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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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