I cannot read the street name on german document.

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My grandmother died in germany. I would love to know where she lived. On the document it is written twice. Can anybody please help! That would be great. Thanks!
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in Genealogy Help by Ton Jansen G2G1 (1.7k points)

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I think it is "Trierer Straße", in the document wrongly written together "Triererstraße". There is a Trierer Straße in Aachen and it has a number 137 and 139.
by Jelena Eckstädt G2G Astronaut (1.1m points)
selected by Living Geschwind
That could be close, but is the first letter a "T"? The rest would fit...

But I actually am looking for the name of the street on the death certificate, which is very different.

https://www.wikitree.com/photo/jpg/Schunk-98-3

Thanks for the fast answer!
This might be because the death certificate says that "die Vorsteherin des Krankenhauses angezeigt [hat]", which means that she died in a hospital. The address given on that certificate is Altstraße 42, which is actually a parallel street of the Trierer Straße.

About the question if the first letter in the first certificate is really a T: I think it is. I double checked with my file of Süttlerlin-letters, and the r-letter is started in the "middle height" when you write it. This fits with where the second letter of the word is started. The second letter is imo a bit "overwritten" over the first one, which makes the first letter look like a F.
It is definitely Trierer Straße.
Thank you so much Jelena, for your wonderfull answer. I downloaded the Süttlerlin-letters, Thanks for mentioning it!

Love your work.

Ton Jansen
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The street name on the death certificate is Altstraße 42, Aachen.

The letters could be Altstrasze; but sz is ß.

The Altstraße is a parallel street of the Trierer Straße in Aachen.

by Dieter Lewerenz G2G Astronaut (2.3m points)

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