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Name: ELLIS, Elias Plaskowsky (Rev.)

Nee: son of Leib Plaskowsky, furniture dealer

Birth Date: 5 Nov 1868 Stabin, Suvalk, Russia

Death Date: 22 Aug 1933 Nairobi

First Date: 1929

Last Date: 1933

Profession: Minister of Hebrew congregation

Area: Nairobi

Married: In Plymouth 1893 Rebecca Roseman b. 1874 Stoke Damerel, d. 1965 Hackney, one of 8 children of Israel Roseman, subject of Poland, furniture dealer, naturalised Brit. 1888

Children: Hetty (1896 Plymouth); Hannah Annie (Welby) (1898 Plymouth-1968); Zena (Shirley) (Plymouth 26 Apr 1912-5 May 1952 Nairobi); Samuel Woolf (1903 Plymouth-10.7.1960, Forest Rd cem. Nbi)

Book Reference: Jews, Barnes, Glimpses

General Information:

Jews - Minister of the Nairobi Hebrew Congregation - 1929-33
Barnes - Nairobi South Cemetery - Elias Plaskowsky Ellis, died 22 Aug 1933, aged 64, Minister of Nairobi Hebrew Congregation, greatly loved and sadly missed by his heartbroken wife and children
Glimpses - Other Reverends came and went, but only Mr E.P. Ellis laft a mark on the community. He formed the East African Jewish Guild in 1930 and his personality dominated Jewish life till his death in Nairobi in 1933.
1911 Census 'Poland Resident, Russia' for birthplace; occup. furniture dealer, living in Plymouth
Ancestry he was naturalised British 3 Nov 1911

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