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  • Clara Bozena (Clara Bess) BLECHA

    Clara Bozena (Clara Bess) BLECHA[1, 2]

    Female 1887 - 1957  (70 years)

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    • Name Clara Bozena (Clara Bess) BLECHA  [3
      Nickname Clara 
      Born 4 Jun 1887  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
      • Cook County, Illinois, Birth Certificates Index, 1871-1922
        Name: Clara Bozena Blecha
        Birth Date: 4 Jun 1887
        Birth Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
        Ethnicity: American
        Gender: Female
        Race: White
        Father Name: Adolph Blecha
        Father's Birth Place: Bohemia
        Father's Age: 24
        Mother Name: A Tuha Blecha
        Mother's Birth Place: Bohemia
        FHL Film Number: 1287732
        Source Information:
        Ancestry.com. Cook County, Illinois, Birth Certificates Index, 1871-1922 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
      Birth Record from 1887 Page 1
      Birth Record from 1887 Page 1
      Birth Record from 1887 Page 2
      Birth Record from 1887 Page 2
      Christened 30 Jun 1887  St. Procopius Church 1641 Allport St. Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Gender Female 
      Census 1900  1265 Troy St., Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Residence for 1900 Census 
      1900 Census for Adolf Blecha 1863 Family in Illinois
      1900 Census for Adolf Blecha 1863 Family in Illinois
      Census 1910  2830 S. Troy, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Residence for 1910 Census 
      1910 Census Clara Bozena Blecha Perstlan and Family in Ill
      1910 Census Clara Bozena Blecha Perstlan and Family in Ill
      Census 1920  2352 Trumbull Ave., Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
      Residence for 1920 Census 
      1920 Census Clara Bozena Blecha Perstlan and Family in Ill.
      1920 Census Clara Bozena Blecha Perstlan and Family in Ill.
      Census 1930  3030 Turner Ave. Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Residence for 1930 Census 
      1930 Census Clara Bozena Blecha Perstlan and Family in Ill
      1930 Census Clara Bozena Blecha Perstlan and Family in Ill
      Census 1940  3042 S. Christiana, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Residence for 1940 Census 
      1940 Census Clara Bozena Blecha Perstlan and Family in Ill
      1940 Census Clara Bozena Blecha Perstlan and Family in Ill
      Died 7 Sep 1957  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
      • Cook County, Illinois Death Index, 1908-1988
        Name: Clara Petrik
        Death Date: 7 Sep 1957
        Death Location: Cook County, IL
        File Number: 64617
        Archive Collection Name: Cook County Genealogy Records (Deaths)
        Archive repository location: Chicago, IL
        Archive repository name: Cook County Clerk
        Source Information:
        Ancestry.com. Cook County, Illinois Death Index, 1908-1988 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008.
      Buried 10 Sep 1957  Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
      Person ID I1606  Blecha/McDaniel
      Last Modified 29 Aug 2014 

      Father Adolf BLECHA,   b. 4 May 1863, House #46, Podmokly, Czech Republic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1937, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
      Mother Anna TUPA,   b. 17 Jul 1864, Kluky/Klouk #48, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1934, 3048 S. Christiana Ave, Chicago, Cook County, Ilinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
      Married 31 Mar 1883  West Chicago, Cook, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
      Documents
      Marriage Record 1883
      Marriage Record 1883
      Family ID F554  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Family 1 William PERSTLEN,   b. 20 Nov 1885, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1938, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
      Married 2 Jan 1909  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
      Children 
       1. William Virgil PERSTLEN,   b. 13 Jul 1919, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1989, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
      Documents
      Marriage Certificate 1909
      Marriage Certificate 1909
      Last Modified 10 Jan 2017 
      Family ID F560  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Family 2 Joseph PETRIK,   d. Jun 1960, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Married 18 Feb 1944  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
      • Cook County, Illinois Marriage Index, 1930-1960

        Name: Clora Perstlen
        Marriage Date: 18 Feb 1944
        Spouse: Joseph Petrik
        Marriage Location: Cook County, IL
        Marriage license: {9CBB9EB2-58D1-48F5-9C50-F14F7FD66CFF}
        File Number: 1805070
        Archive Collection Name: Cook County Genealogy Records (Marriages)
        Archive repository location: Chicago, IL
        Archive repository name: Cook County Clerk

        Source Information: Ancestry.com. Cook County, Illinois Marriage Index, 1930-1960 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008. [8]
      Notes 
      • MARRIAGE: Also shown as Married Chicago, Cook County, IL.
      Last Modified 10 Jan 2017 
      Family ID F561  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    • Event Map
      Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Jun 1887 - Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsChristened - 30 Jun 1887 - St. Procopius Church 1641 Allport St. Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsCensus - Residence for 1900 Census - 1900 - 1265 Troy St., Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Jan 1909 - Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsCensus - Residence for 1910 Census - 1910 - 2830 S. Troy, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsCensus - Residence for 1920 Census - 1920 - 2352 Trumbull Ave., Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsCensus - Residence for 1930 Census - 1930 - 3030 Turner Ave. Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsCensus - Residence for 1940 Census - 1940 - 3042 S. Christiana, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Feb 1944 - Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Sep 1957 - Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsBuried - 10 Sep 1957 - Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
       = Link to Google Earth 

    • Documents
      Marriage Certificate 1909
      Marriage Certificate 1909

    • Notes 
      • Ed BLECHA, Austin, TX gives DOB as APR 1886.

        Ancestry.com Family Trees, information posted by Carol KOVARIK WEST. Gives DOB & DOD.

        In 1957 living at 2746 S. Trumbull Ave.


        Entries: 272 Updated: 2007-02-02 19:51:01 UTC (Fri) Contact: Carol Kovarik West
        ID: I958
        Name: Clara Bess (Bozena) BLECHA
        Given Name: Clara Bess (Bozena)
        Surname: BLECHA
        Sex: F
        Birth: 4 JUN 1887 in Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois 1
        Death: 7 SEP 1957 in Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois
        Christening: 30 JUN 1887 St. Procopius Church, Chicago
        Burial: 10 SEP 1957 Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago

        Father: Adolf BLECHA b: ABT MAY 1863 in Podmokly by Kralovice?, Bohemia
        Mother: Anna TUPA b: 17 JUL 1864 in Klouk/Kluky #48, Bohemia



        Marriage 1 William PERSTLEN b: 20 NOV 1885 in Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois
        Married: BEF 1918 in Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois
        Children
        William PERSTLEN b: ABT 1920
        Lorraine PERSTLEN b: 28 JUN 1924 in Chicago - unverified person

        Marriage 2 Joseph PETRIK
        Married: AFT 1938 in Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois
        Children
        Living PETRIK

        Sources:
        Abbrev: Cook Co. records.
        Title: Cook Co. records.

        Marriage Record:
        Groom: William Perstlen
        Groom's Titles & Terms (Original):
        Groom's Race (Original):
        Groom's Race (Standardized):
        Groom's Age: 23
        Groom's Estimated Birth Year: 1886
        Groom's Birth Date: 1886
        Groom's Birthplace:
        Bride: Clara Blecha

        Bride's Age: 21
        Bride's Estimated Birth Year: 1888
        Bride's Birth Date: 1888

        Marriage Type: Marriage
        Marriage Date: 02 Jan 1909
        Marriage Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois

        Film Number: 1030451
        Frame Number:
        Digital Film Number: 4271491
        Image Number: 498
        Reference Number: 498894
        Collection: Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920


        1900 United States Federal Census 1900 United States Federal Census
        Name: Clara Blecha
        [Clara Blecka]
        Home in 1900: Chicago Ward 10, Cook, Illinois
        Age: 13
        Birth Date: Sep 1886
        Birthplace: Illinois
        Race: White
        Gender: Female
        Relationship to Head of House: Daughter
        Father's Name: Adolph
        Father's Birthplace: Bohemia
        Mother's Name: Anna
        Mother's Birthplace: Bohemia
        Marital Status: Single
        Residence : Chicago City, Cook, Illinois
        Occupation: View on Image
        Household Members: Name Age
        Adolph Blecha 37
        Anna Blecha 35
        Anna Blecha 16
        Louis Blecha 14
        Clara Blecha 13
        Adolph Blecha 12
        Blanche Blecha 9
        Edward Blecha 6
        Rudolph Blecha 4
        Helen Blecha 6/12

        Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Chicago Ward 10, Cook, Illinois; Roll T623_257; Page: 23B; Enumeration District: 297.

        1920 United States Federal Census 1920 United States Federal Census
        Name: Clara Perstlen
        [Clara Perstlen??]
        Home in 1920: Chicago Ward 12, Cook (Chicago), Illinois
        Age: 32
        Estimated birth year: abt 1888
        Birthplace: Illinois
        Relation to Head of House: Wife
        Spouse's name: William Perstlen
        Father's Birth Place: Bohemia
        Mother's Birth Place: Bohemia
        Marital Status: Single
        Race: White
        Sex: Female
        Able to read: Yes
        Able to Write: Yes
        Neighbors: View others on page
        Household Members: Name Age
        William Perstlen 35
        Clara Perstlen 32
        William Perstlen 0

    • Sources 
      1. [S595] Ancestry.com Family Trees, information posted by Carol KOVARIK WEST. She gave DOD.

      2. [S899] Illinois, Cook County Register of Births 1871-1915.

      3. [S1217] Cook County, Illinois, Birth Certificates Index, 1871-1922 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.

      4. [S1308] 1920 Census.

      5. [S761] Cook County, Illinois Death Index, 1908-1988 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2008.

      6. [S900] Adolph Blecha & Anna Tupa in Cook county, Ill 1883.

      7. [S906] Clara Blecha to William Perstlan in 1909, (Cook county Marriage Records 1871-1920 on FamilySearch.org).

      8. [S1304] Cook County, Illinois Marriage Index, 1930-1960 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008.
        Clara Blecha Perstlan to Joseph Petrik in 1944

      9. [S23] Family Group Sheets on One-World Tree submitted by Carol Kovarik West (CeskaCarolK@msn.com).


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