Genealogy Projects tagged with switzerland on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Swiss Americans

    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 a...

  • Portail français

    Bienvenue sur le portail français de Geni ! For an introduction in English, please go to the International French Portal . Objectif L’objectif du portail se résume en quatre points… Faciliter la coopération entre francophones dans la recherche généalogique L’amorce de nouveaux projets communs qui concernent la communaut...

  • Imigrantes Suíços ao Brasil

    A imigração suíça no Brasil foi uma das primeiras a ocorrer. Os suíços foram os primeiros imigrantes europeus a se estabelecerem no Brasil, depois dos portugueses.Os primeiros imigrantes suíços chegaram ao Brasil entre 1819-1820, oriundos do cantão de Friburgo. Dom João VI batizou o lugar de Nova Friburgo, no Rio de Janeiro. ...

  • Swiss Emigration to North America

    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 - ...

  • Secret Swiss Holocaust-era Lifesaving El Salvador Citizenship Certificates

    A FORGOTTEN SUITCASE: THE MANTELLO RESCUE MISSION Around 2005, a woman found a mysterious suitcase in her basement in Geneva, Switzerland. Inside the suitcase were more than one thousand World War II-era certificates bearing the official seal of the Consulate of El Salvador. The certificates also featured the photographs of men, women, and children. What were these documents? Why were the dec...

  • Freyenmuth Family

    Alte, ab 1421 in Wigoltingen belegte, ab 1501 auch in Wellhausen (heute Gem. Felben-Wellhausen) verbürgerte, heute nur noch in ihrem Frauenfelder Zweig (1878) fortlebende ref. Thurgauer Familie. Der Zürcher Zweig (ab 1551) ist ebenfalls erloschen. Die F. stellten während Jahrhunderten Dorf- und Kirchenbeamte, bevor sie mit Johann Conrad ( -> 1) zu Beginn des 19. Jh. einen b...

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