is all the information that could be lifted from the headstone.
You can also search for the family names on other headstones on the
Headstone Name Search page, and then
clicking on the links on that page will bring you to a close-up
the corresponding headstone.
If possible, the
transcribed Hebrew lifted from the headstone and its English
translation are given below, plus any useful notes about the
translation or history of the writing.
Here lies buried
A purse, endearing man
Woe Shlomo the son of R. Meir
Who departed on the 5th of Adar I
In the Year 5681 (1921)
has other possibilities. The one
adopted here is simply “woe” or “alas”.
and Translation Copyright 2005 Rabbi Edward S. Boraz, Dartmouth