|Given Name(s)||Manassah Nat|
|Place of Birth||Leeds, UK|
|Date of Birth (Eng)||March 26, 1902|
|Date of Birth (Heb)||17 Adar II 5662|
|Date of Death (Eng)||December 2, 1966|
|Date of Death (Heb)||19 Kislev 5727|
|Age at Death||64|
|Hebrew Name||מנשה נתן ב”ר חיים|
|Spouse’s Name||Julia Maria Rakusen née Gardner|
|Father’s Name||Hyman Rakusen (Rakuzhin)|
|Mother’s Name||Toby Rakusen née Klein|
|Title (e.g., Dr)|
|Religious Status (כ/ל/י)|
|Cause of Death|
|Other Family Data||Son: Ron Rakusen (b. 1940, HK). Siblings: Moses (b. 1895), Besy (b. 1898), Yetty (b. 1900), Rosy (b. 1904)|
|Inscription (Eng)||TO THE BELOVED MEMORY OF MANASSAH NAT RAKUSEN BORN 26TH MARCH 1902 DIED 2ND DECEMBER 1966 AGED 64 YEARS DEEPLY LOVED – SO SADLY MISSED|
|Inscription (Heb)||פ’נ’ ר’ מנשה נתן ב”ר חיים רקוסען נולד י”ז אדר ב’ תרס”ב נפטר י”ט כסלו תשכ”ז לפייק בן ס”ד שנים ת’נ’צ’ב’ה|
|Inscription (Other)||“269” on front face of base|
|Historical||His uncle, Lloyd Rakusen, owned and operated Rakusen’s, the famous matzoh company. His father worked for the company.
Julia’s family was in HK and Macau for generations. Her grandfather, Anis (William/ Wilhelm) Gahar (Gardner), died in 1875 and is buried in HK Cemetery. It is believed that her grandmother, Cecília Libânia De Jesus Correa, was born in Macau in 1840. Julia died in London on August 5, 1981 and is buried there.
Ron lives in France.
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