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Swiss Birth Records of Benedict and Ulrich Burkhalter
Romaine Stauffer
July 2011
 

These birth records from the Evangelisch-Reformierte Kirche at Rüderswil, Switzerland confirm the following line of ancestry.

o Joseph Burkhalter (B)

o Benedict Burkhalter (B5)

o Ulrich Burkhalter (B57)

All three lived at Steinberg, the family farm south of Rüderswil in Canton Bern.


Dec. 1, 1661
Benedict (2)

Feb. 11, 1699
Ulrich (3)

A separate 1745 census record (4) confirms that Ulrich was the father of Peter Burkhalter (B575).

Reference

1. Romaine Stauffer, "Bishop Christian Burkholder and His Swiss Family" in Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage, Vol. 34, No. 3 (Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, 2011 Jul). See also the Addenda.

1a. Romaine Stauffer, "Bishop Christian Burkholder and His Swiss Family Addenda," www.dgatx.com/family.../2011/07-cbx/hs.html (July 2011). Addenda for the original article in Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage (July 2011).

o Romaine Stauffer, "Swiss Birth Records of Benedict and Ulrich Burkhalter," www.dgatx.com/family.../2011/07-cbb/hs.html (July 2011). Benedict Burkhalter (B5), Ulrich Burkhalter (B57).

Notes

2. Kirchenbuch 4 (1645-1671) (Rüderswil, Bern, CH: Evangelisch-Reformierte Kirche, 1645). On file State Archive of Canton Bern (CH), LDS microfilm 2005858.

3. Kirchenbuch 5 (1677-1754) (Rüderswil, Bern, CH: Evangelisch-Reformierte Kirche, 1677). On file State Archive of Canton Bern (CH), LDS microfilm 2005858.

4. Romaine Stauffer, "1745 Swiss Census Record of Ulrich Burkhalter," www.dgatx.com/family.../2011/07-cbt/hs.html (July 2011). Ulrich Burkhalter (B57).

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