Kesswil, Thurgau, Switzerland Genealogy

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Kesswil is a civil parish in Canton Thurgau. Catholics in Kesswil belonged to the parish of Romanshorn until 1869, after which they belonged to Güttingen; Protestants in Kesswil belonged to the parish of Kesswil. For records, see the entries for these parishes.

History[edit | edit source]

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Locations within Kesswil[edit | edit source]

Genealogies[edit | edit source]

(see here for article describing Swiss compiled genealogies)

The following genealogies have been researched for Kesswil families:

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Census Year FHL Film number Item number Beginning page
1634 1185140 2 541
1637 1185142 2 493
1643 1185147 1 615
1646 1185148 2 865
1670 1185155 2 725
1676 1185156 3 817
1679 1185156 3 1205
1682 1185161 1 681
1687 1185161 3 193
1694 1185166 1 329
1711 1185171 2 589
1722 1185177 2 471

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Surnames[edit | edit source]

The following surnames held citizenship in Kesswil 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