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Category: Tombstone
Approval Date: 8/7/2013 4:58 PM
Family Surname: unknown
Town: Rochester NY Stone Rd.
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unknown grave Stone Rd. cemetery, Rochester NY. Thanks, Risa Dunn

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8/7/2013 5:16 PM Blessed are the young.
Death of the young virgin
Mazel Tov daughter of Dovid HaCohen, may he rest in peace.
29 Tishri 5699
May her soul be bound up in the bond of (everlasting) life.

8/7/2013 7:21 PM Hello Risa,

Here is a translation starting from the second line:

The young unmarried maiden died. Mazel Tov Bas/(daughter of) Dovid The Kohane, passed away during the Hebrew month of Tishri. (The date of the month and year are also engraved in Hebrew.) "May her soul be bound up in the bonds of eternal life."

The first line is either a name or a saying, however I am not able to translate it for you. However, one of the words is "Boruch".

The name of the young woman appears to be Mazel Tov. There is a notation that her father Dovid/David is a descendent of the priestly line of Kohanim. If you need more information about Kohanim, feel free to e-mail me, or there is information through Google on the Internet.

Hope that this is helpful....Jo
8/8/2013 1:45 AM The first line is Blessed "hagozer"
The word means literally the cutter
In this case it is blessed the one who decreed ...

8/8/2013 1:51 AM the two first words mean: Bless the decider [of peoples' verdict].

it says: you have to bless God, even if He seems cruel.

these words are quite common on tombstones of Jews from the Karaite sector (who keep only Biblical commandments, not later additions).
8/8/2013 1:51 AM the two first words mean: Bless the decider [of peoples' verdict].

it says: you have to bless God, even if He seems cruel.

these words are quite common on tombstones of Jews from the Karaite sector (who keep only Biblical commandments, not later additions).
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