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VM ID Category Image Date Approved Question Posts
18402 Translation - Polish

3/27/2011 4:08 PM Hello Genners. This is the back of a a small
photo of one of my husband's uncles who was born in Lodz,Poland. He appears in uniform as a soldier in the Polish army. His name was Shmuel WAGOWSKY.

Note: *I HAVE POSTED THE PHOTO ON VIEWMATE 18404

Thank you all for your kindness.
Jacquie GRUSZECKI
ID#211429
Richmond Hill,Ontario,Canada
jacquiegruszecki5@gmail.com
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17018 Tombstone

3/27/2011 4:07 PM Need help please in translation from Hebrew (Yiddish) to English of my paternal great-grandfather's headstone. Hoping once translated it will help me break through the brick wall that I've got stuck behind. Thank you!! View the post with its 1 response
17019 Tombstone

3/27/2011 4:07 PM Need help please in translation from Hebrew (Yiddish) to English of my paternal great-grandmother's headstone. Hoping once translated it will help me break through the brick wall that I've got stuck behind. Thank you!! View the post with its 2 responses
17043 Tombstone

3/27/2011 4:07 PM Hello. Can anyone please translate the attached photo of my paternal great-grandparents, Rubin Finkelstein and Ida (Kaplan) Finkelstein headstone. I've read that headstones can be of valuable information in jewish genealogy. Thank you very much! View the post with its 2 responses
18381 Translation - Hebrew

3/23/2011 4:16 PM Could someone read the Hebrew on the gate for me?
thanks in advance!

I'm going to publish other pictures of the rest of the "gate"
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18469 Translation - Yiddish

3/23/2011 4:15 PM This is the first of two yiddish messages on the back of the boat picture that I am now posting. My uncle who is native yiddish speaker cannot make out any of the words. View the post with its 2 responses
18470 Translation - Yiddish

3/23/2011 4:15 PM This is the second handwritten back of the postcard of the boat that is hopefully posted. My uncle who is cousin of Murrey Meyers, cannot read the Yiddish inscription. View the post with its 3 responses
18462 Translation - Russian

3/23/2011 4:14 PM Hello, I'd like help with the translation of my ancestors' document. I'm particularly interested in any names, dates, occupations, etc.
Thanks in advance!
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18464 Translation - German

3/23/2011 4:14 PM pls note this is a death cert from 1931
She is born in Neustadt, but the question is what is the place following?

It starts with OB, as in Ober. Similar view appears on a 1938 marriage license of my dad. I can post this to any person who seeks to help.

thanks1931
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18465 Translation - German

3/23/2011 4:14 PM This is the first page of Jeisel Katz' Wanderbuch.
I cant read German. I can see the name of the town. I cant read anything else. I hope someone can translate for me

There will be two more pages posted.
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18466 Translation - German

3/23/2011 4:14 PM I cant read German and I hope someone can tell me what this says. View the post with its 4 responses
18467 Translation - German

3/23/2011 4:14 PM This is the third page I am posting of Jiesel Katz' Wanderbuch.
I hope someone can tell me what it says.
Thanks
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18468 Photo Identification

3/23/2011 4:14 PM This is a photo that was found after my father's cousin Murrey Meyers (Majersdorf) passed away. He sent this photo twice to two different people and wrote on the back in Yiddish. I will post them separately. My uncle (a much younger cousin of Murrey) has no idea who these people may be. View the post with its 1 response
18453 Translation - Russian

3/23/2011 4:13 PM Akt # 54. This is the birth record of Dwora Rosenberg. I am hoping to learn the full name of her parents. View the post with its 1 response
18454 Translation - Russian

3/23/2011 4:13 PM Akt # 55. Birth of Elka Rosenberg. I would like to know the full name of her parents. View the post with its 1 response
18455 Translation - Russian

3/23/2011 4:13 PM Akt # 266. Birth registration of Chaim Leib Rosenberg. I am hoping to learn the full names of his parents. View the post with its 1 response
18456 Translation - Russian

3/23/2011 4:13 PM Akt # 212. Death registration of Chaim Leib Rosenberg. All names and dates needed. View the post with its 1 response
18457 Translation - Russian

3/23/2011 4:13 PM Akt # 221. Birth registration of Szifra Rosenberg. I am looking for full names of parents. If possible I would appreciate the translation of the headings of this form. View the post with its 1 response
18443 Tombstone

3/23/2011 4:12 PM Can someone please translate the Hebrew on these two stones, I doubt it will give me much extra information, but I would just like to know, Thank you! View the post with its 4 responses
18444 Translation - Polish

3/23/2011 4:12 PM I'd like to know the names, ages, places, occupations, etc. of all individuals involved in this marriage, including witnesses: basically all genealogical important informaion. Continuation in next Viewmate View the post with its 1 response
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