Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century

Will Extract
Reference NA1247
Forenames Raphael aka Benjamin
Probate Date 1728 (3 Dec)
Address Hout Graft, Amsterdam (near the Jewish Green Market)
Occupation Merchant
Spouse Reyna Mendes da Silva
Siblings Sarah Bueno de Mesquita
Children Daughters, Hannah Mendes Da Costa, Branca Mendes Da Costa, Sarah Mendes Da Costa the wife of Jacob Mendes Da Costa, Rachel Mendes Da Costa the wife of Raphael Mendes Da Costa Jr. Sons, Moseo Mendes Da Costa and his wife Rebecca Da Costa; Abraham Mendes Da Costa Jr. (deceased); David Mendes Da Costa and Isaac Mendes Da Costa.
Grandchildren Esther the daughter of Abraham
Other Relatives Niece, Rachel da Silva (dwelling in London) daughter of his late uncle Raphael Silveyra of London. Nephew, Samuel Mendes Da Costa
Bequests Moses Bravo, Abraham Semah Ferro, Judica Henriques, Servant?
Executors, Administrators
Witnesses Appeared before Philip de Marolles, Notary Public of Amsterdam.
NA Cat Ref Raphael and Reyna (b. 1675) married in Amsterdam in 1703 (Akevoth, MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE 704- 36).Translated from the Dutch


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