Ellis, Isaac Ezra

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Plot Location 2E6
Surname Ellis
Given Name(s) Isaac Ezra
Place of Birth Baghdad
Date of Birth (Eng) March 31, 1829
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Date of Death (Eng) August 31, 1909
Date of Death (Heb) 14 Elul 5669
Age at Death 80
Hebrew Name יצחק עזרא עבודי אלייה
Spouse’s Name Hebe Ellis (2E7)
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Sex M
Marital Status M
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Lived to see great-grandchildren.

He had six children — three boys, Ezekiel Isaac Ellis (2E8), Oswald Isaac Ellis and Aaron I. Ellis, and three girls.

Inscription (Eng) SACRED TO THE MEMORY
OF
ISAAC EZRA ELLIS
DIED
31ST. AUGUST 1909
AGED 80 YEARS.
Inscription (Heb) והלך לפניך צדיקך מצבת קבורת המרוחם הזקן יצחק עזרא עבודי אלייה נ״ע נלב״ע יום ג׳ לחו׳ אלול שנת התרס״ט והיו ימיו שמונים שנה ת׳נ׳צ׳ב׳ה׳
Inscription (Other) “109” below English inscription
Historical Married Hebe in 1848.

According to Ellis family research, he moved from Baghdad to Bombay where he worked for Moses & Co. there. He was then sent to Shanghai but he returned to India five years later due to ill health. Three years later, in 1867, he arrived in Hong Kong and joined E. D. Sassoon & Co.

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