Re: CORIELL = CURIEL? #general
(riemoreseanachaidh@...) wrote on 07 Mar 2018 in soc.genealogy.jewish:
A family with the name Coriell (spelled Coryell by one branch) appearsThe double "ll" seems to be a [New Wrold?] "enhancement",
but the "Curiel" family was well-known >from the 1650's
in Sephardic Amsterdam:
These Sephardim families came, >from the late 1500's, to Amsterdam during the
80 year Hispanic-Netherlands war to set up the intercontinental shipping
trade scipping Spain/Portugal as an intermediary. As the Cripto-jews had had
a better chance in Portugal and the long haul shipping trade was more
concentrated there [IMHO], they came maily >from Portugal, spoke Portugese,
and had to be introduced to Sephardic ritual in Amsterdam.
Some of them were involved as early settlers of New Amsterdam, later known
as New York.
(Please change the x'es to dots)