John Michael Burnes

Birth: circa 1848 in Spain or Austria

Death: February 23, 1918 in Victoria, B.C.

The information confirming the burial and biographical details is from the Daily Colonist newspaper {Sunday, 24 February 1918, Page 8, Column5 5 & 6}, which state he was born in Spain, and the British Columbia Vital Statistics Archives index for 1918. The Congregation Emanu-El Burial Register 1946 as related through the JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry (JOWBR)gives his birthplace as Austria.

The pallbearers at his funeral were: J B Jaffe, B Aaronson, A Lancaster, I Waxtock, H W Comm, E P Nathan.

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