Steckborn, Thurgau, Switzerland Genealogy

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Steckborn is a civil parish in Canton Thurgau, and is comprised of four towns: Gündelhart-Hörhausen, Mammern, Salen-Reutenen, and Steckborn.

  • Gündelhart-Hörhausen: Catholics belonged to the parish of Gündelhart; Protestants belonged to the parish of Pfyn.
  • Mammern: Catholics belonged to the parish of Mammern; Protestants belonged to the parish of Mammern.
  • Salen-Reutenen and Steckborn: Catholics belonged to the parish of Steckborn; Protestants belonged to the parish of Steckborn.

For records, see the entries for these parishes.

History[edit | edit source]

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Locations within Steckborn[edit | edit source]

Genealogies[edit | edit source]

(see here for article describing Swiss compiled genealogies)

The following genealogies have been researched for Steckborn families:

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Census Year FHL Film number Item number Beginning page
1634 1185140 2 383
1637 1185142 2 397
1640 1185144 1 387
1643 1185147 1 457
1646 1185148 2 801
1649 1185150 1 177
1671 1185155 2 97
1678 1185156 2 487
1679 1185156 2 487
1683 1185156 2 25
1691 1185163 1 501
1695 1185166 1 1
1702 1185166 1 29
1709 1185172 2 311

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Surnames[edit | edit source]

The following surnames held citizenship in Steckborn 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