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  • Family: Vaclav (Wenzel) (James) BLECHA / Anna BROUKOVA (F61758)

    m. 29 May 1808


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    • Father | Male
      Vaclav (Wenzel) (James) BLECHA

      Born  13 Aug 1788  Studena 4, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location
      Died  Jun 1867  At Sea, Coming to America Find all individuals with events at this location
      Buried  Jun 1867  At Sea, Coming to America Find all individuals with events at this location
      Married  29 May 1808  [1, 2]  Rybarne Dubjansky, Bohemia  [1, 2] Find all individuals with events at this location
      Other Spouse  Marie MATASOVA | F64563 
      Married  27 Jan 1807  Rybarne Dubjansky, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location
      Father  Jan BLECHA | F61759 Group Sheet 
      Mother  Anna TOPINKA | F61759 Group Sheet 

      Mother | Female
      Anna BROUKOVA

      Born  2 Apr 1789  Hlince 11, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location
      Christened  2 Apr 1789  Hlince 11, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location
      Died  10 Apr 1861  Třímany 2, Kladruby, Czech Republic Find all individuals with events at this location
      Buried  13 Apr 1861   
      Father  Jan (John) BROUK | F61760 Group Sheet 
      Mother  Maria (Mary) KOUNOVSKA | F61760 Group Sheet 

      Child 1 | Unknown
      Anna BLECHOVA

      Born  14 Jan 1810  Rybarne Dubjansky, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location
      Died  7 Mar 1810  Rybarne Dubjansky, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location
      Buried  9 Mar 1810   

      Child 2 | Female
      Marie BLECHOVA

      Born  1 Jun 1811  Rybarne Dubjansky, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location
      Died     
      Buried     
      Spouse  Frantisek KHON | F2305 
      Married  3 Nov 1830  Trimanska rybarna 6, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location

      Child 3 | Female
      Anna BLECHOVA

      Born  5 Apr 1814  horejsi rybarna, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location
      Christened  5 Apr 1814   
      Died  7 Apr 1814  horejsi rybarna, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location
      Buried  9 Apr 1814   

      Josefa "Josephine" BLECHOVAChild 4 | Female
      Josefa "Josephine" BLECHOVA

      Born  12 Apr 1815  horejsi rybarna, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location
      Christened  12 Apr 1815   
      Died  27 Jan 1895  Pawnee County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location
      Buried  1895  Saint Anthony's Cemetery, Steinauer, Pawnee Co. NE Find all individuals with events at this location
      Spouse  Frank Xavier WENZL | F61761 
      Married  8 Oct 1833  Trimanska rybarna 6, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location

      Child 5 | Male
      + Frantisek "Frank" BLECHA

      Born  15 Jul 1817  horejsi rybarna, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location
      Died  8 Dec 1899  Richardson CO, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location
      Buried  Dec 1899  Bohemian Cemetery, Richardson County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location
      Spouse  Frantiska (Francis) SEBKOVA | F61762 
      Married  19 Jan 1841  Holovousy 6, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location

      Child 6 | Female
      + Anna BLECHOVA

      Born  22 Oct 1819  Trimanska rybarna 6, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location
      Christened  22 Oct 1819  Trimanska rybarna 6, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location
      Died     
      Buried     
      Spouse  Mathias TOMEK | F2281 
      Married  20 Aug 1844  Holovousy 5, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location

      Josef BLECHAChild 7 | Male
      + Josef BLECHA

      Born  30 Nov 1821  Trimanska rybarna 6, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location
      Christened  1 Dec 1821  Trimanska rybarna 6, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location
      Died  11 May 1904  Elk County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
      Buried  May 1904  Oak Valley Cemetery, Oak Valley, Elk County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
      Spouse  Marie Anna ROTH | F61763 
      Married  24 Sep 1851  Hochlibin 59, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location

      Child 8 | Male
      Vaclav BLECHA

      Born  2 Mar 1824  Trimanska rybarna 6, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location
      Died  12 Mar 1824  Trimanska rybarna 6, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location
      Buried  14 Mar 1824  Trimanska rybarna 6, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location

      Child 9 | Female
      + Frantiska BLECHOVA

      Born  12 Mar 1825  horejsi rybarna, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location
      Died  10 Jun 1916  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
      Buried  13 Jun 1916  St. Adalbert Cemetery, Niles, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
      Spouse  Jan KAMEN | F125470 
      Married  Before 1847   

      Child 10 | Male
      + Vaclav BLECHA

      Born  17 Mar 1827  horejsi rybarna, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location
      Died  12 Feb 1862  Třímany 2, Kladruby, Czech Republic Find all individuals with events at this location
      Buried  15 Feb 1862   
      Spouse  Marie JAKUBKA | F125465 
      Married  13 Jan 1857  Třímany 18, Kladruby, Czech Republic Find all individuals with events at this location

      Child 11 | Female
      + Barbara BLECHOVA

      Born  10 Jun 1829  horejsi rybarna, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location
      Christened  11 Jun 1829   
      Died  21 Mar 1894  Steinauer, Pawnee CO, NE Find all individuals with events at this location
      Buried  23 Mar 1894  Saint Anthony's Cemetery, Steinauer, Pawnee Co. NE Find all individuals with events at this location
      Spouse  Vaclav "Wenzl" KAMEN | F61776 
      Married  30 Jul 1850  Trímany 2, Kladruby, Czech Republic Find all individuals with events at this location

      Jan Nepomuk BLECHAChild 12 | Male
      Jan Nepomuk BLECHA

      Born  25 Oct 1833  horejsi rybarna, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location
      Christened  27 Oct 1833  horejsi rybarna, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location
      Died  26 Mar 1920  Lewiston, NE Find all individuals with events at this location
      Buried  28 Mar 1920  Saint Anthony's Cemetery, Steinauer, Pawnee Co. NE Find all individuals with events at this location
      Spouse  Marie JAKUBKA | F61765 
      Married  25 Oct 1865  Třímany 2, Kladruby, Czech Republic Find all individuals with events at this location

      Katerina "Katherine Anna" BLECHOVAChild 13 | Female
      Katerina "Katherine Anna" BLECHOVA

      Born  24 Oct 1835  horejsi rybarna, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location
      Christened  25 Oct 1835  horejsi rybarna, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location
      Died  8 Jan 1920  Richardson CO, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location
      Buried  11 Jan 1920  Bohemian Cemetery, Richardson County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location
      Spouse  Jakub (Jacob) SIBL | F61766 
      Married  13 Jan 1857  Trímany 2, Kladruby, Czech Republic Find all individuals with events at this location

    • Notes 
      • Art Lang's genealogy had another child listed, Matej Blecha (1823-1903). That was not correct. That Matej Blecha moved to Iowa, but was not part of this family. For further information, search Matej Blecha born 27 Sep 1823 on this site.




      Married:
      • House #4
      • Translation of Marriage Record: [by Jan Dus, slightly revised]

        VÁCLAV BLECHA
        ANNA BROUKOVÁ

        State Archive in Plzen
        Roman Catholic Parish in Chric
        Marriage Register, Book #2, page #133, record #3

        Date of marriage: May 29, 1808
        Place of marriage: Chric
        Marriage performed by Josef Weingartner, localist
        Place of marriage: Rybarne Dujansky #4

        Groom:
        Václav Blecha, widower, son of Jan Blecha, fisherman under Dubjany in Studená #4, future ˝ lán farmer in Lhota /after his first wife/, subject to Chric domain
        Religion: Roman Catholic
        Marital status: widower
        Age: 21

        Bride:
        Anna Brouková, daughter of Jan Brouk, farmer and reeve from Hlince #11 and of mother Marie Kounovská, subject to Chric domain
        Religion: Roman Catholic
        Marital status: single
        Age: 19

        Witnesses:
        Jan Tarant, carpenter apprentice from Chric
        Frantisek Janota, carpenter apprentice from Chric

    • Sources 
      1. [S1174] Blecha Family Tree from Jan Zajicek.

      2. [S1267] Czech Church Records for Birth Death Marriage, Chric Parish, Book #2, Page 133, Record #2 & 3 (2nd from top & 3rd from top).
        Marriage Record: Actual Image at http://www.portafontium.cz/iipimage/30063080/chric-02_1321-o
        Page 132 of 145

        Record #2 is for Vaclav's marriage to Marie Matasova and Record #3 is for his marriage to Anna Broukova.