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Ruben Hijman Chaim Polak, birth 1739 Amsterdam, died 12 Jan 1791 Amsterdam, Muiderberg cemetery: Ruben ben Chaim Polak., son of Hijman Chaim Hijman Chaim Polak and Clara Kleerche Marcus Mordechai
Event: event between 1768 and 1774 Amsterdam Zeeburg cemetery:
on 26 Kislev 5529 - child
on 22 Teveth 5529 - child
on 10 Kislev 5535 - child of Ruben Hijman Polak.

Married 1763 Amsterdam, dtb 739/250; witn.groom: f.Hijman Polak; witn.bride: f.Salomon Mozes.
Event (family) got engaged 1762 Amsterdam Tnaim rishonim in act 5522/62 on 6 Adar 5522;
groom: Ruben, accompanied by father naaleh katsin Chaim ben Chaim;
bride: Sara, accompanied by father aluf katsin khr"r Zalman ben aluf torani khr"r Moshe Polak m.h.l;
the groom's father obliges himself to donate fl.500,- to the dowry, and to house and feed the couple during 1 year after the wedding, and to set up a partnership with his son the groom;
the bride's father will donate fl. 750,- to the dowry;
committed for groom: naaleh katsin Chaim ben David Hamburger m.h.l;
committed for bride: uncle katsin khr"r Aron ben khr"r Moshe Polak.
Sara Salomon Zalman Polak, birth 1740 Amsterdam, died 6 MEI 1791 Amsterdam, Muiderberg cemetery: Sara, widow of Ruben Polak., daughter of Salomon Zalman Mozes Polak and Johanna Eliaser
1) Knendele Ruben Polak, birth 1763 Amsterdam, 'Circumcisions and Births in Amsterdam 1697-1811, by Jits v.Straten':
on 20 Cheshvan 5527 [Oct 1766!] - birth of Knendele bat Ruben Polak.
, died 28 OKT 1792 Amsterdam, Muiderberg cemetery: wife of Manes ben Itsak Schmalkalden.
Married 1783 Amsterdam, dtb 753/533; witn.groom: m.Gittele Hermanus Kijser; witn.bride: f.Ruben Hijman Polak.
Event (family) got engaged 1781 Amsterdam Tnaim rishonim in act 5542/6 on 21 Marcheshvan 5542;
groom: the dear, nice and perfect bachelor Manes ben late k"h Itsak z.l, accompanied by aluf katsin pu hr"r Jacob ben late pu k"h Moshe R"F [rabbi Feitel's] z.l, who comes with ample empowerment and authorisation from aluf katsin hr"r Leib Schmalk alden in Dusseldorf, made up on previous [?]Friday 21 Marcheshvan in k"k D"D [kille kodesh Dusseldorf] on behalf of the latter's grandson, joined by and in accordance with the brothers alufim ketsinim gabaei-tsedaka k"h Zalman and Leib, sons of th e late k"h Manes Kijser z.l;
bride: mehulala [much praised] Knendele, accompanied by father aluf katsin Ruben ben aged Chaim Polak m.h.l; amount of ketuba: fl. 9000,-;the groom also obliges himself to arrange a marriage contract before a public notary prior to civil marriage ; the groom's grandfather will donate fl. 2500,- cash to his dowry; and the alufim ketsinim g"ts k"h Zalman & Leib Kijser will donate fl. 5000.- to the dowry of their sister's son; the bride's father will donate fl. 7500,- to her dowry, so that th e total som of dowry will be fl. 15000,-, fl. 5000,- whereof will be taken by katsin Ruben m.h.l. to buy the groom clothes of wool, linen and silk for Shabbat & feasts and for weekdays, and presents for the groom; the restant fl. 10.000,- will imm ediately after the wedding be invested in the partnership with katsin Leib Kijser and katsin Ruben m.h.l. to be used as he sees well during the following 6 years; and during this time katsin Ruben will give the groom one third of the partnership , and eventual earnings during this period will be reinvested in the partnership; katsin Ruben also obliges himself to house and feed the couple and their offspring during these 6 years;and if they won't be able to live together, then katsin Rube n will give the couple fl. 1000,- per annum during these 6 years;
committed for groom: aluf katsin g'ts k"h Zalman Kijser m.h.l;
committed for bride: aluf katsin Leib Kijser m.h.l.
Hermanus Manes Isaac Itsak Smalkalden Schmalkalden, birth 1763 Dusseldorp, died 5 Jun 1818 Amsterdam, G.A.A. Amsterdam - death registrations:

ermanus Isaac Smalkalden, 55 yrs.old, born in Dusseldorf, spouse of Ester Elias de Fortus.
info courtesy of Dini Hansma)
, son of Isaac Itsak Levie Leib Schmalkalden and Gittele Hermanus Manes Kijser
Event: event 17 Apr 1811 Amsterdam Muiderberg cemetery: unmarried daughter of Manes ben Itsak Sh"K.
Event: was naturalized 18 Dec 1811 Amsterdam assumption of name Smalkalden; then living at Zwanenburgwal 75, with 3 sons and 1 daughter;
sons: Isaac, 27 yrs, Hijman, 25 yrs. and Elias, 15 yrs.old;
daughter: Sara, 20 yrs.old.
2) Marcus Mordechai Ruben Polak, birth 17 Jan 1764 Amsterdam, 'Circumcisions and Births in Amsterdam 1697-1811, by Jits v.Straten':
on 13 Shevat 5524 - birth of Mordechai ben Ruben ben Chaim Polak.
3) Judith Jetche Ruben Polak, birth Aug 1774 Amsterdam, 'Circumcisions and Births in Amsterdam 1697-1811, by Jits v.Straten':
at the end of Aw 5534 - birth of Jetche bat Ruben ben Chaim Polak.
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