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Category: Tombstone
Approval Date: 4/16/2008
Family Surname: Chrzan
Country: Poland
Town: Makow Mazowiecki
Date of Image: 1927
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Translation of Hebrew characters please. Gravestone of Ezra Chrzan.

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4/17/2008 Under this marker lies
a humble and straight man
feared god chaised after the
charitable way all of his days
our teacher Ezra ben
Yaakov Chashan of blessed memory
died 19 Shvat 5697 (Jan 30-31, 1937)

Reuben
4/17/2008 Buried under this stone is a man upright,honest
and innocent who pursued righteousness all of his days
Mr. Ezra son of Yakov Chzshan of blessed memory
died 19 Shevat 5677 by the abbreviated era
may his soul be bound in the bond of everlasting life

The last name on the stone is Chzshan I don't see
the letter Resh for the Chrzan spelling
the date is 11 February 1917
4/19/2008 "here is buried
beneath this monument is buried
a plain and honest man, fearing
god, and with clean hands, pursuer
of justice all his days
our teacher and rabbi ezra son of mr.
yaaqov hezshoen of blessed memory
died 19 shevat 5677
may his soul be bound up in the bond of life"
4/20/2008 "Under this tombstone was burried
an honest and humble man, with God's fear in his heart,
Only did good and went in the way of giving charity all his life
Mr Ezra son of Jacob Chazshan (Ch like in the bread - Chala).
Passed 19 Shvat (5)677. (Feb 11th 1917)
No R in the surname.

Happy Passover,
Amir Rubinstein,
Israel
4/21/2008 Here Lies Buried

Under this monument was buried
An innocent and honest God fearing man
Whose hands were clean and who pursued
Charity all of his days
Ezra the son of Ya'akov CHRZAN of Blessed Memory
Died on the 19th of Shvat, 5677 (February 10/11, 1917)

May His Soul Be Bound Up in the Bundle of Life


Nathen Gabriel
North Vancouver, BC
4/21/2008 Monument for the interment of a simple honest man, God fearing, .... Charitable all his days. Ezra son of Yakov Chzshen of blessed memory. Died 19 Shevat 5677. May his soul be bound up in the bond of everlasting life.

David Rosen
Boston, MA
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