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

Latest revision as of 16:32, 4 December 2019

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

Karte Gemeinde Schänis 2013.png

Geography[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Locations within Schänis[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 Schänis:

Catholic[edit | edit source]

Baptisms (1618-1733), confirmations (1639-1760), marriages (1635-1794), and burials (1636-1763, 1795-1796)
Baptisms (1763-1806), confirmations (1783-1852), marriages (1796-1829), and burials (1770-1806)
Baptisms (1807-1829)
Baptisms (1830-1841)
Baptisms (1842-1878)
Baptisms (1878-1930) -- unavailable online

Marriages (1830-1841) and burials (1830-1841)
Marriages (1842-1893)
Marriages (1894-1956) -- unavailable online

Burials (1807-1829)
Burials (1842-1893)
Burials (1894-1956)

Jahrzeitbuch (1605-)
Jahrzeitbuch (1617-)

Genealogies[edit | edit source]

(see here for article describing Swiss compiled genealogies)

The following genealogies have been researched for Schänis families:

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Surnames[edit | edit source]

The following surnames held citizenship in Schänis 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