Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century

Will Extract
Reference NA1261
Forenames Moses otherwise Philip
Probate Date 1739 (4 March)
Address Richmond and London
Occupation Merchant
Children Abraham otherwise John Mendes Da Costa Jr.; Jacob Mendes Da Costa; Sarah, widow of Samuel De Prado; Rachel Salvador Mendes wife of Daniel Jesurun Rodrigues otherwise Francisco Salvador; Branca Mendes the wife of Isaac Mendes otherwise Anthony Mendes
Grandchildren Rachel,Leah and Moses de Prado. Sarah Fernandes Nunes (widow of Abraham Fernandes Nunes) and Jacob Mendes Da Costa Jr. Otherwise Philip Mendes Da Costa children of the testators son John; Moses Mendes Da Costa son of Jacob.
Other Relatives Benjamin Mendes Da Costa.
Bequests Joseph Manning? or his sister the wife of Nathaniel Norwood. Rev. Isaac Netto. Bequest to the Portuguese Synagogue of Bayonne. Rachel de Bivar, housekeeper? William Bollingham, Servant.
Executors, Administrators Abraham otherwise John Mendes Da Costa Jr. and Jacob Mendes Da Costa.
Witnesses Solomon Da Costa and Benjamin Alvarenga Jr.
NA Cat Ref See will of his son John NA1260. Translated from the Portuguese. Asks to be buried at Mile End.


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