Sassy Jane Genealogy

US and European Genealogy Research

Sassy Jane Genealogy

US and European Genealogy Research

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

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 [...]

9 Mar 2016

Translating Hamburg Passenger List Categories

By |9 Mar 2016|German Genealogy, Immigration Records, Prussian Genealogy, Translation|3 Comments

Need help translating Hamburg Passenger List categories? Is your German a little rusty or perhaps even non-existent, like mine? This post helps you decipher the categories of information that were recorded on the Hamburger Passagierlisten, [...]

19 Aug 2014

Google News Archive for German Newspapers

By |19 Aug 2014|Genealogy, Newspapers, Obituaries, Translation|0 Comments

Today's guest post is about using the Google News Archive for German newspapers. German-language newspapers published in the U.S. can be important sources for obituaries and other information on German immigrant ancestors. My Germanic Genealogy teacher, Carolyn [...]

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