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Miriam [Miriam b Yekutiel]

Female 1805 - 1855  (50 years)


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  • Name Miriam [Miriam b Yekutiel] 
    Born 1805 
    Gender Female 
    Headstone Symbol or icon Bust and other figurative reliefs 
    Died 12 Nov 1855  10 Ladbroke Terrace Notting Hill Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • GRO: Dec 1855 Levy Mary Kensington 1a 40
    • On the 12th inst age 55 Mary the wife of Moses Levy of 10 Ladbroke Terrace Notting Hill. [The Morning Post Thurs Nov 1855]
    Buried 14 Nov 1855  Brady Street Jewish Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Inscription: Beneath this monument .. deposited the remains of Miriam the beloved wife of Moses Levy Esquire of [L]..[r]oke Terrace, Notting Hill ....... who .. her .. life .. on the .. of November AM ..[5]. 561[6] in her fiftieth year of her age. This monument is erected by her disconsolate husband may her soul rest in peace.
      From the Hebrew Inscription: 'The tombstone of a pleasant woman; beloved of her husband and of her children too [alt. and a jewel to her children]; departed her home to the deep distress of the husband of her youth and all her family; she is Miriam bat Mr. Yekutiel, the wife of Mr. Moshe bar Eliezer; passed away on Monday 2nd Kislev and buried on Wednesday the 4th inst.; and her husband ,descendants and all her family will deeply mourn for; and "the days of her life" [Proverbs 31:12 the chapter which starts "A woman of worth who can find..." and is recited traditionally on Shabbat evening] were fifty five years.'
      From the other inscriptions: Psalms 40:11: "Thy mercy and Thy truth continually preserve me." The second line simply reads "Psalms 40:11." "...[to behold] the graciousness of God" (Psalms 27:4); [I shall walk before the Lord] in the lands of the living" (Psalms 116:9).
      Transliterations by Prof. Jeremy I. Pfeffer
    Levy (Levey), Miriam (married name)
    Levy (Levey), Miriam (married name)
    Ref: JL10223
    Notes 
    • Jewish Heritage in England – Sharman Kadish
      “….In the middle of the Cemetery, close to the mound, is a very rare Jewish example of a bust of a woman: Miriam, wife of Moses Levy, identified as Miriam Levey (sic) 1801-1856 a welfare worker who opened the first soup kitchens in the East End. Her tomb is in the form of a square obelisk with four faces, decorated with figurative reliefs”
    Person ID I2309  CemeteryScribes.com
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2011 

    Family LEVY (LEVEY?) Moses [Moshe b Eliezer],   d. 28 Mar 1870 
    Children 
     1. LEVY Hannah,   b. 1822
     2. LEVY Israel,   b. 1824
     3. LEVY John,   b. 1826,   d. 14 Mar 1872  (Age 46 years)
     4. LEVY Rosetta,   b. 1829, Lambeth, London Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. LEVY Isaac,   b. 1832
     6. LEVY Sarah,   b. 1834
     7. LEVY Lewis,   b. 1836
     8. LEVY Isabella,   b. 1838,   d. 1902, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     9. LEVY Rebecca,   b. 1840
     10. LEVY Matilda,   b. 1844
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2011 
    Family ID F562  Group Sheet


  

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