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List of Swiss Emigrants in the Eighteenth Century to the American Colonies, Two Volumes in One.
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Swiss Emigrants in the Eighteenth Century to the American Colonies, 2 Volumes in 1. Albert Faust & Gaius Brumbaugh. Softcover, (1920-1925), 2003, 2011, Illus., Index, 434 pages. This book, which has been out of print for some time and is a reprint of the original two volumes, is considered the definitive work on 18th century Swiss emigration to Pennsylvania and the Carolinas. Volume I, which was originally published in 1920, identifies emigrants during the period 1734-1744 from the Canton of Zurich, while Volume II, originally published in 1925, addresses emigrants from Basel (1734-1794) and Bern (1706-1795). The information contained includes ages, birth or baptism dates, trade or profession, names of family members, copies and transcriptions of letters, diaries, memoranda, and various other historical and personal documents.