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Moses Musaphia

Also Known As: "Simon Mendes", "Mosseh Musafia"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Death: May 27, 1643 (59-68)
Amsterdam, N-H. Netherlands
Place of Burial: Beth Haim Cemetery, Ouderkerk aan de Amstel, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Immediate Family:

Son of Felipe Imanuel Dinis and Gracia Abigail de Palacios Abigail De Palacios Nis Alias De Nis alias Yahia
Husband of Sarah Musaphia
Father of Esther Moses Obediente; Sarah 'Moses' Moses Crespo; David Mozes Musaphia; Benjamin Musaphia; Joseph 'assumed son of Moses' Moses Musaphia and 4 others
Brother of Álvaro Semuel Denis-Dyonis; Emanuel Binyamin Musaphia; Benjamin Musaphia; ? Aboab and Jacob Musaphia

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About Moses Musaphia

Important Notes from the source of information linking Moses as the son of Felipe and Gracia -

These earliest recorded members of the Musaphia family above have been assumed to be siblings and have been shown here together with their possible parentage as indicated below. Recent information has indicated that Emanuel may have been the son of Felip Salomao ibn YAHYA (also known as DINIS or DIONIS) and Gracia Abigail de FALACIOS or PALACIOS, daughter of Pedro de PALACIOS and Felipa BARBOSA and believed to be the sister of Rabbi Isaac PALACHE of Fez. This may only be based on the fact that his son, Benjamin, in his published Latin work on medicine, calls himself "Dionysius". The ibn YAHYA family trace their lineage through a tapestry and recorded in a work by Eliakim Carmoly;

"Sefer Divre HaYamim le-Bene Yahya" "ספר דברי הימים לבני יחייא" (Book of Chronicles of the sons/family of Yahya) (Frankfurt am Main: Bet HaSefarim shel A. Koyfman, 1850).

They can be linked back to the Exilarchs - 'Prince of the Captivity' or 'Head of the Exile' - (Heb. ראש גולה, rosh galut) (Aram. רֵישׁ גָּלוּתָא, resh galuta), who are descended from King David.
Graham Senior Milne's article about the The Exilarchs and the possible connection to Don Abraham Senior Coronel who appears elsewhere in this tree as Abraham Senior Coronel alias Fernan Perez . I am not yet convinced of the relationship between Emanuel Musaphia and of Felip Salomao ibn YAHYA. However I have included the link to an additional page showing the ancestry of the latter, indicating relationships as though they were definite. Although the Musaphia surname disappears from my direct family links with the marriage of Sarah 'Moses' MUSAPHIA to Emanual CRESPO, it reappears later with the marriages of my Great Grand Aunts, Sarah and Jane 'Moses' HARING to Moses and Joseph 'Aaron' MUSAPHIA in the late 1800s.

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Moses Musaphia's Timeline

1579
1579
Lisbon, Portugal
1601
1601
1605
1605
Lisboa, Portugal
1605
Lisbon, Portugal
1607
1607
Lisboa, Portugal
1612
1612
Lisboa, Portugal
1613
1613
Lisboa, Portugal
1619
1619
Bayonne, Aquitaine, France
1621
1621
1625
1625
Bayonne, Aquitaine, France