If you are a beginner in Swiss family history research, or an experienced researcher, you may have found some difficulty in finding where in Switzerland your family actually came from.  Understanding the Swiss Heimatort , or “Community of Origin”, is a key piece of information that could help in your research efforts.

You can download a free copy of our Understanding the Swiss “Community of Origin” guide by clicking here.

“Observations on the Swiss Genealogical Research of Julius Billeter in Comparison with Original Bernese Vital Records” is made available as a kind of “food for thought” for the innumerable descendants who are often frustrated when it proves necessary to make pedigree corrections. Click here to read it.