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May Vera

Julietta Catharina Bensaude Abecassis

bulletDate of birth: 1877, Lisbon
bulletParents: Isaac Conquy Abecassis and Helena Nathan Bensaude
bulletHusband: Otto Leroi
bulletChildren: Ellen, dr. Alexandre (Alex), May Vera

She dedicated part of her life and fortune to the anthroposophy philosophy of Rudolph Steiner, the study of the soul.

She married her future brother in law, Otto Leroi, from Polish origin and German nationality. He was and industrialist, owner of a esmaltage factory in Frankfurt, where he produced toponimic plaques. He was brother of Anna Leroi and Henriette Leroi and son of Alexandre Leroi and Henriette.

Julietta Catharina Bensaude Abecassis, her mother Helena Bensaude, her sister Sarah Abecassis, her aunt Emília Bensaude, her sister Rachel Abecassis, her father Isaac Abecassis and her husband Otto Leroi. Bernau, Germany, 1901.

"Abecassises Novos". The six brothers, from left to right: Max, Julietta, Sarah, Fred, Fortunato and Rachel.

Abecassis brothers, sisters and wives and husbands. Photographes in a Quinta in Lumiar from Fred Abecassis.

Standing up: Maria Luísa d'Almeida Brandão (married with Fred Abecassis); Fred Abecassis; Max Abecassis; Henry Scholtz (married with Rachel Abecassis); Merita Abudarham (married with Max Abecassis); Rachel Abecassis; Salomão Seruya (married with Sarah Abecassis).

Sitted: Fortunato Abecassis; Sophia Buzaglo (married with Fortunato Abecassis); Julietta Abecassis and Sarah Abecassis.

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Last modified: 2001-12-26