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  • Frantisek "Frank" BLECHA, Sr.

    Frantisek "Frank" BLECHA, Sr.

    Male 1845 - 1889  (43 years)

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

    • Name Frantisek "Frank" BLECHA  [1, 2
      Suffix Sr. 
      Born 30 Nov 1845  rybarna 6, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
      Christened 1 Dec 1845  rybarna 6, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
      Gender Male 
      Immigration 3 Aug 1866  New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
      Entire family(except son John) arrived at New York on the ship Reinhard. 
      Franz Blecha and Family 1866 manifest
      Franz Blecha and Family 1866 manifest
      Aug. 3, 1866 Ship Manifest for the Ship Reinhard.
      Franz' family came with his sister's family: Jan & Frantiska Kamen.
      Census 1880  Humbolt, Richardson County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Residence for 1880 Census 
      1880 Census Frank Blecha 1845 Albert Blecha 1842 Families in NE
      1880 Census Frank Blecha 1845 Albert Blecha 1842 Families in NE
      Buried Apr 1889  Bohemian Cemetery, Richardson County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
      Frantisek Blecha 1845 1889 Headstone II Nebraska
      Frantisek Blecha 1845 1889 Headstone II Nebraska
      Frantisek Blecha 1845 1889 Headstone Nebraska
      Frantisek Blecha 1845 1889 Headstone Nebraska
      Died 15 Apr 1889  Richardson CO, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
      • Note on Findagrave.com states that he died after being kicked by a horse.
      Person ID I169438  Blecha/McDaniel
      Last Modified 18 Mar 2015 

      Father Frantisek "Frank" BLECHA,   b. 15 Jul 1817, horejsi rybarna, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1899, Richardson CO, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
      Mother Frantiska (Francis) SEBKOVA,   b. 17 Jun 1824, Holovousy 6, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1879, Richardson CO, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
      Married 19 Jan 1841  Holovousy 6, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
      • Translation of Marriage Record (by Jan Dus)

        FRANTISEK BLECHA
        FRANTISKA SEBKOVÁ

        State Archive in Plzen
        Roman Catholic Parish in Chric
        Marriage Register, Book #2, page #29, record #3

        Date of marriage: January 19, 1841
        Place of marriage: Chric
        Marriage performed by Frantisek Stangler, localist
        Place of marriage: Holovousy #6

        Groom:
        Frantisek Blecha, fisherman from Hlince, son of Václav Blecha, retiree at lower fishery and of Anna Brouková from Hlince #11
        Religion: Roman Catholic
        Marital status: single
        Age: 23

        Bride:
        Frantiska Sebková, daughter of Jan Sebek, ˝ lán farmer from Holovousy #6 and of Anna Vránová from Slatina #9
        Religion: Roman Catholic
        Marital status: single
        Age: 18

        Witnesses:
        Frantisek Somr, pub keeper from Hradecko, Plasy domain
        Vojtech Kavan, son of Vojtech Kavan, farmer from Trímany

        Note: Marriage announcements were made on January 3, 10 and 17, 1841. Marriage documents are stored in the church archive File B, #1.
        [5]
      Family ID F61762  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Family Josephine "Josefa" HUBKA,   b. 3 Oct 1850, Kozlany 25, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1910, Richardson CO, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
      Married 1869  Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
      Children 
       1. John F. "Johnny" BLECHA, Sr.,   b. 24 Jan 1871, Rural Humboldt, NE Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1932, Table Rock, Pawnee CO, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
       2. Christina BLECHA,   b. 26 Sep 1876, Humbolt, Richardson County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1959, Billings, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
       3. Julie BLECHA,   b. 2 Feb 1877, Richardson CO, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1887, Richardson CO, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)
       4. Anna BLECHA,   b. 1879, Humbolt, Richardson County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1909  (Age 30 years)
       5. Frank BLECHA, Jr.,   b. 16 May 1881, SW of Humboldt, NE Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1957, Humbolt, Richardson County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
       6. Mary BLECHA,   b. 3 Mar 1883, Richardson CO, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1955, Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
       7. Wenzel (James) BLECHA,   b. 20 Sep 1884, Richardson CO, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1958, Humbolt, Richardson County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
       8. Albert J. BLECHA,   b. 18 Sep 1886, Richardson CO, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1954, Humbolt, Richardson County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
       9. Ludwig L. BLECHA,   b. 18 Jan 1888, Richardson CO, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1968, Richardson CO, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
      Last Modified 31 Aug 2015 
      Family ID F63747  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    • Event Map
      Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Nov 1845 - rybarna 6, Bohemia Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsChristened - 1 Dec 1845 - rybarna 6, Bohemia Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsImmigration - Entire family(except son John) arrived at New York on the ship Reinhard. - 3 Aug 1866 - New York, New York Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsMarried - 1869 - Nebraska, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsCensus - Residence for 1880 Census - 1880 - Humbolt, Richardson County, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsBuried - Apr 1889 - Bohemian Cemetery, Richardson County, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Apr 1889 - Richardson CO, Nebraska 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 
      • BURIAL: Buried Blecha Cem.

        BIOGRAPHY: We have copies of a few pic. of the fam.

      • Art Lang's family research had the birth date as Nov. 11, 1845, however, Jan Zajicek's review of the birth records has it as 30 Nov. 1845.

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

      2. [S1267] Czech Church Records for Birth Death Marriage, Chric 05, Page 205-206 (P. 64 of 65) 3rd entry.
        Birth record for Frantisek Blecha in 1845
        Actual image at: http://www.portafontium.cz/iipimage/30063083/chric-05_0630-n?x=25&y=315&w=562&h=209


      3. [S1038] Immigrants Ships Transcriber's Guild, www.immigrantships.net.

      4. [S1137] Findagrave.com.

      5. [S1267] Czech Church Records for Birth Death Marriage, Chric Parish, Book #2, Page #29, Record #3 (3rd from top).
        Marriage Record for Frantisek Blecha and Frantiska Sebkova
        Actual Image at: http://www.portafontium.cz/iipimage/30063080/chric-02_0311-o
        Page 31 of 145

      6. [S1036] Blecha Family Tree Hlince 6 March 2014.

      7. [S1580] From the obituary of Josephine Hubka Blecha.


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