|Place of Birth||Calcutta|
|Date of Birth (Eng)||August 18, 1839|
|Date of Birth (Heb)||8 Elul 5599|
|Date of Death (Eng)||October 13, 1877|
|Date of Death (Heb)||6 Cheshvan 5638|
|Age at Death||38|
|Hebrew Name||רגייהנע בת רפאל|
|Spouse’s Name||Raphael Eliyahu Sassoon|
|Father’s Name||Raphael Emanuel Belilios|
|Mother’s Name||Salha Cohen – Belilios (née Lanyado)|
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|Cause of Death|
|Other Family Data||Daughter: Rachel Sassoon (b. December 6, 1876); brother: Emanuel Raphael Belilios|
|Inscription (Eng)||ERECTED BY|
R.E. SASSOON, ESQ
TO THE SACRED MEMORY
OF HIS BELOVED WIFE
DAUGHTER OF THE LATE R.E. BELILIOS, ESQ.
SHE WAS BORN AT
CALCUTTA 18th AUG. 1839
DIED AT HONGKONG
13th OCTOBER 1877.
DEEPLY LAMENTED BY HER
MOTHER AND FRIENDS.
|Inscription (Heb)||זות מצבת קבורת האשה הכבודה והצנועה ה– בנשות המדוסאת בקורן מרת רגייהנע בת ה׳מ׳ רפאל בליליוס נ״ע אשת ה׳מ׳ רפאל אליהו ששון — נולדת יום — אלול שנת קצ״ט — ۱۸ אגוסת ١٨٣٩ מארץ נלבעת יום שבק ו׳ מרחשון ש׳ תרל״ח תנצ״בה|
|Historical||She and her husband were only married for one year when she died.|
Husband, Raphael Eliyahu Sassoon, was married two more times after her death. His second wife was Habiba Rebecca Salha Solomon (b. circa 1862), the daughter of Ezekiel Solomon of Baghdad. Together, they had eight children. He and his third wife, whom he married in 1880, celebrated their silver wedding anniversary on June 9, 1905 (as reported in the Hongkong Telegraph). He had been resident in Singapore for almost 20 years. For many years, he was in business partnership with Messrs Meyer and Co. He later opened his own business known as R. Sassoon and Co., which was later managed by his son, Elias. He died on September 24, 1909 (erev Yom Kippur 5670) in Singapore at the age of 70.
Rachel was married to Moise Abraham Sassoon of Alexandria. Her father was born in Cairo so perhaps they were cousins.
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