The Athias Family
from Spain
c.1557



Coat of Arms of Spain


  • Athias: A Spanish family distinguished by the great number of its scholars and promoters of learning. The name is spelled in Hebrew variously, עטיאס, עטיאה, עטייה, עטיאש אתיה, אזיה, אטיעש, עטייס, (from an Arabic word meaning "present," "gift"). As early as the sixteenth century some of its members lived in Italy and Palestine; while another branch settled in the cities of Hamburg, Amsterdam, and London. In addition to those mentioned below, the following names are found in the list of the members of the Portuguese community at Amsterdam in 1675: Abraham Atias, Abraham Atias, "el viejo," Hayyim Franco Atias, Isaac de Semuel Atias, Isaac de David Atias, Jahacob Atias, Jahacob Costa Atias (De Castro, "De Syn. der Portug. -Israel. Gem. te Amsterdam," pp. xlviii. et seq.; Steinschneider, in "Jewish Quarterly Review," xi. 480). The Jewish Encyclopedia


17th. Generation
 
Patriarch ATHIAS
12th. Great Grandfather
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est. 1557
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
unknown ATHIAS
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est. 1582
 
 

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est. 1561
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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    1. son2 'Patriarch' ATHIASassumed brother of Isaac ATHIAS, married
      • unknown

    2. Hakam Isaac 'Patriarch' ATHIAS married
      • Esther CORTISSOS
 

16th. Generation
 
son2 'Patriarch' ATHIAS
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est. 1583
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Patriarch ATHIAS
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est. 1608
 
 

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est. 1587
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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    1. Abraham ATHIAS married
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    2. David ATHIAS assumed brother of Abraham, married
      • unknown

    3. son3 'son2' ATHIASassumed brother of Abraham, married
      • Sarah
 

15th. Generation
 
son3 'son2' ATHIAS
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est. 1619
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
son2 'Patriarch' ATHIAS
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est. 1644
 
 

Sarah
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est. 1623
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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    1. David 'son3' ATHIAS married
      • Esther 'Abraham' ATHIAS

    2. Rachel 'son3' ATHIAS, assumed sister of David, married
    3. Esther 'son3' ATHIAS married
    4. Raphael 'son3' ATHIAS married
      • Rachel (Beatriz) 'Joseph' GOMES MORENU
 

    NOTES:

    • Rachel and her assumed sister Esther were both born in Peyrehorade, Landes, France.
      Esther's witness for her marriage notice was her brother Raphael.
      Raphael's's witness for his marriage notice was his sister Esther.
      This would make Raphael brother to Rachel.

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