Bain, Bertha

4D2 - Bertha Bain 1
Plot Location 4D2
Surname Bain
Given Name(s) Bertha
Place of Birth Nagasaki?
Date of Birth (Eng) circa 1904
Date of Birth (Heb)  
Date of Death (Eng) February 2, 1933
Date of Death (Heb)  
Age at Death 28
Hebrew Name  
Spouse’s Name Adolphe Bain né Lebon
Father’s Name Morris Bassis (?)
Mother’s Name Genindel Heikoff (?)
Other Surnames  
Sex F
Marital Status M
Maiden Name Bassis
Title (e.g., Dr)  
Religious Status (כ/ל/י)  
Cause of Death Pleurisy and double pneumonia
Other Family Data Possible sisters: Sara Bassis Negeloff (b. April 13, 1897, Nagasaki; d. August 14, 1980, SF), Mary Bassis Nicklin (b. 1902) and Diana Bassis Scottgordon Peet (b. May 14, 1909, Nagasaki; d. October 19, 1983, Alameda, CA)
Inscription (Eng) IN
Inscription (Heb)  
Inscription (Other) “B.J. & Co.” on front of top slab; “152” on right side
Historical Bertha arrived in HK only one year before and she married her husband a short time after that. He was the manager of Athena Studio, located in Gloucester Building. 

Her parents were Russian (her mother was born in Kherson, which is now in Ukraine) living in Shanghai. According to her obituary, her father had died six weeks earlier on January 1st. He was 60.

In 1929, Mary (sister?) was living in Sheffield. Her husband, Harry, was an able seaman in the Royal Navy.

The Bassises may be related to Amalie Herzberg (1H13)‘s family.

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