I recently discovered the Swiss Church / Kirchenbücher book collections, and though you can locate them on FamilySearch, you have to view them in a LDS Family History center or library. This creates ...
I have a birth certificate for my grandfather Ernst Bachmann. He was born in Bern, Switzerland in 1903. I doesn't have very much information on it. It has his father's name but not his mothers name. ...
My dilemma is finding out about my great-grandfather's war history. Here's a brief summary of what I know. My father is Swiss. His father was Swiss' and served as a border guard in world war II. It's ...
I started getting into genealogy thanks to Ancestry.com and I have run into a brick wall. I am looking for the parents of Christopher Stukey (born somewhere between 1843 and 1848 in Switzerland) his ...
What is the best method for finding Swiss ancestors that were living in Zurich in the 1950's. I have names and birthdates but have not had any contact with them from about 1960.
Some of my Zimmerman ancestors emigrated from Switzerland to the United States (Tuscarawas, Ohio) in the mid 1800s. When I find them on U.S. Census records, there are a bunch of other Zimmerman ...
Thanks in advance for any insight or research suggestions for understanding this record in the Nordrhein-Westfalen Archive (www.archive.nrw.de). At the bottom of this post are my specific questions. ...
It seems that my mother's family, Kollenborn, came from Romanshorn, Switzerland, near the German border and the Bodensee/Lake Constance (Konstanz). I have found Kollenborn to be an extremely rare ...