List of Translators

The following is a list of translators who provide services for a fee. The PGSA makes no recommendations or endorsements.

Patrycja Amanowicz, [email protected] – Polish-English, English-Polish; Polish born professional translator located in Washington state near Seattle. BA in English philology. Specialize in the written word – letters, old records, newspapers, all types of documents.

Jadwiga Cyparska, [email protected], 847-476-1852, 2426 N. Kennicott Dr., #1B, Arlington Heights, IL 60004. – Polish, Russian and German. Email or send photocopy for price quote.

Nina Gafni, [email protected], 703-623-6858, McLean, VA. – German (typed & cursive Fraktur, Kurrentschrift, Suetterlin, etc.), French, Italian. In addition to vital records, very familiar with personal letters, postcards, church books, synagogue records, etc.

Click HERE for our list of Polish Researchers, many of whom do translations.

Translation Guides

The following reference books will help you to understand and translate many old documents.
They can be ordered through the PGSA Store. Click on the title for details.
    “In Their Own Words – Volume I Polish”
    “In Their Own Words – Volume II Russian”
    “In Their Own Words – Volume III Latin”
    “In Their Own Words – Volume IV German”