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''[[Switzerland Genealogy|Switzerland]]''
 
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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
  
Suisse, Fribourg, Recensement, (French) <br> Schweiz, Freiburg, Volkszählung (German)  
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Suisse, Fribourg, Recensement, (French) <br>Schweiz, Freiburg, Volkszählung (German)  
  
== Record Description  ==
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
 
The collections consists of census records for the Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland. Each entry includes name, birthplace, age, marital status, and occupation. The original records are located in the Archives de l'Etat de Fribourg, Switzerland.  
 
The collections consists of census records for the Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland. Each entry includes name, birthplace, age, marital status, and occupation. The original records are located in the Archives de l'Etat de Fribourg, Switzerland.  
  
=== Citation for This Collection ===
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== Collection Content  ==
 
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
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{{Collection citation
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| text = <!--bibdescbegin-->Archives of the State of Fribourg. Switzerland, Fribourg, Census.  Archives de l'Etat de Fribourg, Switzerland.<!--bibdescend-->}}
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[[Switzerland, Fribourg, Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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== Record Content  ==
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Each entry includes the following:  
 
Each entry includes the following:  
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*Occupation
 
*Occupation
  
== How to Use the Record ==
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
  
 
To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:  
 
To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:  
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==== Search the Collection  ====
 
==== Search the Collection  ====
  
To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "District" <br> which takes you to the images.  
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To search the collection <br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "District" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Commune" which takes you to the images.  
  
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:  
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Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:  
  
 
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.  
 
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.  
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*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
 
*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
  
==== Using the Information  ====
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=== For Help Reading These Records  ===
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These records are in French and German. For help with reading the records see the following wiki articles:<br>
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*[[Switzerland Language and Languages]]
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*[[German Word List]]
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*[[French Wordlist]]
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== What Do I Do Next? ==
  
 
When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.  
 
When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.  
  
==== Unable to Find Your Ancestor====
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== What If I Can't Find Who I'm Looking For?  ==
  
 
*Look for variant spellings, nicknames and abbreviations of the names.  
 
*Look for variant spellings, nicknames and abbreviations of the names.  
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== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
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*[http://www.hls-dhs-dss.ch/famn/?lg=e Register of Swiss Surnames]
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*[http://www.ar.ch/departemente/kantonskanzlei/staatsarchiv/kirchenbuecher-online/ Swiss Church Books]
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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== Related Articles ==
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*[[Switzerland Genealogy|Switzerland]]
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== FamilySearch Historical Record Collections ==
  
*[[Switzerland]]
 
 
*[[Switzerland, Fribourg, Census, 1811 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Switzerland, Fribourg, Census, 1811 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Switzerland, Fribourg, Census, 1818 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Switzerland, Fribourg, Census, 1818 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Switzerland, Fribourg, Census, 1880 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Switzerland, Fribourg, Census, 1880 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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==How You Can Contribute ==
 
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection ===
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“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata.
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Latest revision as of 14:11, 6 July 2016

Switzerland

This article contains information about records in multiple collections.
See the section FamilySearch Historical Record Collections for a
list of published collections and to access the records.

Switzerland.png

Title in the Language of the Record

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

What is in the Collection?

The collections consists of census records for the Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland. Each entry includes name, birthplace, age, marital status, and occupation. The original records are located in the Archives de l'Etat de Fribourg, Switzerland.

Collection Content

Each entry includes the following:

  • Name
  • Birthplace
  • Age
  • Marital status
  • Occupation

How Do I Search the Collection?

To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:

  • Name
  • District

Search the Collection

To search the collection
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "District"
⇒Select the appropriate "Commune" which takes you to the images.

Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in French and German. For help with reading the records see the following wiki articles:

What Do I Do Next?

When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.

What If I Can't Find Who I'm Looking For?

  • Look for variant spellings, nicknames and abbreviations of the names.
  • Search the records of nearby localities.

Related Websites

Related Articles

FamilySearch Historical Record Collections

How You Can Contribute

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.