Rakusen, Manassah Nat

2H12 - Manassah Nat Rakusen
Plot Location 2H12
Surname Rakusen
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
Other Surnames
Sex M
Marital Status M
Maiden Name
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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