Switzerland Zürich Occupations

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Many Germans came as early as 1637 to Zürich to practice their trades, such as printers, bakers, dyers, goldsmiths, coopers, painters and many others.  In the same time period there were more than 50 German girls  serving as servants.  According to an article by Konrad Schulthess, at this time there was a German population of about 200 people serving in various capacities. 

Source: Genealogie Heft 2 19. Jahrgang Feb. 1970 P. 39