Browse Interviews (9 total)

Alex Lederman is a retired carpenter, farmer, and one of the first generation descendants of the original Swiss settlers into Laurel County, KY. In this interview Lederman discusses the period of heavy immigration into the area. He also discusses his education, the differences between the area and Switzerland.

Ernest Abbudl is a native of Laurel County, KY and one of the first generation descendants of the original Swiss Settlers into the county. In this interview, Abbudl, discusses the history of the area, and why the Swiss settlers chose to settle there.

Delbert Binder is a native of Laurel County, KY and one of the first generation descendants of the original Swiss settlers into the county. In this interview, Binder, discusses the history of the settlers and the differences between the area and Switzerland.

Jesse Keller is one of the youngest of the first generation descendants of the original Swiss settlers into Laurel County, KY. In this interview, Keller, discusses the history of the settlers and the differences between the area and Switzerland.

Ida Herron is a one of the first generation descendant of the original Swiss settlers into Laurel County, KY. In this interview, Herron, discusses the history of the settlers and the early Swiss Colony.

Mina Hauselman is a descendant of the original Swiss settlers into Laurel County, KY. In this interview, Hauselman discusses the history of the settlers.

Dorrinda Binder is a first generation descendant of the original Swiss settlers into Laurel County, KY. In this interview, Binder, discusses the history of the settlers and the Swiss church.

Leander Jones is a descendant of a family of settlers who settled in Laurel County, KY. In this interview, Jones discusses the relationship between the Swiss settlers and the Americans in the county. He describes difficulties and disappointments the Swiss settlers experienced.

Bill Herron is a second generation descendant of the original Swiss settlers into Laurel County, KY. In this interview, Herron, discusses the Swiss heritage and the future plans of the Swiss descendants.
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