Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century

Will Extract
Reference NA139
Family Name GOLDSMID
Forenames Moses
Probate Date 1779 (23 Aug)
Address Westpoor Street, Amsterdam
Spouse Judith Benjamins Jacob Levy
Siblings Aron Goldsmid and his wife Keetje Abraham de Vries of London (says that Keetje is also known as Anna Goldsmid. Sisters Mirile (married to Lazarus) and Hendelah
Other Relatives Nieces Polly and Miely Goldsmid, Margala wife of Magnus Joachim Moses and Hester wife of Elias Jochin Moses, daughters of Aron and Garson Goldsmid son of Aron. Cousin Jacob Mortlon? Lazarus of Hamburg, son of his sister Mirile. Cousins Benjamin, Abraham and Asher Goldsmid.
Bequests Eliazar Jacob Benjamins (wife’s relative?) and to the poor to be distributed by Chagman? Janel? Levie (Rabbi), Pinchas Levy, Surgeon, bequest to the daughter of Jacob Levy Benjamins (otherwise J.L. Gaus) and to Solomon Jacob married to the daughter of J. L. Gaus, Hartog Levy Martens, Johanathon Surge, Levie Surge, Gitle Surge, the son of Daniel Bossic called Nathan and Rabbi Isack of Groningen.
Executors, Administrators Eliazar Jacob Benjamins, Elias Moses Daniels and Aron de Metz jr., all Merchants of Amsterdam.
Witnesses Daniel Nathan Cohen and J. Klinkhamer, notary.
Notes Moses and Judith are said to be of the High Dutch Jewish Nation. Translated from the Low Dutch by J. Vanden Brink.
NA Cat Ref Prob/11/1056


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