Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century

Will Extract
Reference NA570
Family Name BENAIM
Forenames Isaac
Probate Date 1820 (22 Feb)
Address Formerly Kingston, Jamaica, then Houndsditch
Occupation Merchant
Spouse Stella (a minor her father is Isaac Hatchwell)
Parents Rebecca Jesurum
Siblings Brothers, Solomon and Abraham. Sisters, Esther Nunes and Rachel
Children “Natural children” with Maury Ellis his housekeeper are Jacob, Henry, Frederick, William, Helen, Jane and Rose
Other Relatives Cousins Rachel and Abigail the daughters of Moses Boudelark of London
Bequests David Henriques (bequest includes negro woman slave named Chant, her daughter Jane and other slaves), Aaron Correa, Merchant of Kingston.
Executors, Administrators David Henriques (David’s attorneys are Abraham Quixano Henriques and Emanuel Aguilar) and Aaron Correa.
Witnesses Samuel Pereira Mendes, J. Alberga and Samuel Jacobs
NA Cat Ref Prob 11/1625


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