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...

  • 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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