Levi Jacob Sluis, Rotterdam-Maassluis-Dordrecht
by Juan Goudsmit


Contents
Introduction
Surnames
Contact
First Generation
Second Generation
Third Generation
Fourth Generation
Fifth Generation
Sixth Generation
Seventh Generation
Index
Sources

Introduction
Levi Jacob Sluis, citizen of Rotterdam, Maassluis & Dordrecht

The Descendants of Levinus Jacob Sluis - born abt 1665 in Rotterdam
In the last part of the 17th century Maassluis (then called Sluis) was one of the few towns in the province of South-Holland where Jews were allowed to settle. The first known jewish inhabitant of Maassluis is the Tobacco merchant “Toebackverkoper” Levij Jacobs. On April 27th 1688 he becomes the owner of a house, situated on the westside of the Hoogstraat (High street).
Several years later Levi Jacobs moves to Dordrecht, where in 1705 he obtains his citizenship “Livinus Jacobs, geboren te Rotterdam, mits betalende 5 ponden van 40 groten het pond”; and where he is one of the founders of the jewish community (1728), cemetery (1737) and synagogue (1739). His nickname or surname had become: Sluis.

[v.october2017]

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