timeline - Hans Eyman left Switzerland to head to the Rhine
in about 1670.
Swiss photos -
a collection of photos from the web.
from Hans - genealogy
of Adolf Hertzler, who studied many of the Pfalz Swiss Anabaptist
of 1671 - Eyman refugees received support from Amsterdam
The Eyman home village in Switzerland is Oberdiessbach, a small mountain
village outside of Steffisburg near the Thun sea. Due to religious
turmoil, Eymans migrated to the Rhineland in Germany and were
supported in part by a Mennonite congregation from Amsterdam.
As competent farmers and managers of landed estates, Eymans
were religiously active.
Torsten Eymann's web
site is rich in old family history and documents.
One of the most fascinating old genealogies of our family is
available to the right. The authors did a great job at characterizing
the values and history of our people.
A key branch of the Eymann family manages vineyards along the Rhine
(Visit them on the web!). Proud of their heritage, they have
hosted family reunions of up to 500 people.
A Legion Family (Acrobat
A heartening rendition of much of family history. Some questionable
assumptions about names, relationships, and dates, but a wonderful