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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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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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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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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 genealogist in Malta

I wondered if anyone can recommend a genealogist in Malta? I'm looking to find birth records for my great, great grandma. I've found reference to her "mixed marriage" in Malta and I have her ...
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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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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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Records of German ancestor born c.1773 from Bolesławiec (Bunzlau)

My 5th great-grandfather immigrated to Russia in 1803 under the name Karl Ivanovich Jungfer. We have a good deal of records of his time in Russia, but nothing of his time before entering the country. ...
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Tracing ancestor with 1910 Wisconsin Birth Registration but nothing afterwards

I have located my ancestor Serafina Alice Brylski's 22 OCT 1910 Registration of birth and nothing else after that. Serafina Alice Brylski 1910– BIRTH 22 OCT 1910 • Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, ...
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Which of these German birth records is correct?

I believe that this is the correct marriage record for 12 & 13. A family story says that 6 & 7 in my pedigree chart were first cousins. 13 & 14 are brother and sister. I found 2 possible ...
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Finding Shrader birth records

jadepx did an awesome job confirming that all my Shraders are from the same family. German Ancestor - Schroeder (Shrader) Connecting Families Can someone help find the birth records of the parents? ...
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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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Reading given name of German great-grandaunt?

I cannot read this name, which is the name of one of the older sisters of my great-grandfather. It is supposed to be a german female name. This was written in 1878. Sample of handwriting by the same ...
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Finding 1939 birth place in Pomerania, Poland

I am looking for my mother's birth place and where she last lived in Pomerania 1924/1939. The documents I have are confusing. One states her place of birth as Kisiewe. Another states Kiczewa. Nearest ...
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Translating German Jewish birth record in Hebrew

Can somebody translate the two lines in Hebrew of this birth record for a German Jew from 1832 in Dessau? The German part is translated (s. below), what is missing is the line in Hebrew in the first ...
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Locating Birth Certificates in Spain using Census Info

I want to try and obtain accurate details about my Great Grandparents birth (ie. obtain certificates) on my Grandfathers side. My mother has provided photos of them to me and told me a bit about them. ...
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Looking for anyone with Chevtaikin Surname

My father was born 1923 in Penza region of Russia. His grandfather was Andreas, his father was Demetri and mother Tatania. His 3 brothers went to war (WWII) and his family home was taken over and papa ...
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Can a person confirm paternity by results of a DNA matching service to the father's distant relative?

I am trying to find a way to confirm that the man listed on my birth certificate is my father or not (hopefully not). I have some obstacles, of course, one is that he died in 2011. We were not close (...
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False name on birth certificate

I am using fake names for this question. Jane Jones is the daughter of Julie ___ and Bob Smithers. Julie and Bob were not married. They lied, and Jane’s birth certificate says “Smith.” Jane later ...
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Learning more about father than just his name

I have my biological father's name and that is all. He and my mother were never married. He was born somewhere in Colorado around the turn of the 20th century. My investigation turned up three men ...
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Finding person by birthdate alone

In February, 1903 Leiser and Nachman Feinstein left Timkowitz (Slutsk), Belarus and sailed via Hamburg for New York where their mother Minka Cohen Feinstein collected them and brought them to join her ...
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Translating French documents [closed]

I need some help translating a couple of documents from 1800's France. The first one is this birth record for Philippe Kindelberger.
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Finding birth and marriage records for Grodno

We are searching for birth records for Wanda Anna Jurewicz born May 15 1920 in Grodno Poland. Now that could be the region of Grodno. She only states Grodno. Her father was Wincenty Jurewicz and ...
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Locating a birth record for Mary Harris circa November 1919

The story with Mary Harris started out with my research for Alexander Campbell Harris records in Wales. Eventually I located a burial entry for Alexander at Llanelli Cemetery and they kindly provided ...
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I'm looking for birth or baptismal record Westensee, Germany

My great grandfather, Ludwig August Adolph Ehlers, 1854–1942 BIRTH 19 SEP 1854 • Westensee, Rendsburg-Eckernförde, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany Arrived in USA in 1894 in New York. Sailed out of ...
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How to document a "Baby Scan"?

We had the scan for our second son back on 2nd September 2003. And I still have the digital image and was thinking of adding it to his profile. But since this is an event that occurs before his birth ...
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How to interpret this19th century Ukrainian Jewish birth index result?

I found these search results among Ukrainian Births on JewishGen: I would like help interpreting the second column. The three rows of headers are: Father, Grandfather Mother, Grandfather Mother, ...
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Tracing Hungarian birth and marriage records

I am trying to trace birth father's birth and marriage records. He died when I was very young and I was later adopted by my stepfather so my birth father's details no longer show on my birth ...
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Missing birth records for Great Grandfather - London, UK

I have been tracing my ancestors to Italy and have accounted for all their vital BMD records, with the exception of just one, which is my British-born Great Grandfather, Baptista Sabini, and his birth ...
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Finding Grandfathers birth certificate born in Lwów Poland

I'm trying to find my Grandfathers birth certificate, he was born in Lwów/ Lvov 1922 back when it was Poland. I've searched both the Galacia Database and Jewish Gen including all the usual Ancestry....
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Trying to find birth certificate or any birth records for Heinz Gunther Curdt (German ancestry)

I have been extensively researching my family ancestry. My grandfather is German and moved to England at age 7 around 1950-1952. I am trying to find out anything about my great grandfather, Heinz ...
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Birth certificate in Algeria

I am trying to get the birth certificates of two people who were born in 1920 in Algeria in "Sidi - Biraber" and in "Sebdon Oran". By the names and surnames I believe the ...
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Seeking birth/baptism record for Noble Hutchinson Fleming who was born in 1827 at Cork, Ireland

I am looking to identify family members of Noble Hutchinson Fleming, born in Cork, Ireland in 1827. The family was Protestant, possibly some sort of evangelicals. His father owned businesses in Cork ...
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Chruszow, Poland,1901

I am trying to locate my Grandfather's Birth records. He lists "Chruszow, Poland,1901" as his birthplace. What would Chruszow, Poland, now be known as? What Parish would I search for ...
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Catholic naming conventions

Is it a convention in the Catholic church to put a baby's Christian name first in a birth record, before their actual first name? For instance, my father was born Elmer Edward. Since he was very ...
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Where can I find a Dutch record of birth for Louis Edward Schaap?

I'm looking for a birth or civil record for Louis Edward Schaap. He was supposedly born in 'Holland' in abt 1845 according to the 1871, 1881 and 1891 UK Census. He married Clara Matilda Bish in 1876 ...

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