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23244 Translation - Russian

6/17/2012 4:19 PM I would very much appreciate any information about the deceased, Bajla Simsewicz [my second great grandmother]. eg. date,time, place and age at death, marital status, occupation, spouse, children and parents and maiden name.
Many thanks.
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23246 Tombstone

6/17/2012 4:19 PM Please translate the Hebrew. I'm especially interested to know if LOEWENBERG was my ggggrandmother's maiden name or married name. I have identified a Mordechai (Marcus) and a Menachem; not sure which is the father and which is the husband. View the post with its 1 response
23247 Tombstone

6/17/2012 4:19 PM Please translate.
mablives1@yahoo.com
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23248 Tombstone

6/17/2012 4:19 PM Please translate.
mablives1@yahoo.com
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23239 Translation - Hungarian

6/17/2012 4:18 PM Entery #4 Stern Lipot & Gutman Czili
The only other word on this entry seems to me like a name of a town but I cannot read it.
Would like to know what it says.
Thanks
Ariela
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23240 Translation - Russian

6/17/2012 4:18 PM Please Translate. As I understand this is from a report of Jewish compunnity property and contains information about the Synagogue in Leova, which apparently was n ot destroyed in the war.

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23241 Translation - Russian

6/17/2012 4:18 PM I would much appreciate any info re the deceased, Sura Najman- eg. date and age at death, occupation, maiden name, marital status, spouse, children, parents names, place of birth etc. View the post with its 1 response
23242 Translation - Russian

6/17/2012 4:18 PM I would much appreciate any info about the deceased, Icek Szpigel.
eg. date and age at death,
marital status, wife, children and parents names and occupation.
Thank you.
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23243 Translation - Russian

6/17/2012 4:18 PM I would much appreciate any info re the deceased Majer Staszewski, especially date of death, age, town, occupation, maritial status, wife, children and parents.
Thank you!
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23237 Translation - Other

6/17/2012 4:17 PM This is page 1 of my ggf Yancu SOLOMON's Romanian military record.

I'd welcome a word-for-word translation (and context) of the lines in the form that begin with these words:
- Cel din urma domiciliu..(Where Yancu lives?)
- Fiu al lui..
- Si al..(Should Yancu's mother's name go here?)
- domiciliat la..Falticeni (Where the father Herscu lives?)
- casatorit la D-hoi.
- comuna Piatra...(Refers to the line above that contains casatorit?)
- dupa autorizarea...(No authorization number for Yancu and Naha's marriage?)
- Depositu de recrutare (All enlistees, or only recruits?)
- ca Soldat cu schimbul
- trupei cu schimbul

Please clarify: Items 1-4 are about active duty 1886 to 1 Feb 1891? Includes training? Did he fight? Items 5-6 are about joining the reserves 2 Feb 1891?

The word Minerve at the top: Is it the Civil office's name or street? Yancu's street? Herscu's wife's name?

Many thanks in advance for your response.

Best,
Gay Slesinger
USA
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23238 Translation - Other

6/17/2012 4:17 PM This is page 2 of my ggf Yancu (Jacob) SOLOMON's Romanian military document from the 1890s.

I'd appreciate a word-for-word translation of what appears below the fold, where the three seals are stamped.

(Please ignore what shows above the fold, because the top part appears in the page 1 image at VM 23237.)

Jacob's Romanian passport was issued in 1897, so the entry here dated 1897 may be significant.

I'm curious why the entry dated 1894 that apparently pertains to reserves has an earlier date than the 1897 entry above it.

Many thanks in advance for your response.

Best,
Gay Slesinger
North Carolina, USA
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23233 Translation - Russian

6/17/2012 4:16 PM Please translate with as much detail as possible. View the post with its 1 response
23234 Translation - Russian

6/17/2012 4:16 PM Please translate with as much detail as possible. View the post with its 1 response
23235 Tombstone

6/17/2012 4:16 PM This is an picture of my grandfather's tombstone, I hoping someone could translate it for me.
Thanks in advance
Arnold Berger
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23236 Tombstone

6/17/2012 4:16 PM This is an picture of my grandmother's tombstone, I'm hoping someone could translate it for me.
Thanks in advance
Arnold Berger
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23229 Tombstone

6/17/2012 4:15 PM I would appreciate a full translation.

Thank you,

Corinne
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23230 Translation - Russian

6/17/2012 4:15 PM I would appreciate a translation of the writing and also of the meaning of the printed writing on the postcard. The picture on the other side is a couple, relatives of my mother-in-law.

Thank you,

Corinne
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23231 Translation - Yiddish

6/17/2012 4:15 PM I would appreciate a full translation so that I can find out who the man is on the other side. This picture was amongst those of relatives of my mother-in-law.

Thank you,

Corinne
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23232 Translation - Polish

6/17/2012 4:15 PM Is this Polish?
I would appreciate a translation please.
This picture of a woman, Fajga, was amongst other pictures of my mother-in-law's.

Thank you

Corinne
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23226 Translation - Polish

6/17/2012 4:14 PM I am guessing this is a marriage document for my grandfather Shlomo Chaim Tikochinsky and my grandmother Molke Gitel. I'm hoping someone can translate the handwritten text which would, perhaps, give me the town, my grandmother's parents name/s and my grandfather's mother's name.

I am guessing the year would be between 1880 and 1890. So many thanks.

Faye Chaikin Pearl

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