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Charlotte Champenois, AG®

Charlotte Noelle Champenois, a native of Denmark and a long-time resident of Utah, is accredited in Germany Northwest. She earned a BA in Family History–Genealogy and German Studies (with minors in Editing and Scandinavian Studies) from Brigham Young University.

She is a member of the Sacramento German Genealogy Society (SGGS) and the National Genealogical Society (NGS), and she has presented at IGGC, FGS, SGGS, RootsTech, SDGS GIG, FEEFHS, and the Family History Library.

Charlotte works as a Research Specialist at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

She is also an Associate Records Analyst for the German Immigrants in American Church Records (GIACR) project, a transcription and translation assistant for Germanology Unlocked (formerly called SK Translations, German-English Genealogy Translations), and a freelance genealogist and translator.

Charlotte has co-published a book (Austrian Family History Research: Sources and Methodologies) and two genealogical articles (“An In-depth Look at Matricula-Online: An Invaluable Tool for Genealogical Research of Catholics in Germanic Europe” and “The Immigrant Ancestors Project: Gathering and Indexing 900,000 Names“) and has collaborated on eight GIACR volumes. She is a native Danish speaker, an advanced German paleographer, and regularly works with records in German and Danish. She also periodically works with genealogical records in Latin, Swedish, Norwegian, Dutch, and French.