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Jacob Abraham de Vries, birth Rotterdam, died 1 Nov 1837 Rotterdam, buried at jewish cemetery of Oostzeedijk (tomb rij3-015)
Married ONG 1700 to:
Belitje Beile Hirsch Benedictus, died 30 Aug 1748 Rotterdam, buried at jewish cemetery of Oostzeedijk (tomb rij3-013): Beile bat khr"r Zwi Hirsch, spouse of pum hr"r Jacob de Vriez
[the date of death & burial on the stone is 6 Elul 5548, which converts to 19 Aug 1748 [?]]
1) Marcus Mordechai Jacob de Vries, birth Rotterdam, died Jan 1747 Amsterdam, Zeeburg cemetery: on 10 Teveth 5507 - Marcus Defrish [?].
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
2) Machteld Machieltje Jacob de Vries
Married 25 Jun 1724 Rotterdam, Rotterdam registration: Daniel Nathan & Machieltje Jacob de Vries.
Event (family) got engaged 26 MEI 1724 Rotterdam civil engagement.
David Daniel David-Gedalya Nathan, birth Rotterdam, buried 16 Dec 1750 Rotterdam, buried at jewish cemetery of Dijkstr-Toepad, tombstone (171)01-01: pu mhr"r Abraham David son of pu mhr"r Jehuda Gedalya
died on 17 Kislev 5511, and was buried on 16 Kislev.
, son of Daniel Gedalya Nathan and N.N.
3) Hartog Zwi-Hirsch Jacob de Vries v.Rotterdam, birth 1705 Rotterdam
Event: event 1763 Amsterdam In tnaim rishonim act 5524/34 aluf katsin k"h Hirsch Devries from kille kodesh Rotterdam is guardian for the orphan-bride Ester bat late khr"r David Gedalya [his niece], who by his empowerment and authorisation is accompanied by katsin naaleh Pei s ben late Leizer Shamash z.l, in order to become engaged to David, accompanied by father katsin naalehSamuel ben Kalman Wirdheimer z.l; committed for groom: naaleh Mendele ben Peis m.h.l; committed for bride: aluf katsin k"h Leizer ben late k" h Samuel Segal z.l.
The civil marriage of Ester Nathan[!] takes place in dtb 740/340.

Married 4 Aug 1725 Amsterdam_Rotterdam, dtb 715/63; witn.groom: f.Jacob Abraham; witn.bride: m.Anna Levie.
Event (family) got engaged Jan 1725 Amsterdam Tnaim rishonim on 24 Teveth 5485;
groom: Zwi Hirsch, accompanied by father aluf katsin pum khr"r Jacob ben khr"r Abraham z.l. from Rotterdam;
bride: Sjeinche bat katsin pum Alexander Ziskind z.l. Kijser, accompanied by brothers aluf katsin khr"r Itsak & Leizer, sons of katsin pum Alexander Ziskind Kijser z.l;
mother bride: Hendele bat khr"r Judaleib Gosler z.l; the representatives for the bride take it upon them to supply the groom's father, who is responsible for the expenses of the marriage, with the amount of fl. 400,- as their part in these expense s, on condition that aluf khr"r Jacob aforementioned will arrange for a marriage in any place he wants, but not at a greater distance from Amsterdam than 7 - 8 hours;
committed for groom:aluf katsin khr"r Leib ben aluf katsin khr"r Elchanan Fles;
committedfor bride: aluf katsin khr"r Nathan ben katsin khr"r Leib Halberstadt z.l.
Schoontje Sjeinche Alexander Ziskind Kijser Keizer, birth 1706 Amsterdam, daughter of Alexander Ziskind Samuel Kijser Keizer and Anna Hendele Levie Judaleib Gosler
4) Benedictus Jacob de Vries, birth 1706 Rotterdam
Married NA 31 Aug 1728 Amsterdam, dtb 716/398; witn.groom: f.Jacob Abraham de Vries; witn.bride: f.Aron Abraham.
Event (family) got engaged 31 Aug 1728 Rotterdam civil engagement.
Ester Aron, birth 1710 Amsterdam, daughter of Aron Abraham Polak gokkes and Vrouwtje Freidche David Kalker
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