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VM ID Category Image Date Approved Question Posts
19403 Translation - Polish

6/26/2011 4:12 PM I appreciate help in translating this article from Polish. The translation will be entered to Neplokivtsi Shtetlink. There is not much information that can be found about this town's history, so it is important. Thank you! View the post, there are no responses
19387 Translation - Yiddish

6/26/2011 4:11 PM Please translate the Yiddish at the top of this reverse side of photo. English at the bottom reads "Fannie and Beckie took pictures...Long...me." I am hoping the Yiddish offers some additional information. Thank you! View the post with its 1 response
19388 Translation - Yiddish

6/26/2011 4:11 PM Can someone please translate the iddish(?). These are my great great grandparents - dated 1908. I think perhaps the photo is taken in Krustpils, Latvia. View the post with its 4 responses
19389 Translation - Russian

6/26/2011 4:11 PM Would like to know names of parents and more details like birthdate. The document seems quite long for a birth certificate. What other details does it give? View the post, there are no responses
19384 Translation - Yiddish

6/26/2011 4:10 PM Could anyone help translate this document? And, if anyone has any information on the Dietch family(also spelled Deitch, Daitz, Daitsch)from Mezerichi (Meserich Gadol), Ukraine, I would be very grateful.
Thank you!
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19385 Tombstone

6/26/2011 4:10 PM Hi I am looking for this translation and thank you in advance for your time... View the post with its 2 responses
19386 Photo Identification

6/26/2011 4:10 PM This photo was given to me by a relative who knew nothing about it except that it was marked the Mayor of Zagare and she thought that it might have been a relative of the Kagan family of Zagare.Does anyone have any idea who it could be?

Jo Ann Goldwater
Montreal
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19375 Translation - German

6/26/2011 4:10 PM Elias Pohl's (1766) profession (here Charakter) born in Prague somehow had to do with police.
I can somehow read "Polizeibeschicker" but have no idea what that means.
Surprising to me is that also his son and grandson had jobs with the police in Prague.
See the images of Lippmann Pohl (b. 1796) and Nathan Pohl (b.1829).
Is Polizebeschicker correct and if, what does it mean?
Thanks Peter
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19376 Translation - German

6/26/2011 4:10 PM Lippmann Pohl(b 1796) son of Elias Pohl,
what is the profession under character?
Thanks
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19377 Translation - German

6/26/2011 4:10 PM Nathan Pohl (b. 1829) son of Lippmann and grandson of Elias Pohl also has a job to do with police.
What is it?
Thanks
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19372 Translation - Russian

6/26/2011 4:10 PM Dates, names of parents, addresses, profession or any other relevant personal information. View the post, there are no responses
19373 Translation - Polish

6/26/2011 4:10 PM Dates, name of parents, addresses and any other personal inforamtion about my father's family. View the post with its 1 response
19370 Translation - Russian

6/26/2011 4:09 PM Names of Benjamin's parents, address, and any other personal information about him or the family.
I see a 1895 in the middle of the page, and I wonder what it refers to. My understanding is that Benjamin was born in 1896.
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19371 Translation - Russian

6/26/2011 4:09 PM Personal information about Fajwal Fogelman (my great-grandfather), including dates, his parents name, profession, address or any other interesting information about the family. View the post, there are no responses
19308 Tombstone

6/26/2011 4:08 PM Can someone please translate just the name of the deceased for me? His English name was Henry.

Thank you!
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19309 Tombstone

6/26/2011 4:08 PM Can someone please translate just the name of the deceased for me?

Thank you!
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19366 Translation - Other

6/22/2011 4:43 PM This is the upper portion of a page from a 1781 Hungarian census. I would appreciate it someone could confirm the title of the page and translate the three columns. (There are six columns, but it appears that the same three are repeated on each side of the document.) I am not certain if this is Hungarian or Latin.

Thank you in advance for any assistance you can offer.
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19367 Translation - Hungarian

6/22/2011 4:43 PM This is the left side of a page from a 1795 Hungarian census. Row 5 contains information for a David Szabo. I would appreciate it someone could translate the columns for which there is an entry associated with this person (i.e., the 1, 2, 4, etc. columns) so that I can understand the information recorded for him. I am not certain if this is Hungarian or Latin.

Thank you in advance for any assistance you can offer.

(I am posting the right side of the page in my next post, which reflects a few additional notations for this person.)
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19368 Translation - Hungarian

6/22/2011 4:43 PM The last two lines in this image are a handwritten comment on an 1822 census page for Itzak Szabo of Rozavlya. I have been told the comment is in ("church") Latin.
I would appreciate it if someone could translate this comment from Latin to English.

Thank you very much in advance for any help you can offer.
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19369 Translation - Hungarian

6/22/2011 4:43 PM This is the right side of a page from a 1795 Hungarian census. Row 5 contains information for a David Szabo. I would appreciate it someone could translate the columns for which there is an entry associated with this person (for example, the column on the far left contains some text, and the 3rd and 4th columns to the right of the comment column also contain entries). My purpose is to understand the information recorded for him. I am not certain if this is Hungarian or Latin.

Thank you in advance for any assistance you can offer.

(I have also posted the left side of the page in an companion post.)
View the post with its 1 response
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