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Category: Translation - Polish
Approval Date: 11/28/2012 4:37 PM
Family Surname: Birenbaum
Country: Poland
Town: Nowe Miasto Nad Pilica
Date of Image: 1846
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I have extracted most of the info from this marriage document of Chiam Birenbaum son of Berek and Basia to Chaja Sura Dszytnik in 1846 in Nowe Miasto nad Pilica. However, there are two mentions of a Szlama Birenbaum, but I am unable to determine who he is. I was wondering if there is any indication who this is. Is Szlama an an uncle or some other relation to Chaim Birenbaum??

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11/29/2012 7:03 AM I think it might be uncle, which is "wuj" in modern Polish, but maybe was written with an i (instead of the j) in old Polish (but I'm no expert). The word after the name Szlama Birnbaum has to indicate what he was to Chaim, and "uncle" fits.

All the best, Miriam.
11/29/2012 3:36 PM The parents of Chaim are Mosiek and Basia. They were both deceased at the time of the marriage of Chaim BIRNBAUM and Chaia Sura DZIESIATNIK.
Chaia Sura was a widow, 26 years old.
Szlama BIRNBAUM was according to this record Chaim's uncle.
1/13/2014 5:16 AM It came to pass in Nowe Miasto on the Pilica on the third day of November in the year of one thousand eight hundred and forty-six at the hour of four before noon. Appeared personally Orthodox Jew Motel Margolewski, the local Rabbi, together with

Orthodox Jew Chaim Birnbaum, the journeyman hatter residing there in Nowe Miasto, the bachelor twenty years of age, born there in Nowe Miasto to Orthodox Jews Berek and Basia, neither of them alive anymore, the Birnbaums, a married couple from Nowe Miasto,

and Orthodox Jew Chaia Sura Dziesietnik, the widow twenty-six years of age making a living as a day labourer and residing in Nowe Miasto,

and declared in the presence of Orthodox Jew Szlama Birnbaum, the uncle of Chaim Birnbaum, as well as in the presence of witnesses, Orthodox Jews Berek Rozenberg, the baker fifty-three years of age, and Leybus Amalec, the trader forty-eight years of age, both of them residing there in Nowe Miasto,

that the religious marriage had been entered into before him that day by Orthodox Jews Chaim Birnbaum, the bachelor, and Chaia Sura Dziesietnik, the widow, following triple proclamation of banns, namely on the thirty-first day of October as well as the seventh and the fourteenth day of November of the current year held in Nowe Miasto, and verbal consent to that marriage granted by Orthodox Jew Szlama Birnbaum, the uncle of the groom, and no such granted to bride since she was of legal age and no consent was required for her, and no marriage impeding had occurred, in addition to which the newlyweds declared they had not signed any premarital agreement. The actual certificate was read aloud to the appeared and the witnesses and signed by the Rabbi Motel Margolewski, whereas the other persons appeared and the witnesses did not know how to write.
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