In Their Words: A Genealogist's
Guide to Polish, German, Latin, and Russian
by William F. Hoffman and Jonathan D. Shea
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.
This book is soft cover, perfect bound, with 420 bindery pages,
8.5" x 11", weight 2 lb., 5 oz.
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