Altstätten Parish, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland Genealogy

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Guide to Altstätten Parish, Sankt Gallen, 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]

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Locations within Altstätten[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)

The following censuses are available for Altstätten:

Census Year !! FHL Film number !! Item number !! Beginning page
1634 1185140 2 783
1637 1185142 2 625
1640 1185144 1 843
1643 1185147 1 827
1646 1185148 2 981
1649 1185150 1 541
1671 1185155 2 751
1678 1185157 2 609
1682 1185161 2 35
1689 1185166 1 593
1694 1185166 1 545
1710 1185172 2 343
1752 1185178 2 1245

Genealogies[edit | edit source]

(see here for article describing Swiss compiled genealogies)

The following genealogies have been researched for Altstätten families:

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Surnames[edit | edit source]

The following surnames held citizenship in Altstätten 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