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Marcus Mordechai Jacob de Vries, birth Rotterdam, died Jan 1747 Amsterdam, Zeeburg cemetery: on 10 Teveth 5507 - Marcus Defrish [?]., son of Jacob Abraham de Vries and Belitje Beile Hirsch Benedictus
Event: event 13 Dec 1731 London, verdict at Old Bailey was committed to prison on suspection of forging bills of exchange, aided by his brothers Hartog & Benedictus (info Tony Clayton, U.K.).
Tony Clayton, England further informs:
Marcus Jacob de Vries was sent to prison on suspicion of forging a Bill of Exchange (committed to Debtors prison on 17 Jul 1731),
The verdict: for forging Bill of Exchange for 450 Sterling, was fined 200 Sterling, and sentenced to stand in Pillory in front of the Royal Exchange [perhaps no more than an hour or so], and then jailed for one year.. Also required to find securit y for his good behaviour for two years thereafter.
(his sons Joseph and Abraham were also imprisoned in the 1760's for insolvency)
Event: event 23 MRT 1734 transfer of seat in synagogue of Amsterdam On 16 Adar II 5494 appear before the trustees of the jewish community the couple Tsipor bat late khr"r Isaac Eizik Weisna & naaleh Samuel bar Baruch Bendit Winnig m.h.l, and transfer to their sister/s.-in-law Serche bat late khr"r Isaac Eizik Weis na their part of ownership [half its value] on a seat in the great synagogue, as registered in the protocol [of seats], as a gift.

On the same date appears the maiden Serche bat late Isaac Eizik Weisna z.l. and transfers the whole seat to her prospective husband aluf Mordechai ben pum khr"r Jacob m.h.l. as a gift in terms of dowry.
Event: event 2 MEI 1734 taking a loan in Amsterdam on 27 Nissan 5494 the marrying couple Serche bat hr"r Isaac Eizik Weisna & Mordechai ben aluf khr"r Jacob Defriz take a loan for the amount of fl. 240,- from naaleh Chaim ben aged Jerucham Shapiro, guardian over orphans and in return the bride paw ns a seat, which she owns in the great synagogue. This loan is given to the groom [as dowry] instead of this seat, which the bride had promised to bring with her as dowry, and now all that she still owes to the groom is the difference between th e value of the seat and the amount transferred; the bride is obliged to pay her debt to naaleh Chaim until the coming 8 Elul.

on 24 Ijar 5494 appears before the trustees of the jewish community the couple Serche bat late khr"r Isaac Eizik Weisna z.l. & spouse naaleh Mordechai ben aluf khr"r Jacob m.h.l. and take [renew?] a loan from aluf katsin pum khr"r Asher Anshil ba r Meyer z.l. Gendringen, guardian of orphans for the amount of fl. 240,-; and as collateral they introduce a seat [the same one as before] which they own in the great synagogue.

Married VR 1721, data on this marriage and lineage of groom & bride comes from research by English genealogists, and is collected mainly from info on a trustfund Nathan Simson of Germany, Holland, England and America (a lengthy biography of which exists on the int ernet) set up for the his poor relatives and those of his spouse Duyfie Schabracq, and ensuing lengthy court proceedings with the fund board by Defriez descendants until 1884. All records of payments between 1730 and 1884 have been preserved.
Children of this couple all lived in England and developed into Defries (sons Frances, Isaac, Abraham & Henry) and Defriez (son Joseph, who married in 1753, and whose children were baptised in the Church of England). (courtesy of mr. Tony Clayton) .
Sara Joseph Levie, daughter of Joseph Levie and Hanna Simson Bon
1) Abraham Marcus Mordechai de Vries, birth ONG 1725 Rotterdam?
Event: event 1751 Amsterdam Tnaim rishonim in act 5511/39 on 19 Shevat 5511; groom: Abraham ben hr"r Mordechai Devriez z.l. from kille kodesh Rotterdam, bride: Reizche bat Judaleib Segal z.l; committed for groom: Yechiel ben Alexander Ziskind Mocher Sfarim; committed for bri de: Dan ben hr"r Aron z.l.
[no marriage seems to be following these tnaim; perhaps the marriage takes place in London?]

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Marcus Mordechai Jacob de Vries
Married 5 MEI 1734 Amsterdam, dtb 720/270; groom widower of Sara Levie; witn.bride: sister Sipora Isaac.
Tnaim acharonim on 30 Nissan 5494;
groom: widower Mordechai ben aluf khr"r Jacob m.h.l;
bride: Serche bat khr"r Isaac Eizik Weisna z.l;
the groom promises to Samuel ben Baruch Bendit Winnig to deliver a chalitsa-act from his not-attending brothers; all other details will be as specified in the marriage contract, made up in length before a public notary.
The groom naaleh Mordechai ben aluf khr"r Jacob m.h.l. comes forward and announces that he has received fl. 240,- from his spouse Serche, money which she took as a loan from naaleh Chaim ben aged Jerucham Shapira, and he now takes the responsibili ty for this loan.
Sara Serche Isaac Eizik Weisna, birth 1711 Amsterdam, died 11 Apr 1790 Amsterdam, Zeeburg cemetery: widow of Marcus Jacob [?]., daughter of Isaac Eizik Weisna and 1st Wife of Isaac
1) Pinchas Marcus Mordechai de Vries, birth 1739 Amsterdam, died 20 Dec 1792 Amsterdam, Zeeburg cemetery: Pinchas ben Mordechai de Vries.
Event: event Sep 1769 death of child Zeeburg cemetery: on 29 Elul 5529 - child of Pinchas Marcus de Vries.

Married 1765 Amsterdam, dtb 741/58; witn.groom: m.Sara Isaac; bride widow of Salomon Joseph Cohen. to:
Roosje Reizche Samuel, birth 1744 Norden, died OKT 1773 Amsterdam, Muiderberg cemetery: on 2 Cheshvan 5534 - Reiz, wife of Pinchas de Fries. 1st marriage 2nd marriage, daughter of Samuel and Judith Gittele Joseph Juzpe Cohen
2) Joseph Marcus Mordechai de Vries
Married 1782 Amersfoort
Event (family) got engaged 1780 Amsterdam Tnaim rishonim in act 5541/2 on 10 Cheshvan 5541;
groom: Joseph bar Mordechai;
bride: Hanna bat Asher z.l, accompanied by Wolf bar Yechiel Cohen, who will donate fl. 150,- to the dowry; intended chuppa in the month Ijar 5541 in Amesfoort;
committed for groom: [brother] Pinchas bar Mordechai;
committed for bride: her escort.
Anna Asser
3) Isaac Eizik Marcus Mordechai de Vries, birth 1748 Amsterdam, died 1 Nov 1800 Amsterdam, Muiderberg cemetery: Eizik ben Mordechai de Vries.
Event: event Apr 1782 committed person in t.r, in Amsterdam In the tnaim rishonim in act 5542/21 on 2 Nissan 5542 Eizik bar Mordechai Devriez is committed for the groom Nathan ben Joseph z.l, who engages to be married to the bride the widow Edil bat k"h Meyer m.h.l; (the groom is obliged to raise the so n the bride has from her 1st spouse as his own);
committed for bride: [father] k"h Meyer bar Peis.
Event: event Aug 1783 death of child Zeeburg cemetery: on 8 Aw 5543 - child of Isaac Marcus de Vries.

Married 1780 Amsterdam, dtb 751/324; witn.groom: m.Sara Isaac; bride is divorcee of Abraham Isaac.
Event (family) got engaged 1779 Amsterdam Tnaim rishonim in act 5539/34 on 26 Nissan 5539;
groom: Eizik ben Mordechai;
bride: Hanna bat Jacob Weisna z.l, accompanied by her mother Sara bat Simon;
committed for groom: Liepman ben k"h Samuel;
committed for bride: her mother.
Anna Hanna Jacob Weisna, birth 1752 Amsterdam, died 28 Sep 1811 Amsterdam, Muiderberg cemetery: on 11 Tishre 1811 [29 Sep 1811] - Annaatje Jacobs, wife of Eizik de Vries.

G.A.A. Amsterdam - death registrations:
Annaatje Jacobs, 58 yrs.old, married to Izak Marcus de Vries, daughter of Jacob Izak & N.N.
Notifiers: Jacob Izak de Vries, 27 yrs.old and Marcus Izak de Vries, 25 yrs.old.
(info courtesy of Dini Hansma)
1st marriage 2nd marriage, daughter of Jacob Isaac Eizik Weisna and Sara Simon
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