Abraham de Lyon

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Abraham de Lyon (de Leão)

Birthplace: Portugal
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Cause of death: died before 1761
Immediate Family:

Husband of Esther (Theresa) de Lyon
Father of Rebecca Abrahams; Rachel Hart; Zipporah (Sipora) Mordecai; Isaac de Lyon; Abigail de Lyon and 6 others

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About Abraham de Lyon

A winegrower, he fled Portugal to London to escape the Inquisition; 1733 emigrated with his family (including his father-in-law) to Savannah, as one of the first jewish settlers there and set up one of the first vinyards in Georgia with a grant from Oglethorpe; 1740/41, fearing the defeat of Oglethorpe by the spaniards in Florida, he and his family were among those who fled north; after he died his family settled in Easton, PA.

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Abraham de Lyon's Timeline

June 4, 1732
London, UK
London, UK
August 2, 1734
Savannah, Chatham, GA, USA
February 10, 1738
Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, United States
January 28, 1739
Savannah, Chatham, GA, USA