Cecilia Sylvester

Cecilia Davies Sylvester

Birth: January 22, 1848 in Sydney, New South Whales, Australia

Death: November 6, 1935 (age 87) in Victoria, B.C.

Burial: Congregation Emanu-El Cemetery, Victoria, Capital Regional District, British Columbia, Canada

Biography:

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Cecelia married her long time suitor Frank Sylvester in 1869

Gravesite Details: Row F – Plot 40

Inscription:
Frank Sylvester
Born 1837
Died 1908
Aged 71
At Rest
Cecilia
Sylvester
Born 1848
Died 1935

Parents:
Miriam “Maria” Harris Davies (1819–1901)
Judah Philip (J.P.) Davies (1820–1879)

Spouse:
Francis “Frank” Joseph Sylvester (1837–1908)

Children:
Elizabeth Eula Sylvester Menkus (1869–1937)
Louise Miriam Sylvester (1871–1955)
William Benjamin Sylvester (1874–1931)
Clarence Bertram Sylvester (1876–1933)
Mabel Violet Sylvester Ellis (1878–1941)
Jesse Percival Sylvester (1880–1945)
Rachel Valentine Sylvester Campbell (1884–1975)
Rebecca Florence Sylvester Macrae (1889–1980)

Siblings:
Elizabeth Davies Schultz (1844-1866)
Joshua Davies (1846–1903)
Henry (Harry) Davies (1850–1916)
David Lewis Davies (1852–1924)
Philip Judah Davies (1854–1943)

Jewish Museum of the American West:
Francis Joseph & Cecelia Sylvester: Early Jewish Settlers & “Community Givers” of Victoria, BC

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