Origins & roots in Neuchâtel canton
Other researched Junod origins
Junod in Lignières before 1535
Neuchâtel or Bishopric ? In 1636
Allied families in Bevaix
Allied families worldwide
Informations on surnames
Missing data
About the author
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Weights & Measures in 1834
History & more on Lignières...

About the author...

Nicolas André "Nick" was born September 10, 1956 in Lausanne, Canton of Vaud, Switzerland, eldest of the late André Marcel and of the late Josy Michaela, born Brüne.

On the genealogy & historical front, Nick is a member and occasional sponsor of:

Apple user since the early 1980's Nick has also been using for years the best product for his genealogy: Reunion, by Leister Productions (Mac, iPhone, iPad only...).

Extent of research

Nick extended his research to the Junod originating from the Canton (State) of Neuchâtel - in particular those from Lignières - and their allied (or linked) families from Lignières (NE), Bevaix (NE) and Neuchatel, KS, USA - back to the 13th century, before adding people linked through alliance to these families.

For the Junod from Lignières, this represents as of early December 2017, allied and linked families inclusive, over 80'000 individuals, 15'300 different surnames over 11'000 localities.

Pictures and biographies of our cousins, history of the village of Lignières : hundreds of pages of documents and photos are on hand, of which a tiny summary if presented to you on these web pages, published since November 1995.


Nicolas is married since May 1st, 1987 to:

xx Kaiser Johanna from Lohn, canton of Solothurn xxx

Johanna was born on the 12th August 1961 in Lohn, SO, youngest daughter of the late Franz Kaiser and of Gritli Moser.
(See under this link some of the ascendants researched on Johanna's side)

Johanna and Nicolas have two sons:

  • Michaël Nicolas born 15th October 1989 in Neuchâtel, NE
  • Patrick Marc born 14th July 1992 in Neuchâtel, NE