Herman “Henry” Morris

Birth: 1845 in Wieleń, Poland
According to the Jewish Online Worldwide Burial Registry, he was born about 1845, in Filene, Prussia. This town, whose name in German was actually ‘Filehne’, is now known by the Polish name ‘Wielen’.

Death: April 14, 1887 in Victoria, B.C.

Henry had been sick in hospital for some time before he died. The pallbearers were: E J Salmon, George Powell, W Gregory, Morris Moss and two other men from the Order of Chosen Friends.

Gravesite Details: Row D – Plot 39

In Memory of
Of Filene, Prussia
Aged 42 Years
14 April 1887 – 5617

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/

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