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Geography

History

Place Names

Locations within Wetzikon

Surrounding Parishes

Bäretswil
Gossau
Hinwil
Mönchaltorf
Pfäffikon
Seegräben

Collections

Church Records

Census Records

(see here for article describing the Zürich census records)

The following censuses are available for Wetzikon:

Census Year FHL Film number item number beginning page
1633 1185140 1 700
1634 1185139 3 481
1637 1185142 1 139
1640 1185144 2 367
1643 1185146 2 409
1646 1185148 1 715
1653 1185150 3 1353
1657 1185179 1 79
1670 1185154 1 709
1678 1185157 2 281
1682 1185159 2 485
1689 1185163 2 83
1699 1185166 2 511
1709 1185170 1 293
1726 1185175 2 91

Genealogies

(see here for article describing Swiss compiled genealogies)

The following genealogies have been researched for Wetzikon families:

Civil Registration

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

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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