Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century

Will Extract
Reference NA1257
Forenames David
Probate Date 1741 (8 March)
Address Amsterdam
Occupation Merchant
Spouse Sara Mendes Da Silva Da Costa
Children Ribca Mendes Da Silva widow of Joseph Mendes Da Silva; Sarah Mendes Da Silva Pinedo (deceased) wife of Jacob de Moses de Pinedo
Grandchildren Sarah Mendes Da Silva Ximenes daughter of the testators cousin Joseph Mendes Da Silva and wife of cousin David Levy Ximenes. Moses, David, Isaac, Aaron, Judica (the wife of Abraham Franco Mendes Isaaczoon) and Rachel the children of Sarah Mendes Da Silva Pinedo. Great Grandchildren, Samuel and Rachel children of David Levy Ximenes.
Other Relatives
Executors, Administrators Sara Mendes Da Silva Da Costa, Moses Israel Suasso and David Hisquian Levy Ximenes
Witnesses Appeared before John Barets, Notary Public in Amsterdam. Witenessed by, John Der Linde Jr. and William Deckez? Jr. A Tobias****? Kool Jr. Tr. From the Portuguese.
NA Cat Ref Is this a second marriage for David see Akevoth, MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE 712-472. Daughter Sarah, David states that Sarah and Jacob De Pinedo’s ketubah was dated 1719 (see also Akevoth MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE 711-419). Judith and Abraham married 1738 (Akevoth MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE 723-131)