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Barend Berman Salomon Zelig Cohen, birth 1701 Amsterdam, died 1778 Amsterdam, Muiderberg cemetery: on 13 Nissan 5538 - pum Berman ben pum Zelig Cohen., lives: , Was one of the takers of the initiative to build a synagogue in Leiden.
Made a request to the Burgomasters of the city in 1731 for permission to alter an existing building in order to make it fit as synagogue.
Was nominated warden on Mar 16th, 1731.
Left Leiden in 1743.
see: F. de Beer, Van Bedehuis tot Synagoge 1700-1858, Misjpoge, 14(2001) nr.2, p. 29., son of Salomon Zelig Isaac Eizik Cohen and Sara Jacob
Event: event OKT 1740 death of child Zeeburg cemetery: on 23 Cheshvan 5501 - child of Barend Zelig Cohen.

Married 1727 Amsterdam, 716/159; witn.groom: brother Abraham Salomon; witn.bride: m.Roosje Levie. to:
Ester Hijman Chaim de Jong Boas, birth 1706 Amsterdam, died 1758 Amsterdam, Muiderberg cemetery: on 4 Nissan 5518 - wife of Berman Cohen., daughter of Hijman Chaim Samson Boas and Roosje Levie
1) Hijman Chaim Barend Berman Cohen, birth 1734 Amsterdam, died 25 Jan 1793 Amsterdam, Muiderberg cemetery: Chaim ben pum Berman Cohen.
Event: event 1781 committed person in t.r. in Amsterdam Tnaim rishonim in act 5541/62 on 5 Elul 5541 aluf katsin Chaim ben pum Berman Cohen z.l. is committed for the bride Lea bat Jona z.l, accompanied by mother Sulka bat Manes, who engages to be married to the groom Israel, accompanied by father Meye r ben Abraham; committed for groom: aluf torani k"h Leizer ben mho' David.
[marriage in dtb 752/595]
Event: event 19 Jul 1792 death of daughter Muiderberg cemetery: unmarried daughter of Chaim ben Berman Cohen.

Married 1756 Amsterdam, dtb 735/8; witn.groom: f.Barend Salomon; witn.bride: f.Michiel Samuel.
Tnaim acharonim in act 5516/82 on 2 Tammuz 5516;
groom: Chaim hakohen, accompanied by father aluf katsin Berman ben deceased pum hr"r Zelig hakohen z.l;
bride: Sjeine, accompanied by father aluf rosh katsin pum khr"r Michael ben deceased k"h Netanel Bacher z.l;
the father of the groom donates fl. 7000,- , and the bride's father gives fl. 7500,- to the dowry;
a marriage contract is made up before a notary;
small brother groom: Levie hakohen;
mother bride: Edil bat hr"r David Tevle.
Schoontje Sjeine Michiel Bachoer, birth 1734 Amsterdam, died 14 Apr 1804 Amsterdam, Muiderberg cemetery: widow of Chaim ben Berman Cohen., daughter of Michael Samuel Netanel Bachoer and Aaltje Edil David Tevle
2) Levie Barend Berman Cohen, birth 1747 Amsterdam, died 1808 London
Event: event 1779 division of inheritance in Amsterdam, London & Dorth In 4 different acts made up in Amsterdam, London and Dorth the division of the inheritance of the 2 brothers & business partners Berman & Jacob bne khr"r Zelig Cohen is set in order;
in the first act the couples Hanna bat late hr"r Tanchum & husband aluf torani hr"r Eizik ben late Jacob Cohen z.l. and Sjeine bat pum hr"r Michael Bachoer & husband katsin Chaim ben late pu Berman Cohen z.l. waive their rights on a seat in the sy nagogue on behalf of Levie ben pu Berman Cohen, cousin and brother.
In the 2nd act made up in London, Levie ben Berman Kats z.l. authorizes his brother Chaim in Amsterdam to handle his part (half of half of their value) of 2 seats in the great synagogue as seems good to him.
In the 3rd act made up in Dordrecht by the couple Rechla bat k"h Shlomo Kats & husband Levie ben Jacob Kats, and the couple Sara bat Jacob Cohen & husband [Shlomo ben?] Elieser from Workum, they state that they have received all that should com e to them from the inheritance through their brother Eizik ben Jacob Cohen, including the value of a house in Leiden, which belonged to their father, which was however with debt to pu katsin khr"r Leib ben hr"r Eli' Pozner, and which problem Eizi k fixed with mr.Pozner, and therefore they waive their rights on half of the value of the 2 seats in the synagogue on behalf of Eizik.
In the 4th act Sjeine bat pum khr"r Michael Bachoer & husband katsin Chaim ben late pu Berman Cohen sell, also on behalf of his brother katsin Levie Cohen, as authorized in the 2nd act, their parts of the seats to aluf torani hr"r Eizik ben lat e Jacob Cohen z.l.

Married ONG 1779 Londen, on 26 Elul 5539 katsin naaleh Chaim ben late pu Berman Cohen z.l. appears before the Amsterdam rabbinate to make up a chalitsa-act for his brother aluf katsin Levie's wife Liebe bat late k"h Jozalen in London. to:
Lydia Liebe Joseph Jozalen Diamantschleifer, birth Londen

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Barend Berman Salomon Zelig Cohen
Married 1758 Amsterdam, dtb 736/292; groom widower of Ester Boas; bride widow of Eliaser Gans. to:
Vrouwtje Preizche Elias Gompert Kleef, died 1762 Amsterdam, Muiderberg cemetery: on 19 Cheshvan 5523 - Preizche bat Eli' Kleef, wife of Berman Cohen.
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