Sternenberg Parish, Zürich, Switzerland Genealogy
Guide to Sternenberg Parish, Zürich, Switzerland ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
Geography[edit | edit source]
History[edit | edit source]
Sternenberg belonged to Wila until 1706, when it was created an independent parish. Two farms which had belonged to Bäretswil until 1651, and to Bauma from 1651 onward, were included in the creation of Sternenberg.
Place Names[edit | edit source]
Locations within Sternenberg[edit | edit source]
Surrounding Parishes[edit | edit source]
Collections[edit | edit source]
Church Records[edit | edit source]
Census Records[edit | edit source]
(see here for article describing the Zürich census records)
Sternenberg was created in 1706. For censuses prior to 1706, see Wila.
The following censuses are available for Sternenberg:
|Census Year||FHL Film number||item number||beginning page|
Genealogies[edit | edit source]
(see here for article describing Swiss compiled genealogies)
The following genealogies have been researched for Sternenberg families:
Civil Registration[edit | edit source]
Civil registration began in 1876. Sternenberg belongs to the Bauma civil registration district. Records are only available in Switzerland. For further information, contact the civil registry office at:
Tel: +41 52 397 70 60
Surnames[edit | edit source]
The following surnames held citizenship in Sternenberg prior to 1875:
Schiele (1851, from Germany)
Related Sources[edit | edit source]
The town's website (in German) can be found here.