Portrait of the Scheckla Family


Portrait of the Scheckla Family


A black and white studio photograph of the Bartholomew and Tekla Scheckla Family of Durham, Oregon. Standing in the back row, from left to right, are Gustav, Annie, Joseph, John, and Albert. Sitting in the front row, from left to right, are Mamie (Mary), Bartholomew, Frank, Tekla, Fred, and Rose. Bartholomew and Tekla Scheckla established their home and farm on the site of the present day Tigard Senior High School on Durham Road. They planted hops, fruit trees and grapes in addition to hay and grain. Bartholomew and Tekla Scheckla are both buried in St. Anthony Cemetery in Tigard.

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