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Geography

History

Place Names

Locations within Wald

Aa
Aatal
Alpenblick
Altweid
Am Bach
Amslen
Au bei Laupen
Badstock
Bär
Batzberg
Bebikon
Beizi
Binzholz
Blattenbach
Blegi
Boden bei Hischwil
Boden bei Unterbach
Brand
Breiten
Brüglen
Bühl
Dachsegg
Dändler
Dieterswil
Diezikon
Dreilinden
Ebnet bei Raad
Eggschwendi
Elba
Faltigberg
Farnboden
Farnweid
Feld
Felmis
Felsenkeller
Ferch
Ferchacker
Finsterbach
Gart
Gass bei Bühl

Gerstacker
Gheist
Grund
Grundhalde
Güntisberg
Haberrüti
Hagenacker
Halden
Haltberg
Haltbergholz
Haselstud
Hefern
Hiltisberg
Hinter-Aatal
Hinter-Dändler
Hinter-Erli
Hintere Grosswies
Hinternord
Hinter-Sennenberg
Hinter-Wald
Hirschacker
Hirschlen
Hischwil
Hittenberg
Hofacker
Hömel
Hub
Hubacker
Hubhansen
Hubwies
Hüebli
Hundsrücken
Jonatal
Kefi
Kirchacker
Krinnen
Lauf
Loch
Lueget
Mettlen bei Brüglen

Mettlen bei Güntisberg
Mühlrüti
Nahren
Nasen
Neufeld
Neugut
Nuehaus
Neuholz
Neutal
Neuwies
Niederholz
Ober-Bühl
Ober-Feld
Ober-Finsterbach
Ober-Grundtal
Ober-Haltberg
Ober-Kapf
Ober-Laupen
Ober-Morgen
Ober-Raad
Ober-Töbeli
Raad
Rank bei Laupen
Rickenbach
Riet
Rietwies
Rossweid
Rotwasser
Rüti bei Bühl
Sack
Scheidegg
Schmutz
Schürli bei Raad
Schürli bei Wald
Sennweid
Sihlmatt
Stampf
Steig
Steingass
Steinkramen

Steinweid
Stiegweid
Stockenmatt
Strickel
Strickenberg
Tal
Tannenboden
Tanneregg
Tiefe
Tiefenhof
Töbeli
Tonacker
Ueberzütt
Unterbach
Unter-Bachtel
Unter-Grundtal
Unter-Hiltisberg
Untere Hub
Unter-Kapf
Unter-Laupen
Unter-Morgen
Untere Scheidegg
Vorder-Erli
Vordere Grosswies
Vorder-Sennenberg
Vorder-Wald
Vorhalden
Wald
Wasseracker
Weid
Weier
Weissgass
Wellenwaag
Widenriet
Wili
Windegg
Winkel
Zelg bei Hischwil
Ziegelhütte

Surrounding Parishes

Dürnten
Eschenbach (Sankt Gallen)
Fischenthal
Goldingen (Sankt Gallen)
Hinwil
Rüti

Collections

Church Records

Census Records

(see here for article describing the Zürich census records)

The following censuses are available for Wald:

Census Year FHL Film number item number beginning page
1633 1185140 1 702
1634 1185139 3 497
1637 1185142 1 173
1643 1185146 2 445
1646 1185148 1 751
1649 1185148 1 833
1650 1185150 2 583
1657 1185179 1 81
1663 1185179 2 341
1670 1185154 1 755
1678 1185157 2 311
1684 1185159 2 387
1689 1185163 2 163
1700 1185166 2 591
1709 1185170 1 217
1721 1185175 2 179
1739 1185175 2 143

Genealogies

(see here for article describing Swiss compiled genealogies)

The following genealogies have been researched for Wald families:

Civil Registration

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

Zivilstandsamt
Breitenhofstrasse 30
CH-8630 Rüti

Tel: +41 55 251 33 40

email: zivilstandsamt@rueti.ch

Surnames

The following surnames held citizenship in Wald prior to 1875:

Baumann
Bertschinger
Bischof
Bodmer
Böppli (1825, from
    Germany)
Brändli
Brunner
Constant (1823, from
    France)
Diener
Egli
Fischer (1821, from
    Bäretswil)
Furrer

Graf
Halbheer
Hess
Heusser
Hirlinger (1851, from
    Germany)
Hofmann
Honegger
Hürlimann
Isler
Kägi
Keller
Kindlimann (1825,
    from Germany)

Klingnauer
Knecht
Krauer
Kunz
Lätsch
Moser
Müller
Oberholzer
Peter
Pfenninger
Reimann
Rüegg
Schaufelberger
Schenkel

Schmid
Schönenberger
Senn
Spörri (1868, from
    Fischenthal)
Strehler
Thurthaler
Tobler
Vontobel
Weber
Wespi
Wild
Zangger

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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