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VM ID Category Image Date Approved Question Posts
21455 Translation - Other

1/25/2012 4:02 PM I need a full translation of a set of pages written in Romanian from the Capresti Yizkor book. This is page 99. I am also uploading pages 98, 100, and 101.

I tried using an OCR program for these pages, but my program does not translate Romanian (or Yiddish or Hebrew).
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21456 Translation - Other

1/25/2012 4:02 PM Page 98, in Romanian, from the Capresti Yizkor book. I need a full translation. View the post, there are no responses
21457 Translation - Other

1/25/2012 4:02 PM Page 100 from the Capresti Yizkor book, in Romanian. I need a full translation. View the post, there are no responses
21458 Translation - Other

1/25/2012 4:02 PM This is page 101 from the Capresti Yizkor book, in Romanian, the last of the four pages I'm hoping to have translated.

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21450 Interpretation

1/25/2012 4:01 PM I'm just having trouble properly deciphering the correct spelling of the names in english on lines 12 thru 21. The "Drankiew"? family. Thanks! View the post with its 2 responses
21451 Translation - Russian

1/25/2012 4:01 PM I believe this to be a marriage notice/license from David Isaac Farbiarz & Fayja Dychment. Any help would be greatly appreciated. It came from Polish Roots but I believe it to be in Russian. THANKS! View the post with its 1 response
21452 Translation - Hebrew

1/25/2012 4:01 PM Would like to have translation of Hebrew name View the post with its 2 responses
21453 Photo Identification

1/25/2012 4:01 PM Based on the message on the back, we now know that this is
HARRY DAVINSKY, b. about 1905 to Wolff and Ida Davinsky, living in Brooklyn.
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21454 Translation - Hebrew

1/25/2012 4:01 PM The text of this page from the Capresti Yizkor Book is in Hebrew, but the names are in Yiddish, so I need a full translation of both. I am wondering if these two people might be Roza Licht Volman and her husband, Yakov Volman, of Capresti. View the post with its 4 responses
21446 Translation - Other

1/25/2012 4:00 PM This is a postcard sent from Grayling Michigan to Conneaut Ohio in 1912. I believe the language is Finnish. I would like a translation. I will also post the other side of the postcard which includes writing as well. View the post with its 1 response
21447 Translation - Other

1/25/2012 4:00 PM This is the photo side of a postcard sent in 1912 from Grayling, Michigan to Conneaut, Ohio. I believe the handwritten words are in Finnish. I would like a translation. I have included the back side of this postcard, also with writing, in another Viewmate posting. I am hoping to get both sides translated from Finnish to English. View the post with its 1 response
21448 Do you recognize?

1/25/2012 4:00 PM The headstone incorporates a Star of David so I am presuming that James Anderson was Jewish. The next image is the probate notice. View the post, there are no responses
21449 Do you recognize?

1/25/2012 4:00 PM The probate notice relating to the deceased James Anderson whose gravestone appears in the previous image. View the post, there are no responses
21441 Translation - German

1/25/2012 3:59 PM This is a family listing of my maternal grandmother's parents and their parents. I need help deciphering someof the names, especially first names. There is also a second page for my maternal grandfather's family. View the post with its 1 response
21442 Translation - German

1/25/2012 3:59 PM This is a family list of my maternal grandfather's family. I am having difficulty deciphering many of the names.

Thanks
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21443 Translation - Polish

1/25/2012 3:59 PM This postcard was sent to my grandmother after she immigrated to the U.S. in about 1905. It was mailed from Germany, but is written in Polish. I would love to know what it says. It is the best image I could get, so I hope it clear enough to translate to English.

Thank you,
Kathy
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21444 Tombstone

1/25/2012 3:59 PM Please I will appreciatte the translation from Hebrew to English on what it says on this Tombstone
Thanks
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21445 Tombstone

1/25/2012 3:59 PM Please I will appreciatte the translation from Hebrew to English of whats it is on this Tombstone.
Thanks
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21435 Translation - Russian

1/25/2012 3:58 PM I believe this to be the birth record of Abram Itzak WENGER and would like to know his parent's name & any other pertinent information. Please translate from Russian to English. With appreciation. View the post with its 1 response
21436 Translation - Russian

1/25/2012 3:58 PM Would appreciate a complete translation of data recorded but also please the column headings. I believe this is a record of the family of Herszek Kam, looking especially for son Chaim (Hyman). This is the first half of the form. Next image is other half.
Thank you very much.
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