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:

Son of Jacob de Leon
Husband of Esther (Theresa) de Lyon
Father of Rebecca Abrahams; Rachel Hart; Moses De-Lyon; Zipporah (Sipora) Mordecai; Isaac de Lyon and 11 others
Brother of Moses de Leon

Managed by: Judith Ann Berlowitz
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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

May 8, 1702
Age 30
London, UK
August 2, 1734
Age 32
Savannah, Chatham, GA, USA
September 21, 1734
Age 32
October 3, 1736
Age 34
February 10, 1738
Age 35
Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, United States
November 18, 1738
Age 36
January 28, 1739
Age 36
Savannah, Chatham, GA, USA
March 19, 1740
Age 37