[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] letter oct. 30 1929
Tovarek-Brandt at t-online.de
Tovarek-Brandt at t-online.de
Fri May 31 14:04:42 PDT 2013
"Adelöb Wohl!", isn't a simple name. I'm sure, it means in a very
difficult and heavy poor part of live:
Ade = Good bye (without a realistic hope of seeing together later; it's
more a Kind of german slang ib the Southern oarts of germeny in
Baden-Württenber and the Pfalz as a part of Rheinland-Pfalz. It stilk
exist till today as slang "Ade!" or more slang ib a sweeter form as
"Adele!". ... what also us a Name of girls ib Germany.
... "Löb Wohl" is something more than "Leb wohl!" The correct
tanslation might be "... have a good live...", "... live well..." or as
the best modern translation "fare well..."!
I'll hope, I coukd help you a little bit and excuse my school english
please. I've learned it round about fourty years ago and I havn't the
Chance to oractisise it!
With kind regards fron Mecklenburg/Germany!
(Brandt/Neuman/Stelzer in Antonowka, Michailowka, Josefin and Gregerowka
near Lusk/Lück and Maslaki/Konin/Middle-Poland)
Date: Fri, 31 May 2013 05:43:26 +0200
Subject: Re: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] letter oct. 30 1929
From: Nadia Anderson <anderson.nadia at gmail.com>
To: Christopher Menke <chrismenke at hotmail.com>
Thank you so much Heinz! I am so impressed that you were able to
this letter from my great-grandmother, especially because the script
completely indecipherable to me! Everything you have translated makes
complete sense: she is writing to her son Ernst Hehn and referring to
son-in-law Oscar Cilz who had also immigrated to North Dakota.
I only have two questions:
1) My great-grandmother's name was Josefina Hehn (nea Lang), but she
this letter "your Mother Adelöb Wohl." Is Adelöb Wohl a name or could it
mean something else as well?
2) Does she actually say "here a blood sign?"
On 30 May 2013 23:24, Christopher Menke <chrismenke at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > From: heinz_rode at telus.net
> > To: anderson.nadia at gmail.com
> > Date: Thu, 30 May 2013 20:07:23 -0700
> > CC: ger-poland-volhynia at sggee.org
> > Subject: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] letter oct. 30 1929
> > My dear son, I received your nice letter from Sept.10th, from you
> Oskar in the the same week, i was elated that that you are ( both)
> and alive. and Oskar writes he has managed well and will give 500 $ to
> Bieberdorf, my child that gives me great joy
> > it is good even so I cannot have it (two lines make little sense,
> repeate ) anyway I am
> > already very happy to hear this. I am also happy that Oskar has his
> place so they dont have to move so far, when God helps that they will
> able ) to pay out, that is
> > already good. My dear son we have lived through bad times, let God
> every man freely, why do humans have to be tormented and harrassed and
> they should give
> > grains? and that will not last very long, until they spring maybe
> we will be all kaputt (finished).
> > They take away the bread and potatoes from the farmer and they don.t
> care if the farmer has enough for himself, the whole inventar is sold
> so every one feels badly
> > and one has no friendly word for everyone. Lucky is the one that is
> already dead. I cannot write to you everything but when you get this
> write me that you did re-
> > ceive it and when you write to me do not write anything about our
> problems. the fall
> > is nice so far and little rain and all the land work is finished .
> hallo from ? and
> > a hallo from? and Langs, they are all o.k. God knows how it will go
> I have written badly I am bushed. Very happy greetings from your
> Adelöb Wohl.
> > I also wrote today to Oskar, and I am happy that you will answer me.
> am happy when
> > I read these letters otherwise there is only despair.
> > here a blood sign? ( not familiar with this, aparently a bloody
> > with a tear in my eye, a freely translated letter, by Heinz Rode
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