James A Cohen

Birth: 1848 in Holland

Death: June 18, 1895 (age 47) in Victoria, B.C.

The Daily Colonist reported that James and his family were members of the Order of the Frontiers as well as being involved in other secret societies. He was unconscious when he died and his death is shrouded in mystery. James was buried with Masonic and Odd Fellow rites. The pallbearers were: T Prosser, E Frank, L Lewis, G Shaw, C Maynard, W T Williams.

Gravesite Details: Row F – Plot 37

Inscription:
Unknown text
June 18, 1895
Aged 48 Years
Unknown Hebrew Text

Plaque reads: James Cohen

James Cohen was a Freemason. The masonic symbol of the square and compass is the central motif of the gravestone.

Transcription of his weathered marker was only possible because of the University of Victoria Digital Documentation of Monuments project: https://onlineacademiccommunity.uvic.ca/cemeteriesinpictures/contact/

Biography
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Spouse:
Kate Salmon Cohen

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