German Translations Township Allen County Indiana Cemetery Project
Allen County Indiana Cemetery Project

German Translations



GERMAN TRANSLATION FOR TOMBSTONES
Alter – aged
Am – on
Andenken – In Memory of
Daheim Ists Gut – (literal translation is – At home is good)
Dein wille geschehe - Your will be done
Dem Andenken des – to the memory of
Den – on the
Dum tacet Clamat - Though silent he speaks
Ehegatte – husband
Ehefrau – wife; married woman
Ehefre. - wife
Ehegattin – wife
Gattin – wife
Gattin von – mate of
Geb und Gest – Born and died
Geboren – born
Geb. – born
Gemeine – congregation
Gest in Alter von 3 mo – Died at the age of 3 months
Gestorben – died
Gest. – died
Gott habe ihn selig - God rest his soul, (May) God hold him blessed
Hier ruht in Christo mein geliebter gatte - Here rests in Christ my beloved spouse
Hier Ruhen in Frieden – Here Rest in Peace
Hier Ruhet In Frieden Die Eltern - Here Rests in Peace the Parents Of...
Hier Ruhet in Gott - Here Rest in God
Hier Ruhen In Gott Unsere Lieben Eltern - Here Rest In God Our Loving Parents
Hier ruhet in Gott unser lieber mutter - Here rest in God our dear mother
Hier Ruhet im Herrn – Here Rest in the Lord (herrn = herr = Lord/God)
Hier ruht selig in Gott - Here rests blissfullly in God
Hier ruhet unfer geliebter Vater & Gatte - Here rests our beloved Father and Mother.
Ihr alter war – her age was
Im – in the
Im 67 Jahre ihres Alters - In the 67 year of her age
Jahre Seines Alters – years of his age
Leben – Life
Mutter – mother
Ruhe in Frieden – Rest in Peace
Ruhe Sanft – rest in peace
Ruhe Sanft Mein Schatz – rest in peace my “treasure”
Seine - his
Seine ehefrau – his wife
Seine gattin – his wife
Sohn – son
Sohnlein – little son
Starb am – died on the
Sterben - die
Tochter – daughter
u. – and
und – and
Unser Geliebter Vater - Our beloved father
Unser Papa - Our Papa
Vater - father
von – from; of
Weiland – late; deceased
Zwilling – twin
Zum andenken – in memory of

YEAR MONTH DAY
Jahre or J.--Year
Monat or M.--Month
Tage or Tagen or T.-- Day

MONTHS
Januar or Jan--January
Februar or Feb.--February
Marca (Polish) or Maerz or Marz or Mar.--March
April or Apr-- April
Mai--May
Juni or Jun--June
Juli or Jul--July
August or Aug.--August
Septembre or Sept.--September
Octilis or Okt. or Oct.--October
Novembre or Nov--November
Decembre or Dec. or Dez.--December


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