This has been answered several time in the past. r stands for
recte, meaning false, i.e., needing correction.
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On 11/16/2020 6:46 PM, Carole Bass
In the marriage abstract below, which I copied and pasted from
Gesher Galicia, what does the "r" signify after the bride's
surname (Lea Frenkel r. Lustig)? Another abstract for the same
couple lists the bride the same way but names her mother as
Malke Käffig, not Lustig.
Noach Salomon AGET
son of Benjamin AGET & Malke
& Lea FRENKEL r. LUSTIG
daughter of David FRENKEL &
|Year of Registration of Marriage:
|Town of Record:
|Groom's Age/Date of Birth:
|Bride's Age/Date of Birth:
New Haven, Connecticut, USA