Wilford Woodruff Bartschi

Brief Life History of Wilford Woodruff

When Wilford Woodruff Bartschi was born on 5 November 1903, in Nounan, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, his father, Carl Bartschi, was 34 and his mother, Bertha Adele Wyler, was 33. He married Lillie Irene Nelson on 17 December 1927, in Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States in 1998. He died on 20 April 1983, in Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wilford Woodruff Bartschi
Lillie Irene Nelson
Marriage: 17 December 1927
Russel Wilford Bartschi
Barbara Kay Bartschi
Audrey Bartschi
Marilyn Bartschi
Lois Ruth Bartschi

Sources (46)

  • Wilfred W Bartschi, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Wilford Woodruff Bartschi, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
  • Wilford Woodruff Bartschi, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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Name Meaning

Swiss German (Bärtschi): from a pet form of the personal name Berthold .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Memories of Golden Fielding Bartschi by his brother, Darel Paul Bartschi

We tried our best to stay together as a family on the old ranch – Wilford, Golden, myself, Rulon and mother. It was not easy. Wilford fulfilled his mission to Switzerland in 1923-24. Golden was mar …

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