Abraham Rodrigues de Lyon

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Abraham Rodrigues de Lyon (de Leão)

Birthplace: Portugal
Death: 1761 (58-59)
United States (died before 1761)
Immediate Family:

Son of Jacob de Leon; Jacob Mendes De Leon Guedes and Rivka Mendes De Leon
Husband of Esther (Theresa) de Lyon
Father of Rebecca Abrahams; Rachel Hart; Abraham de Leon; Moses de Leon; Zipporah (Sipora) Mordecai and 7 others
Brother of Moses de Leon

Managed by: Judith Berlowitz
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About Abraham Rodrigues 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 Rodrigues de Lyon's Timeline

May 8, 1702
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
London, UK
August 2, 1734
Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, United States
September 21, 1734
October 3, 1736
February 10, 1738
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, United States
January 28, 1739
Savannah, Chatham, GA, United States
March 19, 1740