Hirzel parish, Zürich, Switzerland Genealogy

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History

Place Names

Locations within Hirzel

Aegerten
Alter Hirschen
Bächenmoos
Bärenhüsli
Boden
Brestenegg
Bruderhaus
Brunnen
Brunnenhüsli
Ebnet
Erni
Eschtürli
Feld
Fenser
Forrenmoos
Föxen
Gehrensteg
Grindel
Gschättli
Gumpi

Harhalden
Harrüti
Heichel
Hinteres Bächenmoos
Hirzel
Höhe
Jägerhaus
Kalbisau
Kasernhüsli
Kellen
Kielern
Klus
Kohlgrub
Kühweidli
Lerche
Lindengütli
Mettel
Mittleres Dürrenmoos
Moosacker
Morgental

Mühlebühl
Müsegg
Nägelihaus
Neubrunnen
Neuhalden
Neuhaus
Oberes Dürrenmoos
Obere Kasern
Obere Kellen
Obere Seiten
Rennweg
Rothaus
Rübgarten
Schiffli
Schlieregg
Sihlbrugg
Sihlmatt
Simmismoos
Sonnenreich
Spitzen

Spitzenbühl
Spitzenrain
Spreuermühle
Steinmatt
Strass
Strickler
Tischmacherhüsli
Tobelmühle
Unteres Dürrenmoos
Untere Halden
Untere Kasern
Untere Seiten
Vorderes Dürrenmoos
Vordere Höhe
Vordere Seiten
Widenbach
Widenhüsli
Wolfensbühl
Zimmerberg

Surrounding Parishes

Hausen am Albis
Horgen
Menzingen (Zug)
Neuheim (Zug)
Schönenberg
Wädenswil

Collections

Church Records

Census Records

(see here for article describing the Zürich census records)

The following censuses are available for Hirzel:

Census Year FHL Film number item number beginning page
1633 1185140 1 671
1634 1185139 1 145
1637 1185141 2 235
1640 1185143 1 273
1643 1185145 1 445
1646 1185147 2 199
1649 1185149 1 139
1654 1185151 1 59
1656 1185151 1 457
1657 1185179 1 112
1670 1185153 1 317
1678 1185152 3 445
1682 1185159 1 403
1689 1185164 1 299
1698 1185164 2 379
1709 1185169 1 721
1726-1727 1185173 2 407
1740 1185173 2 441

Genealogies

(see here for article describing Swiss compiled genealogies)

The following genealogies have been researched for Hirzel families:

Civil Registration

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

Zivilstandsamt Horgen
Bahnhofstrasse 10
Postfach
CH-8810 Horgen

Tel: +41 44 728 42 99

email: zivilstandsamt@horgen.ch

Surnames

The following surnames held citizenship in Hirzel prior to 1875:

Bär
Baumann
Bollier
Bosshard (1810, from Hittnau)
Brupbacher
Bruppacher
Fischer (1844, from Germany)
Gallmann
Grob
Haab
Hägi

Heer (1804, from Germany)
Heim
Heusser (1818, from
    Hombrechtikon)
Höhn
Huber
Korrodi
Landis
Leuthold
Lier

Näf / Naef
Ringger
Schäppi
Schärer
Spinner
Staub
Strickler
Treichler
Urner
Zollinger

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