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Submitted by Risa S. Dunn

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Category: Tombstone
Approval Date: 8/7/2013 4:58 PM
Family Surname: unknown
Town: Rochester Stone Rd. cem.
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cannot read first name clearly.

reminder ... Gedaliah son of Moshe Chaim Ha Cohen die 13 Shevat 5673= 1/21/1913

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Risa Dunn

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8/7/2013 5:20 PM First name is Gedalyahu.
The other word on that line, HaB'chur, means a young, unmarried man.


8/7/2013 11:27 PM Hello Risa,

Near the top of the stone, you might have noticed the faint outline of two hands held together with the thumbs touching. This is the symbol for the Kohane, which notes the designation, which is passed down from father to son, provided that the male baby is born of a Jewish mother.....Jo
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