Translation Services

Katherine Schober and her team at Germanology Unlocked translate your German genealogy documents for you! Experts in the old German handwriting (Kurrentschrift, Sütterlin, Fraktur, and more), Germanology Unlocked will first transcribe your document into typed German and then translate it into an English version you can’t wait to share with your family members. Get your quote today.


  • Letters
  • Diaries
  • Church Records
  • Birth-Marriage-Death Vital Records
  • Emigration Documents
  • Passports
  • Newspaper Articles
  • Obituaries
  • Photos
  • Postcards
  • Much More!



  • 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

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