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1 Manatee Genealogical Society 3 April 2012 Slides at: Google Tips for Searching the World Wide Web

2 Manatee Genealogical Society Traditional Translation Problem - 1 Archives de l'Etat Neuchâtel. Reconnaissance de la Chatellenic du Landeron, 1431 par les Commissaires De Gland et Des Pas; Forains du Landeron: Sėrie de La Neuveville. Je, Perroud Pillot fils de Niquilly Pillot, bourgeois de La Neuveville Rest is Brick Wall The heart with 2 crossed keys is the symbol for La Neuveville

3 Manatee Genealogical Society Traditional Translation Problem - 2 Archives de l'Etat Neuchâtel. Reconnaissance de la Chatellenic du Landeron, 1431 par les Commissaires De Gland et Des Pas; Forains du Landeron: Sėrie de La Neuveville. Language: Not French, not even 15th century French But Gothic

4 Manatee Genealogical Society Traditional Translation Problem - 3 Translated from the Gothic to 15th Century French by Mr. Svato Schutzner, Rare Book Section, Library of Congress: Je Perraud Pillot, fils de Niquilly Pillot, bourg[eois] de la Nouveville, fay sauer a tous que je *saige* &c. pour moy et pour mes hoirs quelconques confesse et par cestes presentes recognesse &c. me tenir &c. de mondit seigneur le conte &c. une vigne sises en la chastellaine Vignoble et seigneurie de la Noueuille ver le Ruz de Vaul ver le *publo* contenant deux fosseriers jouste la vy publiau deuer vent et pet[er?] Rudin deuer bise la vigne *blank space* deuer le Jorain et la vigne Jehan Buchin deuer orient desoubs l'annuelle et perpetuelle cense dung sext[ie]rs et demi vin blanc mesure de la Nouueuille chascungs an a paier on terme surdit. Confesse &c. comen le premier &c. renounce &c. jure &c. donn[e] comen dessus Idem *(Signatures, chiffres)*... De Passibus...

5 Manatee Genealogical Society Traditional Translation Problem - 4 Translated from the 15th century French by Monsieur John Pierre-Benoist: I, Perraud Pillot, son of Niquilly Pillot, citizen of La Neuveville, make known to all that I affirm for myself and for my heirs, certify and am recognized by those present that I hold for my lord, the count, a vine situated in the castle vineyard, owned by the lord of Neuveville, in the direction of the Vaul Street towards the village (public?) containing two trenches (rows of vines?) along the public way, in front of the vine held by Father Rudin, bounded? by the vine held by Jorain, and the vine held by Jehan Buchin to the east under the yearly and perpetual tax of 6 1/2 Neuveville measures (barrels?) of white wine per year to be paid according to these terms. Confessed to me as the first, in which I have no conflict of interest, I swear the testimony as given above is true. The same *(signatures and marks)*... De Passibus...

6 Manatee Genealogical Society Manatee Genealogical Society Traditional Translation Problem - 5

7 Manatee Genealogical Society Traditional Translation Problem - 6 I Niquilly II Perroud III Imer IV Jehanete Pellot dit Duc V Jehan VI Pierre VII Imer Thurs Duc dit Pelot VIII Jehan IX Imer X Jonas XI Pierre XII Pétremand XVIII Jean XIX Jonas XXIII Jonas Henri XXIV Jean Pierre XXV Charles Henri XXX Marianne XXXI François Charles XXXII Sophie Elise XXXVIII Auguste Frédéric XIII Jonas XIV Jehan XV Isaac XVI Jean Jacques XVII Pierre1 Jonas XX Isaac XXI Jean PierreXXII Jean Jacques XXIX Jean PierreXXVII Jean Jacques XXVIII Jacques FrédéricXXVI Samuel XXXV François CharlesXXXIII Jean Frédéric XXXIV Jean Pierre XXXVI Charles AdolpheXL Charles Frédéric ~1390 ~1410 ~1440 ~1490 ~1520~1526 ~1546 ~1585~1589~1595 ~1635~1637~1638~1645 ~1665~1679~1689~1673~1675~1687 ~1702~1720~1732~1695~1701 ~1767~1772~1730~1732~1739 ~1802 ~1816~1770~1772~1781 ~1822~1801~1815 ~1548 ~1804 XXXVII Louis August ~1839 XXXIX Maximilien ~1804

8 Manatee Genealogical Society Traditional Translation Problem - 7 Genealogy Translation Problems: Not translation from Modern Language to another Modern Language 15 th Century French is different from Modern French As in example, Gothic was the language in the original document No modern equivalent – Hence not supported by Google Common contemporary words may have no modern equivalent Abbreviations used then may be meaningless today Handwriting may be difficult to interpret Surnames may confuse the translation Hope your findings are in Latin The Language is little changed except for punctuation

9 Manatee Genealogical Society Google Translation Need to translate Web Pages Need to translate digital Text Need to Perform Searches across other languages Need to Search Web Sites in Foreign Countries But first something on translation, in general

10 Manatee Genealogical Society Translating Text In General - 1 Example The flesh is weak but the liquor is strong

11 Manatee Genealogical Society Translating Text In General - 2 The flesh is weak but the spirit is strong

12 Manatee Genealogical Society Translating Text In General - 3 The flesh is weak but the spirit is strong But also got

13 Manatee Genealogical Society Google Translation Need to translate Web Pages Need to translate digital Text Need to Perform Searches across other languages Need to Search Web Sites in Foreign Countries

14 Manatee Genealogical Society Translating Web Pages -1 Example

15 Manatee Genealogical Society Translating Web Pages - 2

16 Manatee Genealogical Society Translating Web Pages - 3 Which Country??? Go to: For URL country codes Sometimes country is in URL

17 Manatee Genealogical Society Translating Web Pages - 4 Enter URL Select desired translation and hit Translate

18 Manatee Genealogical Society Translating Web Pages - 5

19 Manatee Genealogical Society Translating Web Pages - 6 From Google Books Search on Samuel George Pelot Spanish

20 Manatee Genealogical Society Translating Web Pages - 8 Translated Not Translated, Its an Image Use Translate tool Samuel George Pelot by appointment of His Excellency Quartermaster General of the Department of Venezuela, Commander of the Navy. To V. E. com due regard states:

21 Manatee Genealogical Society Google Translation Need to translate Web Pages Need to translate digital Text Need to Perform Searches across other languages Need to Search Web Sites in Foreign Countries

22 Manatee Genealogical Society Google Translate Tool - 1

23 Manatee Genealogical Society Google Translate Tool - 2

24 Manatee Genealogical Society Google Translate Tool - 3 A lot of holes, but can get the concept behind the document

25 Manatee Genealogical Society Google Translate Tool - 4 Useful to translate citation as well!

26 Manatee Genealogical Society Google Translate Tool - 5

27 Manatee Genealogical Society Google Translate Tool - 5

28 Manatee Genealogical Society Google Translate Tool - 6

29 Manatee Genealogical Society Google Translation Need to translate Web Pages Need to translate digital Text Need to Perform Searches across other languages Need to Search Web Sites in Foreign Countries

30 Manatee Genealogical Society Searching Across Languages - 1 Problem: Search Terms entered in English will not necessarily provide hits on foreign URLs Say ancestor was a shoemaker in the old country Solution: Perform search in countrys native language

31 Manatee Genealogical Society Searching Across Languages - 2

32 Manatee Genealogical Society Searching Across Languages - 3 Note quotes – eliminates a bunch of hits for Pelota, Pelotas, Pelot??? - Otherwise 825,000 hits -Pelota doesnt seem to work

33 Manatee Genealogical Society Searching Across Languages - 4

34 Manatee Genealogical Society Searching Across Languages - 5

35 Manatee Genealogical Society Google Interface in Your Language Was 139 Different Languages Now only about 50 Languages

36 Manatee Genealogical Society Google Translation Need to translate Web Pages Need to translate digital Text Need to Perform Searches across other languages Need to Search Web Sites in Foreign Countries

37 Manatee Genealogical Society Visit Local Google Domain – Different Local Domains

38 Manatee Genealogical Society Visit Local Google Domain – 2 629,000 Hits on Pelot

39 Manatee Genealogical Society Visit Local Google Domain –3 622,000 Hits on Pelot 7,000 Less than Search on Swiss Domain

40 Manatee Genealogical Society Questions 40 Last Chance to Ask Questions

41 Manatee Genealogical Society Future Plans Suggestions for Future MGS Computer SIGs: 41 Exploring The On-Line 1940 Federal Census– October 2012 Ten Useful Computer Tips for Genealogical Research – November 2012 Making Custom Linage Charts and Personalized Genealogical Maps – December 2012 or January 2013 Getting Pictures into Family History Gay Schoenknecht Exploring New York Times Archive Exploring First Search Posting Stuff to WWW Explore Infoweb Exploring MyHeritage.com (not to be confused with Heritage Quest) Exploring Ancestry.com Beginning Computer Stuff SteveMorse.org Using Iphone for Genealogy Other Useful Programs What else would you like to have addressed at future Computer SIG Meetings?????


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