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23981 Translation - Polish

8/8/2012 4:15 PM Hi,

I am hoping for some help in translating this birth certificate. Need all names, dates and other pertinent information.

Thanks,
Anne


MessyngierSzyia-birth-1880-1874504-L33
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23982 Tombstone

8/8/2012 4:15 PM I'd like a word by word translation of the Hebrew please. This black/white photo shows the inscription better than the color version. Following image is a shot of the entire headstone from a different angle that may be easier to read.
Thank you in advance
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23974 Translation - Russian

8/8/2012 4:14 PM Hi there, my family were Jewish, and they lived in LASK, RUSSIA, now it is Poland. the doc is a certificate of marriage/birth or death.
thank you
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23976 Translation - Russian

8/8/2012 4:14 PM Hi there, my family were Jewish, and they lived in LASK, RUSSIA, now it is Poland. the doc is a certificate of marriage/birth or death.
thank you
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23977 Translation - Polish

8/8/2012 4:14 PM All,

I would appreciate the translation of all names, dates, places, occupations, etc.

Thanks so much, Anne



MessyngierChaimLejb-death-1858-755511-L9
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23968 Translation - Polish

8/8/2012 4:13 PM Please translate.
It should be my grandfather and grandmother marriage record.
Thanks
Eran
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23971 Interpretation

8/8/2012 4:13 PM This is part of the birth record of Jakob Löwit aka Kubie born 13 Jun 1842 in Schuettenhofen today Susice in Czech Republic. Jakob was born out of wedlock. The first column is for the father i e no info. Please tell me the name of his mother and her parents and the rest of the info in column two. Column three is the name of sandek and witnesses and the third column is the name of the mohel. Please tell me what these two columns say. I will you the story behind all this when I got your interpretation View the post with its 3 responses
23972 Translation - Russian

8/8/2012 4:13 PM Hi there, my family were Jewish, and they lived in LASK, RUSSIA, now it is Poland. the doc is a certificate of marriage/birth or death.
thank you
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23973 Translation - Russian

8/8/2012 4:13 PM Hi there, my family were Jewish, and they lived in LASK, RUSSIA, now it is Poland. the doc is a certificate of marriage/birth or death.
thank you
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23965 Translation - Yiddish

8/8/2012 4:12 PM I am hoping to get a translation of the notes beside the picture. Evidently the symbols above and on the picture indicate who is who. If anyone can identify the people or the location, I would be grateful. View the post with its 3 responses
23966 Translation - Polish

8/8/2012 4:12 PM I got this certification together with some document. I don't need an exact translation; I just want to know what it is saying in general. Thank you for your help. View the post with its 1 response
23967 Tombstone

8/8/2012 4:12 PM Please, could somebody translate the Hebrew inscription on this gravestone.

His secular name is Samuel Breyer born about 1817, date of death 22 of September or October 1873/ can as well be 1874 due to respons from Thomas Klein.
His father was Zsigmond/Sigmund/ Breyer, a well known Rabbi who passed away in 1836.

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23964 Translation - German

8/8/2012 4:11 PM I am looking for a full translation of this letter, which may not even be possible considering I find the handwriting utterly unreadable. It looks like there is some Yiddish towards the end too. I am assuming it is a letter to my great grandmother Eva Margulies Scherzer in Vienna from her parents in Busk, but I can't even make out the entire greeting. If the "926" in the heading is "1926," then it was written a few days after my grandfather was born, but that must have been a coincidence. I really don't know, though. I'd appreciate any help, even if it just helps decipher the handwriting. Thanks!! View the post with its 3 responses
23959 Interpretation

8/8/2012 4:11 PM This is written on the backside of a submitted photo. Can anybody read this? What language is it? Thanks View the post with its 1 response
23960 Do you recognize?

8/8/2012 4:11 PM What is the town and where is the town listed for where the Frutkow family of six lived before they left? What country? Frutkows listed on manifest: Solomon, Mary, Rose . . .
My family comes from Lithuania and the name is distinctive so I'm trying to connect them to other Frutkos. This is the ship's manifest. I also have the Hamburg list for the same family's passage and I will upload that too you they can be compared. The Ancestry summary page on one says they are from Poland; the other says Germany.
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23961 Do you recognize?

8/8/2012 4:11 PM This is the Hamburg List for the same 6 Frutkow passengers just sent through on Viewmate that was recorded on the ship's passenger list. The town they came from is also listed here and I don't know what/where it is. I'm hoping comparing the two documents will help someone decipher it.My Frutko family is originally from Lithuania - Kovno gubernia. View the post with its 1 response
23962 Translation - Russian

8/8/2012 4:11 PM This document is the registration of the marriage of Moshek Levy Morgenstern and Yocheved Eisenber in Konskie Poland. They mentioned two point that are not clear to me, and I'll thank anyone that can help :
1. They mention the town that the parents of Moshek Levy came from. What is the exact name of this town, and where is it?
2. At the end, they mentioned a Rabbi that give in the marriage (was a "MESADER KIDUSHIN"). What is the exact name of the rabbi, and did they mean the marriage of Moshek Levys Parents, or Yocheveds parents?
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23958 Photo Identification

8/8/2012 4:10 PM We would like to know the persons in the pictures. There is writing on the back that is attached as another picture that we cannot read or identify the language. thanks View the post, there are no responses
23953 Translation - Yiddish

8/8/2012 4:10 PM I would like a phrase by phrase translation if that is possible. View the post with its 2 responses
23954 Translation - Russian

8/8/2012 4:10 PM Good morning dear geeners,

I need your help in order to translate this document please

Best regards
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