Marian Brown - 02/24/2009

I know that this gravestone is for Bertha Lissauer Mellinger, 1875-1903 and I would like a translation of all the Hebrew.


Marian Brown
Cincinnati, OH


  1. I don't have all the idiomatic expressions correct, I'm sure.
    Here lies a woman of tender years, a woman of valor, simple and honest in her actions, tending to the affairs of the poor and the needy.
    Broche Mellinger daughter of Avraham.
    Cut down in her prime, ......
    30 years of age 18th day of Elul 5663.
    May her soul be bound up in the bond of everlasting life.

  2. The two words that David left out read
    ...and left her young birds behind....


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