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VM ID Category Image Date Approved Question Posts
19916 Tombstone

8/21/2011 4:45 PM I would greatly appreciate a translation into English of this Hebrew inscription. View the post with its 2 responses
19917 Translation - Yiddish

8/21/2011 4:45 PM I would like a translation, if possible. The front of the photo shows three people, which appear to be mother, father and son. I believe the name of the mother may be Nekhama Gatof Topelson, the boy Peisach Topelson and the father Isaac Topelson. The photo may be from the Minsk area or from the town of Miedzyrzec in Poland. I believe the photo is from the '20s. View the post with its 4 responses
19909 Translation - Russian

8/21/2011 4:44 PM Birth registration of Blima Sosnowa from 1880. Would appreciate translation of key information. Thanks in advance. View the post with its 1 response
19910 Interpretation

8/21/2011 4:44 PM I am pretty sure this is a photo of my great great aunt, Henya Levine, who never immigrated to the states with the rest of her family. Can anyone identify the time period and ethnicity of the people in the photo. I am told my Levine family, like many others, came from Grodno Gobierna, Pinsk, Minsk or Jakovleva. Thank you for any help!
Dan Teitelbaum
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19911 Photo Identification

8/21/2011 4:44 PM Does anyone know the time period or the type of uniform that these two soldiers are wearing? Thank you so much.
Dan Teitelbaum
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19912 Photo Identification

8/21/2011 4:44 PM Is the man is this picture a rabbi, based on his clothing, or is he simply a highly respected man. I ask because my relatives say that he was referred to as Reb or Rev. Moshe Mordechai Lev. Thank you.
Dan Teitelbaum
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19913 Tombstone

8/21/2011 4:44 PM This is a photo of the gravestone of Helena Milius, wife of August Milius. Apparently, Helena died in 1852 at age 74 implying she was born around 1778. Her maiden name is uncertain, but might have been Mayer or Maier. I believe the cemetery is in Ohio. Any help in its translation would be appreciated. View the post with its 1 response
19903 Translation - Russian

8/21/2011 4:43 PM This is the second page of the previous document. Any info is greatly appreciated.
Pauline Jacobs
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19904 Translation - Polish

8/21/2011 4:43 PM This phrase appears in the 1829 death record of Nuchym Zylbercwajg. I think it lists the name of his surviving son (Xxx Yyy Syn), but I can't make out the names. Please respond if you have an idea what they might be.

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19905 Translation - Russian

8/21/2011 4:43 PM Birth registration of Bejla Gnendla Sosnowa from 1870. Would appreciate translation of key information. Thanks in advance. View the post with its 2 responses
19906 Translation - Russian

8/21/2011 4:43 PM Birth registration of Chaia Sosnowa from 1880. Would appreciate translation of key information. Thanks in advance. View the post with its 2 responses
19907 Translation - Russian

8/21/2011 4:43 PM Birth registration of Szmul Sosnowa from 1874. Would appreciate translation of key information. Thanks in advance. View the post with its 1 response
19908 Translation - Russian

8/21/2011 4:43 PM Birth registration of Boruch Mejer Sosnowa from 1884. Would appreciate translation of key information. Thanks in advance. View the post with its 2 responses
19900 Translation - Hebrew

8/21/2011 4:42 PM Would appreciate a translation of the document, please. Thank you!
Pauline Jacobs
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19901 Translation - Hebrew

8/21/2011 4:42 PM Any information you can provide would be appreciated. You don't need to translate it word-for-word, but I'm curious what kind of document it is and any names and dates would be helpful. Thank you!
Pauline Jacobs
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19902 Translation - Russian

8/21/2011 4:42 PM Could you please let me know what kind of docuent this is and also any names dates, etc. Thank you so much for your help!
Pauline Jacobs
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19894 Translation - Russian

8/21/2011 4:42 PM Can someone please explain what has been written beside and below the signature of a family ancestor of mine, Moses Keyfitz? This is at the end of a letter that he sent to his sister in Canada before World War II. View the post with its 2 responses
19896 Translation - Yiddish

8/21/2011 4:42 PM My grandfather's aunt, Tzirl (nee SZEJN), was born in Warsaw and emigrated to Argentina. On the photo is her relative Enrique Schwartz. I am guessing he's her son, but I am hoping the translation from Yiddish will help determine the exact relationship.

Help is greatly appreciated
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19890 Translation - Polish

8/21/2011 4:41 PM Birth registration of WAGNER(MAN) Izrael Jakob.
Interested in all family related names, ages, occupations and places and any other info that would seen relevant.
Many thanks,
Tamar
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19891 Translation - Yiddish

8/21/2011 4:41 PM This is a note received by my parents, Sol Strick and Jeanne Clark when they were married. It is probably a congratulatory note. I do not know who sent the note. I would appreciate a translation of as much of the note as possible. View the post with its 2 responses
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