Headstones from the forest cemetery adjacent to the Yurburg cemetery

An important woman
[                       ] the daughter of Mar Yitzchak
She departed       [                ] Shevat
On                        on the first day
In the year 5665 (1905) she departed

He departed on the       [                   ] of Adar Sheni 5573 (more likely 5673) he departed

of Torat our teacher our Rabbi R. Yitzchak the son of Our Teacher our Rabbi Meir, may his memory be for a blessing.
May his soul be bound in the bonds of life.

Here [unknown the abbreviation of “tet”]
The modest elderly woman
Mrs. Esther the daughter of Mordechai Elhanan she departed
on the       [         ] day of the month of Tamuz in the year5663 (1903
May her soul be bound in the bonds of life


May their soul be bound in the bonds of life

May their soul be bound in the bonds of life

A wondrous, great, and knowledgeable in his Torah and his awe (of God), he did not stop  his mouth from the interpretation (of texts)
(so as to) study and to teach other, and to turn the community from sin
R. Yitzchak the son of Aaron Shavnovitz
He served in the officership of  (Shin - Shin-Bet)
and was the Mohel in our city for more than forty years. He departed
With a good name in the year in the 73rd year of his life on the 11th of Adar
          5673 (1913)
May his soul be bound up in the bonds of life

Does this man dwell in the cemetery
No: The corpse descends in the ground,
But the soul ascends there into the upper-firmament
          in unity

Here lies buried [                   ]
the son of Ezriel
               [          ] am
He departed on the 11th of Tishre
5640 (1880)




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