Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century

Will Extract
Reference NA1241
Family Name FONSECA
Forenames Jacob
Probate Date 1740 (31 July)
Address London
Siblings Ribca the wife of Elias Fernandes Corche (Corcho) of Jamaica and Rachel Fonseca
Other Relatives Nieces, Rachel, Sarah and Judica daughters of Ribca and Elias. Cousin Aron Abiha?
Bequests Moses Machado
Executors, Administrators Abraham Alvares Corcho and Jacob Mendes Da Costa sr. of Hackney
Witnesses Richard Clark and Charles Biggs
NA Cat Ref Translated from the Portuguese. Asks to be buried at Mile End. Brother-in-law Elias was naturalised in Jamaica in 1740 (American Jewish Historical Quarterly)


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