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also known as Minnie PELICAN

1837 - 23rd Jul 18971

Life History


Born in Krakow, Austria

23rd Jul 1897

Died in Metropolitan Hospital, London, London, England.1

According to her death certificate and her burial authorisation, Minnie's cause of death was carcinoma hepatic (liver cancer) and asthenia (loss of strength).  On Minnie's Death Certificate, her occupation was listed as wife of Alexander Pelican, a journeyman tailor.  Her son, H. Pelican (presumably, Harry), was the informant.

25th Jul 1897

Buried in Plashet Jewish Cemetery, 361 High Street North, Manor Park, East Ham, London, England.2,3

Section A, Row 8, Grave No. 23.

The Hebrew lettering on Minnie's headstone  translates as follows:

"Here lies Mrs. Mindel, daughter of Hayim, wife of Mr. Yekutiel, son of Yaacov, died on the eve of Shabbat [Friday night], the 23rd day of Tamuz 5657.  May her soul be bound up in the bonds of everlasting life."

Other facts


Married Alexander PELICAN


  • There is a possibility that Minnie and Rachel are the same person (i.e., that Rachel didn't die in Austria, as family lore suggests).


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