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Submitted by Stephen Joel Adelson

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Information Picture Question
Category: Tombstone
Approval Date: 5/8/2013 4:39 PM
Family Surname: Levy
Country: USA
Date of Image: 2012
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More Hebrew than I'm used to. Despite the wear, can someone provide a complete translation?

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5/10/2013 1:35 AM It is rather worn, but it looks like it says her name Deena bas Moshe, wife of Zalman.
5/11/2013 9:34 AM Indeed, yes, thank you! I was trying to get a full translation, though. I do understand that the stone is worn, and the person kind enough to photograph it wasn't able to capture it in the best light for what is there.

I'm interested in all of the text, but one in particular is the Hebrew date of death... I'm not positive if the Gregorian date is 1911 or 1914.
5/11/2013 8:23 PM Here lies
A woman, pleasing to her husband, beloved by her children, Dena daughter of Moshe from Baltimore, wife of Zalman ??? ??? from ?????
Month of Av, year 5674
Two more lines difficult to make out.
May her soul be bound up in the bond of (everlasting) life.
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20 Av 5674 = Aug 12, 1914.
18 Av 5671 = Aug 12, 1911.
5674 is not 100% clear, but it definitely is not 5671.
8th line from the top could begin with 20, but not certain the character represents a date.





5/12/2013 4:44 AM I am adding to my previous response.
Zalman is from Suffolk, and I now believe the date is 21 Av, 5614, i.e. she died after sundown on Aug 12.

I found Solmon Levy with wife Dena in the 1910 census, in Suffolk Virginia. She is 37 years old, matching the birth date on the stone.
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