Abraham, Reuben

2J3 - Reuben Abraham 2
Plot Location 2J3
Surname Abraham
Given Name(s) Reuben
Place of Birth  
Date of Birth (Eng) circa 1883
Date of Birth (Heb)  
Date of Death (Eng) March 11, 1948
Date of Death (Heb) Rosh Chodesh Adar II 5708
Age at Death 64
Hebrew Name ראובן
Spouse’s Name Elsie Kennedy
Father’s Name A. E. Abraham (1C4)
Mother’s Name Anna Mackenzie


Other Surnames  
Sex M
Marital Status W
Maiden Name  
Title (e.g., Dr)  
Religious Status (כ/ל/י)  
Cause of Death  
Other Family Data Sons: Edward Abraham and Gerald Morris Abraham (b. April 25, 1916; April 3, 2003, Woodstock, NY)


Brothers and sisters: Ezra Abraham (2H5), Joseph Abraham (2J2), Elizabeth “Lizzie” (Mrs. Wm.) Pitcairn and Kathleen “Kitty” (Mrs. Edward) Seyer

Inscription (Eng) TO THE MEMORY OF
Inscription (Heb) לזכור עולם פה מצא מנוח ה״מ ראובן אברהם נלב״ע ביום ר״ח אדר ב שנת הת״שח והיו ימו ארבעה וששים שנה תנצ״בה
Inscription (Other)  
Historical According to the 1917 jurors’ list, he was a clerk at British-American Tobacco Co., Ltd. The 1922 and 1923 jurors’ lists have him as a merchant at N. S. Moses & Co., located at 8 Torres Buildings, Kowloon. A 1941 jurors’ list has him as a share broker at Tester & Abraham, which was his brother Ezra’s company. He lived at 38 Kimberley Road, Kowloon.

Elsie died on October 30, 1916, at age 29. She is buried in HK Cemetery (Plot 16B/4/6). There is a grave in HK Cemetery for a Cecil Kennedy Abraham, who died in 1911 at age 7-1/2 months. Could he have been their son?

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