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VM ID Category Image Date Approved Question Posts
21566 Translation - Yiddish

2/5/2012 4:25 PM I would appreciate a translation (or summary) of this contribution I found in the Wyszogrod Yizkor Book. It was written by Moshe (Mosze) Wolman a cousin of my late father Meir Lewin. I am hoping to learn more about Moshe and his family through the translation.

This is image 3 of 3.
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21567 Interpretation

2/5/2012 4:25 PM The doc indicates a place of birth as Wisoka K Prag in Bohemia. My research results in a town called Visoka located at 49 degrees, 31 mins N; 16 degrees, 48 mins E. The town name does not register with Jewishgen Family Finder. I am looking for help with the current name of this town in the Czech Republic. I am very willing to share additional information. View the post, there are no responses
21568 Translation - Russian

2/5/2012 4:25 PM I'm hoping someone can assist with a translation of this image which is the birth record of Icik Zelman Cyna registered in Konskie or Checiny in 1899. I am interested in finding out his parent's names, their ages and occupations and his exact date of birth.

Thanks in advance,

Paul
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21562 Translation - Russian

2/5/2012 4:24 PM I need a full translation from Russian of this card for a Jewish "evacuee" to Tashkent, surname Volman, son of Leizer. I am wondering if this could be a relative of the Leizer Volman in the Spiwak family tree. View the post with its 2 responses
21491 Tombstone

2/5/2012 4:24 PM Could someone read the hebrew for me?
thanks in advance
David
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21492 Tombstone

2/5/2012 4:24 PM Could someone read the Hebrew for me?
Thanks in advance
David
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21431 Translation - Russian

2/5/2012 4:24 PM Please translate this! Thank you! View the post with its 1 response
21513 Translation - German

2/5/2012 4:16 PM I would like a translation of the written material concerning his military service. Thank you very much. View the post with its 1 response
21560 Tombstone

2/1/2012 4:24 PM Please provide a translation of this tombstone. Note that this community was Sephardic in the former Ottoman Empire, and therefore some of the words may be in Ladino (Judeo-Spanish) written with the Hebrew alphabet. If so, a transliteration would be fine. Thanks! View the post with its 2 responses
21561 Tombstone

2/1/2012 4:24 PM Please provide a translation of this tombstone. Note that this community was Sephardic in the former Ottoman Empire, and therefore some of the words may be in Ladino (Judeo-Spanish) written with the Hebrew alphabet. If so, a transliteration would be fine. Thanks! View the post with its 3 responses
21553 Photo Identification

2/1/2012 4:23 PM Can anyone identify the 3 Rabbi's and time period in this old press photo? on the back it says in neat script 'Die Rabbinat', however, I dont think it is Germany. I think it might be Warsaw or Cracow but I am not sure. Any help would be appreciated. View the post with its 2 responses
21554 Translation - Polish

2/1/2012 4:23 PM This should be a marriage record of Leyba Kloda and Fayga Ryda. Appreciate translation of the names/ages/places.

Thanks !
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21555 Translation - Polish

2/1/2012 4:23 PM This should be a marriage record of Szulim Kloda and Estera Boymal. Appreciate translation of the names/ages/places.

Thanks !
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21556 Translation - Polish

2/1/2012 4:23 PM This should be a marriage record of Icek Kloda and Sara Furer. Appreciate translation of the names/ages/places.

Thanks !
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21557 Translation - Polish

2/1/2012 4:23 PM This should be a marriage record of Motek Zymelsztern and Golda Kloda. Appreciate translation of the names/ages/places.

Thanks !
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21558 Tombstone

2/1/2012 4:23 PM Please provide a translation of this tombstone. Note that this community was Sephardic in the former Ottoman Empire, and therefore some of the words may be in Ladino (Judeo-Spanish) written with the Hebrew alphabet. If so, a transliteration would be fine. Thanks! View the post with its 3 responses
21559 Tombstone

2/1/2012 4:23 PM Please provide a translation of this tombstone. Note that this community was Sephardic in the former Ottoman Empire, and therefore some of the words may be in Ladino (Judeo-Spanish) written with the Hebrew alphabet. If so, a transliteration would be fine. Thanks! View the post with its 2 responses
21549 Translation - Polish

2/1/2012 4:22 PM I was surprised to find this record of my gggp's marriage in Drobin, Poland--a brand new town on my radar screen. Previously, I had only associated the family with neighboring shtetl Sierpc. This document had never previously popped up in my searches due to the combo of a new location and a soundex-altering spelling of my gggf's surname in the JRI-Poland index. I've known him to be GRZEBIEN, but this record is indexed as surname GRABIEN. In light of above, I'd appreciate confirmation of correct surname and details of any geographical references included in the document. If names of parents are indicated, that information is also crucial. Thank you! View the post with its 2 responses
21550 Photo Identification

2/1/2012 4:22 PM This is the first of three unidentified family photos I'm posting to ViewMate. Based on the source of the images, I am guessing that they were all taken in or near the shtetl of Sierpc, Poland which is northwest of Warsaw. I am grateful for any comments which might tell me something about these family members, such as time-frame, socio-economic status, occupation, religious observance, etc. Thank you. View the post, there are no responses
21551 Photo Identification

2/1/2012 4:22 PM This is the second of three unidentified family photos I'm posting to ViewMate. Based on the source of the images, I am guessing that they were all taken in or near the shtetl of Sierpc, Poland which is northwest of Warsaw. I believe that this woman and her family all perished in the Holocaust, but I know nothing more. I am grateful for any comments which might tell me something about her, such as time-frame, socio-economic status, occupation, religious observance, etc. Thank you. View the post, there are no responses
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