Posts about translation and translating records for family research from German, Swedish, Norwegian, and other European languages to English for genealogy

17 Jan 2019

Finding My Prussian 5G-Grandparents at SLIG 2019

By |17 Jan 2019|Prussian Genealogy, Translation|2 Comments

Finding my Prussian 5G-Grandparents at SLIG 2019 caused a huge happy dance.  The SLIG 2019 German class taught me how to translate entries in a key German resource: the 219-volume Deutsches Geschlechterbuch, (more commonly known [...]

26 Oct 2017

Translating German Genealogy Records

By |26 Oct 2017|German Genealogy, Sassy Jane Genealogy Guides, Translation|5 Comments

Today's post is about a system I've put together when translating German genealogy records to English. Much has been written about resources to help you translate, but very little about the actual process of [...]