We all struggle from time to time when we encounter ancestral records in handwriting that isn’t in our native tongue. Articles on the FamilySearch Wiki present handwriting guides and cheat sheets to help us understand them.
Below are examples of the first few paragraphs of some of the handwriting articles:
Germans from Russia
Schleswig – Holstein
If you need help when you encounter records written in a language you don’t understand, remember to check the FamilySearch Wiki for an article that will help you read them.