Switzerland, Church Records - FamilySearch Historical Records/Known Issues

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NOTE: To determine which digital records are likely to be found within a collection or to find missing images, see, How do I use the catalog to learn more about the collections in Historical Records?.

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Known Issues[edit | edit source]

Question 1[edit | edit source]

Question 1: Some records are missing. Where can the records be viewed?
Answer 1: See answers below for information about known missing records and respective film numbers, if available, or alternate online location:

  • Basel-Stadt > Sankt Theodor > Evangelisch-Reformierte > Taufen 1878-1888 are missing online. Order Film 922149.
  • Bern > Grosshöchstetten > Evangelisch-Reformierte > Taufen 1789-1834 is missing the last image containing 1834 Records No 131-140. Order Film 2005431.
  • Bern > Wattenwil > Evangelisch-Reformierte > Taufen, Index 1705-1763 does not contains the index.
  • Bern > Worb > Evangelisch-Reformierte: many records from Films 2005840 item 5, 2005841, 2005842, 2005843, 2005844, 2005845 and 2005846 item 1 are missing online. Order the films of interest.

Question 2[edit | edit source]

Question 2: The Event Type and Year Range (waypoint) title does not properly reflect the actual digital record content. How can I determine what digital records are likely to be found within a collection?
Answer 2: The list of known waypoint discrepancies describes the event type or year range existing in the collection:

  • Basel-Stadt > Sankt Theodor > Evangelisch-Reformierte > Taufen 1884-1900 year span should be 1894-1900.
  • Bern > Bleienbach > Evangelisch-Reformierte > Taufen 1553-1604 should be relocated to Bern > Bolligen > Evangelisch-Reformierte.
  • Bern > Boltigen > Evangelisch-Reformierte > Taufen, Index 1769-1875 should be relocated to Bern > Bremgarten > Evangelisch-Reformierte > Taufen 1721-1753, 1769.
  • Bern > Boltigen > Evangelisch-Reformierte > Taufen 1772-1875 should be Taufen, Indexes 1812-1875.
  • Bern > Boltigen > Evangelisch-Reformierte > Taufen 1785-1875 should be Taufen, Indexes 1830-1875.
  • Bern > Bremgarten > Evangelisch-Reformierte > Toten, Index 1721-1807 contains Heiraten 1752-1875.
  • Bern > Kirche Ins > Evangelisch-Reformierte > Taufen, Index 1795-1842 should be relocated to Bern > Ins > Evangelisch-Reformierte.
  • Bern > Münchenbuchsee > Evangelisch-Reformierte > Toten, Index 1831-1872 should be relocated to Bern > Mühlethurnen > Evangelisch-Reformierte > Toten, Index 1831-1875.
  • Bern > Münchenbuchsee > Evangelisch-Reformierte > Toten, 1861-1875 and Toten, Index 1757-1830 should be relocated to Bern > Mühlethurnen > Evangelisch-Reformierte.
  • Bern > Münchenbuchsee > Evangelisch-Reformierte > Toten index, 1826-1847 contains records for Bern > Riggisberg for the years 1788-1861.
  • Bern > Oberburg > Evangelisch-Reformierte > Taufen 1580-1612 and Heiraten 1580-1626 belong in the browse path Bern > Rüderswil > Evangelisch-Reformierte.
  • Bern > Ringgenberg > Evangelisch-Reformierte > Heiraten 1585-1625 contains records for Bern > Rüeggisberg > Evangelisch-Reformierte > Heiraten 1585-1625.
  • Bern > Ringgenberg > Evangelisch-Reformierte > Heiraten 1724-1751 records are found at Toten 1724-1751.
  • Bern > Ringgenberg > Evangelisch-Reformierte > Taufen 1581-1626 contains records for Bern > Rüeggisberg > Evangelisch-Reformierte > Taufen 1581-1626.
  • Bern > Ringgenberg > Evangelisch-Reformierte > Taufen 1626-1671 contains records for Bern > Rüeggisberg > Evangelisch-Reformierte > Taufen 1626-1671.
  • Bern > Ringgenberg > Evangelisch-Reformierte > Toten 1724-1751 records are found at Heiraten 1724-1751.
  • Bern > Wattenwil > Evangelisch-Reformierte > Taufen, Index 1528-1732 contains records for Rüti bei Büren. There are no Wattenwill records prior to 1659.