Matzingen, Thurgau, Switzerland Genealogy

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

History[edit | edit source]

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Locations within Matzingen[edit | edit source]

Genealogies[edit | edit source]

(see here for article describing Swiss compiled genealogies)

The following genealogies have been researched for Matzingen families:

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Census Year FHL Film number Item number Beginning page
1634 1185140 2 235
1637 1185142 2 197
1640 1185144 1 281
1646 1185148 2 547
1652 1185150 3 1231
1671 1185155 2 17
1678 1185157 2 553
1683 1185161 1 179
1689 1185163 1 251
1695 1185165 2 347
1709 1185170 2 539
1732 1185177 1 549

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Surnames[edit | edit source]

The following surnames held citizenship in Matzingen 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