Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Swiss Roots Eases the Search for Good Cheese

Swiss Roots has come online with its promised genealogy resources. The interlinking of surname lists with immigration and other records could prove useful. The section called Famous Swiss in the U.S. finally answers the question, "What do Cyndi Lauper and flying ace Eddie Rickenbacker have in common?"

See also the interview with Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger.

Swiss Roots: We're trying to arrange a trip for you to go to Switzerland and show you the sights, including a visit to your great-grandfather's town in the Bernese Emmental.

Ben Roethlisberger: That'd be awesome! If that town is known for their cheese, then I should take my dad: he loves cheeses, and he actually used to work in a cheese factory, so I know he'd love that.

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