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VM ID Category Image Date Approved Question Posts
13801 Translation - German

10/25/2009 I need a complete translation into English. View the post with its 1 response
13792 Interpretation

10/25/2009 This "family tree" was prepared by a family member in Israel. I can't figure out who is who! In the middle of the page "Etul Henri Sterun" means "Ethel Berman who married Henry Stern". But I can't interpret the document; Can anyone make heads or tails of how to interpret this "tree"? View the post with its 2 responses
13793 Do you recognize?

10/25/2009 This is a photo of the Shapira family taken probably about 1930. Parents were David and Rivka (Rebecca) Shapiro(a) who are in the photo. The family lived in Chmielnik in the 1890ís, then Vinnytsya (Vinnitsa) within the next 10 years. Chaike (Ida) Shapiro Andelman was the oldest sibling in this family and came to Chicago in 1913. Her parents, David and Rivka emigrated to Chicago sometime in the 1930ís. The rest of the family is possibly located in Kiev now. I am looking for family members. View the post, there are no responses
13794 Do you recognize?

10/25/2009 This is a photo of the Shapira family. Parents were David and Rivka Shapiro(a). Men's names may be Gaviant, Pinichas ,Eheehu, Fredolph or Chayim. Women may have had the names Surra or Sara Fega, or Fredel. The younger man in the back may have been named Ephraim. Chaike (Ida) Andelman from Chicago, Illinois is seated in the center of the photo. Photo was taken in the Ukraine when Chaike went back to see her family in 1972. Formerly from Chmielnik in the late 1890ís, then Vinnytsya (Vinnitsa) about 10 years later. Possibly located in Kiev now. I am looking for the families of these people. View the post, there are no responses
13795 Translation - German

10/25/2009 Unable to make out the town indicated. This image is from the Hamburg Passenger Lists, so it's the German spelling of ??? View the post with its 2 responses
13796 Translation - German

10/25/2009 Interested in the contents of the postcard. Some of the family immigrated to the US starting in 1887 and were bakers in Rochester. View the post with its 1 response
13797 Photo Identification

10/25/2009 Looking for information about the uniform or more. We know who is in the picture, but hope to find out something more about the uniform or possibly where he might have been stationed. The back of the photo (also shown) apparently might have more clues to help. Any information would be appreciated. Thank you.
Marcia
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13798 Translation - German

10/25/2009 I would like to get a transcription of the handwritten text into printed German.

Thanks, Uri Rosenan
View the post with its 2 responses
13805 Tombstone

10/25/2009 Hopefully this is the tombstone of Jeremiah REST. Would like a full translation, please. Thank you. View the post with its 6 responses
13806 Translation - Russian

10/25/2009 Birth certificate of Mendel Fajgeles. Need whatever details of his parents are within the document. View the post with its 1 response
13807 Translation - Russian

10/25/2009 This is a birth record, I believe. I would like to know the date and the names of the child and its parents. View the post with its 1 response
13808 Translation - Russian

10/25/2009 This is a birth record, I believe. I would like to know the child's name, his/her parents' names, and the date of birth, please. View the post with its 2 responses
13809 Translation - Russian

10/25/2009 I believe this is a birth record. I would like to know the name of the child, the birth date, and the parents' names. View the post with its 1 response
13810 Translation - German

10/25/2009 Most importantly, I would like to know what kind of document this is. And a translation of the headings as well as the data. I can decipher their names and towns, so you need not translate them. THANK YOU! View the post with its 3 responses
13811 Tombstone

10/25/2009 I know it is not clear, but I would like to have it translated so I may possibly know more about my grgrgrandfather. View the post, there are no responses
13816 Tombstone

10/25/2009 The stone is in bad shape but I hope the name of the deceased and the patronymic can be determined. View the post with its 11 responses
13817 Tombstone

10/25/2009 This person may be related to Winer family. Please transcribe all that can be determined. View the post with its 10 responses
13818 Tombstone

10/25/2009 This was found next to a Winer stone. Please transcribe all. View the post with its 8 responses
13779 Do you recognize?

10/25/2009 This is a photo of the Shapira family. Parents were David and Rivka Shapiro(a). Men's names may be Gaviant, Pinichas , or Chayim. Chaike (Ida) Andelman from Chicago, Illinois is in the center of the photo. Photo was taken in the Ukraine when Chaike went back to see her family in 1972. Family records indicate that they originally lived in Chmielnik in the 1890's, then moved to Vinnytsya (Vinnitsa)in the early 1900's. Possibly located in Kiev now. I am looking for the families of the men in this photo. View the post, there are no responses
13373 Photo Identification

10/25/2009 Can anyone identify these two women? I feel that they may be from the Reicher branch of my family, but I don't know. They might also be Silbermanns, or they might be neither. It's a mystery. View the post with its 1 response
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