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Submitted by Michael H. Marx

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Category: Tombstone
Approval Date: 5/11/2014 4:03 PM
Family Surname: Marx
Country: Germany
Town: Hemsbach, Baden
Date of Image: 5 May 2014
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This is the grave of my 7th great grandmother who died in 1716. I am interested in a translation of the Hebrew text.

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5/12/2014 11:04 PM Hello Michael,

Just some bits and pieces for you....

Here lies.......???? Dinah.....wife of David ?????.....the 5th day of the Hebrew month of Chesvan.......

The second of her given names was Dinah. The Hebrew date must refer to the date of death.

Hope that this gives you a start....Jo
5/13/2014 1:21 AM Here is buried the respected and ... woman Mrs. Dina daughter of ...cha, wife of Dovid ... died Thursday 7 Teves [=2 January] and buried Friday [5]476 [=1716]
5/13/2014 2:37 AM Hello Michael,

Why didn't you dig deeper, the last line is quite under the earth ?

1) Here
2) is buried a worthy woman (Proverbs 31:10),
3) [.....] Mrs. Dinah,
4) daughter of [.....], wife of
5) David [.....], deceased
6) on the 5th day, 7th Tevet,
7) and buried on te 6th day,
8) 476, by small comput. May
9) her soul be bound in the bundle of life (after 1 Samuel 25:29).

7th Tevet 476 = TThursday 2 January 1716

Friendly.

Avraham MALTHETE, Paris, France.
Researcher #58314
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