Francis “Frank” Sylvester

Francis “Frank” Joseph Sylvester

Birth: 1837 in England

Death: December 25, 1908 (age 70-71) in Victoria, B.C.

Biography:

Married his long time sweetheart Cecelia Davies in 1869

Gravesite Details: Row F – Plot 39

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

Parents:
Eula Sarah Silberstein (Anglicized to Julia Sylvester)
Hyman Silberstein (Anglicized to Henry Sylvester after arriving in NY in 1842)

Spouse:
Cecelia Davies Sylvester (1848–1935)

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)

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

Jewish Museum and Archives:
On These Shores

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