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Submitted by Milton J Koch

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Category: Translation - Yiddish
Approval Date: 8/4/2019 3:58 PM
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Country: Poland
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I believe this is in Hebrew-but it may be Yiddish. I am interested in knowing the names, dates and locations mentioned here. Thanks, Milton Koch Bethesda, MD, USA

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8/4/2019 8:48 PM This is a Ketuba [marriage contract].
Text is in Aramic, the text is standard, with filled in names and dates etc., some modifications are made on the text to replace the word maiden to the word widow, and the same with the amount of dowry as per Jewish law which is different for a girl than a widow.

Date: Tuesday, 7 Elul 5679 [September 2 1919]
Town: Dvinsk
Groom: Naftali son of Nathan the Levite
Bride: the widow Malka daughter of Shaul the Kohen

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