Deciphering Handwriting in German Documents: Analyzing German, Latin, and French in Vital Records Written in Germany; by Roger P. Minert, Ph.D., A.G.; Published 2001; 182 pp; Soft Cover; Item # M0001
Setting a new standard in self-help literature for German family history research, this book incorporates for the first time the following important elements:
From the perspective of a family history researcher, there are three significant challenges in German research:
Every one of us will deal with the fist challenge, only the most fortunate can avoid the second, and most of us will eventually confront the third. Indeed, it is hard to imagine collecting ancestral data in a German town or parish using only typewritten sources; thus reading the old handwriting becomes an indispensable capability.
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