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Swiss Emigration to North America

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  • Ursule Dupuis (1778 - d.)
    According to Quebec Census of 1861, lived that year as an 83-year old wife in St-Jacques-le-Mineur, Laprairie.
  • Pierre Miville dit LeSuisse (c.1602 - 1669)
    PIERRE MIVILLE DIT LE SUISSE from "Our French-Canadian Ancestors" by Thomas J. Laforest Historian Marcel Trudel tells us that the first Miville to trod upon the soil of New France had the given name ...
  • Susan Amelia Hoagland (1854 - 1928)
  • Maurice Repasz (1862 - 1938)
  • Minnie A Girkins (1864 - 1937)

American and Canadian family lines with roots in Switzerland. Examples of the Swiss immigrants atop those lines include:

- Pierre Miville dit LeSuisse - born in 1602 in Fribourg, Canton of Fribourg

- Hans Jacob Repass, II - born in 1737 in Ziefen, Liestal District, Canton of Basel-Landschaft

- Anna Repass (nee Gerber) - born in 1740 in Sumiswald, Trachselwald District, Canton of Bern

- Peter J Caicob - born in 1852 in Vella, Lumnezia, Bezirk Surselva, Canton of Graubünden