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From: joe <>
Subject: [ROOTS-L] Re: Babeling with German Lettering
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2002 11:19:19 -0700
References: <200210291734.g9THYroX024985@lists5.rootsweb.com>


Hello Darlene,
You can find some help on reading German script here...

Basic Research Outline for German Genealogy
http://home.att.net/~wee-monster/outline.html

Scroll down to where it says "Records in Germany," then "Reading these Records."

Good luck with your search.

Regards,
Joe

Darlene Hicks <> wrote:
>
> Hi listers,
> I need your expert advice on something!
> I have just received some documents that are in
> German.
> I have to figure out what these words say. With the
> fancy lettering it is impossible to tell what the
> first letters are in alot of the cases. They are
> birth, baptism, and marriage registers. Is there a
> website where I can go to get the alphabet in German.
> I tried scanning the documents and saving them, but
> when I open them to copy and paste some words into
> "Babelfish Translater" it will not let me. =( Is
> there a way to do this, or is there a website for the
> alphabet in German lettering? I hope I have explained
> my problem so I am understood. Any help would be
> greatly appreciated. Thanks!
>
> Darlene Hicks
>
>
> GQQD luck on all your adventures in Genealogy!
>

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