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Geography

History

Place Names

Locations within Dürnten

Aarain
Absägeten
Angel
Bannholz
Behrenbach
Binzberg
Bodmen
Breitenmatt
Brühlhof
Brunnenbühl
Dachsloch
Dürnten
Edikon
Ettenbohl
Fabrik bei Edikon
Feldhof
Felsenhof
Frohberg
Frohbühl
Frohe Aussicht

Garwied
Gerblen
Ghangetwies
Greinsberg
Gruben
Grundtal
Grüt
Halden
Hasenstrick
Hintere Garwied
Hinter-Guldistud
Hinter-Pilgersteg
Hubacker
Hüslen
Kamemrn
Kammernweid
Kentlibach
Landetspiel
Langacker
Langrüti

Leebern
Letten
Lettenmoos
Loorentobel
Maihof
Mannenrain
Nauen
Oberberg
Ober-Dürnten
Ober-Edikon
Obere Looren
Ornberg
Rebschacker
Regletsmoos
Rosenau
Rössli
Rotenstein
Rothaus
Rütelen
Sandbühl

Schachen
Schlehbühl
Schlieren
Schönbühl
Sennweid
Tammel
Tann
Tannägerten
Tannertobel
Tiefenbohl
Töbeli
Tüelen
Tumlen
Untere Looren
Vorder-Pilgersteg
Wiesental
Winterhalden
Wurstbrunnen
Ziegelweid
Zihl

Surrounding Parishes

Bubikon
Hinwil
Rüti
Wald

Collections

Church Records

Census Records

(see here for article describing the Zürich census records)

The following censuses are available for Dürnten:

Census Year FHL Film number item number beginning page
1633 1185140 1 705
1634 1185139 3 509
1637 1185142 1 203
1640 1185144 2 425
1643 1185146 2 457
1646 1185148 1 795
1650 1185150 2 603
1657 1185179 1 83
1663 1185179 2 373
1670 1185154 1 795
1678 1185157 2 117
1682 1185159 2 709
1687 1185161 3 71
1689 1185163 2 223
1695 1185166 2 661
1709 1185170 1 249
1730 1185175 2 287

Genealogies

(see here for article describing Swiss compiled genealogies)

The following genealogies have been researched for Dürnten families:

Civil Registration

Civil registration began in 1876. Dürnten belongs to the Rüti civil registration district. Records are only available in Switzerland. For further information, contact the civil registry office at:

Zivilstandsamt
Breitenhofstrasse 30
CH-8630 Rüti

Tel: +41 55 251 33 40

email: zivilstandsamt@rueti.ch

Surnames

The following surnames held citizenship in Dürnten prior to 1875:

Aeberli
Ambühl
Baumann
Brändli
Buchmann
Bünzli
Dändliker
Egli
Frey
Gubelmann
Heusser
Holder

Honegger
Kaspar
Kunz
Letsch
Meier
Meyer
Müller
Ottiker
Ringger
Rüegg
Schaufelberger

Schmid
Schneider
Schoch
Stucki
Suter
Vontobel
Weber
Wiesner
Wild
Wolfensberger
Zellweger

Related Sources

The town's website (in German) can be found here.

Societies and Libraries

Cantonal Archive of Zürich

References

Register of Swiss Surnames

Historical Gazetteer of Switzerland


 

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