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  • Ulrich Christian Langenegger (1664 - 1752)
    Immigrated to America via Germany and England in 1733 with his wife and two sons, Jacob and Ulrich Jr. They settled in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Note: Longacre Longaker Longenecker Family History...
  • Isaac K Kauffman (1693 - c.1738)
  • Laura Welch Bush, First Lady of the United States
    Laura Bush is actively involved in issues of national and global concern, with a particular emphasis on education, health care, and human rights. In March 2005, Mrs. Bush made an historic trip to Afgha...
  • Fernand Auberjonois (1910 - 2004)
  • René Auberjonois (1940 - 2019)
    René Murat Auberjonois born June 1, 1940 René Murat Auberjonois is an American actor, known for portraying Father Mulcahy in the movie version of M*A*S*H and for creating a number of characters in lo...

Swiss Americans are Americans of Swiss descent, including those whose ancestors spoke Swiss German, Swiss French, Swiss Italian, and Romansh. Today, there are approximately 1 million Americans who identify as Swiss American.

Purpose of project

Please use this project as a place to connect with others tracing their Swiss ancestry, share resources you find, offer helpful tips, ask questions about your search, share your brick walls, etc. Please feel free to add any Swiss Americans you'd like to the project!

It's especially helpful to add:

  • Progenitors of major Swiss-American lines
  • Notable Americans of Swiss heritage



Notable Swiss-Americans

Notable Americans with Swiss ancestry include: