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From: Jakub Przedzienkowski <>
Subject: Re: [POLAND] frustrated with Mormon records
Date: Sun, 15 May 2011 14:37:53 -0400
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It's most likely just the way handwriting was developed in those days.
We all have difficulty reading some records.
I suggest you post the files you can't read to the net and let us know the
url and we will try to assist.

Kuba

On May 15, 2011, at 1:06 PM, Vera Miller wrote:

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> Hello all,
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> I am frustrated and looking for advice. I have looked at severe microfilms
> at my local mormon church.
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> The handwriting is just terrible. I get so excited that a film arrives and I
> can hardly pick out the surnames I am researching. My 80-year-old
> Austrian-American aunt does the translations.
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> Does anyone else have this problem with the terrible hand writing?
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> I am anxiously awaiting for films from Biala near Zgierz and Lodz for my
> Kretzer/Kruetzer/Kreutzer line. I hope the handwriting will not be a
> disaster.
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> Has anyone here hired someone to look at these films to find family records?
> It would be great find someone in Pennsylvania.
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> Thanks in advance,
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> Vera
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