Appenzell Ausserrhoden Canton, Switzerland Genealogy
Guide to Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Switzerland ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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Parish registers accessible online!
As of April 2014, the Staatsarchiv Appenzell has published the church records of all nineteen Appenzell-Ausserrhoden parishes online. The records can be accessed at this URL: https://www.ar.ch/verwaltung/kantonskanzlei/staatsarchiv/kirchenbuecher-online/. The records for Lutzenberg are found in the parish of Thal, which is part of the Canton of Sankt Gallen; those records are not available at this archive and therefore not online either.
Parishes in Appenzell-Ausserrhoden
Did You Know?
Appenzell Ausserrhoden is a German speaking canton. It joined the Swiss confederation in 1513 and has 20 communities.