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Help with understanding my jewish ancestors from Europe

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Re: Help with understanding my jewish ancestors from Europe

Posted: 1354578557000
Classification: Query
Here are some possible explanations:

- In census records, the information is only as good as the knowledge of the respondent (the person who spoke to the census taker may have been guessing).
- Borders and/or sovereignty changed over the years, and the person may have answered in terms of the then-current location of the birthplace.

Good luck in your research!
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