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14721 Translation - German

2/28/2010 This document is an adjusted version of image 14673. All other information is the same. View the post, there are no responses
14722 Translation - Other

2/28/2010 This is one of 4 documents that accompanied passport cards received from the Lithuanian State Archives.

I am seeking any information that might throw some light on his parents or grandparents that will show me how he links into my family tree.
If the image is inadequate to be easily read full size images are available on request.
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14723 Translation - Other

2/28/2010 This is one of 4 documents that accompanied passport cards received from the Lithuanian State Archives.

I am seeking any information that might throw some light on his parents or grandparents that will show me how he links into my family tree.
If the image is inadequate to be easily read full size images are available on request.
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14724 Translation - Other

2/28/2010 This is one of 4 documents that accompanied passport cards received from the Lithuanian State Archives.

I am seeking any information that might throw some light on his parents or grandparents that will show me how he links into my family tree.
If the image is inadequate to be easily read full size images are available on request.
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14725 Translation - Other

2/28/2010 This is one of 4 documents that accompanied passport cards received from the Lithuanian State Archives.

I am seeking any information that might throw some light on his parents or grandparents that will show me how he links into my family tree.
If the image is inadequate to be easily read full size images are available on request.
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14714 Tombstone

2/28/2010 Headstone of Nina Wilson (Wilensky) Herman, a young mother who died in the flu epidemic. "Nachama bat Zelig Chaim." I would like help translating the rest of the text. It could be Yiddish or Hebrew. This is from Mt. Lebanon Cemetery in NYC. View the post with its 3 responses
14731 Translation - German

2/28/2010 Seeking translation of the notes column from the 1879 Bolechow marriage registration of Lewy Horowitz, the Av Beit Din of Bolechow, and Alte recte Beile Hornstein.

Their first registered child was Taube, born: 14 February 1858.
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14732 Translation - German

2/28/2010 Seeking translation of the notes column from the 1889 Bolechow marriage registration of Gur Arye Horenstein and Taube Horowitz, the daughter of Lewy Horowitz, the Av Beit Din of Bolechow.

Their first registered child was Jakob Jokil, born: 5 January 1875.
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14671 Translation - Hungarian

2/28/2010 Second page - Sarlotta Bee.
Looking for cause of death.
Thanks,
Ariela Zucker
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14672 Interpretation

2/28/2010 Where was Simon Dresner born? His relatives were born near Przemysyl, in Galicia. View the post with its 1 response
14705 Translation - Yiddish

2/28/2010 I am looking to see what my family name was before being "Americanized" to Shernoff. Can someone read my great-grandfather's Yiddish signature? View the post with its 1 response
14709 Translation - Polish

2/28/2010 I would like to know the cause of death of my grandfather and date. Thanks, Helena View the post with its 1 response
14707 Translation - Russian

2/28/2010 I would like to know the names of Wolf Kopel James' parents and professions. thanks, helena View the post, there are no responses
14701 Translation - German

2/28/2010 Could someone please decipher and translate this for me? (Death certificate of Jegoff (Jacob) Nathan from 1797, my g-g-g-g grandfather.) View the post with its 1 response
14702 Translation - German

2/28/2010 Could someone please help decipher and translate the attached? (death certificate of Scheinel Elias) View the post with its 1 response
14703 Translation - Polish

2/28/2010 This is the 1857 death registration of Leja LEWIN age 58 in Grajewo (based on data in the JRI-PL index). I believe that it is the death registration of my ancestor Chana Leah who was married to Rafael LEWIN. As far as I know her father was Leib. The one issue I have is that the 1844 marriage registration of her son in Rajgrod indexed in the Landsmen journal lists her as deceased. Any information available in this document would be appreciated. A full translation would be especially appreciated if possible. View the post with its 1 response
14697 Translation - Polish

2/28/2010 It is the birth record of my great-great-grandfather. I would like it translated into English. I have better quality images but the file size limitation of Viewmate required me take the quality down so the upload would work. View the post with its 1 response
14698 Translation - Polish

2/28/2010 This is the Grajewo (spelled Graiewo in the document) 1841 birth record of Rochl Mindel BACHRACH. From other records I know that her father's name is Chaim Szmuel, and her mother's name is Baila Braina LEWIN. I would appreciate any information on this document. If possible I would appreciate a full translation.
Thanks
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14699 Translation - Polish

2/28/2010 This is the 1838 Grajewo death registration of Pesza Syma LEW, the daughter of Lejbka and Liba Bachrach (he was the Rabbi in Grajewo). I would like any information available in the document including her husband's name, her town of birth etc.

The JRI-PL index lists the following for this document:
Surname: Lew
Given Name: Pesza Syma
Registration Year: 1838
Event Type: death
Akt #: 24
Death Year: 1838
Maiden Name: Bachrach
Age: 28
Father: Lejbka
Mother: Liba
Town: Grajewo
FHL Film #: 747019

If possible I would appreciate a full translation.
Thanks and have a happy Purim
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14695 Translation - Russian

2/28/2010 This postcard was sent from Russia to my paternal grandmother Rose EINBUND in Pittsburgh in 1916. - My Grandmother's family came from Parichi (near Shchedrin) in the Belarus region of Russia. - I'd like to have the postcard translated to English. (I believe it's in Russian.) Thanks for all of the great help! View the post with its 1 response
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