[12.1] Rabbi Gabriel ESKELES or Rav Gabriel of Krakow
(b. 1655 Krakow, d. 4 Feb. 1718 Nikolsburg),
Rabbi of Nikolsburg, married [12.4] Esther
Hadassa daugther of Issakhar Berush HESHEL
son of Rav Avram Yehoshua HESCHEL a prominent figure in Krakow,
head of the Vaad Arba Aratzot, Council of the Four Lands.
R'Gavriel took the surname of his father-in-law, HESCHEL'S (Eskeles being a corruption of
- [10.1] R. Yaacov Khaim ESKELES-FUERTH (b. 16?? Olkusz, d. 1732 Shaffa).
Av beit din Shaffa.
Presumably he was among the Jews who came in 1671 from Vienna to Furth when the community in Vienna was expelled.
He marrieied [10.6] the daughter of Mordekhai Hacohen (b. Hamburg, d. Nikolsburg).
He must have returned to Vienna by 1713 when his son was born.
Remarried [10.7] Khava Khavole bat Aharon Yekheskel LVOV
- [9.1] R. Yehuda Loeb ben Yaacov ESKELES-FUERTH (b. 1713 Wien, d. 29 Nov. 1763 Wien).
Worked as cashier for his uncle Bernard Gabriel ESKELES and also
served as co-executor of his will. Lived for a while in Fuerth and returned to Vienna.
He first married [9.6] Voegele Lea bat Zekel FRAENKEL (b. 17?? Fuerth, d. young 7 Apr. 1745 Wien).
Yehuda remarried (1746) [9.7] Hindel Rakhel bat Moshe LICHTENSTADT
(b. 1725 Eisenstadt, d. 1752 Wien)
Yehuda remarried again [9.8] Rosa bat Shimon Pollak BAKHRAKH
- [8.2] Bondle Bondel ESKELES (b. before 1745 Wien, d. 1792 Prag) m.
[8.12] R. Wolf Shlomo TURNAU.
- [8.6] Edel ESKELES (b. before 1745 Wien)
- [8.8] Rosa ESKELES. (Her existance is not confirmed.)
- [9.2] Kroendel Kreindel ESKELES (b. 1711 Wien, d. 1732 Wien)
m. [9.9] Hirsel Yaacov Nathan MARGOLIS.
- [9.3] Rivka Rebecca ESKELES (b. Wien)
m. [9.10] Moshe BING
- [9.4] Sara Alek ESKELES (b. Wien, d. 1759) m.
[9.11] Pinkhas MARKTBREITER.
- [9.5] Rosa ESKELES (b. Olkusz)
- [10.2] Bernard Gabriel ESKELES (aka R. Berusch Isachar ESKELES)
(b. 1691 Olkusz, d. 2 Mar. 1753 Vienna). Founder of Line 2 of ESKELES Family Tree.
- [10.3] R. Yehuda Loeb ESKELES (b. 1692 Olkusz, d. 1710 Frankfurt/Main)
- [10.4] Bella Rebecca ESKELES (b. 1702 Olkusz, d. 1759 Eisenstadt) married
[10.9] Aharon Yekheskel ben Moshe LVOV.
Remarried [10.10] Eliyahu ben Avraham EISENSTADT.
- [10.5] Teivele Tova ESKELES m.
[10.11] Isaac ben Salomon Halevi FROESCHELS.
Numbers in brackets are references to
The ESKELES Genealogy
by Zeev ESHKOLOT.
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