Isaac Isaacs

1st Dec 1790 - 21st Nov 1869

Claimant or beneficiary


  1. Born 01/12/1790 in Jamaica, son of Solomon Isaacs, brother of Abraham, Jacob, Judith and Asher Isaacs (all q.v.). Isaac Isaacs registered his own enslaved people in St Elizabeth in 1832.

  2. Apparently married Henrietta Levison at Great Synagogue, Duke's Place, London, 18/11/1818. She was born 24/01/1798 in Kingston and died there 06/01/1873.

  3. George Moravia (born 1819), Adelaide Eliza (born 1821), Lionel Edmund (born 1822), Jessica (born 1824), Albert Augustus (born 1826) and Richard Brucher (born 1827), all the children of Isaac and Henrietta Isaacs, living on Berry Hill, were baptised into the Church of England, Manchester, Jamaica, in 1828. Three more children - Rosetta Smith (1828), Henrietta Roberta (1830) and Philip Beuclerk (1833) were baptised in St Elizabeth.

  4. Isaac (age 52) and Henrietta (age 43), both of Iver Cottage, were baptised into the Church of England in Jamaica in 1843.

  5. The will with a codicil of Isaac Isaacs late of Iver Cottage in St Elizabeth, Jamaica, Esquire, who died at Iver Cottage 21/11/1869 was proved in London by Lionel Edmund Isaacs of 7 Jeffrey's Square, London, merchant, the son, one of the executors. Effects under £1,500 in England.


  1. 'Ashkenazi Congregation, English and German Jews, Kingston, Jamaica, 1788-1905 Register of Births' at, Slave Registers of former British Colonial Dependencies, 1812-1834 [database online].

  2. family tree by teresastokes56, [accessed 08/11/2018].

  3., Barbados, Church Records, 1637-1849 [database online].

  4. Ibid.

  5. National Probate Calendar 1873.

We are grateful to Madeleine Mitchell and Rich Weeks for their assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Henrietta Levison

Associated Claims (3)

£692 19s 7d
£30 5s 5d
£30 5s 5d

Associated Estates (4)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1820 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Owner
1830 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Executor
1826 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Executor
1832 [EA] - → Owner

Relationships (6)

Brother → Sister
Son → Father