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  • Blanche BLECHA

    Blanche BLECHA[1, 2]

    Female 1900 - 1979  (79 years)

    Personal Information    |    Media    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

    • Name Blanche BLECHA 
      Born 17 Jun 1900  Podmokly No. 115, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
      Blecha Home #115 in Podmokly, Czech Republic
      Blecha Home #115 in Podmokly, Czech Republic
      Blecha Home #115 in Podmokly, Czech Republic
      Blecha Home #115 in Podmokly, Czech Republic
      Gender Female 
      Immigration 27 Apr 1905  New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Immigration to the U.S. through Ellis Island. 
      Ellis Island Dedication Certificate for Frantisek and Annastazie Blecha Family
      Ellis Island Dedication Certificate for Frantisek and Annastazie Blecha Family
      As a dedication to my family who came through Ellis Island in 1905, my wife and I made a donation to the Ellis Island Foundation so that an inscription will be made on the Ellis Island Wall of Fame recognizing this family. Any family member will be able to visit Ellis Island to see this inscription. [Inscription should be finished sometime during 2014]
      Frantisek Blecha and Family Immigration in 1905
      Frantisek Blecha and Family Immigration in 1905
      Census 1910  2727 S. Christiana Ave., Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Residence for 1910 Census 
      1910 Census Anna Soumer Blecha  1867 and Family
      1910 Census Anna Soumer Blecha 1867 and Family
      Census 1920  2541 S. Turner Ave. Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Residence for 1920 Census 
      1920 Census Blanche Blecha Holub 1900 and Holub Family
      1920 Census Blanche Blecha Holub 1900 and Holub Family
      Census 1930  2541 S. Turner Ave. Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Residence for 1930 Census 
      1930 Census  Blanche Blecha Holub 1900  family
      1930 Census Blanche Blecha Holub 1900 family
      Census 1940  2527 S. 56th Court, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
      Residence for 1940 Census 
      1940 Census Blanche Blecha Holub and Family
      1940 Census Blanche Blecha Holub and Family
      Died 1 Nov 1979  Cicero, Cook Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
      Ed & Blanche Holub Memorial Card.jpg
      Ed & Blanche Holub Memorial Card.jpg
      Buried 5 Nov 1979  Queen of Heaven Cemetary, Hillside, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
      Person ID I1548  Blecha/McDaniel
      Last Modified 1 Oct 2014 

      Father Frantisek "Frank" BLECHA,   b. 7 Oct 1860, House #46, Podmokly, Czech Republic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1912, 2727 S. Christiana Ave., Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
      Mother Annastazie SOMMROVA,   b. 27 Apr 1863, Podmokly 79, Podmokly, Ceská republika Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1946, 3314 W. Walnut Street, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
      Married 27 Jan 1885  House #46, Podmokly, Czech Republic Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7, 8

      • Marriage record of Frantisek Blecha and Anastázie Sommerová

        Parish register of Zvíkovec No. 6, book of marriages, 1765-1905
        Page: 524-525
        Year, month, day of wedding: Jan 27, 1885
        Priest: Frantisek Strnad, parish priest
        Place: Podmokly No. 46
        Bridegroom: FRANTISEK BLECHA, son of Jan Blecha, farmer from Podmokly No. 46, and mother Annastasie H?lková from Podmokly No. 46
        Age: 24 years old; 7.10.1860
        Religion: Catholic
        Unmarried
        Place: Podmokly No. 79
        Bride: ANNASTASIE SOMMROVÁ, daughter of Josef Sommr, farmer from Podmokly No. 79, and mother + Barbora Fronková from Podmokly No. 14
        Age: 21 years old; 27.4.1863
        Religion: Catholic
        Unmarried
        Witnesses: Václav Albrecht, farmer; Václav Týsl, cottager, both from Podmokly
        Notes: Jozef Somr, consenting father of bride; Jan Slapni?ka farmer from Podmokly, witness; Jozef Hlad, verger, witness; baptisms of both in baptismal parish register IV, p. 239 and 291
        Language of record: Czech
      Family ID F525  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Family Edward Michael HOLUB,   b. 23 Jan 1895, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1976, Cicero, Cook Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
      Married 11 Sep 1919  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
      Blanche Blecha Ed Holub Marriage 1919. 023.jpg
      Blanche Blecha Ed Holub Marriage 1919. 023.jpg
      Children 
      +1. Gladys Helen HOLUB,   b. 29 Mar 1920, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 2006, Racine, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
      +2. Edward Francis HOLUB,   b. 29 Nov 1923, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1991, Oconomowoc, Waukesha County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
      Family ID F533  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    • Event Map
      Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Jun 1900 - Podmokly No. 115, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsImmigration - Immigration to the U.S. through Ellis Island. - 27 Apr 1905 - New York, New York Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsCensus - Residence for 1910 Census - 1910 - 2727 S. Christiana Ave., Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Sep 1919 - Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsCensus - Residence for 1920 Census - 1920 - 2541 S. Turner Ave. Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsCensus - Residence for 1930 Census - 1930 - 2541 S. Turner Ave. Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsCensus - Residence for 1940 Census - 1940 - 2527 S. 56th Court, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Nov 1979 - Cicero, Cook Co., Illinois Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsBuried - 5 Nov 1979 - Queen of Heaven Cemetary, Hillside, Illinois Link to Google Earth
       = Link to Google Earth 

    • Photos
      Blanche Blecha Holub
      Blanche Blecha Holub
      Blanche Blecha Holub
      Blanche Blecha Holub
      Bessie Christine Blanche Mary Blecha
      Bessie Christine Blanche Mary Blecha
      Blanche Frank Arnold Joe John Blecha
      Blanche Frank Arnold Joe John Blecha
      Blanche is on the left in the back row
      Blanche is on the left in the back row
      From Joan White
      Blanche Blecha Holub from Joan White
      Blanche Blecha Holub from Joan White
      Blanche Blecha and Ed Holub Wedding; Sept. 11, 1919
      Blanche Blecha and Ed Holub Wedding; Sept. 11, 1919

      Documents
      Marriage Certificate 1919
      Marriage Certificate 1919

    • Notes 
      • Ship Manifest coming to America

        1910
        Name: Anastazia Blecha
        Age in 1910: 46
        Estimated Birth Year: abt 1864
        Birthplace: Austria
        Relation to Head of House: Head
        Father's Birth Place: Austria
        Mother's Birth Place: Austria
        Home in 1910: Chicago Ward 12, Cook, Illinois
        Marital Status: Married
        Race: White
        Gender: Female
        Year of Immigration: 1905
        Neighbors: View others on page
        Household Members: Name Age
        Anastazia Blecha 46
        Rudolph Blecha 23
        Mary Blecha 19
        John Blecha 17
        James Blecha 15
        Anton Blecha 12
        Blanche Blecha 9
        Joseph Blecha 6


        Marriage Record:
        Groom: Edward Holut
        Groom's Titles & Terms (Original):
        Groom's Race (Original):
        Groom's Race (Standardized):
        Groom's Age: 24
        Groom's Estimated Birth Year: 1895
        Groom's Birth Date: 1895
        Groom's Birthplace:
        Bride: Blanch Blecha
        Bride's Titles & Original):
        Bride's Race (Original):
        Bride's Race (Standardized):
        Bride's Age: 19
        Bride's Estimated Birth Year: 1900
        Bride's Birth Date: 1900
        Bride's Birthplace:
        Marriage Type: Marriage
        Marriage Date: 11 Sep 1919
        Marriage Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
        Intended Marriage Date:
        Intended Marriage Place:
        Groom's Father:
        Groom's Father's Titles & Terms (Original):
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        Bride's Father's Titles & Terms (Original):
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        Bride's Mother's Titles & Terms (Original):
        Groom's Marital Status:
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        Bride's Marital Status:
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        Groom's Paternal Grandfather:
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        Additional Relatives:
        Film Number: 1030708
        Frame Number:
        Digital Film Number: 4272623
        Image Number: 350
        Reference Number: 840980
        Collection: Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920


        1920 United States Federal Census 1920 United States Federal Census
        Name: Blanch Holub
        Home in 1920: Chicago Ward 12, Cook (Chicago), Illinois
        Age: 20 years
        Estimated Birth Year: abt 1900
        Birthplace: Bohemia
        Relation to Head of House: Daughter-in-law
        Spouse's Name: Edward
        Father's Birth Place: Bohemia
        Mother's Birth Place: Bohemia
        Marital Status: Married
        Race: White
        Sex: Female
        Year of Immigration: 1905
        Able to read: Yes
        Able to Write: Yes
        Image: 152
        Neighbors: View others on page
        Household Members: Name Age
        John Holub 64
        Mary Holub 62
        Frank Holub 37
        Louis Holub 34
        Edward Holub 26
        Blanch Holub 20

        Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Chicago Ward 12, Cook (Chicago), Illinois; Roll: T625_321; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 703; Image: 152.



        Marriage date is calculated from 1930 census that they have been married 11 years. (Therefore, 1919)

        1930 Census:

        Name: Blanche Holub
        Home in 1930: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
        Age: 29
        Estimated Birth Year: abt 1901
        Relation to Head of House: Wife
        Spouse's Name: Edward

        Household Members: Name Age
        Edward Holub 35
        Blanche Holub 29
        Gladys Holub 10
        Edward Holub 6

        Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois; Roll: 452; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 824; Image: 540.0


        Social Security Death Index Social Security Death Index
        Name: Blanche Holub
        SSN: 320-09-3421
        Last Residence: 60650 Cicero, Cook, Illinois, United States of America
        Born: 17 Jun 1900
        Last Benefit: 53066 Oconomowoc, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States of America
        Died: Nov 1979
        State (Year) SSN issued: Illinois (Before 1951 )

        Source Citation: Number: 320-09-3421;Issue State: Illinois;Issue Date: Before 1951.

        In 2009, Gertrude Blecha said that she thougt that Blance and her husband took over the home that had been Anna & Frank Blecha's Blecha. She thought that may have caused some bickering among our Blanche Zajicek Blecha and James Blecha. She thought that they lived in the house for a long time.

    • Sources 
      1. [S182] 1910; Census Place: Chicago Ward 12, Cook, Illinois; Roll: T624_254; Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 623; Image: 712.

      2. [S496] Ellis Island Record: Arrived April 27, 1905 (New York) on S.S. Barbarossa from Bremen.

      3. [S564] ~~Social Security Death Index Social Security Death Index~~337-03-9362;Issue State: Illinois;Issue Date: Before 1951.

      4. [S1353] 1940 Census.

      5. [S190] Number: 320-09-3421;Issue State: Illinois;Issue Date: Before 1951.

      6. [S914] Joan White gave this to me in an email on Oct. 24, 2010.

      7. [S530] 1930 Census.

      8. [S832] Parish register of Zvikovec No. 6, book of marriages, 1765-1905.

      9. [S186] 1930; Census Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois; Roll: 452; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 824; Image: 540.0.~~.

      10. [S905] Blanche Blecha to Ed Holub in 1919, (Cook County Marriage records on FamilySearch.org).


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