Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century

Will Extract
 
Reference NA283
Family Name LEVY
Forenames Jacob Elias
Probate Date 1783 (27 Nov)
Address Behind the Portuguese Synagogue opposite the Jewish Houtmarket? Amsterdam
Occupation Merchant
Spouse Rachel Eliaser Salomons
Parents
Siblings Ruben Levy, sister Hindle Levy the wife of Jochem Salomons residing at Emden.
Children Eva Jacob Elias Levy wife of Moses Fles; Judith Jacob Lion Levy (deceased) the wife of Hartog Eliazer Cohen
Grandchildren Judith Hartog Eliazer Cohen (the daughter of his deceased daughter Judith) the wife of Samuel Cohen. Grandson Eliazer Levy. Their daughter is Sipora Cohen a minor in 1783.
Other Relatives Brother-in-law Abraham Eliaser Salomons
Bequests Levy Elias de Lima, Gompel Sampson, Lion de Metz And Aaron de Metz.
Executors, Administrators Levy Elias de Lima, Hartog Eliazer Cohen and Moses Fles all Merchants of Amsterdam. When proved in London in 1783 Lion Aron de Metz substitutes for the deceased Aron de Metz who was an executor for Rachel Eliaser Salomons also deceased in 1783.
Witnesses D. Vanden Brink, Willem Appels and Hendrik Wythoff,
Notes translated from the Dutch by Josh Schabracq. Will sworn in front of Daniel vanden Brink 1769. Codicil of 1770. Jacob Elias Levy described as of the German Jewish Nation
NA Cat Ref Prob 11/1110

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