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Suisse, Fribourg, Recensement, 1860 (French)
Schweiz, Freiburg, Volkszählung, 1860 (German)
1860 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.
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