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Latest Update: 14 Mar 2009



IGS WILL DO THIS: Trained IGS (Immigrant Genealogy Society) volunteers will search indexes of the following sources for the name of your ancestor. We wi'll copy pages describing the books' contents and showing the presence (or absence) of your ancestor's name.

IF YOU DO THIS: Please print out this list, check the blank to the left of each source you wish searched, fill in the coupon and mail it with your check (denominated in U.S. funds) made payable to the IGS at the postal address listed below.


The following Swiss searches are available:

Bibliography of SWISS Genealogies: This sizeable volume tells which Swiss archives and libraries hold books or periodical articles about various surnames. There is also an index to all surnames about which genealogies have been published in a particular village or city. We can:

___ Send a list of genealogies about one particular surname you specify.
Fee - US$5.00

___ Send a list of the genealogies about persons in one specific town you specify.
Fee - US$5.00

___ Swiss Emigrants in 18th Century to the American Colonies, Faust and Brumbaugh, Two volumes in One: Zurich Archives 1734 - 1744, Berne 1706 - 1795, Basel 1734 - 1794. 2,300 names.
Fee - US$6.00

___ Register of Swiss Surnames, Meier, Hanni, Mohr. 1991. Three volumes, 2,082 pp. Tells canton and village where each Swiss surname first appeared: Fee - US$5.00

___ Swiss Emigration Book, Volume I, Schrader-Muggenthaler, circa 7,400 persons. Solothurn, Basel, Aargau.
Fee - US$3.00

___ Men of Bern. In 1798 Napoleon required an oath of allegiance in Switzerland from all men aged 20-70. The 3 volume set, Men of Bern, lists the 60,137 persons swearing in Bern Canton. Their name, village of residence (& sometimes birth), occupation and age are usually given. We'll copy the list showing your ancestor's name, indicate the village and parish where living. Name your village if your surname is a rather common one. Since the parish is given, filmed church records may be borrowed from FHC Library.
Fee - US$8.00


The Following Italian Searches are Available

___ Italians to America, Glazier and Filby, Vol. 1. Arrivals in New York, Jan 1880 - Dec 1884. circa 62,000 names. Lists Name, Age, Sex, Occupation or relationship, Country, Village (sometimes), Destination.
Fee - US$4.00

___ Italians to America, Glazier and Filby, Vol. 2, Arrivals in N.Y., Jan 1885 - Jun 1887, circa 61,000 names.
Fee - US$4.00

___ Italians to America, Glazier and Filby, Vol. 3, Arrivals in N.Y., Jul 1887 -Jun 1889, circa 55,000 names.
Fee - US$4.00

___ Italians to Ameria, Glazier and Filby, Vol 4, Arrivals in N.Y., July 1889 - Oct 1890, 55,000+ names.
Fee - US$4.00

___ Italians to America, Glazier and Filby, Vol 5, Arrivals in N.Y., Nov 1890 - Dec 1891, circa 60,000 names.
Fee - US$4.00

___ Italians to America, Glazier & Filby, Vol. 6, Arrivals in N.Y., Jan 1892-Dec 1892, circa 55,000
Fee - US$4.00

___ Italians to America, Glazier & Filby, Vol. 7, Arrivals in N.Y., Jan 1893-Sep 1893, circa 57,000
Fee - US$4.00

___ Italians to America, Glazier & Filby, Vol. 8, Arrivals in N.Y., Oct 1893-May 1895
Fee - US$4.00

___ Italians to America, Glazier & Filby, Vol. 9, Arrivals in N.Y., Jun 1895-Jun 1896
Fee - US$4.00

___ Italians to America, Glazier & Filby, Vol. 10, Arrivals in N.Y., Jul 1896-Jun 1897
Fee - US$4.00

___ Italians to America, Glazier & Filby, Vol. 11. Arrivals in New York, June 1897 - May 1898.
Fee US$4.00

___ Italians to America, Glazier & Filby, Vol. 12. Arrivals in New York, May 1898 - April 1899.
Fee US$4.00

___ Vol. 13, Italians to America, Glazier & Filby, Arrivals in N.Y., May 1899-Nov 1899, ca. 44,000
Fee US$4.00

___ Vol. 14, Italians to America, Glazier & Filby, Arrivals in N.Y., Dec 1899-May 1900, ca. 48,000
Fee US$4.00

___ Vol. 15, Italians to America, Glazier & Filby. Arrivals in New York, May 1900-Nov 1900.
Fee US$4.00

___ Vol. 16, Italians to America, Glazier & Filby. Arrivals in New York, Nov 1900-Apr 1901.
Fee US$4.00

___ Vol. 17, Italians to America, Glazier & Filby, Arrivals in New York, Apr 1901-Sep 1901.
Fee US$4.00

___ Vol. 18, Italians to America, Glazier & Filby, Arrivals in New York, Oct 1901-Mar 1902.
Fee US$4.00

___ Vol. 19, Italians to America, Glazier & Filby, Arrivals in New York, Apr 1902-Jun 1902.
Fee US$4.00

___ Vol. 20, Italians to America, Glazier & Filby, Arrivals in New York, Jun 1902-Oct 1902.
Fee US$4.00

___ Vol. 21, Italians to America, Glazier & Filby, Arrivals in New York, Nov 1902-Mar 1903.
Fee US$4.00

___ Vol. 22, Italians to America, Glazier & Filby, Arrivals in New York, Mar 1903-Apr 1903.
Fee US$4.00

___ Vol. 23, Italians to America, Glazier & Filby, Arrivals in New York, Apr 1903-Jun 1903.
Fee US$4.00

___ Vol. 24, Italians to America, Glazier & Filby, Arrivals in New York, Jun 1903-Oct 1903.
Fee US$4.00

___ Vol. 25, Italians to America, Glazier & Filby, Arrivals in New York, Oct 1903-Mar 1904.
Fee US$4.00

___ Vol. 26, Italians to America, Glazier & Filby, Arrivals in New York, Mar 1904-May 1904.
Fee US$4.00

Meaning of Italian Surnames
___ Italian--Fucilla, Our Italian Surnames. Possible origins and meanings of various surnames.
Fee - US$5.00



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