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German Genealogy


  • Eshleman, H. Frank. Historic Background and Annals of the Swiss and German Pioneer Settlers of Southeastern Pennsylvania, and of Their Remote Ancestors, from the Middle of the Dark Ages, Down to the Time of the Revolutionary War; an Authentic History ... /Cby H. Frank Eshleman. Baltimore [MD]: Genealogical Pub. Co, 2000.

  • Familiennamenbuch der Schweiz. 2., erw. Aufl. 6 volumes. Zurich: Polygraphischer Verlag, 1968-1971. Lists Swiss surnames and towns they came from.
  • Family Research for Americans of Swiss Descent. New York: Swiss National Tourist Office, 1966.
  • Historisch-Biographisches Lexikon der Schweiz. 7 volumes & 1 supplement. Neuenburg: V. Attinger, 1934.
  • Nielson, Paul Anthon. Swiss Genealogical Research: An Introductory Guide. Virginia Beach, Virginia: Donning, 1978.

  • Swiss Genealogy.
  • Swiss Roots. Includes genealogical search engines, interactive communication tools, community sites, information about Switzerland, profiles of famous Swiss emigrants, and the "swiss roots" events calendar. More than one million American have Swiss roots, and more than 5,000 cities have Swiss names.
  • Wellauer, Maralyn. Tracing Your Swiss Roots. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Wellauer, 1979.