Joseph Levy

Joseph Lewis Levy

Birth: February 28, 1852 in London, England

Death: May 18, 1912 (age 59-60) in Victoria, B.C.

Biography:
Joseph Lewis Levy, born in London in 1852 and came to Victoria, BC as a young man.  He married Phoebe Levy in 1879. 

He was a cigar maker, belonged to a Masonic Lodge and according to the Victoria Daily Colonist, he sang in a barbershop quartet.  Joseph suffered from a long, difficult illness causing his family to struggle financially. He died on May 18, 1912 and is buried in the family plot with his wife and daughter.

Gravesite Details: Row F – Plot 3

Inscription:
Joseph Levy
Father
1851 – 1911

Note:
JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry (JOWBR) indicates that the date of 1911 as recorded on the gravestone is incorrect. British Columbia Death Registration 12-09-027929 states that he died on May, 18, 1912.

Spouse:
Phoebe Levy Levy (1854–1926)

Children:
Annie Levy Levy (1884-1914)
Benjamin Levy (1886-
Lewis Joseph Levy (1892-

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