Can you take the document to a high school or nearby college or university where there is a foregin language department? These documents are cut and dry and anyone with a familiarty can read them without knowing the language, Peter
<BR> at the very least just knowing names and birthdates, etc would make the people a little more real to me. and if at any time i was ever to plan to go over there to do research or just to visit the area, i would need to know some of the grandparents info, however basic. <BR> but i will definitely try the websites you have listed for me. and thank you again.