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The Edward Durtschi Sr. Family Story
The Photos

The photos are mostly in the order they appear in the book.

Stylized Map Of Wimmis
Stylized map of Wimmis, Switzerland

Sectional of Idaho, Utah and Wyoming
Sectional of Idaho, Utah and Wyoming

Local Map of The Driggs and Jackson Areas A. The Kaufman Ranch
B. The Alta Cemetery
C. The Wilderness
D. Left Dot: The Edward Durtschi Jr. Farm
    Center Dot: Alfred Durtschi Farm
    Right Dot: John Durtschi Farm
    Top Dot: The Gugger Hora
E. The John Burgener Farm
F. The Fred Feuz Farm
Map Of The Driggs and Jackson Areas

Margaret Winkler
Margaretha Winkler, mother of Edward Durtschi Sr.
Edward Durtschi Sr.

Edward Durtschi Sr.

The Edward Durtschi Sr. Family
Family Photo Taken About 1908
Back Row Left to Right: John, Elise, Edward Jr, Clara and Rosa
Bottom Row Left to Right: Fred, Emma, Rosina holding
grandson Rudolph Kaufman, Edward, Caroline and Alfred.
Photo taken about 1902 in Switzerland, three years
before most of the family moved to America.

The Edward Durtschi Sr. Family
Family Photo Taken About 1902
Back Row Left To Right: John, Emma, Alfred, Edward Jr, Clara, Fred
Front Row Left To Right: Rosa, Rosina, Edward Sr, Elise
Photograph probably taken around 22 January 1908 when
most of the family were sealed in the Salt Lake Temple.
Caroline would not arrive in America for another 15 months.

Wimmis Castle Wimmis Lutheran Church

Left: The Wimmis Castle

Above: The Lutheran Church in Wimmis

View of the town from the church steeple. Typical Swiss Chalet. Not in Wimmis Area.
View of the town from the church steeple.Typical Swiss Chalet (not in Wimmis area).

In and Around Wimmis
Top Left: What is believed to be the oldest house in Wimmis.
Top Right: Herr Wampfler's milking shed on the Alp.
Bottom Left: Herr Wampfler's summer pasture on teh Alp.
Bottom Right: Herr Wampfler's milking shed in the foreground with the valley floor below.

The Durtschi Home in Wimmis now owned by the Wampflers.View of the front
of the Durtschi Home.

Durtschi Home in foreground, Hiltbrandt home on the hill.
The Durtschi home in the foreground with the
Hiltbrand home behind on the hill.

The Hiltbrant Home.
Another shot of the Hiltbrand home on the hill.
The last time we were there it had been turned into a bed and breakfast.
Who knows, maybe you can still stay there.

Interlaken Area Map
Interlaken Area Map showing the relationship between
Spiez, Wimmis, Lauterbrunnen, Gsteigweiler and Grindelwald.

Grindelwald and Lauterbrunnen
Above GrindelwaldLooking down into Lauterbrunnen

Deed selling home from Hiltbrants to Durtschis
A page from the sales book selling the farm from Susanna Hiltbrand to Edward Durtschi on 28 January, 1905 for 59,700 Swiss Franks.
Deed selling farm from Durtschis to Wampflers
A page from the sales book selling the farm from Edward Durtschi to Gottfried Wampfler on 27 July, 1905 for 60,000 Swiss Franks.

The Lundin Farm in Midway, Utah.
One of the hot pots on the Lundin farm.
Above: One of the hot pots on the Lundin farm near Midway.

Left: The Lundin farm near Midway, Utah.


Home Edward Durtschi Sr. in Midway, Utah. Storage cellar and shed on the Edward Durtschi Sr. farm in Midway.
The chicken coup built over a hot pot hole on the Edward Durtschi Sr. farm in Midway. The barn on the Edward Durtschi Sr. farm in Midway.
Top Left: The Edward Durtschi Sr. farm house near Midway, Utah.
Top Right: An old shed and cellar on the Edward Durtschi Sr. farm.
Bottom Left: The chicken coup built over a hot pot on the Edward Durtschi Sr. farm.
Bottom Right: The barn on the Edward Durtschi Sr. farm near Midway.

The Gugger Hora - where the Rudolph Kaufman Family lived up Spring Creek in Teton Valley.
The Gugger Hora - where the Rudolph Kaufman
Family lived up Spring Creek in Teton Valley.

The Magestic Tetons
One of the main things that brought
these Swiss folks to Teton Valley.


These photos copyright 2001 for the Durtschi Family by Mark Durtschi.
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