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{{FamilySearch_Collection|CID=CID1790933 |title=Switzerland, Church Book Extracts, 1550-1875|location=Switzerland}}&nbsp;<br>
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[[Switzerland Genealogy|Switzerland]]
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{{Switzerland HR Infobox
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| CID =CID1790933  
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| title = Switzerland, Church Book Extracts, 1550-1875
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| location = Switzerland
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| LOC_01 =
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| LOC_02 =
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| loc_map = Switzerland Cantons.png
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| record_type = Church Book Extracts
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| start_year = 1550
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| end_year = 1875
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| language = [[Germany Language and Languages|German]]
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| title_language = Schweiz, Kirchebücher Auszüge, 1550-1875
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| FS_URL_01 = [[Switzerland Websites]]
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| FS_URL_02 = [[Switzerland Genealogy|Switzerland]]
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| FS_URL_03 =[[Switzerland Emigration and Immigration]]
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| FS_URL_04 = [[Switzerland Historic Maps]]
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| FS_URL_10 =
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| RW_URL_01 = [http://www.integration-in-bonn.de/en/residence-permission/naturalization-receiving-german-citizenship.html Naturalization: Receiving German Citizenship] (in German) 
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| RW_URL_02 = [http://www.einbuergern.de/content/e995/e1829/index_ger.html German Naturalization] (in German)
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| RW_URL_03 = [http://www.theswisscenter.org/links-to-records Swiss Center]
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| RW_URL_04 = [http://www.genealogylinks.net/europe/switzerland/ Switzerland Genealogy Links]
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| custodian = [http://kunden.eye.ch/swissgen/ver/htinfo-d.htm LDS Family History Center, Pratteln]
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== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
 
  
Schweiz, Kirchebücher Auszüge
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== What is in the Collection? ==
 
 
== Record Description ==
 
  
 
This is a collection of images of church records extracts for several Swiss cantons, however, it is not comprehensive. The title page of each book lists the surnames with town(s) and canton(s) from where the records were extracted.  
 
This is a collection of images of church records extracts for several Swiss cantons, however, it is not comprehensive. The title page of each book lists the surnames with town(s) and canton(s) from where the records were extracted.  
  
Swiss church records are typically written in German or Latin. Regional dialect may affect the spelling of some German words and the use of vocabulary words.&nbsp;  
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Swiss church records are typically written in German or Latin. These records are in [[German Word List|German]]. Regional dialect may affect the spelling of some German words and the use of vocabulary words.&nbsp;  
  
 
The extracts of these church books cover a majority of the population of Pratteln for the years 1550-1875.&nbsp;  
 
The extracts of these church books cover a majority of the population of Pratteln for the years 1550-1875.&nbsp;  
  
This collection of data, which was extracted from church books in Pratteln, Germany, covers the years 1550-1875  
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This collection of data, which was extracted from church books in Pratteln, Switzerland, covers the years 1550-1875  
  
 
The church records were created to record church sacraments associated with the life events of the parishioners, such as baptisms, marriages and deaths. This collection of extracted data was created to make the research of Pratteln ancestors easier.  
 
The church records were created to record church sacraments associated with the life events of the parishioners, such as baptisms, marriages and deaths. This collection of extracted data was created to make the research of Pratteln ancestors easier.  
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Church books are one of the most reliable and accurate family history sources. However, accuracy in the records is dependent upon the accuracy of the informant’s knowledge and the accuracy of the priest’s recording of the information. The extraction of data from these records may also introduce some mistakes; therefore, it is recommended that you verify the information in the originals and other vital records, if available.  
 
Church books are one of the most reliable and accurate family history sources. However, accuracy in the records is dependent upon the accuracy of the informant’s knowledge and the accuracy of the priest’s recording of the information. The extraction of data from these records may also introduce some mistakes; therefore, it is recommended that you verify the information in the originals and other vital records, if available.  
  
For a list of surnames currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1790933/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
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For a list of surnames currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/1790933/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.
 
 
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
 
 
 
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.
 
 
 
{{Collection citation | text= "Switzerland, Church Book Extracts, 1550-1875" Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing LDS Family History Center, Pratteln, Wartenbergstr.}}
 
 
 
[[Switzerland Church Book Extracts (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
 
  
== Record Content  ==
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===Sample Images===
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Click on images for a larger view.
  
<gallery caption="Switzerland Church Book Extracts" widths="160px" heights="120px" perrow="3">
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<gallery ="widths="360px" heights="220px" perrow="3">  
 
Image:Switzerland Pratteln Church Book Extract (09-0397) Example 1 DGS 4255278 2.jpg|Example 1
 
Image:Switzerland Pratteln Church Book Extract (09-0397) Example 1 DGS 4255278 2.jpg|Example 1
 
Image:Switzerland Pratteln Church Book Extract (09-0397) Example 2 DGS 4255278 3.jpg|Example 2
 
Image:Switzerland Pratteln Church Book Extract (09-0397) Example 2 DGS 4255278 3.jpg|Example 2
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</gallery>  
 
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{| style="width:75%; vertical-align:top;"
'''The genealogical facts found in most of the family register extract cards include:'''  
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'''These records''' may contain the following information:
 
*Name of the ancestor, either as a parent or child  
 
*Name of the ancestor, either as a parent or child  
 
*Names of the ancestor’s siblings, parents, grandparents  
 
*Names of the ancestor’s siblings, parents, grandparents  
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*Death dates of the ancestor’s siblings and parents  
 
*Death dates of the ancestor’s siblings and parents  
 
*Information concerning emigration in the family
 
*Information concerning emigration in the family
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*Occupation
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== How to Use the Record ==
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
  
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br>⇒Select the "Volume Type" category (either Heft or Index)<br>⇒Select the "Surname" category<br>⇒Select the "Heft Number" category which takes you to the images.
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'''To search by image:'''
  
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.  
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⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br>⇒Select the "Volume Type" category (either Heft or Index)<br>⇒Select the "Surname" category<br>⇒Select the "Volume Number" category which takes you to the images.
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Look at each image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.  
  
 
In order to find data in this collection, it is necessary to know the name of the ancestor, the religion, town of the event, and approximate date of the event.<br>  
 
In order to find data in this collection, it is necessary to know the name of the ancestor, the religion, town of the event, and approximate date of the event.<br>  
  
== Related Websites  ==
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==Citing this Collection==
 
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Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wggerman/ Germany GenWeb Project]<br>
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'''Collection Citation''':
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
 
 
*[[Switzerland|Switzerland]]
 
*[[Switzerland Church Records|Switzerland Church Records]]
 
 
 
== Contributions to This Aricle  ==
 
 
 
{{contributor invite}}
 
 
 
== Citing familySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
 
 
Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/1790933/waypoints Switzerland, Church Book Extracts, 1550-1875]
 
  
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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{{Collection citation | text= "Switzerland, Church Book Extracts, 1550-1875" Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Genealogische Forschungsstelle, Pratteln, Wartenbergstr (LDS Family History Center, Pratteln, Wartenbergstr).}}
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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'''Record Citation''' (or citation for the index entry):<br>
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{{Record Citation Link
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|title=Switzerland, Church Book Extracts, 1550-1875
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==How You Can Contribute  ==
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{{contributor invite}}
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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
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Record Description
Record Type: Church Book Extracts
Collection years: 1550-1875
Languages: German
Title in the Languages: Schweiz, Kirchebücher Auszüge, 1550-1875
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Archive
LDS Family History Center, Pratteln



What is in the Collection?

This is a collection of images of church records extracts for several Swiss cantons, however, it is not comprehensive. The title page of each book lists the surnames with town(s) and canton(s) from where the records were extracted.

Swiss church records are typically written in German or Latin. These records are in German. Regional dialect may affect the spelling of some German words and the use of vocabulary words. 

The extracts of these church books cover a majority of the population of Pratteln for the years 1550-1875. 

This collection of data, which was extracted from church books in Pratteln, Switzerland, covers the years 1550-1875

The church records were created to record church sacraments associated with the life events of the parishioners, such as baptisms, marriages and deaths. This collection of extracted data was created to make the research of Pratteln ancestors easier.

Church books are one of the most reliable and accurate family history sources. However, accuracy in the records is dependent upon the accuracy of the informant’s knowledge and the accuracy of the priest’s recording of the information. The extraction of data from these records may also introduce some mistakes; therefore, it is recommended that you verify the information in the originals and other vital records, if available.

For a list of surnames currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Sample Images

Click on images for a larger view.

These records may contain the following information:

  • Name of the ancestor, either as a parent or child
  • Names of the ancestor’s siblings, parents, grandparents
  • Date of the ancestor’s birth
  • Place of the ancestor’s birth
  • Occupation of the ancestor’s father
  • Birth dates of the ancestor’s siblings and parents
  • Date of the ancestor’s marriage
  • Date of the ancestor’s death
  • Death dates of the ancestor’s siblings and parents
  • Information concerning emigration in the family
  • Occupation

How Do I Search the Collection?

To search by image:

⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the "Volume Type" category (either Heft or Index)
⇒Select the "Surname" category
⇒Select the "Volume Number" category which takes you to the images.

Look at each image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

In order to find data in this collection, it is necessary to know the name of the ancestor, the religion, town of the event, and approximate date of the event.

Citing this Collection

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.  

Collection Citation:

"Switzerland, Church Book Extracts, 1550-1875" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Genealogische Forschungsstelle, Pratteln, Wartenbergstr (LDS Family History Center, Pratteln, Wartenbergstr).

Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for Switzerland, Church Book Extracts, 1550-1875.

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.