Difference between revisions of "Switzerland Record Finder"

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| [[Switzerland Church Records|Church Records]]
| [[Switzerland Church Records|Church Records]]  
| [[Switzerland Obituaries|Obituaries]]
| [[Switzerland Obituaries|Obituaries]]
| [[Switzerland Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]
| Birth date and birth place
| Birth date and birth place

Revision as of 14:00, 23 May 2017

Switzerland Wiki Topics
Beginning Research
Record Types
Switzerland Background
Local Research Resources

This table can help you decide which records to search using the following steps:

Step 1. In column 1, find your goal.

Step 2. In column 2, find the types of records most likely to have the information you need.

Step 3. In column 3, find additional records that may be useful.

What you are looking for: Try these records first: Other useful records:
Age Church Records Obituaries Civil Registration
Birth date and birth place
Boundaries (parish, district, or county)
Death information
Emigration information
Historical background
Language helps
Living relatives
Maiden name
Marriage information
Naming customs
Noble families
Parents, children, and other family members
Physical description
Place-finding aids
Places of residence
Previous research (compiled genealogy)
Record-finding aids
Social activities