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VM ID Category Image Date Approved Question Posts
18253 Interpretation

3/6/2011 4:34 PM Could you please decipher the surname of Miriam.

The previous image contains the same name written by another person.

Thank you very much.
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18247 Tombstone

3/6/2011 4:33 PM Please translate this headstone. View the post with its 1 response
18248 Tombstone

3/6/2011 4:33 PM Please translate this. View the post with its 1 response
18243 Do you recognize?

3/6/2011 4:32 PM Jacob Goldberg was born in Russia about 1860. His mother smuggled him into Romania as a young man, changing his name from Neiman or Newman to Goldberg, which was the name of another branch of the family. Would anyone be able to tell me the possible reasons for smuggling a person at this time and know anything further about this name change?
Thank you
Corinne
corinnemitchell@sympatico
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18244 Translation - Russian

3/6/2011 4:32 PM Can anyone make out any further clues for the name? Also are there any more clues as to where this person left from and where she came to?
" I left P. and came to K." ?
Thank you
Corinne
corinnemitchell@sympatico.ca
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18245 Do you recognize?

3/6/2011 4:32 PM Do you recognize any of the Goldberg, Hearst or Segal family members ? View the post, there are no responses
18246 Tombstone

3/6/2011 4:32 PM Can somebody help me read and translate this tombstone? I read: line 2-3 "Ber ben ha reb" and line 4 "Moshe Rojthenborg". The year of his death should be 1775.

I would like to use the translation on the website about Danish-Jewish funerals: http://tom.brondsted.dk/mosaiskebegravelser

best regards Tom Brondsted, Denmark
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18238 Translation - Polish

3/6/2011 4:31 PM Fourth of four documents. View the post with its 1 response
18239 Translation - Russian

3/6/2011 4:31 PM Translation to English of the text in Russian View the post with its 1 response
18240 Translation - Hebrew

3/6/2011 4:31 PM This is the dedication page for Israel Kessler's Sefer "Zichron Israel". It mentions his father, his mother and his sister. I have a rough translation, but could use a more scholarly interpretation. It looks to have originally been published in L'vov, but republished in Brooklyn, NY in 1925. I'm also very interest in the abbreviations. View the post with its 1 response
18241 Translation - Russian

3/6/2011 4:31 PM Can you please translate including the meaning of the stamp in the right hand upper corner. Can you tell me about the particular induction that took place around this time.

Thank you,

Corinne
corinnemitchell@sympatico.ca
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18242 Do you recognize?

3/6/2011 4:31 PM Would anyone know any of the siblings of Israel Camlot or Ethel Gillick? The original name of the Kamlut family was Reich/ Rich. Israel Kamlut was adopted by a childless family to avoid fighting and changed his name from Reich/ Rich to Kamlut. When his children came to Montreal/ Philadelphia areas, they changed their name to Camlot. Is there anyone who would know more about these families' name changes?
Thank you

Corinne
corinnemitchell@sympatico.ca
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18234 Translation - Hebrew

3/6/2011 4:30 PM Translation please. Thank you View the post, there are no responses
18235 Translation - Polish

3/6/2011 4:30 PM First of four documnts.
Searching for Wolman/Vollman ancestors who emigrated from Poland to Bessarabia, I need these four documents from the Lodz archives translated into English. If anyone can comment on them to help me understand their meaning, that would be great.
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18236 Translation - Polish

3/6/2011 4:30 PM Second of four documents from Lodz archives. View the post with its 1 response
18237 Translation - Polish

3/6/2011 4:30 PM Third of four documents. View the post with its 1 response
18230 Photo Identification

3/6/2011 4:29 PM Jacob Bendix (On Hebrew) Benedictus Baruch Goldsmit born in Amsterdam and died in Hamburg. My Ancestor concerning my Family Tree ID#367887. View the post, there are no responses
18231 Photo Identification

3/6/2011 4:29 PM Churchregister,Copy of my Ancestor Elisabeth Bendix (On Hebrew) Esther Nathan daugther of Mozes Nathan and Judith Mozes. Concerning my Family Tree ID#367887. View the post, there are no responses
18232 Tombstone

3/6/2011 4:29 PM if someone could please tell me what the hebrew says on this headstone?

At the top is a large stone urn
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18233 Translation - Hebrew

3/6/2011 4:29 PM Could someone read the Hebrew on the this Gate for me?
thanks
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