Erna Esther Marymont Landsberg

Birth: May 23, 1878 in Warsaw, Poland

Death: August 9, 1915 (age 39) in Victoria, B.C.

Biography:
Erna Marymont (or Marymort) travelled from Warsaw to the Pacific Coast in 1894 to visit her brother. Shortly after her arrival, she met Frederick Landsberg and they married in 1895. Erna visited Warsaw a couple of times to see her parents and three sisters.

During the course of their marriage, she and her husband experienced a number of financial ups and downs. Frederick had a number of businesses. In 1910, he established the Empire Realty Company with William Davies which flourished until 1914.

During the period of affluence the Landsbergs built a large house at 106 Medana Street. The house still stands and is designated as a heritage building.

The couple had 2 daughters, one of whom predeceased Erna Landsberg. The pallbearers were: P Raymond, W Gardiner, J Savannah, M Levy, J H A Chapman, and Max Leiser.

Gravesite Details: Row G – Plot 33

Inscription:
In Memory
of
Erna Esther
wife of
Fred
Landsberg
Born In Poland, May 23, 1875
Died at Victoria, Aug. 9, 1915

Family Members:

  • Spouse
    • Frederick Landsberg
  • Children
    • Beatrice Hannah Regina Landsberg Whillans (1897–1967)
  • Siblings
    • H Marymont of Oakland, California
    • Emery Marymont, of Reno, Nevada
    • J Marymont, of San Francisco, California
    • three sisters in Warsaw

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