Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century

Will Extract
 
Reference NA056
Family Name BENJAMIN
Forenames Joel
Probate Date 1840 (15 July)
Address Bury Street, St. Mary Axe
Occupation watch manufacturer and jeweller
Spouse Frances
Parents
Siblings
Children
Grandchildren
Other Relatives
Bequests
Executors, Administrators Frances Benjamin
Witnesses Michael Benjamin of 2 Kennington Green and Henry Jones.
Notes Married Frances 1821 [Oct 24], HSM 093. Children of Joel Benjamin. Elizabeth married 1831 Henry Jones (ca 1799-1854) (Tsvi Hirsh b. Aaron – is this her cousin?)
Catherine married 1832 Joseph Solomon, Esther married 1826 Michael Abraham Gordon. From CemeteryScribes: 1. Benjamin Dinah, b. 1824, London Middx . This is probably Dinah Benjamin (1822-1899) married John Aaron (Birmingham Aaron family). They lived in London and Colmore Row, Birmingham see Survey 1851, ID. I6951.
2. Benjamin Sarah, b. 1831, London Middx . This is probably Sarah who married Phineas van Norden 3. Benjamin Julia [Gitel b Joel], b. 1839, Camberwell, Surrey, d. 20 May 1910, Cape Town, South Africa. Married A.F. Ornstein. After the death of Joel Frances (b. 1804) re-married ‘Shown as a widow in the 1851 census. Her second husband, who died c.1838-40 (Will), had previously been married to one Rachael Levy, and had a daughter (born Kent c1813) by her. He was a brother of ID I8062. The 1841 census has all Frances’ daughters born in Kent, whereas the 1851 census has all except the youngest – who is recorded as having been born in Camberwell – born in Middlesex. The 1841 census appears to show her father at an address in nearby Greenwich, along with her son George.’ Survey 1851, ID. I6950.
NA Cat Ref Prob 11/1930

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