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Submitted by Bette Stoop Mas

Information Picture Question
Category: Translation - Tombstone
Approval Date: 9/2/2009
Family Surname: Stupp
Country: Ukraine
Town: Probuzna
Date of Image: 1935 and 1938
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Please confirm Jewish names and translate fathers' names in Hebrew on the cemetery monument for Harry (Hirsch Gedalje) and Rose (Ruchel) Stupp who immigrated to Philadelphia from Probuzna, Austria before 1900.

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On  Response 
9/3/2009 Right:
Here lies a honest man
GDALYAHU TZVI STUPP
son of reb BARUCH
died 29 Adar B 5698

Left:
Here lies the important and humble woman
MACHLA (? I'm not familiar with this name) RACHEL Stupp
daughter of reb SHABTAI
died 24 Nisan 5695
9/3/2009 The Hebrew name of Harry was Gedaliah Tzvi Bar/(son of) Boruch, and he died during the Hebrew month of Adar II. (In a leap year there are two months of Adar).

Rose's name looks like it could have been Mechaela Rochel Stupp., and she died during the month of Nissan.
9/3/2009 On the right Here lies a man upright and honest, God-fearing, our teacher and rabbi Gedalyahu Tzvi Stupp
son of Reb Baruch, died 29 Second Adar 5698.
May his soul be bound in the bond of life.
On the left - Here lies the important and modest woman Mrs.
Machle Ruchel Stupp daughter of Reb Shabetai/Shabtay died 22 Nisan 5695 May her soul be bound in the bond of life.
9/3/2009 Michela Ruchel Stupp bat Shabtai
Gedalyahu? Tzvi Stupp ben Boruch (Gedalyahu is uncommon as opposed to Gedalia)
9/3/2009 Michaela Ruchel Stupp daughter of Shabtai
G'dalyahu Tzvi Stupp son of Boruch
(Tzvi is Hebrew, Hirsch is Yiddish, both mean deer or gazelle)
9/3/2009 Gdalyahu Tzvi Stupp son of Reb Baruch
Machle Rachel Stupp daughter of Reb Shabtai
9/4/2009 "here is buried
a simple and honest man
god fearing our teacher and rabbi
gedalyahu tzvi stap
son of mr barukh
died 29 adar 2
5698 may his soul be bound up in the bond of life"

"here is buried
the woman important
and modest mrs
mahla rahel stap
daughter of mr shabtai
died 22 nisan
5695 may her soul be bound up in the bond of life"
9/4/2009 Right stone:
Names are Gedalya Tzvi, the son of Baruch
(Tzvi is the Hebrew form of Hirsh)
Left stone:
Machla Rachel, daughter of Shabtai
9/4/2009 Gedaliahu Tzvi Stupp son of Baruch

Machla (Nubers 26:33-see jewishgen Given Names data base) Rahel Stopp daugther of reb Shabtai

Ruth Hyman
Rockville Centre, NY
9/4/2009 Hi Bette -

Machala Rachel Stupp, daughter of Shabtai
Gedalyahu Tzvi Stupp, son of Baruch

do you also need the dates ?

Rivka Schirman
9/5/2009 A simple and righteous man, G-d fearing, our teacher and Rabbi, Gedalia Tzvi Stoop, son of Baruch, died 29 Adar B [error in etching date], [Friday, April 1,1938] 5698. May his soul be bound up in eternal life

The important and modest woman, Rabbanit Machela Rachel Stoop, daughter of Rav. Shabtai, died 24 Nisan [Sat., 27 April 1935] 5695. May her soul be bound up in eternal life.

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