Map Guide To Swiss Parish Registers - Volume 12 - Canton of Glarus, Thurgau, Uri and Zug

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Map Guide To Swiss Parish Registers - Volume 11 - Canton of Graubünden II

Kevan M. Hansen

Unlike American genealogical research, where the place to search is usually a civil registration (city, county, and state), European research is usually related to an ecclesiastical jurisdiction. In 18th and 19th century Switzerland, one must search the parish registers for births, christenings, marriages, deaths and burials. The historic boundaries for the Swiss cantons and amtsbezirke are quite well defined, and this volume lays them out in map form. Listings are given for both Catholic and Protestant parishes, along with what records are available and where to access them. Contact information, and the municipalities covered by each parish is found, making your Swiss research much easier to accomplish.

2019, paper, 212 pp.

ISBN: 9781628591811