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    Just 1/8

    I'm only 1/8 Swiss, but I got added to this group when I filled out the 'My Heritage' section. My dad's paternal grandmother was from Switzerland.
    showergal showergal 21-25, F Feb 1, 2008

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    We Landed In Philadelphia In 1735

    My father's family came from the Bern area of Switzerland. My great (12 times) grandfather, Jacob came over with his wife on the Dancing Nancy. He was a farmer. My mother's we're still researching.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 12, 2012

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    I Love Living In Switzerland...But...

    I really love Switzerland, I'm born here, I live here and well I could not live without the mountains... I do downhill and mountain biking, snowboarding and all that stuff... but sometimes I really need to go out of this country... like in summer all the people seem to be strange...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 1, 2013

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    1/2 Swiss

    My maternal grandparents were both Swiss. Arrived in the US in the 1920s.
    aqua59 aqua59 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 9, 2008

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    Hey There

    My grandmother was born and raised in Switzerland on a farm, she came over to england during the war to work, and met my grandad there. Her maiden name is Estermann,  her sister married a Schnyder and lives in Luzern. We are quite close to her and her daughter. Me and...
    ahcrap ahcrap 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 26, 2009

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    Three Quarters Swiss

    I am three quarters Swiss. My grandmother is Austrian and, naturally, my mother is half Austrian, but all my other relatives are Swiss. I was born in Walenstadt, a small town in the Alps, next to the beautiful Walensee (That's a lake). I think Switzerland is an awesome country to...
    MissDraconis MissDraconis 16-17, F Oct 18, 2013

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    Swiss-german/ American For 5 Generations After A Great Great Great Grandfather Was Beheaded In Switzerland.

    After serious religious persecution in Switzerland my ancestors arrived in Pennsyvania. There they established the Mennonite Church of the Brethern. The first Brethern churches were made by my families' brick makers. Also known as River Mennonites not to be confused with the...
    RNgnwld22 RNgnwld22 46-50 Sep 30, 2013

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    Big Family

    I have an enormous family! There are relatives all over the US and Switzerland our family is in the history books. My neice started a new job , they put out company emails for promotions..Low and behold he is one of us and came from where my great grandparents settled! It is so...
    redheadsrule redheadsrule 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 13, 2007

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    My base

    My mom is half swiss and half american. My grandpa is a Swiss and my grandma is an American. I was also born in Zurich. I left Switzerland when im still 1 year old due to my parents divorced.
    schmittboykyle schmittboykyle 22-25, M Oct 16, 2013

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    Love My Swiss Family

    My family is very proud of their swiss heritage. They have been involved in a Swiss club for my entire lives and even my last name is Swiss. It's one of the places in the world I most want to see.
    dressedinblack dressedinblack 26-30, F Nov 7, 2008

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