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VM ID Category Image Date Approved Question Posts
20315 Translation - Hungarian

10/2/2011 4:12 PM Hello,
In the Birth registry of my g-grandmother appears her father's occupation as "uzer".
I tried in the Hungarian-English dictionary and found nothing. Even in the Hungarian Occupations in JewishGen it does not mentioned. This occupation appears also in the next name- Roth. Can someone tell me what occupation it is ?
Many thanks.
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20289 Translation - Russian

10/2/2011 4:12 PM Hello

I'd like to know main facts, including witnesses as it can be sometimes useful.

Thanks a lot.
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20290 Translation - Russian

10/2/2011 4:12 PM Hello

I'd like to know main facts, including witnesses as it can be sometimes useful.

Thanks a lot.
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20291 Translation - Russian

10/2/2011 4:12 PM Hello

I'd like to know main facts, including witnesses as it can be sometimes useful.

Thanks a lot.
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20287 Translation - Russian

10/2/2011 4:11 PM Hello

I'd like to know main facts, including witnesses as it can be sometimes useful.

Thanks a lot.
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20288 Translation - Russian

10/2/2011 4:11 PM Hello

I'd like to know main facts, including witnesses as it can be sometimes useful.

Thanks a lot.
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20241 Tombstone

10/2/2011 4:11 PM here is what I have been told so far. welcome additional comments.
"Here lies the bachelor Moshe Hausner May he rest in peace.
Died on Purim in the year 5667 [14 Adar – 28 February 1907]
by the abbreviated era at the age of 78 years.
May his soul be bound in the bond of everlasting life"

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19659 Translation - Other

10/2/2011 4:07 PM Page 2 of letter for which I need a translation from Romanian to English, please.

Thank you in advance.
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19645 Translation - Russian

10/2/2011 4:06 PM Translation of what was written on back of picture. View the post with its 6 responses
20274 Translation - Yiddish

10/2/2011 4:06 PM I am re-posting this text which is written on the reverse of photo a large family gathering, possibly at holiday dinner table in Lithuania. I have attempted to enhance the script as it has substantially faded, however, any recognizable words may help my identification of the photo. Any assistance with the translation or other enhancing techniques would be appreciated. The enhancement displayed is a negative image of the original text. Might an Ultraviolet scan render a more readable image? View the post, there are no responses
20312 Translation - Russian

9/28/2011 5:25 PM This should be a marriage record of Mordko Blat and Blima Rochman. Appreciate translation of the names/ages/places.

Thanks !
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20313 Translation - Russian

9/28/2011 5:25 PM This should be a marriage record of Fajwel Solanko and Mindla Ajl. Appreciate translation of the names/ages/places.

Thanks !
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20314 Tombstone

9/28/2011 5:25 PM I understand that this is the gravestone of Ahron Dovid Karfunkel. I'd appreciate a full translation. Thanks. View the post with its 3 responses
20309 Translation - Russian

9/28/2011 5:24 PM This should be a marriage record of Rafail Enk. Appreciate translation of the names/ages/places.

Thanks !
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20310 Translation - Russian

9/28/2011 5:24 PM This should be a marriage record of Gershek Enk and Chinda Berman. Appreciate translation of the names/ages/places.

Thanks !
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20311 Translation - Russian

9/28/2011 5:24 PM This should be a birth record of Margula Enk. Appreciate translation of the names/ages/places.

Thanks !
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20308 Tombstone

9/28/2011 5:23 PM Leon Dienstfriend is the brother of my great-grandfather. I can't read his Hebrew name- other than "ben reb Zvi Ha Cohane". Can anyone tell me what his first name in Hebrew is? Also, any other information, death date in Hebrew calendar, etc. Thanks and Shanah Tovah! View the post with its 8 responses
20304 Translation - Hebrew

9/28/2011 5:22 PM I am looking for a translation of this transcript of a gravestone inscription for Josua or Jonas Schiff. Thank you much in advance! View the post with its 2 responses
20300 Tombstone

9/28/2011 5:21 PM Please translate Hebrew inscription. Thanks. View the post with its 2 responses
20301 Tombstone

9/28/2011 5:21 PM Please try to translate Hebrew transcription. I know the name is Devorah (Deborah) at the beginning of the third line. The photographer choose a poor lighting angle.

Do your best. Thanks.
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