Family Card - Person Sheet
Family Card - Person Sheet
NameRebecca [Re'] LEVY 173,6
Birth14 Apr 1849, Tamworth, NSW, Australia
Death13 Apr 1933, Engadine, Elizabeth Bay, Sydney NSW, Australia
BurialApr 1933, Rookwood, Lidcombe, NSW, Australia
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Birth14 Apr 1849, London, England
Burial14 Apr 1933, Rookwood Old Jewish Cemetery-OGS-11-358
Death13 Apr 1933, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Spouses
Birth27 Apr 1842, Maitland, NSW, Australia
Death22 Jan 1937, Engadine, Elizabeth Bay, Sydney, Australia
Burial24 Jan 1937, Rookwood, Lidcombe, Sydney, Australia
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Birth27 Apr 1842, London, England
Burial24 Jan 1937, Rookwood Old Jewish Cemetery-OGS-11-357
Death22 Jan 1937, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
FatherSamuel COHEN (1812-1861)
MotherRachel NATHAN (1815-1893)
Marriage19 Feb 1868, Sydney, NSW, Australia
ChildrenSamuel Sydney (1869-1948)
 Lillian Julia (1871-1958)
 Leopold Wolfe (1872-1969)
 Reginald Benn (1874-1940)
 Byron George (1876-1928)
 Irene Rachel (1878-1973)
 Alroy Maitland (1881-1966)
 Louis Sefton (1883-1975)
Notes for Rebecca [Re'] LEVY
... “George Cohen” presumably was George Judah Cohen (1842–1937) who was Septimus Levy’s brother-in-law, he having married Septimus’ sister Rebecca. ... Philip Cohen131
Notes for Rebecca [Re'] LEVY
Her grave is with that of her husband in the old part of the Jewish section at Rookwood. Her birth certificate records her date of birth as 13 April, not 14 as was previously thought. The certificate is taken from the Synagogue records which record her birth as 13 April, named on 14 May. Her gravestone shows 14 April 1849 - 13 April 1933. Family register says born Tamworth 14th April. Reg number for birth cert is V 1849413-136.

Re went to school at Marine House, Dover in England, as did her brother Benn. The exact dates are unknown, but she was definitely there in 1863. The Rev R.I. Cohen whose daughter married David (Levy) Lewis of Lewis's Stores in Liverpool, England ran the school. (see Obituary of Benn Levy in Alroy's scrapbook).

The house in Onslow Avenue, named Engadine, was built in 1885. This date was taken from a newspaper cutting at the time of its sale. See Primary records.

Also see "Beginning with Esther", a book by Lysbeth Cohen. ISBN 0 949256 08 0.
Last Modified 13 Jan 2013Created 24 Jul 2023 by Jim Falk