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  • Antonin "Anton" BLECHA, Sr.

    Antonin "Anton" BLECHA, Sr.[1]

    Male 1856 - 1933  (77 years)

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

    • Name Antonin "Anton" BLECHA  [2
      Suffix Sr. 
      Born 20 Jan 1856  horejsi rybarna, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
      Gender Male 
      Immigration 3 Aug 1866  New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
      Entire family 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 1870  Pawnee County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Residence for 1870 Census 
      1870 Census Frantisek Blecha 1817 Family in NE
      1870 Census Frantisek Blecha 1817 Family in NE
      Died 15 Jun 1933  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
      Buried 18 Jun 1933  Czech National Cemetery, Oklahoma City, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
      Czech Cemetery in Oklahoma City Page 1
      Czech Cemetery in Oklahoma City Page 1
      From the Sunday Oklahoman Dec. 17, 2000
      Czech Cemetery in Oklahoma City Page 2
      Czech Cemetery in Oklahoma City Page 2
      From the Sunday Oklahoman Dec. 17, 2000
      Person ID I169443  Blecha/McDaniel
      Last Modified 27 Jul 2016 

      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  [4, 5
      • 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.
        [4]
      Family ID F61762  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Family Katerina Mary (Katie) NOVOTNY,   b. 21 Nov 1858, Chrudim, Bohemia, Austria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1941, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
      Married 26 Jul 1879  Pawnee City, Pawnee CO, NE Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Children 
       1. Frank Joseph BLECHA,   b. 15 Sep 1879, Pawnee County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1956, Noble County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
       2. Joseph Karel BLECHA,   b. 27 Aug 1881, Kearney, Pawnee, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1962, Delta, Delta County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
       3. Helen C. BLECHA,   b. 12 Mar 1884, Humbolt, Richardson County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1930  (Age 46 years)
       4. Rosa (Rose) BLECHA,   b. 20 May 1886, Pawnee County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1975, Yukon, Canadian County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
       5. Anna Francis BLECHA,   b. 13 Aug 1888, Humbolt, Richardson County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1952, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
       6. Mary BLECHA,   b. 1890, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1891, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
       7. Anton Jacob BLECHA, Jr.,   b. 5 Feb 1893, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1978, Southwest City, McDonald County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
       8. William Penn BLECHA,   b. 30 Mar 1895, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1989, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
      Family ID F63591  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    • Event Map
      Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Jan 1856 - horejsi rybarna, Bohemia Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsImmigration - Entire family arrived at New York on the ship Reinhard. - 3 Aug 1866 - New York, New York Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsCensus - Residence for 1870 Census - 1870 - Pawnee County, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Jul 1879 - Pawnee City, Pawnee CO, NE Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Jun 1933 - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsBuried - 18 Jun 1933 - Czech National Cemetery, Oklahoma City, OK Link to Google Earth
       = Link to Google Earth 

    • Photos
      Anton Blecha 1856 Mary Novotny Family in 1927
      Anton Blecha 1856 Mary Novotny Family in 1927
      Front: Anton, William (son), Katie Novotny Blecha
      Back Couples: Left to Right:
      Anton (son) & Tena Blecha; Frank (son) Mary Blecha; Frank & Anna (daughter) Cernosek, Frank & Helen (daughter) Blaha, Joseph (son) & Mary Blecha; Frank & Rose (daughter) Zoubek.

      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.

      Headstones
      Anton Blecha & Katerina Novotny Blecha Headstones
      Anton Blecha & Katerina Novotny Blecha Headstones
      From Findagrave.com

    • Notes 
      • According to Carson Cody BLECHA, Anton made the Oklahoma Run and staked out 160
        acres where the Oklahoma City Stockyards are now. He worked as a Bartender in
        tent Saloon.

        BURIAL: Buried in the Bohemian National Cemetery between 44th & Vilta & 45th &
        Agnew Streets.

        MARRIAGE: Married in the office of Judge J. E. Edwards.

    • Sources 
      1. [S1177] Anton and Katerina Novotny Blecha 1856-1933 in Oklahoma City Cemetery.

      2. [S1174] Blecha Family Tree from Jan Zajicek.

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

      4. [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

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


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