Bischofszell, Thurgau, Switzerland Genealogy

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Bischofszell is a civil parish in Canton Thurgau. Catholics in Bischofszell belonged to the parish of Bischofszell; Protestants in Bischofszell belonged to the parish of Bischofszell. For records, see the entries for these parishes.

History[edit | edit source]

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Locations within Bischofszell[edit | edit source]

Genealogies[edit | edit source]

(see here for article describing Swiss compiled genealogies)

The following genealogies have been researched for Bischofszell families:

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Census Year FHL Film number Item number Beginning page
1634 1185140 2 503
1637 1185142 2 573
1640 1185144 1 567
1643 1185147 1 551
1649 1185150 1 217
1670 1185155 2 397
1682 1185161 1 515
1694 1185166 1 149
1710 1185171 2 297
1721 1185177 2 105

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Surnames[edit | edit source]

The following surnames held citizenship in Bischofszell prior to 1875:

Related Sources[edit | edit source]

The town's website (in German) can be found here.

Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

Register of Swiss Surnames

Historical Gazetteer of Switzerland