Barnett “Barney” Aaronson

Birth: June 27, 1857 in Chelsea, London, England

Death: July 19, 1925 (aged 68) in Victoria, B.C.

Note:
There are three Aaronsons  (Barnett “Barney”, Hannah and Rachel)  interred in this cemetery, for whom the exact burial location is uncertain. There is one plot (Row D – Plot 17) with a rectangular marker inscribed “Aaronson” but  it is not possible to determine which of these three Aaronsons  it commemorates; it may be intended to mark one or all three graves.

Biography:
Barney lived in Victoria for over 40 years and was involved in a number of businesses including pawnbroker, and junk dealer.

He was also a member of the Board or Directors for Congregation Emanu-El. He is listed as a Trustee attending the congregation’s the third Annual Meeting in September, 1911. At that meeting reports indicated that the congregation was in a ‘very prosperous condition and Rabbi Friedlander was unanimously re-elected for another two year term.

Gravesite Details: no visible gravestone

Parents:
Heiman Aaronson (1815-1882)
Hannanh Kesner Aaronson (1824-1880)

Siblings:
Samson Aaronson 1852-1909
Louis Lewis Aaronson 1853-1899
Andrew Alfred Aaronson 1856-1912
Barnett Aaronson 1857-1925
Ralph Aaronson 1860-1923
Esther Aaronson Rothschild 1863-1934
Isabella Aaronson Nachman 1867-1902

Spouse:
Rachel Cohn Aaronson 1859-1928

Children:
Jacob Lewis Aaronson 1884-1972
Hannah Aaronson 1886-1916

%d bloggers like this: