Elizabeth Davies Schultz

Birth: February, 1844 in Australia

Death: November 18, 1866 (age 22) in Victoria, B.C.

Biography:
Elizabeth married Herman Schultz on October 7, 1863 when she was 19. Theirs was the first marriage in the new synagogue building. Their son, Samuel Davies Schultz (1865 – 1917) was the first Jewish Judge in Canada. Following his birth, Elizabeth’s health declined until she died on November 16, 1866. She was the first woman to be buried in the cemetery.

Gravesite Details: Row E – Plot 34

Inscription:
Elizabeth Davies Schultz
1844 – 1866

Family Members:

  • Parents
    • Miriam “Maria” Harris Davies (1819–1901)
    • Judah Philip “J.P.” Davies (1820–1879)
  • Spouse
    • Herman Schultz (1831–1878)
  • Children
    • Samuel Davies Schultz (1865–1917)
  • Siblings
    • Joshua Davies (1846–1903)
    • Cecelia Davies Sylvester (1848–1935)
    • Henry “Harry” Davies ( 1850-1916)
    • David Lewis Davies (1852-1924)
    • Philip Judah Davies (1854-1943)

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