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VM ID Category Image Date Approved Question Posts
21166 Translation - German

1/1/2012 4:02 PM This is the front of the letter, which is completed in Hebrew. I'm not sure if the other language is German or Hungarian. Thanks for your help! View the post with its 1 response
21167 Translation - German

1/1/2012 4:02 PM This letter is written in German from Goldy Wald to her daughter, Lenke and son-in-law David Wald. Any help in translating is appreciated! View the post with its 1 response
21168 Translation - German

1/1/2012 4:02 PM Please translate this letter. Part of it is written in German and part in Hungarian. The letter is from Goldy and Regina. Thanks! View the post with its 1 response
21169 Translation - German

1/1/2012 4:02 PM I need a translation of this letter from Herman Spiegel to David Wald. Thank you. View the post with its 1 response
21164 Tombstone

1/1/2012 4:01 PM Translation of the headstone please. View the post with its 3 responses
21165 Translation - German

1/1/2012 4:01 PM I need a translation of this letter. I can make out one name that I'm familiar with, Herman Spiegel. Thanks for your help! View the post with its 1 response
21161 Interpretation

1/1/2012 4:01 PM What is the ship name? View the post with its 1 response
21162 Translation - Yiddish

1/1/2012 4:01 PM I would be very grateful if someone would translate the Yiddish on this photograph.

Thank you
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21016 Translation - Polish

1/1/2012 4:00 PM Date and place of death, age of decedent, names of parents and survivors if available. Many thanks! View the post with its 1 response
21017 Translation - Polish

1/1/2012 4:00 PM Date and place of death, age of decedent, names of parents and survivors if available. Many thanks! View the post with its 1 response
21018 Translation - Polish

1/1/2012 4:00 PM Date and place of death, age of decedent, names of parents and survivors if available. Many thanks! View the post with its 1 response
21104 Sharing Document

1/1/2012 3:57 PM Hi,
This is an annotated family tree, holding the original handwritten information, as well as my understanding of names. Some of the additional information is based on other documents.
Please help:
1. Confirm / correct my understandins
2. Provide your view about questionable entries
Many thanks in advance
Yossi Yagur - Israel
View the post with its 2 responses
18792 Do you recognize?

1/1/2012 3:55 PM These are Jack, Leo and David Rube, of Yonkers, New York. They were the sons of Morris and Ida or Adele Rube. Morris was a first cousin to Oscar and Jacob Kanarek, and related somehow to Lillian, Rube, Oscar's first wife and my grandmother. I am trying to find out more about Lillian and the Rubes. Lillian died in the flu epidemic of 1918, when my mother was 8 months old. View the post, there are no responses
18793 Do you recognize?

1/1/2012 3:55 PM Bessie Rube later married Maurice Fried. She was the oldest of Morris Rube's children. Morris was first cousin to Oscar Kanarek. I want to know more about the Rube family. View the post, there are no responses
18794 Do you recognize?

1/1/2012 3:55 PM This is one of two photos that I have of Lillian Rube. She died in 1918 in Newport, Rhode Island. I am looking for any information about her life. View the post, there are no responses
4285 Translation - Yiddish

1/1/2012 3:55 PM Tykocin postcard sent to Chicago relatives in early 1940s View the post with its 1 response
20949 Translation - Russian

1/1/2012 3:54 PM This is the marriage certificate of Jankief Kirsztejn and Gaja Baila Zelek. I'm trying to confirm if this is the same Jankief who is the son of Izrael and Ryfka Kirsztejn. If it is, it's a major change to my tree. If this is who I think it is, then Jankief would be 22 Years old. I appreciate any help with the details. I'd like to confirm aboove statement and know any other details - preferably literal translation. Thanks so much. - Avi View the post with its 1 response
21082 Translation - Other

1/1/2012 3:53 PM This is most likely written in Pittman Shorthand. part of a journal.

Someone helped with this much:
I seem to venture on selfishly and in each mirror of deferred ............
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21158 Translation - Yiddish

12/28/2011 4:10 PM located among a stack of papers in a file labeled Israel Dreyfus - Family Documents

Family was from Wissembourg (Alsace) France - document may or may not pertain to this region
View the post with its 2 responses
21159 Tombstone

12/28/2011 4:10 PM Haven't been able to get translation on two first full lines of text.

Remainder translated as:
Abraham son of Aryeh HaCohen
That died 26 day of month of Tammuz
The year 5660

With English following:
Abraham Brodsky
Died July 26, 1900 aged 40 years
Mourned by family & friends
View the post with its 1 response
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