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Category: Translation - German
Approval Date: 12/2/2020 2:51 PM
Family Surname: Grunbaum
Country: Germany
Town: Frankfurt
Date of Image: 1908
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Appreciate translation of this death notice of Abraham Grunbaum, born in Geisa. I believe I have the key facts - son of Mannes Grunbaum and Amalie/Malchen Perlstein. There is additional text I can not read and appreciate your help

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12/3/2020 7:19 AM On 7th March 1908 the head of police informed that Abraham aka Adolf GRÜNBAUM, 39 yo, of Jewish faith, resident in Nürnberg, Fürtherstrasse 28, born in Geisa, district Dermbach, married with Gretchen, born Hausmann, son of trader Magnus Mannes GRÜNBAUM and Amalie born PERLSTEIN, both deceased, last resident in Geisa, was found dead at 8 pm on 5th March 1908 in Frankfurt am Main, Kronprinzenstrasse 59; the death occurred between 4 and 8 pm.
12/3/2020 11:49 AM Hello Andra,

this obviously isn't a normal death-case: the death was reported by the local head of police - normally they were called in when no natural causes of death were evident.
Maybe the local press covered the case - I would recommend trying a search using

europeana.eu (newspapers)

I had just started a translation - you'll find my transcription of (mostly) the handwritten parts below:

Nr. 303
Frankfurt a/Main 7. März 1908

der königliche Polizei-Präsident in
Frankfurt am Main hat mitgeteilt,
daß der Kaufmann Abraham genannt
Adolf Grünbaum,
39 Jahre alt, israelitischer Religion,
wohnhaft in Nürnberg, Fürtherstraße 28
geboren zu Geisa, Verwaltungsbezirk Dermbach,
verheiratet mit Gretchen geborenen Haus-
mann,
Sohn der verstorbenen, zuletzt in Geisa wohn-
haft gewesenen Eheleute, des Kaufmannes Magnus
Mannes Grünbaum, und Amalie, geborenen Perlstein,
zu Frankfurt am Main, Kronprinzenstraße 59
am fünften März
des Jahres tausend neunhundertacht
Nachmittags um acht Uhr
tot aufgefunden worden ist. Der Tod ist am
fünften März 1908 Nachmittags zwischen vier und acht Uhr eingetreten
(Vorstehend 20 Druckworte gestrichen)

Regards from Germany

Corinna





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