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Submitted by Diane S Jacobs

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Category: Translation - Tombstone
Approval Date: 6/14/2017 6:16 PM
Family Surname: Jacobs
Country: USA
Town: Detroit
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Help translating this headstone? This is my dad's uncle Milton, who died at age 2, buried in Detroit. Parents' names were Abraham and Etta/Yetta Jacobs.

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6/16/2017 6:15 AM Letters are very worn

Here lies
The child Moshe son of Abraham
Jakob Dushlov... (Dushkov...?)
???
Buried Wednesday 2_? Sivan?
Year 5620 (5680? = 1880 or 1920) May his soul be bound in the binds of everlasting life
6/16/2017 4:06 PM Moshe son of Avraham Yakov
DZSHAKOBZ. (If you sound this out it is JACOBS)

Year of death is 3 characters. From your other message the year is 1899. To match 1899 it has to be 5660. Possible months: Tishri, Cheshvan, Kislev, Tevet. Hard to see how any of these fit the stone's lettering

At the end is acronym "May his soul be bound up in the bond of everlasting life"
6/20/2017 3:18 PM This is very similar to my great grandparents headstone:

I did find a head stone for Ida & Jacob (Sons of Jacob Cemetery in St. Paul, Minnesota) that when translated says:
the stone gives their names as Yaakov David son of Moshe Meir and Chaya Cherli (which is some kind of Yiddish diminutive) daughter of Avraham Nisan. The Hebrew has Myers after her name only. Probably because she died first. (attached)
Another translation is :Here lies an important and dear woman Chaya Tsherley daughter of Avraham Nisan MYERS Died 9 Shevat 5701 May her soul be bound up in the bond of everlasting life (acronym) Our dear and important father Yakov David son of Moshe Myer Died 26 Kislev 5704 May his soul be bound up....

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