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Tombstone Tuesday – Krišs and Lisette Wacks

In this series, I am providing pictures of tombstones from Latvian cemeteries, all with death dates prior to 1945. I do not have any further information on the people mentioned.

Photo taken by me, September 2012. Click to enlarge.

First Name: Kuģu kapteinis (“Ship Captain”) Krišs Wacks, born Dundaga February 20, 1854, died Rīga August 27, 1912

Second Name: Lisette Wack, maiden name Röhrich, born May 14, 1864, died September 28, 1923

Location:Māŗtiņi cemetery, Rīga

The letter “W” is not used in modern Latvian orthography, but I am not sure how the name would have been transliterated. Vachs or Vaks would be my top guesses.

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