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

Family Members:

  • 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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