Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century

Will Extract
Reference NA583
Family Name De LIMA
Forenames Hiam (otherwise Hiam Abeniern (Abinum?) De LIMA
Probate Date 1766 (12 Dec)
Address Island of Nevis
Occupation Shopkeeper
Spouse Rebecca (lives on Curacao)
Other Relatives Niece, Sarah the daughter of Elias Burgos of Barbados. Jacob and Abraham sons of his uncle David de Piza. Haim, Rachel, Clara and Judith children “of my kinsman’ Mordecai Abinum De Lima of Curacao. Kinswoman Sarah daughter of Haim Abinum De Lima (deceased)
Bequests Negro girl Dinah (given to his niece). Isaac Pardo, merchant of Curacao. His negro woman Frances alias Manoger? And her daughter Bess are freed. David De Leon, Merchant of St. Christopher.
Executors, Administrators Abraham de Piza, David De Leon
Witnesses Will. Liburd, John Burke sr. and Adam Brodie. Appeared Moses Nunes, Merchant of St. Catherine Creechurch, London and Isaac Israel Nunes.
Notes see, Mordechai Arbell ‘The Jewish Nation of the Caribbean’ Jerusalem 2002.
NA Cat Ref Prob 11/924


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