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24761 Tombstone

10/31/2012 5:00 PM Assistance Request for Hebrew to English translation. Thank you! View the post with its 1 response
24752 Tombstone

10/31/2012 4:59 PM Please translate the Hebrew into English. Thank you for any help. View the post with its 1 response
24753 Tombstone

10/31/2012 4:59 PM Please translate the Hebrew into English. Thank you for any help. View the post with its 1 response
24754 Tombstone

10/31/2012 4:59 PM Please translate the Hebrew into English. Thank you for any help. View the post with its 1 response
24750 Tombstone

10/31/2012 4:38 PM Translation please of the Hebrew inscriptions on this 1899 headstone of Isaac Hart View the post with its 1 response
24751 Tombstone

10/31/2012 4:38 PM translation please of the Hebrew inscriptions on this 1885 headstone of Rachel Hart nee Benjamin View the post with its 1 response
24749 Tombstone

10/31/2012 4:37 PM Translation please of the Hebrew inscriptions on this 1934 headstone of Louis Benjamin View the post with its 1 response
24740 Translation - Russian

10/31/2012 4:36 PM can i please have a full translation on this document thanks in advance i really appreciate it View the post with its 1 response
24741 Translation - Russian

10/31/2012 4:36 PM can i please have a full translation of this document thanks in advance i really appreciate it View the post with its 1 response
24721 Translation - Yiddish

10/31/2012 4:36 PM This is a message on a postcard written by Vulf Zev Volpiansky from Naples to his friend Johnny Arena in Kovno. Vulf (my father's cousin) and his family lived in Kovno. This postcard was sent either while he was on a vacation OR he was leaving Kovno to move to safety in Australia.

We would be thrilled to learn what the note says and what he was doing in Naples.

Thank you very much!
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24687 Translation - Russian

10/31/2012 4:36 PM I would like to know what type of document this is. I would like to know what city it was issued. I would like a complete translation. This is a key document that was among my grandfathers papers. It has the date 1914. He arrived in 1913. It has the date 1882 which could be his birth year. I cannot see his name on the document. I will also post his brother's Russian passport. View the post with its 1 response
24688 Translation - German

10/31/2012 4:36 PM This was amoung my grandfathers documents. I would like a full translation. I would like to understand what the document is. Is it a receipt for passage on the Armenia (ship name)? What else is interessting about this document? He says that he was born in Kazatin near Kiev on his WWII draft card. The cuorious thing for me is his birthdate. He said that he was born in 1894 (WWI draft card), 1892 (WWII draft card, making himself two yrs older than his wife), and he said he was born in 1879 on his naturalization papers. He cannot be 20 yrs old in 1914 and be born in 1882, as this document claims. Also he arrived in 1913.
Thank you for any comments
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24744 Translation - Other

10/28/2012 7:19 PM This is a death record for my GG Uncle: Jacob Adler who lived in Paris, France, he was captured and deported to Auschwitz in Convoy number 07 from Drancy Camp on 19/07/1942.
Please could I have a full translation of both the typed and written wording if possible,
Thank you
Jean
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24745 Translation - Other

10/28/2012 7:19 PM A relative traveled back to Lithuania to recover his daughter in the summer of 1922. This is his passport for the trip. Much of the information here (at least on page 1) is probably boilerplate, but I'd still be interested in the translation. Of greater interest is the hand-written notes (pen on the upper left quarter, pencil in the upper right) on page 2. Some of this is in German, the rest I suspect is Lithuanian. View the post with its 3 responses
24746 Translation - Other

10/28/2012 7:19 PM A relative traveled back to Lithuania to recover his daughter in the summer of 1922. This is his passport for the trip. Much of the information here (at least on page 1) is probably boilerplate, but I'd still be interested in the translation. Of greater interest is the hand-written notes (pen on the upper left quarter, pencil in the upper right) on page 2. Some of this is in German, the rest I suspect is Lithuanian. View the post with its 3 responses
24747 Translation - Other

10/28/2012 7:19 PM I ordered this document from the Lithuanian archives. Please translate this death record of Judel Okanowski-my husband's great grandfather- he died in Virbalis, Lithuania in 1938. Thank you! View the post with its 1 response
24748 Translation - Other

10/28/2012 7:19 PM Part 2 of the death record of Judel Okonowski in 1938, Virbalis, Lithuania. Thank you! View the post with its 1 response
24743 Translation - Other

10/28/2012 7:18 PM Genners:

I have been painstakingly translating an election list from the town of Leova (1937). The list is typed but there are some handwritten comments, noting when a registered voter died, emigrated or moved to another town within Romania. I have only one comment left to decipher, and I have run out of ideas so I am asking you. The language is Romanian and the first word is "Mutat" (Moved to) the rest should be the name of the Romanian town that the individual moved to. (Romania between the wars could be Romania, Moldova, Ukraine, or Bulgaria today). Does anybody have any ideas about what the town name is. I have been staring at these comments for weeks now, and I am anxious figure out the last mystery. Thanks
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24737 Translation - Russian

10/28/2012 7:18 PM This is an extract of an entry in the Radom Book of Residents, pertaining to Chana XXXX spouse of Szulim Gelibter.
I would like to know
1°) the names ans surnames of her parents
2°) what is written in the last cell on the right
Many thanks
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24733 Translation - German

10/28/2012 7:17 PM TRANSLATION RECEIVED. NO FURTHER TRANSLATIONS NEEDED.

I believe these photos show a house in Altdorf in which my MAYER family lived in the 19th century. A translation of the message would help verify this. The second photo seems to be the same house indicating significance to the family.
The writer was probably one of two Benjamin WEIL cousins probably visiting Germany from NYC. Three MAYER sisters married 2 WEIL brothers and first cousin Jonas Weil in NYC. (There is a tree including this family in the FTJP but the name is spelled MEYER in that tree.)
The card is addressed to one of these sisters, Babette Mayer Weil, my great grandmother. Translation help appreciated.
Also, if anyone near Altdorf recognizes the house I would appreciate hearing from you.
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