Forbes, Alex

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Plot Location 4C9
Surname Forbes
Given Name(s) Alex (Alexander Roger)
Place of Birth
Date of Birth (Eng) January 9, 1886
Date of Birth (Heb) 3 Shevat 5646
Date of Death (Eng) March 13, 1933
Date of Death (Heb) 13 Adar 5693
Age at Death 47
Hebrew Name אברהם
Spouse’s Name Clara Thelma Forbes née Goldenberg (4C8)
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Mother’s Name
Other Surnames
Sex M
Marital Status M
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Title (e.g., Dr)
Religious Status (כ/ל/י)
Cause of Death
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Inscription (Eng) IN LOVING MEMORY OF ALEX. DEARLY LOVED HUSBAND OF CLARA THELMA FORBES. BORN 9TH JAN 1886. DIED 13TH MARCH 1933
Inscription (Heb) מצבת קבורת המ״ אברהם פורביז נ״ע נולד יום שלישי לחודש שבט שנת התרמו ונלב״ע יום שלושה עשר לחודש אדר שנת התר״צג תנ״צבה
Inscription (Other) “153” on front
Historical The Chevra Kadisha has him listed as Roth Alexander Faber. He may have anglicized his name to Forbes after WWI. He may also have been a convert.

He was employed by A. S. Watson & Co. at the time of his death. His obituary says he was 52.

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