Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century
|Probate Date||1780 (7 Sept)|
|Siblings||Alexander, Captain in the Royal Navy and Ralph|
|Bequests||Dr. Richard Smallbrook; John Kerr, Surgeon; Re. Arnold King; Re;. James Townley; Sir John Chapman|
|Executors, Administrators||Admin to William Chapman (creditor) and Alexander Schomberg.|
|Witnesses||David Jones and John Webb.|
Isaac was a son of Meyer Löw Schomberg of Württemberg, (1690-1761), Meyer’s father, Löw Schomberg, was a physician in Meyer’s birthplace. Meyer moved to London in 1721. He became alienated from the Jewish community and encouraged his sons to become Anglicans. Meyer was buried in Hackney churchyard.
He had at least seven sons and one daughter:
Isaac, physician, with Alexander left all but 3s. of their father’s estate in his will Ralph or Raphael, Isaac’s twin, physician and public notary, left 1s. in his father’s will .
Joel, physician, practising in Metz and Thann.
Moses (1720–1779), public notary
Solomon (1724–1774), public notary, left 1s. in his father’s will
Rebecca (1719–1742), died young.
Alexander (1720–1804), Royal Navy captain, with Isaac left all but 3s. of their father’s estate in his will
Henry Schomberg, purchased an army commission, reached the rank of lieutenant-colonel, left 1s. in his father’s will (From Wikipedia).
|NA Cat Ref||Prob 11/1069|