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Steckborn, Thurgau, Switzerland Genealogy


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

Place Names

Locations within Steckborn

Genealogies

(see here for article describing Swiss compiled genealogies)

The following genealogies have been researched for Steckborn families:

Census Records

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

Surnames

The following surnames held citizenship in Steckborn prior to 1875:

Related Sources

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

Societies and Libraries

References

Register of Swiss Surnames

Historical Gazetteer of Switzerland