Reading a Headstone from Warsaw Cemetery #poland


mrsbrite@...
 

Tzipa passed in 1911.
1. I want to know if it was common to write  bar (son of ) instead of bas ( daughter of) at that time and place
2. Her Father seems to be Leib and Her husband was Eliezer. Was it common to list the husband on the headstone or could it be someone else?
3. What does א''ר signify?
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Marcie Murray
Minneapolis MN


Stephan Owen Parnes
 

It seems to me to be an engraver’s error.

There should be an abbreviation mark between the bet and the reysh.  The second line would then read:

M(arat) Tzipe b(at) R(eb) Leib e(shet) R(eb) Eleazar
Mrs. Tzipe daughter of Mr. Leib, wife of Mr. Eleazar

The aleph-reysh abbreviation is for “Eshet Reb” (wife of Mr.)

Stephan Parnes
Great Barrington, MA

On Oct 27, 2021, at 1:33 PM, mrsbrite@... wrote:

Tzipa passed in 1911.
1. I want to know if it was common to write  bar (son of ) instead of bas ( daughter of) at that time and place
2. Her Father seems to be Leib and Her husband was Eliezer. Was it common to list the husband on the headstone or could it be someone else?
3. What does א''ר signify?
--
Marcie Murray
Minneapolis MN
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Stephan Owen Parnes
 

SECOND, REVISED RESPONSE
 
I looked at the photo again.  I enlarged the בר section.  I found that the abbreviation mark, which I assumed was missing through an engraver’s error, is actually present above the letters: ב״ר.  Look above the right side of the reysh.
 
Stephan Parnes
Great Barrington, MA
 



 

On Oct 27, 2021, at 1:33 PM, mrsbrite@... wrote:

Tzipa passed in 1911.
1. I want to know if it was common to write  bar (son of ) instead of bas ( daughter of) at that time and place
2. Her Father seems to be Leib and Her husband was Eliezer. Was it common to list the husband on the headstone or could it be someone else?
3. What does א''ר signify?
--
Marcie Murray
Minneapolis MN
 


Yossi Jalas
 

Stephan is correct about the Hebrew.

I will also note that in Polish it says that her maiden name was STOKBAND and that she was 54 years old at death.

Yossi Jalas
USA