Trogen parish, Appenzell, Switzerland Genealogy

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Bach<br>Bleiche<br>Boden<br>Brandli<br>Gfeld<br>Kinderdorf Pestalozzi<br>Lindenbühl<br>Neuschwendi<br>Niedern<br>Pestalozzi Kinderhof<br>Ratholz<br>Sand<br>Schurtanne<br>Stein<br>Trogen<br>Unterbach  
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Baad<br>Bach<br>Baschloch<br>Befang<br>Berg<br>Bernbrugg<br>Blaichemühle<br>Blatten<br>Bleiche<br>Boden<br>Borüti<br>Bottlisweid<br>Brandli<br>Breitenebnet<br>Bruderwald<br>Bruggtobel<br>Brunnenfeld<br>Bühl<br>Dikket<br>Ebne<br>Ebnetschachen<br>Eschät<br>Eugst<br>Fuchshag<br>Gfeld<br>Grub<br>Grund<br>Habsat<br>Halten<br>Hof<br>Hütschwendi<br>Keimbach<br>Kinderdorf Pestalozzi<br>Krummbach<br>Lindenbühl<br>Löchli<br>Neuschwendi<br>Niedern<br>Nistelbühel<br>Noll<br>Nord<br>Oberstall<br>Oberneuschwendi<br>Pestalozzi Kinderhof<br>Pfand<br>Ratholz<br>Rehagen<br>Sägen<br>Sägli<br>Sand<br>Sandegg<br>Schätt (Gschätt)<br>Scheibenwald<br>Schlatt<br>Schopfacker<br>Schurtanne<br>Schwende<br>Stein<br>Thüren<br>Tobalbad<br>Tobelgass<br>Tobelmühle<br>Trogen<br>Unterbach<br>Unterneuschwendi<br>Unterrechberg<br>Unterstadel<br>Wässern<br>Weerlisacker<br>Weissegg<br>Wies
  
 
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Revision as of 21:30, 9 May 2013

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Contents

Geography

History

The first mention of Trogen was in 1168 (Trugin).  The name Trogen comes from the coat of arms, showing a number of fountains (Trögen). 

Place Names

Locations within Trogen

Baad
Bach
Baschloch
Befang
Berg
Bernbrugg
Blaichemühle
Blatten
Bleiche
Boden
Borüti
Bottlisweid
Brandli
Breitenebnet
Bruderwald
Bruggtobel
Brunnenfeld
Bühl
Dikket
Ebne
Ebnetschachen
Eschät
Eugst
Fuchshag
Gfeld
Grub
Grund
Habsat
Halten
Hof
Hütschwendi
Keimbach
Kinderdorf Pestalozzi
Krummbach
Lindenbühl
Löchli
Neuschwendi
Niedern
Nistelbühel
Noll
Nord
Oberstall
Oberneuschwendi
Pestalozzi Kinderhof
Pfand
Ratholz
Rehagen
Sägen
Sägli
Sand
Sandegg
Schätt (Gschätt)
Scheibenwald
Schlatt
Schopfacker
Schurtanne
Schwende
Stein
Thüren
Tobalbad
Tobelgass
Tobelmühle
Trogen
Unterbach
Unterneuschwendi
Unterrechberg
Unterstadel
Wässern
Weerlisacker
Weissegg
Wies

Surrounding Parishes

Altstätten (Sankt Gallen)
Bühler
Gais
Oberegg (Appenzell-Innerrhoden)
Rehetobel
Speicher
Wald

Collections

Church Records

The parish of Trogen was established before the books began being held in 1570. Records held by the Family History Library include baptisms (Taufen) 1570-1875; marriages (Heiraten) 1637-1669 and 1681-1875; and deaths (Tote) 1636-1875.
Family books from the mid-1800s are held at the Appenzell Cantonal Archive.

Genealogies

(see here for article describing Swiss compiled genealogies)

The following genealogies have been published for Trogen families:

Altherr family, by Julius Billeter (FHL Film 193,467)
Bruderer family
, by Julius Billeter (FHL Film 128,011; see also FHL Film 193,469)
Eugster family
, by Julius Billeter (FHL Film 128,028; see also FHL Film 193,471)
Lutz family, by Julius Billeter (FHL Film 127,973; see also FHL Film 193,478)
Näf/Naef/Neff family, by Julius Billeter (FHL Film 128,035; see also FHL Film 193,480)
Niederer family, by Julius Billeter (FHL Film 127,965; see also FHL Film 193,480)
Rechsteiner family
, by Julius Billeter (FHL Film 1,183,559; see also FHL Film 193,481)
Schiess family, by Julius Billeter (FHL Film 128,044; see also FHL Film 193,483)
Schirmer family, by Julius Billeter (FHL Film 193,483)
Schmid family, by Julius Billeter (FHL Film 1,181,674)
Sturzenegger family, by Julius Billeter (FHL Film 193,485)
Zellweger family, by Julius Billeter (FHL Film 128,008)
Zuberbühler family, by Julis Billeter (FHL Film 128,036)

Civil Registration

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

Zivilstandsamt Mittelland A.Rh.
Postfach 144
CH - 9055 Bühler AR

Tel: +41 71 791 70 91

email: za@buehler.ar.ch

Surnames

The following surnames held citizenship in Trogen prior to 1875:
Altherr (1402)
Bruderer
Buff
Diem (1865)
Engler
Eugster
Fässler
Hartmann
Hohl
Jakob
Kuser
Kürsteiner
Lendenmann/Lindenmann
Locher
Loppacher
Lutz
Meier
Möttele
Niederer
Oberteuffer
Oertle
Rechsteiner
Roderer
Schiess
Schirmer
Schläpfer
Sturzenegger
Tobler
Tribelhorn
Wild (1851)
Zellweger
Zuberbühler

Related Sources

Societies and Libraries

Cantonal Archive of Appenzell-Ausserrhoden (in German)

References

Register of Swiss Surnames

Registry of Appenzell-Ausserrhoden, by Mario von Moos