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Geography

History

Place Names

Locations within Wädenswil

Aahalden
Aamühle
Aeppli
Aeussere Sennweid
Allenwinden
Appital
Auf der Au
Bachgaden
Beichlen
Brunnacker
Brüsch
Buchhof
Büelenebnet
Bühl
Burstel
Dächenwies
Eichen
Eichhof
Eichmühle
Eichtal
Eichweid
Erni
Feld
Feldweid
Felsen
Frohbühl
Furthof
Gehrenau
Gerberacker
Gisibach
Grindel
Grossengaden

Grünau
Grüntal
Grundhof
Gwad
Halden
Hangenmoos
Hänsital
Hegimoos
Herrlisberg
Hessen
Hinter-Au
Hinter-Bachgaden
Hinter-Hangenmoos
Hinter-Mugern
Hinter-Rüti
Hintere Schründlen
Hinter-Widen
Hofacker
Holzmoosrüti
Kleinweid
Kotten
Küfer
Langacker
Langrüti
Langwies
Lindengut
Luggenbühl
Meienburg
Meilibach
Mittel-Kalchtaren
Mittel-Ort
Mittel-Rüti

Moosli
Mugern
Mugernrain
Naglikon
Neubühl
Neugut
Neuhaus
Neuhausrain
Neuhof
Neumatt
Niedersaum
Ob der Au
Ober-Beichlen
Ober-Gisenrüti
Obere Halden
Ober-Himmeri
Ober-Kalchtaren
Ober-Moosli
Ober-Oedischwend
Ober-Ort
Ober-Rüti
Ober-Sandhof
Ober-Schluchtal
Oedischwend
Rietliau
Schluchtal
Schönbühl
Schönegg
Schründlen
Schützenhaus
Seefahrt
Sennhaus

Sennhausrain
Sennhütte
Sennweid
Steinacker
Steinweid
Stocken
Stoffel
Strasshaus
Sumft
Unter-Beichlen
Unter-Feld
Unter-Gisenrüti
Unter-Himmeri
Unter-Kalchtaren
Untermoosen
Unter-Oedischwend
Unter-Ort
Unter-Rüti
Unter-Sandhof
Vorder-Au
Vorder-Hangenmoos
Vorder-Mugern
Vorder-Rüti
Vorder-Widen
Wädenswil
Waggital
Waisenhaus
Wendel
Widen
Zollingerhäuser
Zopf

Surrounding Parishes

Hirzel
Horgen
Männedorf
Meilen
Richterswil
Schönenberg
Stäfa
Uetikon am See

Collections

Church Records

Census Records

(see here for article describing the Zürich census records)

The following censuses are available for Wädenswil:

Census Year FHL Film number item number beginning page
1633 1185140 1 687
1634 1185139 1 122
1637 1185141 2 185
1640 1185143 1 219
1643 1185145 1 397
1646 1185147 2 361
1649 1185149 1 155
1654 1185151 1 1
1657 1185179 1 110
1670 1185153 1 233
1678 1185152 3 347
1682 1185159 1 1
1687 1185161 3 21
1689 1185164 1 185
1708 1185169 1 743
1723 1185173 2 155

Genealogies

(see here for article describing Swiss compiled genealogies)

The following genealogies have been researched for Wädenswil families:

Civil Registration

Civil registration began in 1876. Wädenswil 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 Wädenswil prior to 1875:

Aeschmann
Bachmann
Bär
Baumann
Baumann (1860, from
    Horgen)
Bethge (1838, from
    Germany)
Billeter (1867, from
    Männedorf)
Blattmann
Bosshard (1857, from
    Sternenberg)
Brägenzer
Brupbacher
Brändli
Bürgi
Diezinger
Eschmann
Fleckenstein
Frick (1861, from
    Schönenberg)
Funk
Gattiker

Gubelmann (1872,
  from Hombrechtikon)
Haab
Helbling
Herdener
Herrmann
Hiestand
Hitz
Höhn
Hofmann
Hottinger
Hotz
Huber
Isler
Keller
Kleiner
Knabenhans
Landis
Leuthold
Lüthi
Mantel (1834, from
    Elgg)
Müller (1858, from
    Wald)

Obrist (1826, from
    Rüschlikon)
Oetiker (1812, from
    Männedorf)
Pfister
Rebmann
Rellstab
Rhyner
Rometsch (1853, from
    Oetwil am See)
Roos (1812, from
    Germany)
Rusterholz
Sauter
Schärer
Scheller
Scherer
Schneider
Schnellmann (1843,
    from Wangen)
Schnyder
Sennhauser
Staub

Steffan
Stocker (1813, from
    Germany)
Sträuli
Streuli (from Erlenbach)
Suter
Theiler
Treichler
Trümpler
Wälti
Walder (from Wetzikon)
Walter (1838, from
    Germany)
Weber (1863, from
    Germany)
Widmer
Wiedemann (1837,
    from Germany)
Wild
Zollinger
Zuppinger (1825, from
    Männedorf)

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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