Dürrenroth parish, Bern, Switzerland
Guide to Dürrenroth parish, Bern, Switzerland ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
- 1 Geography
- 2 History
- 3 Place Names
- 4 Dürrenroth Gemeinde
- 5 Collections
- 6 Related Sources
- 7 Societies and Libraries
- 8 References
Municipalities within Dürrenroth
It consists of over 5½ square miles and had a population of about 1450 in 1850.
The community or gemeinde of Dürrenroth was the heimat or ancestral home for over 30 different surnames. The Register of Swiss Surnames provides the surnames associated with every gemeinde or community in Switzerland. The register provides correct spellings for surnames and place names.
A google map that shows the villages in Dürrenroth centuries old.
There are numerous compiled genealogies that have been created since 1900; however, they need to verified by researching the parish registers since it has been proven that a percentage of them are inaccurate.
The following genealogies have been researched for Dürrenroth families:
(see here for an article describing the Bern Church records)
The parish registers for Dürrenroth were recorded in the following volumes, as numbered by the Cantonal Archive of Bern:
The town's website (in German) can be found here.