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Is anyone here experienced with Lithuanian genealogy? I have completely lost a side of my family who were from there and I cannot figure out how to trace them. Ancestry and Familysearch don't have any useful Lithuanian records available to my knowledge...can anyone help with this? I know that the documents are in Russian so if nobody is experinced with Lithuanian records, is there anyone who can read Russian? I'd appreciate the help!

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Sal, Have you checked out THIS group yet..?

http://lithuaniangenealogy.org/
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I can read Russian. Post the link.
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@qualdom here it is! It's the one for Silvestras Ragelskas and his wife Petronele. All I know is that it's somewhere on this page, I'd appreciate any info! Thanks you!

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/ ... 3nTlTVVQVs
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@MarcuccioV, thank you so much for that website! I just joined their facebook group!
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sbiondo257 wrote: 25 Apr 2021, 21:18 @MarcuccioV, thank you so much for that website! I just joined their facebook group!
You're welcome, Sal..! Good luck..! :D
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sbiondo257 wrote: 25 Apr 2021, 21:17 @qualdom here it is! It's the one for Silvestras Ragelskas and his wife Petronele. All I know is that it's somewhere on this page, I'd appreciate any info! Thanks you!

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/ ... 3nTlTVVQVs
It's entry #7, the top entry on the page on the right.

Unfortunately, with the exception of the headings in print, the entry is extremely difficult to read. The names and places are Russified versions of Lithuanian names and places, which would be unfamiliar to the majority of Russian speakers. I think you need a Lithuanian person who speaks Russian well to properly translate this.

I'm not a native speaker of Russian...I will have one of my family members who is a native speaker take a look at it.
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Thanks for taking a look at it! Could you tell me what words are legible? The place of the marriage might be šilalė?
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sbiondo257 wrote: 26 Apr 2021, 15:10 Thanks for taking a look at it! Could you tell me what words are legible? The place of the marriage might be šilalė?
Yes, the Russian name is used: Shileli. Also I think the date is February 9, 1899. I'm going to go through it with my family member and we'll do the best we can.

Another problem is that this is old Russian..the language changed after the Russian Revolution!
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Thanks! That'd be really helpful!
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