JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Hebrew dates in Jewish records #general


MBernet@...
 

I have some burial records >from Frensdorf, near Bamberg, in Germany. The
date in Hebrew is given as Heh-Vav. Heh is five and Vav is six, so it
would be the 11th of the month, which to my knowledge is always written
Yod(10)-Aleph(1).

The only two dates that commonly have an anomaly in Hebrew, are 15 (written
Tet-Vav, 9+6) and 16 (written Tet-Zayin, 9+7). In both cases this is to
avoid writing a Divine name. Yod aleph is not a divine name to my
knowledge in Hebrew (perhaps, though, in Aramaic?).

Were these ancestors of min foolish, ignorant, superstitious or extra pious?

Michael Bernet
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seeking:

BERNET, BERNAT, BAERNET etc >from Frensdorf, Bamberg, Nurnberg, (Bavaria)
KONIGSHOFER: Welbhausen, Konigshofen, Furth (S. Germany)
ALTMANN: Kattowitz, Breslau, Poznan, Beuthen--Upper Silesia/Poland
WOLF(F): Frankfurt, Wurzburg, Furth, Yugoslavia, Westchester
WOLF, Sali & Rachel, Rotterdam, murdered by Dr. Petiot, Paris ca 1942
WEIL[L], Albert, Fr. hon. consul in Nurnberg; returned to France 1936/7.

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