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  • Jan Nepomuk BLECHA

    Jan Nepomuk BLECHA

    Male 1833 - 1920  (86 years)

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

    • Name Jan Nepomuk BLECHA  [1, 2, 3
      Nickname John 
      Born 25 Oct 1833  horejsi rybarna, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
      Christened 27 Oct 1833  horejsi rybarna, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
      Gender Male 
      Immigration 18 Apr 1878  Baltimore, Baltimore Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
      Johan Blecha's family arrived on the ship "America".  
      • Surname: BLECHA - from Leo Baca's Czech immigration passenger lists
        First Name: Johann
        Age: 45
        Other Family Members: Maria 31, Franz 14, Maria 9, Antonia 7
        Departure Country: Bohemia
        Ship: America
        View ALL Czech passengers that arrived on this specific ship
        Arrival Date: 18 April 1878
        Arrival Port: Baltimore
        Destination: Nebraska
        Volume: 8
      Census 1920  Turkey Creek, Pawnee County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
      Residence for 1920 Census 
      1920 Census Marie Blecha Schultz Family and father in Iowa
      1920 Census Marie Blecha Schultz Family and father in Iowa
      Died 26 Mar 1920  Lewiston, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
      Buried 28 Mar 1920  Saint Anthony's Cemetery, Steinauer, Pawnee Co. NE Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
      John Blecha 1833 1920 Headstone
      John Blecha 1833 1920 Headstone
      John Blecha 1833 1920 Headstone II
      John Blecha 1833 1920 Headstone II
      Person ID I169415  Blecha/McDaniel
      Last Modified 1 Oct 2014 

      Father Vaclav (Wenzel) (James) BLECHA,   b. 13 Aug 1788, Studena 4, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1867, At Sea, Coming to America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
      Mother Anna BROUKOVA,   b. 2 Apr 1789, Hlince 11, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1861, Třímany 2, Kladruby, Czech Republic Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
      Married 29 May 1808  Rybarne Dubjansky, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
      • 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
      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.



      Family ID F61758  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Family Marie JAKUBKA,   b. 13 Dec 1833, Třímany 10, Kladruby, Czech Republic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1898, Pawnee County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
      Married 25 Oct 1865  Třímany 2, Kladruby, Czech Republic Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
      Children 
       1. Frantisek "Frank" Joseph BLECHA,   b. 12 Jan 1864, Trímany 2, Kladruby, Czech Republic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1947, Pawnee County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
       2. Marie "Mary" BLECHOVA,   b. 17 Sep 1868, Trímany 2, Kladruby, Czech Republic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1929, Lewiston, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
       3. Antonie "Antonia" BLECHOVA,   b. 13 Jun 1871, Trímany 2, Kladruby, Czech Republic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1898, Steinauer, Pawnee CO, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
      Last Modified 17 Jan 2014 
      Family ID F61765  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    • Event Map
      Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Oct 1833 - horejsi rybarna, Bohemia Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsChristened - 27 Oct 1833 - horejsi rybarna, Bohemia Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Oct 1865 - Třímany 2, Kladruby, Czech Republic Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsImmigration - Johan Blecha's family arrived on the ship "America". - 18 Apr 1878 - Baltimore, Baltimore Co., MD Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsCensus - Residence for 1920 Census - 1920 - Turkey Creek, Pawnee County, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Mar 1920 - Lewiston, NE Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsBuried - 28 Mar 1920 - Saint Anthony's Cemetery, Steinauer, Pawnee Co. NE Link to Google Earth
       = Link to Google Earth 

    • Documents
      Blecha Family Tree prepared by Jan Zajicek in July 2013
      Blecha Family Tree prepared by Jan Zajicek in July 2013
      Blecha Family Tree Updated March 2014
      Blecha Family Tree Updated March 2014
      This tree was prepared by Jan Zajicek, resident of Nyrany, Czech Republic. It updates some of the information for the Blecha families from Hlince 6.

    • Notes 


      • GIVEN NAMES: Also shown as John (Johann)

        BIRTH: Also shown as Born Hlince, Czechoslovakia.

      • I have changed the birth location from Art's "Hlinec, Kralovice Plzen, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia" to horejsi rybarna as was on the birth record found by Jan Zajicek.


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

      2. [S1240] Email from Jan Zajicek Jan. 3, 2014.

      3. [S1267] Czech Church Records for Birth Death Marriage, Chric 05, Page 44 (185).
        Birth Record: Actual Image at: http://www.portafontium.cz/iipimage/30063083/chric-05_0430-n

        (Next to the last image on the page)

      4. [S1271] Leo Baca's Czech Immigration Passenger Lists.
        Johan Blecha's Family, including Johan, Maria, Franz, Maria & Antonie.

      5. [S1350] 1920 Census.

      6. [S1137] Findagrave.com.

      7. [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.


      8. [S1265] Czech Parish Records for Marriages, Hresihlavy 10, Page 41.
        Actual Image at http://www.portafontium.cz/iipimage/30062601/hresihlavy-10_0410-o



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