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German to English Genealogy Translation Glossary

German term English translation
altes Bauerngeschlecht of age-old peasant stock
aus eigener Wissenschaft unterrichtet to have personal knowledge of
Entered by: roneill
Ausnahmsbrief Generational transition contract, retirement agreement
Baufondrechner building fund bookkeeper or building fund accountant
Bodendenkmal archaelogical artefacts
Entered by: Kathi Stock
Eingeherin (as occupation) charwoman / cleaning lady
Entered by: Marcus Malabad
Get / Geht godmother
getrost immer mit gegenwaertigem Geiste (his spirit at ease) and with full presence of mind
halban Plats (Plattdeutsch) half-size farm
Halbspänner metayer
Hausgenossenrichter Regional council arbitrator
Entered by: Ted Wozniak
Kätnern cotter (peasant farmer)
M. u. Dr. MD
Mädchenvorgesetzte headmistress of a girls' school (part.. Moravian)
mit gantzer Schule begraben in the presence of the entire school
Muttertante (maternal) aunt
Nachlassangelegenheit Estate of (plus name)
nicht länger als 5 Jahre verzogen sind yes
Personenstandbücher und - register civil status books and registers
seiner Frau Vermoegen didn't allow his daughter, ergo the son-in-law's wife, to squander her assets
Sterbefallsanzeige notification of death
Entered by: Peter Zauner
urkundliche Beweiskraft (constitute) documentary proof.
Entered by: Kathi Stock
verbödet in a closed-back setting
Verkaufs-Schwester im Schwesternhaus shop clerk (or vendor) in the Sisters' House
Wirklicher Geheimer Rat High Privy Councillor

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