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VM ID Category Image Date Approved Question Posts
19765 Translation - Russian

8/7/2011 4:04 PM This is an extract of the 1859 revision list for the town of Orgeyev (Bessarabia). There is a note near the name Abram indicating that he was listed in 1860 in another place. Could anyone identify the name of that place? Thanks a lot, Yonatan Kupchik View the post with its 2 responses
19759 Translation - Russian

8/7/2011 4:03 PM This is my Grandfather's birth certificate. I would like a translation. I think it's in Russian, but it could be Polish. Many Thanks for your help. View the post with its 2 responses
19760 Translation - Polish

8/7/2011 4:03 PM I would like a translation giving me names and dates within this file. Thank you in advance.

J Yellon
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19761 Translation - Polish

8/7/2011 4:03 PM This is a marriage certificate. I would like to know the names of parents and couple plus ages and professions if listed.

Thank you in advance.

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19758 Photo Identification

8/3/2011 5:05 PM What do you think, are they looks like twins? Age?
I want to guess to identify is it my idea right or not. Sorry, no any info on the picture.
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19756 Translation - Yiddish

8/3/2011 5:05 PM The writing is on the back of a photo postcard. In the photo there are three individuals. Nachim Charloff, his wife and daughter. I would appreciate any information that could be gleaned from the writing on this postcard.

Many thanks,
Earl
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19751 Tombstone

8/3/2011 5:04 PM Translation of the Hebrew text, thanks in advance. View the post with its 1 response
19752 Tombstone

8/3/2011 5:04 PM Translation of the Hebrew for Samuel please (sorry it's at an angle) View the post with its 1 response
19753 Translation - Russian

8/3/2011 5:04 PM What is this woman's name? View the post with its 2 responses
19754 Translation - Russian

8/3/2011 5:04 PM This is a death record for a potential family member. I included the category headings. Thanks in advance View the post with its 1 response
19755 Translation - Russian

8/3/2011 5:04 PM Thanks to a number of JewishGen members, a postcard with a family picture on the reverse was translated from Yiddish to English. The writer referred to his learned daughter Esther. In the photo, the "learned daughter" is holding a book. It is neither Yiddish nor Hebrew. I would be very interested to know the title of the book.
Thanks
Earl
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19746 Photo Identification

8/3/2011 5:03 PM See also reverse of image posted on ViewMate ID 19747.

This picture was in a photo frame with a calendar for 1934, it was done by Polsky Bros of 136 Whitechapel Road, London.

I have no idea who the people are so if anyone recognises them that would be fantastic. Otherwise I'm interested to know if this was actually taken in 1934 or as I suspect it's a copy of an earlier photo. Finally, is there anything unusual or interesting about the picture?
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19747 Photo Identification

8/3/2011 5:03 PM This is the reverse of the image ID 19746. View the post with its 1 response
19748 Translation - Hebrew

8/3/2011 5:03 PM I believe this document to be in Hebrew. It was said to be a rabbinic testimonial vouching for a young man who wished to marry a daughter of Bearman Gollin of Liverpool Old Hebrew Congregation and it was left in his family papers.

I would like to know what it says, particularly anything that may throw light on places of family origin, names of relatives, or might be helpful to any descendents in tracing their genealogy.
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19749 Translation - Russian

8/3/2011 5:03 PM I found this card among Chava Spiwak Cohen's photograph collection. I would like a full, literal translation of the message on the back, with intepretation. I am particularly interested in the woman's last name. She identifies herself as sister and sister-in-law to the recipients. View the post, there are no responses
19750 Tombstone

8/3/2011 5:03 PM Full translation of the Hebrew, please. Thanks in advance. View the post with its 1 response
19739 Translation - Polish

8/3/2011 5:02 PM Birthdate and place, names, ages, residence and occupations of parents to the extent available. Many thanks! View the post with its 1 response
19740 Translation - Polish

8/3/2011 5:02 PM Date of wedding, names, ages, residence and occupations of all parents. Thanks so much. View the post with its 1 response
19741 Photo Identification

8/3/2011 5:02 PM Could anyone identify the Odessa cemetery of this grave - I know that the deceased lived in the suburbs of Odessa but is this the main Jewish cemetery of Odessa or a minor one? View the post, there are no responses
19742 Photo Identification

8/3/2011 5:02 PM I have some guesses regarding the people in this picture,,,, I am also posting the inscription on the back.. which I need translation help...It may provide enough information of who these people are View the post, there are no responses
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