Moses Lewin (found in Prostějov)

Moses Lewin

Moses Lewin

Moses died 7 December 1849, aged 34. His gravestone was used to pave a yard. He left his wife Rösi and four children. The transcript text from his original gravestone relates the family tragedy.

…A YOUND MAN, DEAR AND GOOD, WALKING STRAIGHT, WHO HONESTLY FED HIS HOUSE,
THE DISTINGUISHED MR. MSHE LEWIN, BEREFT BY GRAVE DISEASE OF THE BLOSSOM OF LIFE…
DEATH ATTACKS AND KILLS MERCILESSLY,
TAKING THE YOUNG MAN, WHO WAS SO GOOD,
HELPLESS WIFE WORRIED ABOUT HER SONS AND THEIR SOULS,
THE HOME FULL OF SORROW AND PAIN,
FATHER AND MOTHER AND THE YOUNG WIFE WEEPING,
BITTERLY LAMENT HIS FOUR CHILDREN WILL.

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