Thalwil parish, Zürich, Switzerland

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Geography

History

Place Names

Locations within Thalwil

Boden
Böhni
Brand
Gattikon
Grünen Klee
Hinteres Mettli
Hohlgass

Kalkofen
Sihlay
Sihlhalde
Thalwil
Unterwerk
Vorderes Mettli
Waldhaus

Surrounding Parishes

Erlenbach
Herrliberg
Horgen
Küsnacht
Langnau am Albis
Oberrieden
Rüschlikon

Collections

Church Records

Census Records

(see here for article describing the Zürich census records)

The following censuses are available for Thalwil:

Census Year FHL Film number item number beginning page
1634 1185139 1 159
1637 1185141 2 263
1640 1185143 1 371
1650 1185150 2 79
1657 1185179 1 113
1671 1185153 1 329
1683 1185159 1 449
1690 1185164 1 325
1697 1185164 2 435
1709 1185169 1 521
1727-1728 1185173 2 477

Genealogies

(see here for article describing Swiss compiled genealogies)

The following genealogies have been researched for Thalwil families:

Civil Registration

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

Zivilstamdsamt Thalwil-Rüschlikon-Kilchberg
Alte Landstrasse 112
Postfach
CH - 8800 Thalwil

Tel: +41 44 723 22 28

email: zivilstandsamt@thalwil.ch

Surnames

The following surnames held citizenship in Thalwil prior to 1875:

Altorfer (1875, from Lufingen)
Aschmann
Bär (1866, from Obfelden)
Bebié (1853, from Bubikon)
Berli (1875, from Ottenbach)
Biber
Biber (1851, from Horgen)
Bickel (1872, from Stallikon)
Biedermann
Bosshard (1870, from
    Sternenberg)
Brändli
Buchmann (1826, from
    Maschwanden)
Curti (1868, from Italy)
Dändliker (1860, from
    Hombrechtikon)
Dübelbeiss (1875, from
    Holderbank)
Flatt (1859, from Germany)
Frick (1875, from
    Affoltern am Albis)
Gloor (1875, from Birrwil)
Grünenwald (1842, from
    Germany)

Hitz (1838, from
    Langnau am Albis)
Hotz
Hoz
Huber (1848, from Hedingen)
Huber (1875, from Bonstetten)
Höhn (1858, from Hütten)
Hüni (1822, from Rüschlikon)
Kauth (1860, from Germany)
Kölliker
Landis (1875, from Hirzel)
Landolt
Mahler (from Zürich)
Meier (1854, from
    Hausen am Albis)
Müller
Naef
Pfister
Rellstab
Rottenschweiler
Ryffel (1875, from Stäfa
Schärer (1837, from
    Langnau am Albis)
Scheibli (1821, from
    Niederweningen)

Scheller
Schlosser
Schmid
Schneider (1875, from
    Einsiedeln)
Schoch (1840, from Stallikon)
Schwarzenbach
Senn
Siegfried
Staub
Steinbrüchel
Suter
Syfrig
Ulmer
Wartmann (1875, from Bauma)
Weber (1859, from Stallikon)
Welti (1822, from Adliswil)
Widler (1866, from Ottenbach)
Wiedmer
Wieland
Zollinger
Zürcher
Zürrer

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