|Place of Birth||Soultz-sous-Forêts, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France|
|Date of Birth (Eng)||October 5, 1873|
|Date of Birth (Heb)|
|Date of Death (Eng)||August 31, 1922|
|Date of Death (Heb)||6 Elul 5682|
|Age at Death||48|
|Hebrew Name||אברהם בן יעקב|
|Spouse’s Name||Rosie Weill (4B4)|
|Father’s Name||Jacques Jacob Weill|
|Mother’s Name||Zerle Weill|
|Title (e.g., Dr)|
|Religious Status (כ/ל/י)|
|Cause of Death|
|Other Family Data||Children: Sophie Rachel Odell (4B2), Susannah “Susie” Potts (b. October 18, 1904; d. June 1968, Norfolk, England), Leon Weill (4B6), and Maurice Weill (b. September 16, 1908; d. March 30, 1944, Shamshuipo POW Camp).|
|Inscription (Eng)||IN LOVING MEMORY OF|
THE DEARLY BELOVED HUSBAND
BORN AT SOULTZ SUR FORETS
5TH OCTOBER 1873
DIED AT HONG KONG
AUGUST 31ST. 1922.
MAY HIS SOUL REST IN PEACE.
|Inscription (Heb)||מצבת קבורת ה״מ אברהם בן יעקב וואי ל נ״ע נ״לב״ע יום ד׳ ששה לחודש אלול ה׳ת׳ר׳פ׳ב׳ והיו ימיו מ״ט שנה ת׳נ׳צ׳ב׳ה׳|
|Historical||Hebrew inscription says he was 49. There’s also a blank space in the Hebrew “Weill”.|
At the time of Sophie’s birth (1900), the family was living at 67 Wyndham Street. At the time of Susannah’s birth (1904), they were living at 11 Seymour Road. At the time of Maurice’s birth (1908), they were living at 13 Seymour Road. In 1912, they were reported to be living at Elliott Crescent, 27 Robinson Road.
Alberose, Nos. 132A & 132B Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam, was a residence of the Weill’s family. Built in 1926, it was owned by Rosie Weill who was the Senate Fearers [Sennet Frères] of the Hong Kong Hotel Buildings. The building is named after Rosie and her husband, Albert Weill. Mrs. Weill passed away in 1952 and the Alberose’s ownership was transferred to the University of Hong Kong in 1955. The building served as staff quarters of the University until now. (Source: Wikipedia)
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