Reading the Old German Handwriting Online Course


Learn to read the old German handwriting in your ancestors’ records in a fun and interactive way.

Lifetime access. Self-Paced. There for you whenever you want to review!

See below for information on the monthly payment plan.


A Style of Learning for All: Video Lectures – Flashcards – Matching Games – Reading – Writing – Tests & Quizzes – Practice Records – Discussion Forum

For the monthly payment plan, see here. 

Upon enrollment, you’ll get access to:

  • In-Depth Look at the Individual Letters of the Alphabet + Tricks on How to Recognize Them
  • Guide to Common Letter Combinations in the German Script + How to Sightread Them
  • Practice Section on Deciphering Short Words from Actual Genealogical Documents
  • Deep Dive into the Vocabulary on German Records, such as:
    • Names
    • Months
    • Abbreviations
    • Milestone Words
    • Occupations
    • Causes of Death
  • Practice Section on Deciphering These Words from Actual Genealogical Documents
  • Lessons on Reading Specific Genealogical Records (Videos and Text)
  • Actual Genealogical Records to Decipher + Answer Keys
  • Downloadable Articles on the Best Tips and Tricks for Reading the Old German Handwriting
  • Discussion Forum to Discuss Struggles and Victories with Fellow “Classmates”


If you’d like the German Handwriting Course and the German for Genealogists Course together – and want to save almost $150 – get the bundle deal here.