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Professional - Trudy Schenk

Trudy Schenk specializes in Germanic research problems and translation. She is a leading author and research scholar on Germanic immigration to the United States. Deciphering the old German handwriting is her specialty, as well as finding places of origin in Germany. She was born and educated in Germany and immigrated to America in 1958. Trudy became an Accredited Genealogist (German language specialty) with the Family History Library in 1978. She is the co-author of the Wuerttemberg Emigration Index. She has expanded her emigration research to include Saxony-Meiningen, Baden, and other areas of Germany with over 35,000 names on a database at home. Trudy has spoken at many Germanic genealogical seminars and conferences throughout the United States.