Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century

Will Extract
 
Reference NA1254
Family Name MENDES
Forenames Joseph
Probate Date 1712 (7 July)
Address Town of Speights, St. Peters, Barbados
Occupation Merchant
Spouse Rachel
Parents
Siblings Manassah Mendes, Merchant of London. Esther Vas the wife of Isaac Vas
Children Moses Mendes, Jacob Mendes, Merchant of London, Sarah Mendes, Luna Mendes
Grandchildren
Other Relatives Two daughters of his sister Esther.
Bequests To wife Rachel, three Negro slaves – Mary Attor? and her boy Matto and their issue. To his son Moses one negro woman named Hagar and two negro boys – Dark? Cogor and Tom Fonoco. To daughter Sarah one negro woman named Mary and one negro girl named Grace. Two negro boys to be purchased for Luna. Simon Massiah and his son Isaac Massiah; the Hon. Michael Terrill Esq.; Hon Thomas Merrick Esq.; David Castello; Benjamin De Lirio?, Manuel Nimias; Joseph Birkering?; John Lobo;
Executors, Administrators Rachel Mendes, Moses Mendes, Abraham Mendes (nephew?)
Witnesses Daniel Ulloa, John Lobeo, Jacob Gabay Lobob? Isaac Carvalho and Daniel Richards.
Notes
NA Cat Ref n5;13 ESTER MENDES DAUGHTER OF JOSEPH MENDES 12 TAMUS 5440
5;17 MOSES SON OF JOSEPH MENDES 12 MENAHEM [5440]

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