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VM ID Category Image Date Approved Question Posts
23386 Do you recognize?

6/27/2012 4:08 PM This is the Russian woman whose picture is on the postcard that I have submitted for translation.

She remained in Russia with her husband when the rest of the family moved to the U.S. in 1911.

Her brother, Mandel Ginsburg, was born in about 1860. He raised his family in Brest Litovsk, but it is not known if he and his siblings were born there. The family lost contact with this woman after a number of years in the U.S.

Can you decipher/translate what was written on the reverse side of this picture postcard?

Thanks very much, Marilyn Ginsburg, Toronto Canada
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23387 Tombstone

6/27/2012 4:08 PM Please give me any info as well as the Hebrew translation. View the post with its 2 responses
23388 Tombstone

6/27/2012 4:08 PM Please give me any info as well as the Hebrew translation. View the post with its 1 response
23389 Tombstone

6/27/2012 4:08 PM Please give me any info as well as the Hebrew translation. View the post with its 1 response
23390 Tombstone

6/27/2012 4:08 PM Please give me any info as well as the Hebrew translation. View the post with its 2 responses
23391 Tombstone

6/27/2012 4:08 PM Please give me any info as well as the Hebrew translation. View the post with its 2 responses
23380 Translation - Russian

6/27/2012 4:07 PM This is my great grandmother's Russian passport. I am trying to find out what town she came from and when she came to America or Canada. View the post with its 1 response
23381 Translation - Russian

6/27/2012 4:07 PM This is my great grandmother's Russian passport. I am trying to find out what town she came from and when she came to America or Canada. View the post with its 2 responses
23382 Translation - Russian

6/27/2012 4:07 PM This is my great grandmother's Russian passport. I am trying to find out what town she came from and when she came to America or Canada. View the post with its 1 response
23383 Translation - Russian

6/27/2012 4:07 PM This is my great grandmother's Russian passport. I am trying to find out what town she came from and when she came to America or Canada. View the post, there are no responses
23384 Translation - Russian

6/27/2012 4:07 PM This is my great grandmother's Russian passport. I am trying to find out what town she came from and when she came to America or Canada. View the post with its 1 response
23378 Tombstone

6/27/2012 4:06 PM I would like a translation of the Hebrew please.

Thank you so much!
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23379 Tombstone

6/27/2012 4:06 PM This is the tombstone of Sarah Gorenstein. Sorry the quality is so bad. I hope someone can translate most of this. Thank you. Sandra Sand Nutig View the post with its 1 response
23375 Translation - German

6/27/2012 4:06 PM I believe this is a birth record for Isaac Schwartz, but I am having trouble deciphering the date, and pretty much anything else in this image other than the occasional word. For example, I guess that a Samuel Schwartz is the name of the father, but I cannot make out the mother's name although I can see where it is structurally because of the words 'erfrau' and 'gebornen' in the third line of the main paragraph. View the post with its 3 responses
23368 Translation - Russian

6/27/2012 4:06 PM Hi. I would like a loose translation of this marriage record for Majer Szczercewski to Zejfla Szymsiowicz. Especially would like to know marriage date, the town Majer was from/born and his parents full names and if they were alive at time of marriage.
I can email the second half of the document, if needed. Unfortunately could only print in 2 parts.
Many thanks,
freda
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23308 Translation - German

6/27/2012 4:05 PM Death Certificate of Blume Weintraub.

I would like a direct translation of the words after the name of Bluma Weintraub and the reason for death. Are the translations I wrote on the document correct?
What information is given in columns 6,7,& 8.

Thank you for your help
Dalya
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23310 Translation - German

6/27/2012 4:05 PM Birth Certificate for Freude daughter of Bluma Weintraub.

Please provide a direct translation of the words after the mother's father's name. Why does it show a moyel for a girl? Is the information in the headers something I can get directly translated?

Thank you
Dalya

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23312 Translation - German

6/27/2012 4:05 PM Birth Certificate of Salamon son of Blume Weintraub.

Please direct translate the occupations listed.
Please correct anything that is incorrect that I have written on the bottom of the viewmate page.

Thank you
Dalya
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15136 Translation - German

6/27/2012 4:05 PM An Image from LDS microfilm # 2405328 View the post with its 1 response
23252 Translation - Polish

6/27/2012 4:00 PM Please provide a loose translation of this death record for Herszla Boczmak. View the post with its 1 response
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