Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century

Will Extract
 
Reference NA379
Family Name MYERS
Forenames Ruben
Probate Date 1855 (9 Feb)
Address North Street, Whitechapel
Occupation Keeper, Jews Burial Ground, North Street.
Spouse Rebecca
Parents Moses Meir
Siblings
Children
Grandchildren
Other Relatives Nephew Hyam Harris and wife Mary Samson, nephew Reuben Samson (1819-74) and wife Agnes Solomon; niece Rachel and Israel Woolf, Reuben leaves a bequest to their daughter Frances; nephew Ephram Harrison of Lyme and Mary Harris, niece Jane Samuel widow of Michael Samuel, Reuben leave a bequest to their daughter Rosetta Samuel; niece Hannah Israel bat Abraham.
Bequests Mr. Lyndenthau, secretary
Executors, Administrators Ruben Samson
Witnesses Alfred Middleton, Surgeon of 21 King Street and David Samuel, Mason, Burial ground, Globe Fields.
Notes Ruben married the daughter of Ephraim and Hannah Myers ie. his niece. (Rebecca, Survey 1851 ID. 12998). A. Nephew Hyam Harris and wife Mary Samson, NSM Nov. 1842 (the son of Benjamin Harris and****). Survey 1851 ID. 5273, has Hyam (1806-77). In 1840 at Frying Pan Alley, in 1850 17 High Street, Stepney, pen cutter; in 1860 Brokering shop at 1 Darling Place, Bethnal Green (furniture broker). “the 1851 census has him aged 44 (ie born 1806/7), and his entry in the death register has him aged 72 in 1877, ie born c.1805/06.” Reuben leaves a bequest to their son Ephram Harrisson of Lyme. b. Nephew Reuben Samson (1819-74) and wife Agnes Solomon NSM 1843 (Agnes bat Isaac Solomon and Maria Solomons). Reuben is the son of Ephraim Samson and Hannah Myers. Survey ID. 2050. 1840 at 16 Collingwood Terrace, Bethnal Green, 1850 at Three Colt Lane, Bethnal Green, 1860 at 13 Globe Road, Mile End, 1870 at 1 Aberdeen Terrace Bethnal Green, bottle merchant. c. Niece Rachel (1816-1880) and Israel Woolf, NSM 1840. Survey 1851, ID. 5272. In 1840 at North Street, Spitalfields, 1850 at 8 Sussex Place, 1860 at 12 Camomile Street. In his will Reuben also leaves a bequest to their daughter Frances. d. Nephew Ephram Harrison of Lyme and Mary Harris e. Niece Jane Samuel widow of Michael Samuel. Widow by 1855. She is perhaps Jane Samuel b. 1829, Chichester. Survey 1851, 24133. In 1850 at 22 Lower Calthorpe Street, London. In his will Reuben leave a bequest to their daughter Rosetta Samuel. d. Niece Hannah Israel bat Abraham. Is 1851 this Survey ID. 539, born 1849 Hannah bat Abraham Israel and Sarah Lyons???
NA Cat Ref Prob 11/2206

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