In Their Words: Latin – A Genealogist’s Translation Guide- ELECTRONIC VERSION -25.1 MB

In Their Words: A Genealogist’s Translation Guide to Polish, German, Latin, and Russian Documents – Volume III: Latin – ELECTRONIC VERSION

Authors: Jonathan Shea and William F. Hoffman

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This publication includes:

* over 100 Latin-language documents and extracts from American and European sources, analyzed and translated. They include extracts from birth, death, and marriage records of various formats; diplomas; parish histories; diocesan directories; armorials; and legal records.

* a section on Latin grammar, phonetics, and spelling;

* information on how to locate records in America and Europe;

* a chapter on gazetteers and how to use them, followed by a list of selected place names in Latin and their modern equivalents;

* a 128-page vocabulary, with particular emphasis on the terms likely to be found in records, including occupations, causes of death, terms used in titles, and so forth;

* a 22-page list of Latin given names with their equivalents in Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Spanish, and Ukrainian.

ISBN 978-0-9631579-8-0           Copyright 2013


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