Elias, Edward Leopold (& Martha)

Plot Location2G17
SurnameElias
Given Name(s)Edward Leopold (“Eddie”) & Martha
Place of BirthShanghai (E)
Date of Birth (Eng)January 9, 1900 (E);
December 14, 1924 (M)
Date of Birth (Heb) 
Date of Death (Eng)April 8, 1967 (E);
April 26, 1969 (M)
Date of Death (Heb)27 Adar II 5727 (E)
Age at Death67 (E);
44 (M)
Hebrew Nameעזרא לב אליהו
Spouse’s NameMartha Fenyvesi
Father’s NameReuben Hye “Papa” Elias (2G18)
Mother’s NameIrene Haimovitch
Other Surnames 
SexM;
F
Marital StatusM
Maiden Name 
Title (e.g., Dr) 
Religious Status (כ/ל/י) 
Cause of Death 
Other Family DataSiblings: Flora Kate “Mimi” Hayim, Frederick Sassoon “Freddie” Elias (2F2), Vera Hannah Elias Levy, David Elias, Reggie Marcus Elias, Arthur Emanuel Elias and Veronica “Ronnie” Elias. There may have been another sibling named Elles Elias. Brother-in-law: Ellis Joseph Hayim (2G24).

According to the Carl Smith archives, they had a daughter named Clara Elias. She may have gone by the name of Margaret.
Inscription (Eng)(Main inscription): IN LOVING MEMORY
OF
EDWARD LEOPOLD ELIAS
BORN IN SHANGHAI JANUARY 9TH 1900
DIED IN HONG KONG APRIL 8TH 1967

(Small plaque): MRS. MARTHA ELIAS
BORN 14TH DECEMBER 1924
DIED 26TH APRIL 1969
“LE VRAI TOMBEAU DES MORTS
EST DANS LE COEUR DES VIVANTS.”

(Translation: “The real tomb of the dead is in the heart of the living.”)
Inscription (Heb)לזכר עולם מנוחת ה״מ עזרא לב אליהו נ״ע נלב״ע יום כ״ז אדר ב׳ התשכ״ז והיו ימיו ס״ז שנה תנצב״ה
Inscription (Other) 
HistoricalMain inscription is for Edward. A small plaque is appended to the front of the slab for Martha. Martha may have committed suicide in Macau.

He was a member of the Shanghai Stock Exchange. Before the war, he owned a string of racing horses. The Japanese imprisoned him for three years. After his release, the family went to Canada but moved from there to Hong Kong in 1954.

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