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VM ID Category Image Date Approved Question Posts
15165 Translation - Russian

4/21/2010 This is the second half of a marriage record of my great-great-great grandparents. I would like to know as much information as possible, but names and dates are the most important. View the post, there are no responses
15166 Translation - Russian

4/21/2010 Hi Genners

I am hoping to get a translation of this death certificate whic I believe is for my ancestor Solomon/Szlama Stillman who died in Pilica in 1877. Assistance would be much appreciated.

Many thanks

Ben
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15167 Translation - Polish

4/21/2010 I believe this to be Minna HELFAND BALTER. Wife of Henry (Gershon) BALTER. What else can you tell me? View the post with its 2 responses
15168 Translation - Polish

4/21/2010 Has the coloring of a Balter. I believe this to be Henry (Gershon) BALTER. Can anyone translate the back of the photo? View the post with its 1 response
15169 Translation - Russian

4/21/2010 This may solve a mystery. Can someone translate it for me? It is the rear to VM 15055. I have been told it says it is from a S. Dymkina. View the post with its 2 responses
15170 Do you recognize?

4/21/2010 I really don't have any clues for him. View the post, there are no responses
15171 Tombstone

4/21/2010 I would like a translation of this tombstone please. View the post with its 3 responses
15172 Tombstone

4/21/2010 I would like a translation of the hebrew inscription View the post with its 2 responses
15173 Tombstone

4/21/2010 A translation of the hebrew inscription please View the post with its 1 response
15174 Tombstone

4/21/2010 Translation of the hebrew inscription please View the post with its 1 response
15175 Translation - Yiddish

4/21/2010 Translation from Yiddish of the signature please - need confirmation whether it is the same as the English name underneath it (Solomon Drubich) View the post, there are no responses
15176 Translation - Russian

4/21/2010 Names, dates, places and what it is? A complete translation would be very helpful also. Thanks. View the post with its 2 responses
15177 Interpretation

4/21/2010 What was Nathan's mother's name, assuming it was NOT Mary Stetso? She died in Lithuania in the latter 1800's. Nathan's death certif. information was provide by their son Louis, who was an observant yeshiva graduate. One source gives her name as Stessa Tepper. View the post with its 3 responses
15178 Translation - Polish

4/21/2010 Page 1 of birth record of Majer Bretschneider. Please translate all of the other information. See page 2 for second half of ledger. View the post, there are no responses
15137 Do you recognize?

4/18/2010 The woman is Betty Braun. She is listed in jewishgen records as the mother of Maximillian Leon Braun and Szymon Braun. She was known in our family as Beile Riba Braun. The older man in the photo is her father, ??? Braun. Her husband was David Richter, but he was in America in Cleveland when this photo was taken.She had planned to leave with the family when she became stricken with Typhoid while treating a neighbor and died. Maximillian later emigrated to USA and died in Cleveland as David(Leon) Richter. Szymon emigrated to Brazil in 1935. I have found my cousins in Brazil. I would appreciate if anybody else has seen this photo or recognizes the mother and her father. View the post, there are no responses
15138 Translation - Russian

4/18/2010 I need to have Gittel's birth certificate translated from the Russian. It was registered in 1878. The certificate was located in the Mormon Family History Library. View the post with its 1 response
15140 Interpretation

4/18/2010 I submitted this several years ago without success and I am hoping that, now, some sharper eyes and/or some sharper minds can tell me the name of my grandfather's mother. This is from his death certificate.

Please don't tell me it is Mary Stetso. We are talking observant Jews in Lithuania in the early to mid-1800's. It is not Mary.
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15142 Translation - German

4/18/2010 Trying to get a translation on the word that looks like 'Hund'-something.

Note that the 30 and Somos 2 corresponds to Esti. It was near the bottom of the page from a pretty big file, so I cropped it and laid it out together.

Hope it helps and thanks in advance! ^_^
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15143 Translation - Hungarian

4/18/2010 This is the death record for Armin Heda. I would like to have all the information but at least the informant's name, Armin's occupation, and cause of death. Does the record say where he was buried? View the post with its 9 responses
15144 Translation - Yiddish

4/18/2010 This Yiddish text is on the back of am ORDIS family photo taken in Radomysl (still trying to determine which one). My Yiddish is close to non-existent, and I need a kind soul to read and translate this for me. View the post with its 1 response
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