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Category: Interpretation
Approval Date: 12/1/2013 3:57 PM
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Country: Poland
Town: Tarnow
Date of Image: 1829
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I would like to know the names of the two people in the right hand column. I believe that some of the characters are Latin and some are Gothic German.

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12/2/2013 2:09 AM Its difficult to read, as the writer's handwriting is hardly legible. I read:
right column, top line: Gruneschein or Grüneschein, Witer or more probably Witwer which means widower.

right column, bottom line: Sara Merk or Meck, Zwanin?

It would be helpful to see the whole page, especially the column headings. Then you know what kind of words one is looking for and you can compare the pattern of the handwriting, especially if someone had a handwriting that is far from perfect as in the above example.fd
12/2/2013 4:56 AM I agree with the first responder that it would be very helpful to see a larger sample of the handwriting. Although the handwriting isn't great, it seems to be consistent. That means that one can use words that are obvious to decipher parts that aren't. For example, the "b" in Septemb(er) makes me conclude that Sara's family name ends in a "b", not a k.

Conceivably, the first name isn't Grüneschein, but rather Grüne Rhein with Grüne being a given name and Rhein a family name. The "R" is not entirely clear to me and would also be helped with another instance of the letter in the same handwriting.
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