, Isaac De Pinto, Abraham Da Viga, Jacob Nunes Henriques, Abraham Henriques Periera, Solomon van Jacob Belmonte.
Witnesses John Willem Stratman and Willem Blot. Translated from the Dutch by J. Barels.
Notes Portuguese Synagogue. Asks to be buried in the BethHaim at Ouderkerk next to his brother Abraham “in the eleventh row or division, the fifth sepulchure. Mentioned Francis Pereira of London executor of the testator’s mother’s will dated 1723. He is also a beneficiary in the will of Sara Da Costa widow of Joseph Espinosa Henriques (second marriage of father?). Cousins Juda, Isaac and Aron de Prado are Sephardim Marriages, Amsterdam, certificates, 723-225, 716-75 and 711-344.
NA Cat Ref Prob 11/704

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