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'''Swiss Society for Genealogical Studies'''
 
'''Swiss Society for Genealogical Studies'''
*Website: [https://www.sgffweb.ch/en/ https://www.sgffweb.ch/en/]
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*Website: https://www.sgffweb.ch/en/
  
 
'''Zentralschweizerische Gesellschaft für Familienforschung''' (Central Swiss Society for Family History)
 
'''Zentralschweizerische Gesellschaft für Familienforschung''' (Central Swiss Society for Family History)
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*Covers cantons Luzern, Nidwalden, Obwalden, Schwyz, Uri, and Zug
 
*Covers cantons Luzern, Nidwalden, Obwalden, Schwyz, Uri, and Zug
*Website: [https://www.genealogie-zentralschweiz.ch/ https://www.genealogie-zentralschweiz.ch/]
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*Website: https://www.genealogie-zentralschweiz.ch/ and https://www.portraitarchiv.ch
  
 
'''Genealogisch-Heraldische Gesselschaft Ostschweiz (GHGO)''' (Genealogical-Heraldic Society of East Switzerland)
 
'''Genealogisch-Heraldische Gesselschaft Ostschweiz (GHGO)''' (Genealogical-Heraldic Society of East Switzerland)
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*Covers cantons Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Sankt Gallen, and Thurgau
 
*Covers cantons Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Sankt Gallen, and Thurgau
*Website: [https://www.ghgo.ch/ https://www.ghgo.ch/]
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*Website: https://www.ghgo.ch/
  
 
'''Genealogisch-Heraldische Gesellschaft Bern (GHGB)''' (Genealogical-Heraldic Society of Bern)
 
'''Genealogisch-Heraldische Gesellschaft Bern (GHGB)''' (Genealogical-Heraldic Society of Bern)
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*Covers Canton Bern
 
*Covers Canton Bern
*Website: [http://www.ghgb.ch/ http://www.ghgb.ch/]
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*Website: http://www.ghgb.ch/
  
 
'''Genealogisch-Heraldische Gesellschaft der Regio Basel (GHGRB)''' (Genealogical-Heraldic Society of the Region of Basel)
 
'''Genealogisch-Heraldische Gesellschaft der Regio Basel (GHGRB)''' (Genealogical-Heraldic Society of the Region of Basel)
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*Covers Cantons Basel-Landschaft and Basel-Stadt
 
*Covers Cantons Basel-Landschaft and Basel-Stadt
*Website: [https://www.ghgrb.ch/index.php/de/ https://www.ghgrb.ch/index.php/de/]
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*Website: https://www.ghgrb.ch/index.php/de/
  
 
'''Genealogisch-Heraldische Gesellschaft Zürich (GHGZ)''' (Genealogical-Heraldic Society of Zürich)
 
'''Genealogisch-Heraldische Gesellschaft Zürich (GHGZ)''' (Genealogical-Heraldic Society of Zürich)
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*Covers Canton Zürich
 
*Covers Canton Zürich
*Website: [http://www.ghgz.ch/ http://www.ghgz.ch/]
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*Website: http://www.ghgz.ch/
  
 
'''Rätische Vereinigung für Familienforschung (RVFF)''' (Rhaetian Association for Family History)
 
'''Rätische Vereinigung für Familienforschung (RVFF)''' (Rhaetian Association for Family History)
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*Covers Canton Graubünden
 
*Covers Canton Graubünden
*Website: [http://www.rvff.ch/ http://www.rvff.ch/]
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*Website: http://www.rvff.ch/
  
 
'''Cercle vaudois de Généalogie''' (Vaud Circle of Genealogy)
 
'''Cercle vaudois de Généalogie''' (Vaud Circle of Genealogy)
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*Covers Canton Vaud
 
*Covers Canton Vaud
*Website: [https://www.ancetres.ch/ https://www.ancetres.ch/]
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*Website: https://www.ancetres.ch/
  
 
'''Cercle généalogique de l'ancien Evêché de Bâle''' (Genealogical Circle of the Ancient Bishopric of Basel}
 
'''Cercle généalogique de l'ancien Evêché de Bâle''' (Genealogical Circle of the Ancient Bishopric of Basel}
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*Covers Canton Jura and French-speaking parts of Canton Bern
 
*Covers Canton Jura and French-speaking parts of Canton Bern
 
*Has an [http://www.cgaeb-jura.ch/actes/ index of records], organized by parish and surname
 
*Has an [http://www.cgaeb-jura.ch/actes/ index of records], organized by parish and surname
*Website: [https://www.cgaeb-jura.ch/ https://www.cgaeb-jura.ch/]
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*Website: https://www.cgaeb-jura.ch/
  
 
'''Société Neuchâteloise de Généalogie''' (Neuchâtel Society of Genealogy)
 
'''Société Neuchâteloise de Généalogie''' (Neuchâtel Society of Genealogy)
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*Covers Canton Neuchâtel
 
*Covers Canton Neuchâtel
*Website: [http://www.sngenealogie.ch/ http://www.sngenealogie.ch/]
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*Website: http://www.sngenealogie.ch/
  
 
'''Société Genevoise de Généalogie''' (Genève Society of Genealogy)
 
'''Société Genevoise de Généalogie''' (Genève Society of Genealogy)
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*Covers Canton Genève
 
*Covers Canton Genève
*Website: [https://www.gen-gen.ch/ https://www.gen-gen.ch/]
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*Website: https://www.gen-gen.ch/
  
 
'''Institut fribourgeois d'héraldique et de généalogie''' (Fribourg Institute of Heraldry and Genealogy)
 
'''Institut fribourgeois d'héraldique et de généalogie''' (Fribourg Institute of Heraldry and Genealogy)
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*Covers Canton Fribourg
 
*Covers Canton Fribourg
*Website: [https://ifhg.ch/wordpress/ https://ifhg.ch/wordpress/]
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*Website: https://ifhg.ch/wordpress/
  
 
'''Association valaisanne d'études généalogiques''' (Valais Association of Genealogical Studies)
 
'''Association valaisanne d'études généalogiques''' (Valais Association of Genealogical Studies)
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*Covers Canton Valais
 
*Covers Canton Valais
*Website: [http://www.aveg.ch/ http://www.aveg.ch/]
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*Website: http://www.aveg.ch/
  
 
'''Società Genealogical della Svizzera Italiana (SGSI)''' (Genealogical Society of Italian Switzerland)
 
'''Società Genealogical della Svizzera Italiana (SGSI)''' (Genealogical Society of Italian Switzerland)
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*Covers Canton Ticino and Italian-speaking parts of Canton Graubünden)
 
*Covers Canton Ticino and Italian-speaking parts of Canton Graubünden)
*Website: [https://www.sogenesi.ch/ https://www.sogenesi.ch/]
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*Website: https://www.sogenesi.ch/
  
 
'''Swiss Society for Jewish Genealogy'''
 
'''Swiss Society for Jewish Genealogy'''
*Website: [http://www.svjg.ch/?&wslanguage=en http://www.svjg.ch/?&wslanguage=en]
 
  
== Historical Societies ==
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*Website: http://www.svjg.ch/?&wslanguage=en
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'''Swiss American Historical Society'''<br>
 
'''Swiss American Historical Society'''<br>
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''Website:'' https://www.nationalmuseum.ch/en
 
''Website:'' https://www.nationalmuseum.ch/en
  
== Other Societies ==
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Latest revision as of 07:13, 27 February 2021

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

You may wish to contact a Swiss genealogical society whose interests are similar to yours. They often have conferences where you can learn about resources in helping you with your research needs. Many have periodicals and websites that deal with Swiss research.

A society aimed at helping you with your research is The Swiss Genealogical Society . This society has a publication which you can subscribe to and you can read portions of past issues online.

Another society is Orangeburgh German-Swiss Genealogical Society in South Carolina.

A website which lists many other Swiss Genealogical Societies is Distant Cousin

Genealogical Societies[edit | edit source]

Societies in the United States[edit | edit source]

Orangeburgh German Swiss Genealogical Society
Mailing Address:
PO Box 974
Orangeburg, SC 29116
Website: https://www.ogsgs.org/

Ancestry.com has message boards for a Switzerland.

Link: https://www.ancestry.com/boards/localities.weurope.switzerland/mb.ashx

kunden eye also has mailing lists for Switzerland.

Link: https://kunden.eye.ch/swissgen/contac-e.htm

Societies in Switzerland[edit | edit source]

Swiss Society for Genealogical Studies

Zentralschweizerische Gesellschaft für Familienforschung (Central Swiss Society for Family History)

Genealogisch-Heraldische Gesselschaft Ostschweiz (GHGO) (Genealogical-Heraldic Society of East Switzerland)

  • Covers cantons Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Sankt Gallen, and Thurgau
  • Website: https://www.ghgo.ch/

Genealogisch-Heraldische Gesellschaft Bern (GHGB) (Genealogical-Heraldic Society of Bern)

Genealogisch-Heraldische Gesellschaft der Regio Basel (GHGRB) (Genealogical-Heraldic Society of the Region of Basel)

Genealogisch-Heraldische Gesellschaft Zürich (GHGZ) (Genealogical-Heraldic Society of Zürich)

Rätische Vereinigung für Familienforschung (RVFF) (Rhaetian Association for Family History)

Cercle vaudois de Généalogie (Vaud Circle of Genealogy)

Cercle généalogique de l'ancien Evêché de Bâle (Genealogical Circle of the Ancient Bishopric of Basel}

Société Neuchâteloise de Généalogie (Neuchâtel Society of Genealogy)

Société Genevoise de Généalogie (Genève Society of Genealogy)

Institut fribourgeois d'héraldique et de généalogie (Fribourg Institute of Heraldry and Genealogy)

Association valaisanne d'études généalogiques (Valais Association of Genealogical Studies)

Società Genealogical della Svizzera Italiana (SGSI) (Genealogical Society of Italian Switzerland)

Swiss Society for Jewish Genealogy

Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Swiss American Historical Society
Email: albert_winkler@byu.edu
Website: https://www.swiss-american-historical-society.org/

Grundy County Swiss Historical Society
Mailing address:
P.O. Box 69
Gruetli-Laager, TN 37339
Email: info@swisshistoricalsociety.org
Website: http://www.swisshistoricalsociety.org/

Swiss Community Historical Society
Address:
8350 Bixel Rd
Bluffton, Ohio
Email: swisshistorical@gmail.com
Website: https://swisshistorical.org/

The Swiss Historical Village and Museum
Address:
612 7th Ave
New Glarus, WI
53574
Telephone: (608) 527-2317
Website: https://www.swisshistoricalvillage.org/

Swiss National Museum
Address:
Landesmuseum Zürich
Museumstrasse 2
Postfach
8021 Zürich
Switzerland
Telephone: +41 44 218 65 11
Email: info@nationalmuseum.ch
Website: https://www.nationalmuseum.ch/en

Other Societies[edit | edit source]