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Contents

Geography

History

Place Names

Locations within Gossau

Allenwinden
Ametsberg
Au
Bachtobel
Benklen
Berg
Berghof
Bertschikon
Böndler
Breite
Bruggenriet
Brüschweid
Burri
Drissgi
Ermisriet
Felsberg
Felsen
Freihof
Freudenberg
Frohbach
Frohe Aussicht
Frohwies
Fuchsrüti
Gfeller
Gossau

Gotthard
Grünau
Grund
Grünenhof
Grüt
Gutshalde
Hanfgarten
Hartmis
Hasenacker
Hasenbühl
Beizenbühl
Bellberg
Herschmettlen
Hessenwies
Hinterer Goldacker
Hinterholz
Hinterrüti
Hundsrücken
Jungholz
Kapf
Kindenmannsmühle
Krummacker
Langfuhr
Langweid
Leerüti

Lindenhof
Männetsriet
Müselacker
Nasswies
Neugut
Neuhof
Neuwies
Obere Breite
Ober-Ottikon
Oberriet
Pöschacker
Prampel
Pünt
Rain
Rebacker
Rifacker
Rinderbrunnen
Saaren
Sandgrub
Saum
Schönau
Schönbühl
Schwobshof
Sennhütte
    Herschmettlen

Sibleten
Silberberg
Sonnenberg
Sonnengarten
Steinacker
Stocken
Strick
Strickrain
Tägernau
Talacker
Talgütli
Tannenberg
Thunweid
Tobel
Untere Breite
Unter-Ottikon
Vorderer Goldacker
Waldhof
Weid bei Gossau
Weid bei Grüt
Weidli
Weinberg
Zelg
Zihl
Zweibollen

Surrounding Parishes

Bubikon
Egg
Grüningen
Hinwil
Mönchaltorf
Uster
Wetzikon

Collections

Church Records

Census Records

(see here for article describing the Zürich census records)

The following censuses are available for Gossau:

Census Year FHL Film number item number beginning page
1634 1185139 3 117
1637 1185142 1 99
1640 1185144 2 319
1643 1185146 2 351
1646 1185148 1 655
1657 1185179 1 64
1663 1185179 2 353
1670 1185154 1 631
1678 1185157 2 43
1683 1185159 2 579
1689 1185163 2 43
1695 1185166 2 459
1709 1185170 1 351
1730 1185175 2 1

Genealogies

(see here for article describing Swiss compiled genealogies)

The following genealogies have been researched for Gossau families:

Civil Registration

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

Zivilstandsamt Wetzikon
Bahnhofstrasse 167
CH-8622 Wetzikon

Tel: +41 44 931 32 00

email: zivilstandswesen@wetzikon.ch

Surnames

The following surnames held citizenship in Gossau prior to 1875:

Bachofen
Bachofen (1832, from
    Grüningen)
Bauert
Baumann
Baumgartner
Bebie
Bodmer
Boller
Bosshard
Brunner
Bryner
Buchmann
Dürsteler
Egli
Egli (1836, from
    Fischenthal)
Ehrismann
Erzinger
Faust
Fischer
Folger

Furrer
Gretler
Gubelmann
Güttinger
Guyer
Gyssling
Hartmann
Hauser
Hess
Heusser
Hoffmann
Holder
Homberger
Hotz
Hug
Isler
Kägi
Karpf
Klöti
Knecht
Köng
Kollhopp

Korrodi
Krauer
Kriesi
Künzli
Kunz
Leisi
Lindinger (1856)
Maurer
Meier (from Rümlang)
Meyer
Morf
Morf (1834, from
    Uster)
Muggli
Oberholzer (from
    Wetzikon)
Peter
Pfister
Rebsamen
Reymann
Rüegg

Schaufelberger
Schmid
Schneider
Schulthess (1869)
Stadelmann
Stauber
Tobler
Trachsler
Trüb
Vollenweider
von Tobel
Walder
Weber
Weilenmann (from
    Illnau)
Wild
Wirz
Zangger
Zangger (1838, from
    Mönchaltorf)
Zollinger

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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