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Seeking marriage record of Pierce Butler and Anne Reynolds before 1832 in Ireland?

I am seeking Catherine Marie Butler's PARENTS' names, their birth, death, etc., because I found and have copies of Catherine's name listed in "THE IRELAND, SELECT CATHOLIC BIRTH AND BAPTISM REGISTERS, ...
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Translating Spanish birth record into English

Can anybody translate or point me in the direction of where I can translate my great-grandfather’s Spanish birth record? He was born in 1909 and I was sent over three photocopied pages of his birth ...
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Deciphering 1808 Alsatian German birth record

Having some trouble getting through this civil birth registration record from Issenhausen, Bas-Rhin, Alsace. I've left blanks for words I can't make out. Maire von Issenhausene Gemeinde ____ von ...
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Aden Colony records for Native Yemenis

Where can I find birth, death, and marriage records, as well as the register of persons for Aden Colony for Native Yemenis? As far as I know, the people that I am researching are all Muslims by ...
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Can anyone assist me to read the details of the number 102 birth record of William Howes (Villiam Hoves )?

enter link description hereCan anyone assist me to read the details of the number 102 birth record of William Howes (Villiam Hoves ) ? 24 July 1858 Thanks
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British India records for Native Indians and Pakistanis

Where can I find birth, death, and marriage records, as well as the register of persons for British India for Native Indians and Pakistanis? As far as I know, the people that I am researching are all ...
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Finding vital records from Alaska for Native people

I'm searching for birth records from 1904 in Golovin, Alaska for my Native maternal GF and, approx 1880 in Point Hope, Alaska for my maternal great GF. I have my grandfather's death cert, as well as ...
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Finding birth certificate from late 19th century Transylvania

I am trying to find birth certificate or details about my great grandparents who were from Transylvania. My great grandfathers name was Marton Joszef and my great grandmother was Sarlota Lefkorits. ...
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Finding Scottish parents of Rear Admiral Donald Campbell (1752-1819)?

How do I find my 4th great grandfather's Scottish parents? Rear Admiral Donald Campbell 1752-1819 was a contemporary of Nelson's & also served with the Portuguese Navy. I can trace his career, ...
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Why is my great grandmother from England's birth registration later than the 42 days given to register?

My great grandmother was born August 21, 1909. Her birth wasn’t registered until October 6th 1909. That’s 46 days, when it’s supposed to be 42 days or a fee is given. Anyone know why this might be?
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Translating German Birth Register (1861)

I found a set of birth records for some ancestors of mine in the Polish archives (FamilySearch film #8004076). They are from New Waltersdorf, in southern part of Silesia. I have two scans, from ...
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Can anyone assist me to read he details of the number 7 birth record of Howes?

Can anyone assist me to read he details of the number 7 birth record of Howes (Howse)? enter link description here
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Finding Moroccan ancestors [closed]

I would like to find some family members, but I don`t really know if they exist or not. I only have our last name and my grandpa's name, who I have never met. His name is possibly Adnane Toujjani, ...
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Marriage Banns and 'of the Parish'

How long were people needing to reside 'in the Parish' before becoming 'of the Parish'? I have a 20year+ brick wall that i'm revisiting to no avail. William Hine married Maria Welton 30 May 1805 St ...
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Birth record in Magdeburg on October 11, 1889

I have a copy of the birth record that was recorded by the registrar Frostdorf in 1889. Main registrar #2091 but most of the handwritten portion isn't legible. Is it possible to get a better copy and ...
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Birth Record of Christian Paap born 1835 Mecklenburg

I am looking for the birth of Christian Paap, born 15 Sep 1835 according to USA records. He married Dorothea Schröder/Shrader in the USA. His future wife's family records are in Kessin, Blankenhagen, ...
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Marriage record for J Heinrich Salsow

I am looking for the marriage record of J Heinrich Salsow and Maria Sophia Dorathea Schröder, she was known as Sophia Shrader in the USA. J Heinrich's birth record is in Volkenshagen parish. Sophia's ...
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Reading German Church Records

These are fairly easy to read, but there are a few words that I can't read. The godparents/witnesses usually aren't that useful, I am less concerned about them. The mother's surname is spelled two ...
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Reading a Lithuanian church record

I am trying to research "Józef Staszkiewicz", who emigrated to Canada in 1927. I have his naturalization application, and it states that he was born in Wilno on 31-Aug-1904. So, I went to ...
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How can I find birth record/Hungarian evidence of ancestor born before 1895?

Is there any way to find a birth or census record for my ancestor? He left the area in early 1900s to immigrate to the US. If there is no chance to find a birth or census record, would any other ...
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Trying to find Archibald McAllister in Ireland after his birth about 1788?

I am looking for an Archibald McAllister (various spellings including Mac Alester) who in the 1841 Census in St Quivox, Ayrshire, Scotland is recorded as being born around 1788 in Ireland. His ...
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How to get birth and death cerificate from Istanbul, Turkey in 1902-1905?

How can a non-Turkish speaking amateur get a copy of a birth certificate for a grandmother born in Istanbul, Turkey (1902) and a death certificate for a grand-grand father buried at Eyup Cemetery in ...
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Finding evidence for Daniel Connors' birth in Wales about 1880?

My grandfather, Daniel Francis Connors came to Pennsylvania from Wales in 1882. He was about 2 years old. I know this for a fact as evidenced by Ship Records and the US Census. His mother was Margaret ...
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I'm trying to find my father's birth & death certificate in Poland

My dad was born 1947 in Poland and died in 1997 in Poland. He migrated to the US and became a naturalized US citizen in the 1970s and also served on the polish army but I can't find the town. My ...
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Searching for grandfather’s birth certificate (1903, Hungary)

My grandfather’s name is Pal Kutassy, he was born on February 18 1903, apparently in a town called lisson in Hungary. However, I can’t find such a town in Hungary. He left on a ship headed from ...
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Deciphering some text on a Spanish Birth Certificate

Yesterday I received the Birth Certificate for my Great x2 Grandmother. She was born on 6th May, 1857in Corella: I know that her name was Juana Sanz Cueva because we have already discussed her Death ...
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Looking for names of grandparents in Magdeburg, Germany when father born 1896?

I am looking for my father Herman Albert Zimmerman, who was born Oct 13, 1896, in Magdeburg, Germany. I found his World War I and II draft papers and have done much research with census and, on the ...
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Obtaining birth certificates from colonial Malacca/Straits Settlements

I'm looking to get a birth certificate of a family member who was (according to another relative who seemed not entirely certain) born in Malacca in the 1930s and died in Kuala Lumpur in the 1970s. ...
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Birth Records for Orhei/Orgeev from 1881

I am searching for the birth record of Elias Weinstock who was born in Orhei in 1881. Where is the best resource to search for Orhei birth records. I have tried all the usual sources however I ...
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Searching for birth record in Ukraine

I have been searching for the birth record of my Grandfather. He was born in 1928 in the Ukraine in a place called Maximowka. I have no idea where to look anymore. The state archive sent my request ...
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Finding 1918 birth certificate for Lviv

Where do I start looking for a birth certificate for my father born in Lviv Fathers surname Mandel name aka Zygfryd born Lviv 19/01/1918
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Searching for "Unknown father" of a child born to an unmarried mother in Poland

I've been helping a friend to research his Polish ancestors and we have a lingering mystery to solve. Friend's grandmother, Lillian, was born in 1902 in the Kujawsko-Pomorskie region of Poland (German ...
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Reading old German script about Henry Reimer

I found a DNA match to someone who has an ancestor Henry Reimer born about 1839, probably my 2G Grandparent Diderich Reimer's brother. They both immigrated to Cleveland, Ohio (separately). These ...
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Pennsylvania Birth-records

I’m looking for any evidence of the Pennsylvania births of my two cousins. Soon after their 1886 marriage, their parents, Peter Robinson and his wife Anna Robinson nee’ Brammer, made a short trip in ...
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Finding parents for James Henry Posey who was born in Maryland 1831?

I have been looking for 2 years for the parents of: James Henry Posey Birth: 12 Sept 1831 St. Mary's Maryland, United States Death: 24 April 1914 Alexandria, Fairfax, Virginia, United States I ...
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Who did my great-great-great-grandfather marry?

I can say that my interest for genealogy started when I got my great-great-grandfather baptism record from Ciudad Real, Spain. This is the record (online version in Family Search): It's a bit hard to ...
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Finding birth certificate for Hungarian Grandmother Rozsa Czeiler born May 15, 1921, possibly Jewish turned Catholic

My grandmother's son was Istvan Laszlo Mayer born 1941/11 /03 in Pecs Hungary. Both my grandmother and grandfather I believe where separated during World War two. My grandmother ended up in Dominican ...
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Clarification about name of father on baptism v birth. and location of father as solider in 1920?

I have been researching one of my wife's uncles (her grandfathers youngest brother. I received his birth certificate in the post today: The above confirms that her grandfather did have a third ...
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Clarification about men being Munition Workers (on Birth Certificate)

I am intrigued by this occupation on a birth certificate from 1918 in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire: Munitions Worker According to this article it implies such a role would be performed by women. Can ...
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Does the word 'foreign' apply to Irish in Bishop's transcripts from English Baptism records 18th century

I'm researching English records and came across a Bishop's transcript of a baptism in Worcestershire. The year is 1789. The records says: "Sarah daughter of Samuel and Mary Brooks Foreign"....
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Were Scottish middle names sometimes added later? Eg. Campbell

I have asked questions relating to Alexander Campbell Harris before. You may recall that I had issues with his year of birth due to differences between the information on the marriage and death ...
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Birth Record for Anders Johansson Kålander (Finland)

Anders Johansson Kålander was born on 22 September 1810. He appears on the 1855-1862 Communion Record for Kokkola Parish with his wife, Caisa, and his 3 children. I've already searched the Kokkola ...
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Finding records of professional athlete and trainer who married 1911 at Cardiff, Wales?

I have a marriage certificate for my wife's great Grandfather. According to the certificate, he was born about 1885. He signed it as "Alexander Campbell Harris". He stated that his father ...
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Help needed to resolve two conflicting pieces of information

I have traced one of my ancestors to this particular individual, but the trail goes dead and other family trees have gone with, what i perceive as incorrect. James Borland, married Janet Livingtone in ...
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Seeking Russian Orthodox birth records for Laski/Leski in Grodno region of Belarus. . .c. 1880 - 1905

My grandfather Zuk/Zukowsky immigrated in 1905. Born 1887, his younger brother Nikita about 4 years younger. . .one older brother Phillip. Russian Orthodox. Passenger list for Nikita indicate birth ...
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Identifying father of Jacob David Keil born 1854 around Lemberg

My great grandfather was Jacob David Keil was born in 1854 and lived somewhere around Lemberg/Lwow/Lviv Dobrotvor. The birth year comes from his age at death in the cemetery. My great grandmother ...
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Seeking exact birthplace of Catherine Kennedy 1829-1893 in the Limerick area

My great grandmother Catherine was born into a very large family of Andrew Kennedy 1815-1869 and Mary Hogan b. 1811. She was sentenced for stealing a cow to 7 years transportation to Van Diemen's Land ...
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Birth record for a Jane Glasson in 18th century Cornwall?

Jane Glasson married John Short in Whitstone Parish, North Cornwall, England, 6 Jan 1821. They were both listed as "otp", meaning that they had lived in the parish for at least 3 weeks and ...
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Researching family member that immigrated to USA from Poland in 1831

I'm looking for information on the surname Lyskowinski in Poland. I know he came on a ship named Northumber that departed from London, England and arrived in America on Aug. 23, 1852. His place of ...
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Finding birth details of grandfather born Malta in 1900

How do I find the birth details of my grandfather-Frank George Cassar born Malta in 1900, including his birth certificate? His father was George Cassar.

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