Levy, Rachel

2H7 - Rachel Levy  
Plot Location 2H7
Surname Levy
Given Name(s) Rachel
Place of Birth Shanghai
Date of Birth (Eng) 1883
Date of Birth (Heb)  
Date of Death (Eng) January 2, 1968
Date of Death (Heb)  
Age at Death 84
Hebrew Name  
Spouse’s Name Nissim Simon Levy
Father’s Name Isaac Nissim “Ned” Ezra
Mother’s Name Flora Abraham
Other Surnames  
Sex F
Marital Status W
Maiden Name Ezra
Title (e.g., Dr)  
Religious Status (כ/ל/י)  
Cause of Death  
Other Family Data Children: Reginald Levy (b. 1905; d. 1918), Yvonne Levy (b. 1923; d. 1930) and Isaac Simon Levy.

She had eight brothers and sisters including twin brothers, Judah Isaac Ezra (2H26) and Isaac Isaac Ezra. Brothers-in-law: Ezra Simon Levy (2G9) and Isaac Simon Ezra Levy (2G8). Sister-in-law: Mozelle Robinson Ezra (2J16). Nephews: Cecil Ezra (2L3), Denzil Marcus Ezra (2J17) and David Levy (2D7)

Inscription (Eng) MRS. RACHEL LEVY
Inscription (Heb) ת׳נ׳צ׳ב׳ה׳
Inscription (Other) “GRUNWALD TEL AVIV – ISRAEL” on left side of headstone
Historical Nissim was 23 years older than her. According to the Carl Smith archives, Nissim came to HK from India around 1880 and worked as an assistant at D. Sassoon, Sons & Co. He then moved to Shanghai where he worked as a manager at S.J. David and Co. He became a stockbroker and was one of the organisers of the Shanghai Sharebrokers Association in 1921. He and Rachel were married at the Beth El Synagogue in Shanghai on March 5, 1905.

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