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Abraham Ben Jacob Benveniste (De Lemos)

Male 1680 - 1760  (80 years)


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  • Name Abraham Ben Jacob Benveniste (De Lemos) 
    Born 1680  Hamburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Biography He was a very succesful businessman and broker (tobacco). He was a regular visitor at the Leipzig, Germany Fairs of 1702-1723. His business grew to such an extent that it was said that he had driven the (Christian) competition completely out of the market of Brazilian to tobacco. the name de Lemos had become synonymous with tobacco trading. e seems to have retired from the business in 1724, when he move to Altona.

    His strong opposition to the marriage of his son Benjamin (then studying medecine at the University of Halle) because his intended wife was not a Sephardic but Ashenasic origin prompted him to petition King Friedrich Wilhem of Prussia to interced - which the king ignored.  [1
    Hebrew Death 19 Ada 5520 
    Occupation Tobacco merchant 
    Residence Altona, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 7 Mar 1760  Altona, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I16  Blank Family
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2009 

    Father Jacob Benveniste (De Lemos),   b. 1581, Amsterdam, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1628, Hamburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Mother UNNAMED,   b. Yes - date unknown,   d. Yes - date unknown 
    Married Yes - date unknown 
    Family ID F3009  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family UNNAMED,   b. Yes - date unknown,   d. Yes - date unknown 
    Family ID F13  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1680 - Hamburg, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Altona, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Mar 1760 - Altona, Germany Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S142] .


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