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Would very much appreciate assistance with language in headstone from German Catholic cemetery in Cincinnati.
Johann . Englert (is middle initial also a J?)
geb 11 Nov. 1826
in Leigen______ (just guessing as to those first letters) Bayern
gest 4 April 1884
_______________ (can't make out, think refers to his wife)
geb 20 Mai 1832
gest __ April 1901
Would appreciate especially help with the name of the town in Bavaria and middle initial. Thank you in advance, James
Hier ruhet Johann V. Englert,
geb. 11. Nov 1826
gest. 4. April 1884
Friede seiner Asche
geb. 26 (or 20.). Mai 1832
gest. 14. April 1901
The middle initial seems to be a U or V, but could also be a J (and no-one would really care much in Germany ;) Nobody wears middle initials here)
Heigenbrücken is a small village in northern Bavaria (Franken) close to Aschaffenburg. And yes, that family name still seems to be pretty common over there. In fact the long term previous mayor used to be a man of that name.