Sankt Peterzell Parish, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland Genealogy

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Guide to Sankt Peterzell Parish, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Geography[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Locations within Sankt Peterzell[edit | edit source]

Surrounding Parishes[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

The following church records are available from the State Archive of Sankt Gallen for Sankt Peterzell:

Evangelical Reformed[edit | edit source]

The Reformed parish of Sankt Peterzell was established in 1709. Before 1709, parishioners belonged to the parish of Hemberg.

Baptisms (1709-1838), marriages (1709-1838), and burials (1709-1838)
Baptisms (1822-1866), confirmations (1822-1866), marriages (1822-1866), and burials (1822-1866)
Baptisms (1866-1973) and confirmations (1867-1973) -- unavailable online
Marriages (1866-1973) and burials (1866-1973) -- unavailable online
Confirmations (1890-1956) -- unavailable online

Family book volume 6 A1 (1778-1853)
Family book volume 6 A2-3 (1853-1907)
Family book index 6A (1800-)
Certificates of non-citizen residents (1835-1875)
Jahrzeitbuch Gemeindegeschichte (1214-1798)

Catholic[edit | edit source]

Baptisms (1620-1825), confirmations (1646-1820), marriages (1620-1824), and burials (1620-1825)
Baptisms (1826-1841), confirmations (1836-1856), marriages (1826-1838), and burials (1826-1841)
Baptisms (1842-1901), marriages (1843-1896), and burials (1842-1901)
Taufen (1842-1929) -- unavailable online
Marriages (1843-1955) and burials (1843-1973) -- unavailable online

Jahrzeitbuch (1730-1894)

Genealogies[edit | edit source]

(see here for article describing Swiss compiled genealogies)

The following genealogies have been researched for Sankt Peterzell families:

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Surnames[edit | edit source]

The following surnames held citizenship in Sankt Peterzell prior to 1875:

Related Sources[edit | edit source]

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

Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Cantonal Archive of Sankt Gallen

References[edit | edit source]

Register of Swiss Surnames

Historical Gazetteer of Switzerland