|Given Name(s)||Clara Matilda|
|Place of Birth||Odessa, Ukraine|
|Date of Birth (Eng)||May 3, 1882|
|Date of Birth (Heb)|
|Date of Death (Eng)||July 10, 1960|
|Date of Death (Heb)||16 Tammuz 5720|
|Age at Death||78|
|Hebrew Name||כלארה מתילדה|
|Spouse’s Name||Olaf Martin Jenssen|
|Title (e.g., Dr)|
|Religious Status (כ/ל/י)|
|Cause of Death|
|Other Family Data||Children: Matthew Albert (b. September 29, 1903, Shanghai; d. January 19, 1986, Caulfield, Vic., Australia), George William (b. September 21, 1905; d. June 1979, Surrey, UK), Lily Victoria (b. January 29, 1907; d. June 1977, Chelmsford, Essex) and Anna Olga (b. circa 1911, d. October 16, 1963, HK).|
|Inscription (Eng)||IN EVER LOVING MEMORY OF
OUR DARLING MOTHER
CLARA MATILDA JENSSEN
HIKALA MOTTEL BEN GERSHON
BORN ODESSA 3RD MAY 1882
DIED HONG KONG 10TH JULY 1960
|Inscription (Heb)||פנ מצאה מנוח ה״מ מרת כלארה מתילדה ג׳נסן נ״ע נלבע״ת ששה עשר לר״ח תמוז התש״כ והיו ימיה ע״ח שנה תנצבה|
|Historical||Olaf was a marine engineer. He died on April 28, 1948, in Shanghai, at age 74.
In 1921, her UK address was 10 Rudyard Street, North Shields. In 1950, it was 6 Courtfield Road, Kensington. In 1951, it was 41 Woodcote Road, Wallington, Surrey.
Matthew married Galina Vladimirovna Bredihin, who was six years younger than him. They were living in Shanghai in 1938 and they had a son, Martin James Ditmar Jenssen (b. circa 1935). He later served in the Australian army during WWII (service number NX123087). In 1950, he worked for Shell Petroleum as a shipping manager. He may have moved to HK at that time while Galina and Martin moved to Melbourne. Their address at the time was 19 Percy Park, Tynemouth, North Shields, UK.
Lily married Duncan Robertson Glass on October 17, 1931, in Shanghai. They had four children.
Anna married Cedric Charles Reid Shekury (b. April 10, 1907, Shanghai; d. March 22, 1989 SF), who was the general manager of the HK Bottlers’ Federation, and they had two children. Her funeral took place at St. John’s Cathedral and her remains were cremated.
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