Switzerland, Schaffhausen, Directories, Emigration, and Genealogies, 1460-1952 is a free collection at FamilySearch with browsable images for city directories, emigration records, and compiled genealogies of families in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.

The Emigration records relate “specifically to families intending to relocate to the Swiss colony of Dona Francisca in Brazil. The three genealogical collections are for the Bartenschlager, Bartenschlager-Harder, and Bartenschlager-Baschlin families.”
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The records in the images are written in German. FamilySearch provides German language helps to read the handwritten records in the images.

[su_heading size=”18″]What Can I Learn from these Schaffhausen, Switzerland Records?[/su_heading]

Switzerland City Directories may include:

  • Name of householder
  • Address of householder
  • Householder’s occupation
  • Maiden Name of Wife of Householder

Genealogical records may include:

  • Husband’s name and birth, marriage, and death information
  • Wife’s maiden name and birth, marriage, and death information
  • Children’s names with birth information and “see also” references to more genealogy records
  • Information for several generations of family members



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