RICHON in Switzerland #general
Stephen Warshall <lister@...>
I am looking into the ancestry of Jules RICHON, born in
Switzerland in about 1847, who emigrated to the US in 1870. His
descendants think he may have been Jewish, but there is no
strong evidence, positive or negative.
Has any JewishGenner encountered this surname in Swiss
records, particularly in the Suisse romande (since the family was
Any leads would be much appreciated.
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