Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century

Will Extract
Reference NA1369
Forenames Abraham Da Costa
Probate Date 1737 (16 June)
Address Prescott Street, Goodmans Fields
Spouse Lea otherwise Leonor Nunes (deceased).
Children Isaac Da Costa Villareal; Jacob Da Costa Villareal; Luiza De Saa the wife of Lewis Alvares Nunes of Genoa. Mariana the wife of Moses Morais Pereira
Grandchildren Grandaughter Rachel the widow of his son Jacob; Grandsons, Abraham the son of Jacob; Abraham the son of Isaac; Isaac De Morais VillaReal the son of Mariana; Pascaol the son of Luiza.
Other Relatives Leonor aka Judith the daughter of Duarte Pereira of Portugal and grandaughter of testators late wife Leonor Nunes aka Lea. Nephew John Antonio and niece Leonor Da Costa the widow of Peter De Lay Faye.
Bequests Luiza “a single young woman living in my house”. Isabella a mulatto girl he brought from Lisbon (she is the daughter of another of his slaves named Maria) to be given to Abraham the son of Jacob..
Executors, Administrators Abraham Dias Fernandes and Benjamin Mendes Da Costa both Merchants of London.
Witnesses Abraham and Jacob Alvares Corcho. John Da Costa, Notary Public testified that the will was a faithful translation from the Portuguese.
Notes Portuguese Burial Ground, Mile End.
NA Cat Ref Prob 11/683