Translation Services

  • Handwritten letters and diaries
  • Birth, baptismal, marriage, death, and other certificates
  • Church books and family registers
  • Emigration documents
  • Newspapers
  • Other genealogical and historical documents
  • Journal article translations (many translations published)
  • Certified Translations

Scripts I Work With:

My most recent projects:

  • 17th century letter of nobility
  • 1921 diary
  • 1913 marriage certificate
  • 1831 emigration document
  • 1883 autograph book
  • 19th century church book entry
  • 1645 obituary
  • 1853 German passport
  • 1810 marriage certificate
  • 1920’s letters from Germany to America
  • 1888-1905 death and marriage certificates
  • 1791 document discussing sale of land
  • Baptismal, birth and death certificates from 1880s and 1890s
  • Letters from World War II
  • Marriage document list from World War II, written in Sütterlin
  • Poem written in 1773, written in Fraktur (old German typeface)
  • 1882 German marriage certificate from a church register
  • 1888 letter from a German nephew to his aunt in America
  • 19th-century letter from a German immigrant in America to her sister in Germany
  • 1920-1922 newspaper translations from German communities in Russia; written in Fraktur
  • 1868 letters from a German woman to her sister in America
  • Personal letters spanning from 1943 to 1952 from Germany to America
  • Employment history booklet from early 19th century