Jewish Will Extracts 18th – 19th Century

Will Extract
 
Reference NA631
Family Name ABRAHAMS
Forenames Benjamin
Probate Date 1812 (2 July)
Address Graces Alley, Wellclose Square
Occupation Slop Seller
Spouse Mary
Parents Esther
Siblings Sarah, Goodman, Betsy the wife of Lewis Lazarus
Children Moses, Lewis, Jacob, Hannah
Grandchildren
Other Relatives
Bequests Christopher Mason and Edward Chero?, Moses Nathan and his wife,
Executors, Administrators Mary Abrahams
Witnesses John Barli**?, William Daniels and W.C. Clarkson.
Notes Joseph Bear Abrahams NA245 was mentioned in an Old Bailey trial of 1790 (t17900224-14) “….Who was with you? – Benjamin Abrahams and his brother, Joseph Abrahams, they call him Bear.” Benjamin is very probably NA631 and burial BSGSBUR 247/1822, Benjamin b. Behr Abrams; In his will Benjamin mentions a sister Betsy who married Lewis Lazarus b.Yetzla from Portsmouth. This must be GSM 011/6 for 1793. Her father is recorded as Behr Barker. Brother Goodman must be GSM 064/2, Goodman b. Behr Barber. Sister Sarah is probably GSM 049b/10 father recorded as Behr Barber.
NA Cat Ref Prob 11/1535

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