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18807 Translation - Hebrew

4/24/2011 5:15 PM This is (I believe) a handwritten note by the librarian Julius Margolinsky about Moses Joel Philip, dead 1806 in Copenhagen. He seems to have two tombstones on the cemetary in Mollegade (see other uploaded images), and maybe this note can solve the puzzle. View the post with its 2 responses
18795 Translation - Yiddish

4/24/2011 5:14 PM This postcard was sent by or to Jacob Winter, who was born in Kramsk, Poland in 1878, and lived at the address in Birmingham, England as written on the postcard in 1910. I would be very grateful for the translation of the writing on the card. View the post with its 3 responses
18796 Translation - Hebrew

4/24/2011 5:14 PM This was a document saved by my Great Aunt Murial(Segaloff) Speigel. I am under the impression that it has something to do with her father William Segaloff. I am interested to know what the document is, and what vital information is on it. View the post with its 5 responses
18797 Translation - Hebrew

4/24/2011 5:14 PM I am pretty sure this is my great grandfather's marriage certificate, but I only assume this b/c both his and my great grandmother's names are on it. This is the only English on the document and I can't read Hebrew. I'd like to know what this document is and what vital information is on it. View the post with its 2 responses
18798 Tombstone

4/24/2011 5:14 PM This tombstone was found in the cemetary Mollegade in Copenhagen at a position (C-6-37) where there is not supposed to be any stone! The other tombstones in the same row are from about 1810-11 except for the last one (at place 38 after the one shown on the photo) which is for a child buried 1850. Can anybody help identify this stone? View the post with its 1 response
18799 Translation - Other

4/24/2011 5:14 PM Hello, dear colleagues genealogists

I wish you all a happy holiday of Passover

I want to thank first all the people who actively participate and thank you to Jewish Gen for the terrific work being done

I am appealing to the community of specialists in translation: I am currently a family for the holidays and I just put their hands on a suitcase full of very old pictures of Romania / Bessarabia, more precisely of Husi where a branch is from my family Abramovici / Rozen / Rosner.

Someone could he please tell me what is written on the back of this postcard, on the other side of the postcard contained a man I do not know.


Thank you in advance
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18790 Tombstone

4/24/2011 5:13 PM Full translation of the Hebrew, if possible, but partial translation would help. The deceased, Bessie Nasatir, was my great-grandmother, and she is buried in Waldheim Cemetery in Chicago (Lebovitcher 1 section). She lived much of her life within the Russian Empire's Pale of Settlement (in Latvia and Lithuania), and was the mother of 8 children. View the post with its 3 responses
18791 Tombstone

4/24/2011 5:13 PM Full translation of the Hebrew, if possible, but partial translation would help. Deceased, Max Rabson, died on 24 Jul 1918 at the age of 53, and is buried in Waldheim Cemetery. He emigrated from Russia in about 1886. He was the father of 5 children, two of whom had died as teenagers. View the post with its 3 responses
18758 Translation - Polish

4/24/2011 5:12 PM This is a court record of a testimony given in relation to an appeal to recognize Alter Ajnhorn as deceased.
Help needed in detailed translation, especially of the hand written parts.
Eli Oren
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18722 Translation - Polish

4/24/2011 5:12 PM Certificate of birth for Emilia --?-- Huber middle name- Born August 9? no year visable
What is on line after August
father was Antoniego (Anthony) HuberA? can't figure out mother's name, or any town associated with the birth or even which USC issued this copy in 1958. or any other
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18725 Translation - Polish

4/24/2011 5:12 PM This should be a death record of Leybus Wayland. Appreciate translation of names/ages/places.

Thanks !
View the post with its 1 response
17226 Translation - German

4/24/2011 5:11 PM Interested in translations of the text and the signage in the photo. Thank you! View the post with its 1 response
17227 Translation - German

4/24/2011 5:11 PM Translation of text and signage on image. Thank you! View the post, there are no responses
18778 Translation - Russian

4/20/2011 8:09 PM This should be the birth record of Ginda Rywka Lask, probably the daughter of Cyna Laja Altman and Moszek Lask. I would like to know the date or year of birth and any other information provided here such as other names, places, residences, ages and profession of the parents.

There is likely to be duplication between the 3 similar documents submitted here. All of them were created in 1903, recording the birth of 3 probable sisters.
View the post with its 1 response
18779 Translation - German

4/20/2011 8:09 PM Does the document show whether the family is Jewish? If possible, I would like a full translation. View the post with its 5 responses
18788 Translation - Other

4/20/2011 8:09 PM If possible, can anyone read the handwriting at the top as well as translate it into English? View the post with its 1 response
18789 Translation - Polish

4/20/2011 8:09 PM This is my Great Grandparents' marriage license. If anyone would be so kind as to translate from Polish to English it would be wonderful!

Thanking you in advance!
Beth
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18775 Translation - Russian

4/20/2011 8:08 PM This is a record of the marriage of my great great grandparents. I would like to know whatever details are provided here,specifically the names of their parents, the names of any other relatives, any places which are mentioned such as birthplaces or places of prior residence, also any information as to profession and their ages, as well as confirmation of date of marriage. And anything else that is noticed here would be greatly appreciated. View the post with its 3 responses
18776 Translation - Russian

4/20/2011 8:08 PM This should be the birth record of Perla Lask, daughter of Cyna Laja and Moszek Lask.

I would like to know the date of birth, and any other names, places, profession of father and any other information provided here. All 3 siblings (Perla, Etla and Ginda Rywka) were reported in the same year (1903), but presumably were born in different years.
View the post with its 1 response
18777 Translation - Russian

4/20/2011 8:08 PM This is the birth record of my grandmother, Etla Lask. I believe she was born in 1895, but would like to verify the date if it is included (and using which calendar, if an exact date is provided).
Also I would appreciate whatever other information is included, including other names, places, residences, parents' occupation. Her parents were Cyna Laja Altman and Moszek Lask.
View the post with its 1 response
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