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Category: Translation - German
Approval Date: 1/19/2014 5:03 PM
Family Surname: Herfort
Country: Germany
Town: Berlin
Date of Image: 1900
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This is the death certificate of my great-great-great grandfather Adolph Herfort who died in 1900 in Berlin. Thanks so much!

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1/22/2014 7:56 PM While I can read some, not all, what I see is that he known merchant, Georg Leander, who resides in Berlin, reported the death of Adolph Herforth, 82 years old, of Mosaic faith, living in Berlin on ?street, with his wife,born in Berlin, husband of Dara? Clara? nee Maass.

The next part looks like both husband and wife died together, but I can't read it. It also gives another name for a wife as paras nee Liepmann. They were living at Karlstr.36. He died on 31 May 1900 at 5:30 in the morning.
Signed and witnessed by Georg Leander.

Sorry I couldn't do any better for you. Perhaps someone else is better at reading the old script.
1/23/2014 12:39 PM On closer look, I believe it says he was the son of Josef? Herforth and his wife, Paras? nee Liepmann, both deceased,living at the time at Karlstr. 36, Berlin.
1/23/2014 12:44 PM Thanks so much! I actually already knew his parents names. They are Philipp Hirsch Herfort and Sara nee Liepmann
1/24/2014 6:54 AM The personally known merchant George Leander, who resides in Berlin, 11 Friedrichstrasse, reported the death of the pensioner Adolph Herforth, 82 years old, of Mosaic faith, living in Berlin on 86 K├Âniggratzerstrasse, with his wife, born in Berlin, husband of Clara nee Maass.

Son of the pensioners Philipp Hirsch Herfort and his wife Sarah nee Liepmann, both deceased, last residing here, died in Berlin, 36 Karlstrasse, on 31 May 1900 at 5:30 in the morning.
Signed and witnessed by Georg Leander.

The Karlstrasse address is that of the death, not that of the parents. The parents had been living "dahier" = here, meaning in Berlin with no address given.
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