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Gravestone 283, Hunt's Bay Jewish Cemetery (Last Name: Lopes Tores, First: Iahacob)

Material Information

Title:
Gravestone 283, Hunt's Bay Jewish Cemetery (Last Name: Lopes Tores, First: Iahacob)
Series Title:
Cemetery Survey of Hunt’s Bay Jewish Cemetery, Hunt’s Bay, Jamaica
Creator:
Caribbean Volunteer Expeditions
Donor:
Ainsley Henriques and Caribbean Volunteer Expeditions
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Language:
English

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Jewish cemeteries -- Jamaica
Jews -- Jamaica -- Genealogy
Spatial Coverage:
North America -- Jamaica -- Kingston -- Hunt's Bay

Notes

General Note:
Date of Death: 22 Febrero 1768; Date of Death: 4 de Adar 5528; Age at Death: 53 yrs, 4 mths,12 days; Place Name: Parish of Kingston; Languages: Hebrew, Portuguese, English; Occupation: merchant; Other Name/Relationships: Name of his synagogue, Neve Tzedek, Parish of Kingston; Coordinates: E6 x E7 x F6 x F7; Surveyor: S. Dessel; B & W NO: 125
General Note:
Cemetery Survey conducted by Caribbean Volunteer Expeditions, January 2008, in Hunt's Bay Jewish Cemetery, Hunts Bay, Kingston, Jamaica.

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Source Institution:
Judaica Collections at UF
Holding Location:
Judaica Collections at UF
Rights Management:
Copyright Caribbean Volunteer Expeditions. Permission granted to University of Florida to digitize and display this item for non-profit research and educational purposes. Any reuse of this item in excess of fair use or other copyright exemptions requires permission of the copyright holder.

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CEMETERY SURVEY Hunts Bay Jewish Cemetery, Hunts Bay, Jamaica Jan 2008 CARIBBEAN VOLUNTEER EXPEDITIONS BOX 388 CORNING, NY 14830 Surveyors Name: S. Dessel NAME ON GRAVESTONE: Last: Lopes Tores GRAVESTONE NO: 283 B & W NO: 125 First: Iahacob Gravestone Coordinates: E6 x E7 x F6 x F7 Middle: Title: Date of Death: 22 Febrero 1768 Date of Death: 4 de Adar 5528 Age at Death: 53 yrs, 4 mths,12 days Cause of Death: Place Name: Parish of Kingston Languages Hebrew, Portuguese, English Sex: Marital Status: Occupation: merchant Other Name/Relationships (Inscribed/Incised) Name of his synagogue, Neve Tzedek, Paris h of Kingston GRAVESTONE TYPE BOX GRAVESTONE TABLE GRAVESTONE VAULTED GRAVESTONE ABOVE GROUND GRAVESTONE/VAULT (WITH SEVERAL GRAVES) OBELISK/MONUMENT OTHER: HOLE FOR HOLY SOIL GRAVESTONE MATERIAL MARBLE GRANITE SLATE OTHER S TONE (WITH SEVERAL GRAVES) BRICK CAST IRON CONCRETE PLASTER MASONRY OTHER : OTHER MATERIALS AT GRAVE SITE FENCE CAST IRON/WOOD METAL/BRICK/STONE CURBING STATUARY GRAVESTONE OTHER : marble sides with concrete mortar and brick SIZE OF GRAVESTONE MATERIAL UPON WHICH EPITAPH APPEARS: WIDTH: 31 5/8 THICKNESS: 3 1/8 LENGTH: 70 15/16 OVERALL SIZE OF GRAVESTONE (base): WIDTH: 29 THICKNESS: 29 (?) LENGTH: 64 ILLUSTRATIVE ELEMENTS: None CARVERS SIGNATURE: ORIENTATION: 110 of n orth CONDITION OF GRAVESTONE (INTEGRITY OF STONE) EXCELLENT GOOD POOR WEATHERING CHIPPING CRACKING FALLEN TILTED BIOLOGICAL STAINING BROKEN ( NUMBER OF FRAGMENTS) PREVIOUS REPAIR COMMENTS: Tores also spelled Torres around bord er; Iahacob written Jacob around border

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CEMETERY SURVEY Hunts Bay Jewish Cemetery, Hunts Bay, Jamaica Jan 2008 CARIBBEAN VOLUNTEER EXPEDITIONS BOX 388 CORNING, NY 14830 TRANSCRIBERS NAME: CHECKERS NAME: NAME ON GRAVESTONE: Last: GRAVESTONE NO: B & W NO: LEGIBILITY OF EPITAPH LEGIBLE ILLEGIBLE EFACED INCISED RELIEF TRANSCRIPTION OF EPITAPH: SKETCH: COM MENTS: