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Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century
Jacob aka de Moses de Chaves
1727 (13 Jan)
Mother living and mentioned but not named.
Abraham de Chaves and Ribca Mendes Gama
Abraham de Chaves (at present at Caravaced?), Moses de Chaves, Ribca Mendes Gama,
Brother-in-law, Jacob Mendes Gama. Cousin, Abigail (daughter of his deceased uncle Jacob de Mattos) the wife of Samuel Belmonte.Cousin, Judica de Moza widow of David de Moza and their children Esther and Jacob.
(Ribca De Chaves.
NA Cat Ref
He is Jacob spouse Ribca Alvares Machado, mother, Rachel Rodrigues de Mattos and father Moses, died 1726 Akevoth, Archive no. 4884 . Jacob Mendes Gama and Ribca De Chaves married in 1681 ( her mother is Rachel) (Akevoth, MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE 693- 22). Translated from the Portuguese.