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VM ID Category Image Date Approved Question Posts
16204 Translation - Russian

8/8/2010 4:03 PM This is a birth record of Tema Fajga Warszniter in 1873. Appreciate translation of names/ages/dates that appear.

Suggest to use "Click here to see the image in a separate window" for much better quality.

Thanks !
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16205 Translation - Polish

8/8/2010 4:03 PM This is a birth record of Elka Laja GUTFREJND in 1858. Appreciate translation of names/ages/dates that appear.

Suggest to use "Click here to see the image in a separate window" for much better quality.

Thanks !
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16206 Translation - Yiddish

8/8/2010 4:03 PM The Yiddish? writing is on the rear of a photo of my MGGF, Benjamin. I am uncertain as to whether it was written by Benjamin, his son Morris or another family member. While the family surnames come from the Ukraine the photo could have also been taken after arrival in the US. Thanks for any assistance given. View the post with its 2 responses
16200 Translation - Other

8/8/2010 4:02 PM Please help me by translating this document from CZECH into either English or German.
This is a letter from the US consulate inquiring about my gg-uncle Dr. Wilhelm Halpern, who lived in Prague, and who died in KZ Dachau less than half a year later.
I have also posted a letter from the Czech Police which I am assuming to be the response to this inquiry.
I would badly want to understand what this was all about - am assuming it was an attempt to help him get out of Prague?
Thank you!
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16194 Tombstone

8/8/2010 4:02 PM Translation needed. Thanks View the post with its 2 responses
16195 Tombstone

8/8/2010 4:02 PM Translation needed.
Thanks
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16196 Tombstone

8/8/2010 4:02 PM Translation needed.
Thanks
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16122 Translation - Polish

8/8/2010 4:00 PM Hello. I am looking for a translation from Polish to English of the attached document. It is the second page of the birth document for Lewi Steiner born on 12/21/1893. His mother is Pesia Einhorn. His father is Osias Steiner. His grandmother (Pesia's mother) is Feigi Einhorn/Brenn. These names are mentioned throughout the page. I have made notes on top of the column headings to assist in the translation. Thank you. View the post with its 1 response
14384 Interpretation

8/8/2010 4:00 PM View the post, there are no responses
2329 Translation - Other

8/8/2010 3:59 PM This is my mother's birth certificate brought by my mother's family when they emigrated from Latvia to the U.S. I'm unsure of the language or languages it's written in.

Any assistance would be appreciated.

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2330 Translation - Other

8/8/2010 3:59 PM Seeking translation of my mother's birth certificate her family brought to the U.S. when they immigrated from Latvia. View the post, there are no responses
16172 Translation - German

8/8/2010 3:58 PM Hi,

I'm looking for a good translation of this short birth record scan from LDS film from Dt. Eylau, Prussia (now Ilawa, Poland). I believe it is in German, but please correct me if it is not.

The record is for Jeanette Gedalius, born April 1863. I'm unclear on the father's name, and I think the mother's name is Mina Elias.

Thanks for help to translate the whole text.
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16187 Translation - Polish

8/4/2010 4:09 PM I would like a full translation of this certification of death. If there are any survivors' names or any patronymics that would be most helpful. If any localities can be discerned
in the text, please include.
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16188 Translation - Polish

8/4/2010 4:09 PM I would like to know the exact town name and location. It seems to be a compound name of some sort. View the post with its 3 responses
16189 Interpretation

8/4/2010 4:09 PM Is the Hebrew text (in particular the grammar) equivalent to the English text? View the post with its 5 responses
16181 Translation - Polish

8/4/2010 4:08 PM Please translate this marriage record for me. Thank-you. View the post with its 1 response
16182 Translation - Polish

8/4/2010 4:08 PM Please translate this marriage record for me. Thank-you. View the post with its 1 response
16183 Translation - Polish

8/4/2010 4:08 PM Please translate this birth record for me. Thank-you. View the post with its 1 response
16184 Translation - Other

8/4/2010 4:08 PM Can anyone tell me what language this is? View the post with its 2 responses
16185 Do you recognize?

8/4/2010 4:08 PM This is from my ggrandparent's marriage certificate(Herman Lottman and Mina Roth). They were married in New York in 1884. On the Return of Marriage, they wrote their towns of birth, but I can not read either one. View the post with its 1 response
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