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Title in the Language of the Record

Suisse, Fribourg, Recensement, 1836 (French)
Schweiz, Freiburg, Volkszählung, 1836 (German)

Record Description

1836 census for the Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland. For each individual recorded the details include name, birthplace, age, marital status, and occupation. If the individual is absent, their current residence is given. The original records are located in the Archives de l'Etat de Fribourg, Switzerland.

Record Content and Use

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Archives of the State of Fribourg. Switzerland, Fribourg, Census, 1836. Archives de l'Etat de Fribourg, Switzerland.

 

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