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Geography

History

The church parish of Elgg includes the villages of Schneittal and Kappel, which are part of the civil parish of Hagenbuch, and the villages of Gündlikon and Zünikon, which were part of the now-defunct civil parish of Bertschikon bei Attikon.

Place Names

Locations within Elgg

Surrounding Parishes

Aadorf (Thurgau)
Aawangen (Thurgau)
Bichelsee (Thurgau)
Elsau
Gachnang (Thurgau)
Schlatt
Turbenthal
Wiesendangen

Collections

Church Records

Census Records

(see here for article describing the Zürich census records)

The following censuses are available for Elgg:

Census Year FHL Film number item number beginning page
1634 1185139 3 3
1637 1185142 1 1
1640 1185143 2 667
1643 1185146 1 627
1646 1185148 1 247
1649 1185149 1 735
1657 1185179 1 55
1663 1185179 2 273
1671 1185154 1 489
1678 1185157 1 907
1682 1185160 3 115
1688 1185162 1 693
1694 1185166 2 265
1709 1185170 1 487
1722 1185175 1 1
1763 1185175 1 109

Genealogies

(see here for article describing Swiss compiled genealogies)

The following genealogies have been researched for Elgg families:

Civil Registration

Surnames

The following surnames held citizenship in Elgg prior to 1875:

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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