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Guest Post - News from the State Archives of Geneva (AEG) - Part 3 - Find Your Ancestor in Public Health Records in Geneva

The tireless Mme. Haemmerle continues with her revelations about Swiss genealogy and her new approaches to research: Another interesting tool now on line : Public health department data The archives of the «Bureau de Salubrité publique», covering the period from... Read more →


Guest Post - News from the State Archives of Geneva (AEG) - Part 2 - Researching Foreigners in Geneva

Mme. Haemmerle continues her exploration of the website of the State Archives of Geneva: Methodology for search of an ancestor in Geneva from 1782 : A very useful tool on the AEG website is the page "Effectuer des recherches" above... Read more →


Guest Post - News from the State Archives of Geneva (AEG) - Part 1 - Troublesome Protestants in 16th Century Geneva

We hear once again from our intrepid Swiss correspondent and genealogist, Isabelle Haemmerle, telling of a new building for the AEG and more importantly for thos not in Geneva, more databases filled with genealogical information put online.. We are pleased... Read more →


Guest Post - Was Your Ancestor a Russian Student in Switzerland?

Dear Readers, once again our good friend, the excellent genealogist, Isabelle Haemmerle, sends a superbly informative post from Geneva. Archives of Swiss universities : lists of students on line 1874-1975 While assisting an American woman looking for the birth certificates... Read more →


GUEST POST - News From the State Archives of Geneva - AEG

Dear Readers, our good friend, the excellent genealogist, Isabelle Haemmerle, sends exciting news from Geneva: We are pleased to forward good news from Geneva. Last February the State Archives of Geneva (AEG) announced that the parish and vital records from... Read more →


Guest Post - Au Revoir Monsieur! Part 2

We are most gratified by the positive response and messages from you, Dear Readers about the first installment in this series of guest posts by the talented and experienced researcher and genealogist, Madame S. We are confident that you will... Read more →


Guest Post - Au revoir Monsieur! Part 1

1. A story of love, ties, roots and jam... Here is a story of love, ties, roots and jam...My grandmother passed away five years ago, one month before her 94th birthday. She was an energetic, blue-eyed, lovely lady full of... Read more →


Five Hundred Years of Protestantism - A Guest Post

Our good friend, the genealogist, Isabelle Haemmerle, sends this from Geneva: The exhibition "Côté chaire côté rue" presented at the Archives of the State of Geneva is to be extended until March 2018. Held in the context of the 500th... Read more →


Archives d'Etat de Genève - A Guest Post

Our good friend, the genealogist, Isabelle Haemmerle, has been doing more work in Geneva and sends this on the Archives d'Etat de Genève, the State Archives of Geneva: Remember, we met a few weeks ago in the old town of... Read more →