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Geography

History

Schönenberg belonged to the parish of The parish of Wädenswil until 1702, when it was established as an independent parish, including the municipality of Hütten. Hütten remained part of Schönenberg until 1752, when it came under the jurisdiction of a priest from the city of Zürich.

Place Names

Locations within Schönenberg

Aesch
Am Rain
Au
Bubenwies
Bubheini
Buchen
Egg
Festig
Gehrensteg
Gisihegi
Gschwend
Gschwendmatt
Gubel
Haldenmattli
Haslaub
Hinterberg
Hintere Egg
Hintere Fernegg

Hintere Langwies
Hintere Stollen
Hohenberg
Humbel
Kaltenboden
Külpen
Matte
Mittelberg
Mittlere Langwies
Mittler-Wolfbühl
Moos
Mühlestalden
Müsli
Neubad
Neuhaus
Neuhof
Neumatt
Nussbäumen

Oberhüsli
Ober-Külpen
Ober-Neugut
Ober-Rotenblatt
Obere Weisserlen
Ober-Wolfbühl
Palmisacker
Rain
Rechberg
Risi
Rotenblatt
Säge
Schanz
Schönenberg
Schützenmatt
Sonnenblick
Sonnenrain
Stollen

Stollenweid
Suhner
Täglischür
Tanne
Tannenhof
Thor
Unter Laubegg
Unter-Mittelberg
Unter-Neugut
Unter-Rotenblatt
Untere Weisserlen
Unter-Wolfbühl
Vordere Fernegg
Vordere Langwies
Wald
Waldhalde
Waldrain
Zweierhof

Surrounding Parishes

Hirzel
Hütten
Menzingen (Zug)
Richterswil
Wädenswil

Collections

Church Records

Census Records

(see here for article describing the Zürich census records)

Schönenberg became an independent parish in 1702. For censuses prior to 1702, see Wädenswil.

The following censuses are available for Schönenberg:

Census Year FHL Film number item number beginning page
1709 1185169 1 427
1725 1185173 2 221

Genealogies

(see here for article describing Swiss compiled genealogies)

The following genealogies have been researched for Schönenberg families:

Civil Registration

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

Stadt Wädenswil
Zivilstands- und Bestattungswesen
Florhofstrasse 6
CH-8820 Wädenswil

Tel: +41 44 789 72 29

email: zivilstandswesen@waedenswil.ch

Surnames

The following surnames held citizenship in Schönenberg prior to 1875:

Aeppli
Bachmann
Baumann
Brupbacher
Eschmann
Frick
Gattiker
Götz (1813, from
    Germany)
Grob

Günthard
Hauser
Herdener
Hiestand
Höhn
Hottinger
Huber
Isler
Kleiner
Landis

Leuthold
Nägeli
Pfister
Rusterholz
Santmann
Schärer
Schrenck (1875, from
    Germany)
Sennhauser
Staub

Steinmann
Stocker
Strickler
Suter
Syz
Temperli
Treichler
Welti
Zürrer

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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