|Given Name(s)||Sumra (Sarah)|
|Place of Birth||Baghdad|
|Date of Birth (Eng)||circa 1852|
|Date of Birth (Heb)|
|Date of Death (Eng)||May 8, 1937|
|Date of Death (Heb)||27 Iyar 5697|
|Age at Death||85|
|Spouse’s Name||E. I. Elias (2G6)|
|Title (e.g., Dr)|
|Religious Status (כ/ל/י)|
|Cause of Death|
|Other Family Data|
DIED 8TH MAY 1937.
“LET THY MERCIES ALSO
COME UNTO ME, O LORD,
EVEN THY SALVATION,
ACCORDING TO THY WORD.”
|Inscription (Heb)||לזכר עולם פה מצאה מנוח סמרה אשת אליהו יצחק אליהו נפטרה יום ש״ק כ״ז אייר התרצ״ז תנצ״בה|
|Inscription (Other)||“164” on base at front; “Brown, Jones & Co.” on footing in front|
|Historical||She had no children.
According to the Carl Smith archives, the chief mourner at her funeral was her nephew, Jacob Elias. This is probably Jacob Hai Elias (1H17). In her will, she named Aaron Sassoon Gubbay and Joseph Sassoon Gubbay as her executors. Both Aaron Sassoon Gubbay and Joseph Sassoon Gubbay are memorialised at the Soong Ching Ling Memorial Park in Shanghai. Her heirs were a nephew and his wife, Ezra Meyer Solomon and Sallie Solomon, of Calcutta, and a niece, Moselle Elias, daughter of Reuben Ezekiel Elias, also of Calcutta.
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