Information Sheet Family Research

The Information Sheet Family Research provides an overview of sources available for genealogical research at the State Archives. It is available here.

Genealogical File Index

The Genealogical File Index includes sources and references specifically for genealogical research. The index is continuously expanding and currently includes entries for

  • 2'000+ distinct families
  • 7'500+ individual persons 

The genealogy file index is available here.

Naturalizations from 1801 - 1960

The comprehensive work by Rudolf Jenny from 1965 contains all naturalizations in the Canton of the Grisons from 1801 to 1960. The first volume provides an overview of the scientific importance of the publication, an index of archival holdings on naturalizations since 1801 and an introduction to the history of citizenship in the Grisons. The second volume contains registers and indexes to the sources concerning naturalizations from 1801 to 1960. Both volumes can be viewed online.

Part 1 Introduction

Part 2 Records / Directories

Salis family list of names

The Sales family list of names is based on the Salis family tree as drawn by Anton von Sprecher of Chur in 1941. It can be viewed here.