Handwriting ~ FamilySearch Wiki

We all struggle from time to time when we encounter ancestral records inJean Baptiste Thiery Death Record 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:

Czech

Czech Republic Handwriting

 

Denmark

Denmark  Handwriting Examples

 

England

England Handwriting

 

French

French Handwriting

 

Germans from Russia

Germans from Russia Handwriting

 

Germany

Germany Handwriting

 

Italy

Italy Handwriting

Italy Handwriting 2

 

Netherlands

Netherlands Handwriting

 

Norway

Norway Handwriting

 

Russia

Russia Handwriting

 

Scandinavian

Scandinavian Handwriting

 

Schleswig – Holstein

Schleswig Holstein  Handwriting

 

Scotland

Scotland Handwriting

 

Sweden

Sweden  Handwriting

 

United States Handwriting

 

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.

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