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  • Clara Susan KONIECZNY

    Clara Susan KONIECZNY[1]

    Female 1894 - 1974  (79 years)

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

    • Name Clara Susan KONIECZNY  [2, 3
      • Kaneczny was the spelling in the Cook County Marriage Index, but I learned from Karen Duffy that the correct spelling is Konieczny.
        [2]
      Born 6 Aug 1894  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
      • The wedding index for Cook County for her marriage to Leon Smigal places her birth as about 1894
      Clara Susan Konieczny Baptism
      Clara Susan Konieczny Baptism
      From Karen Duffy in 2017
      Christened 12 Aug 1894  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
      Gender Female 
      Census 1900  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Residence for 1900 Census living her mother and her step father, Frank Konvalinka. 
      1900 Census for Clara Susan
      1900 Census for Clara Susan
      From Karen Duffy in 2017
      Census 1920  2541 W. 46th St. Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Residence for 1920 Census 
      1920 Susan and Leon Smigal Family in chicago
      1920 Susan and Leon Smigal Family in chicago
      Census 1930  3048 S. Turner Ave., Chicago, Cook County, Ilinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Residence for 1930 Census 
      1930 Census Rudolph Blecha 1896 Family in Chicago
      1930 Census Rudolph Blecha 1896 Family in Chicago
      Died 1 Apr 1974  Scott, Lincoln County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
      Buried Merrill Memorial Park, Merrill, Lincoln County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
      • From Findagrave.com

        Susan Z. Guthrie, 73, Route 1, Town of Scott, was dead on arrival at Holy Cross Hospital on Monday April 1, 1974.

        She was born Susan Koneicny on August 5, 1900 in Chicago the daughter of Mr and Mrs Andrew Koneicny. She was a member of the Lincoln Barracks Auxilary.

        Mrs Gutherie is survived by a daughter Mrs Mildred Bauer of Merrill, a son C. Leon Smigal, Baltimore, Maryland; two sisters Mrs Mary White of Tomahawk and Mrs Rose Konway of Hayward. Five grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren.

        Funeral services were held at 1:30 PM on Thursday April 4, 1974 at the Schram-Buettner Funeral Home in Merrill. The Rev. John Eldred of Christ United Methodist Church officiated and burial was at Merrill Memorial Park.


        [6]
      • From Findagrave.com

        Susan Z. Guthrie, 73, Route 1, Town of Scott, was dead on arrival at Holy Cross Hospital on Monday April 1, 1974.

        She was born Susan Koneicny on August 5, 1900 in Chicago the daughter of Mr and Mrs Andrew Koneicny. She was a member of the Lincoln Barracks Auxilary.

        Mrs Gutherie is survived by a daughter Mrs Mildred Bauer of Merrill, a son C. Leon Smigal, Baltimore, Maryland; two sisters Mrs Mary White of Tomahawk and Mrs Rose Konway of Hayward. Five grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren.

        Funeral services were held at 1:30 PM on Thursday April 4, 1974 at the Schram-Buettner Funeral Home in Merrill. The Rev. John Eldred of Christ United Methodist Church officiated and burial was at Merrill Memorial Park.


        [6]
      Person ID I2228  Blecha/McDaniel
      Last Modified 21 Jun 2018 

      Father Andrew KONIECZNY,   b. 9 Oct 1860, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1930, 2143 N. Oakley, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
      Mother Lucy GLOMSKI,   b. Dec 1870, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Family ID F714  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Family 1 Leon Frank SMIGAL,   b. 6 Apr 1891, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1956, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
      Married 20 Jun 1914  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7
      Children 
       1. Mildred Eve SMIGAL,   b. 6 Nov 1916, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 2011, Phillips, Price County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
       2. Chester Leon SMIGIEL,   b. 18 Nov 1916, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sept 1984, Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
      Last Modified 29 Aug 2014 
      Family ID F715  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Family 2 Rudolph (Rudy) BLECHA,   b. 13 Oct 1896, 1116 Troy St., Chicago, Cook County, Ilinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1978, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
      Married Abt 1927  Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Family ID F713  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Family 3 Chauncy Tilyard GUTHRIE,   b. 16 Jun 1891, Vernon, Waukesha, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1971, Merrill, Lincoln County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
      Married 10 Oct 1967  [6
      Last Modified 21 Jun 2018 
      Family ID F3901  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    • Event Map
      Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Aug 1894 - Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsChristened - 12 Aug 1894 - Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsCensus - Residence for 1900 Census living her mother and her step father, Frank Konvalinka. - 1900 - Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Jun 1914 - Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsCensus - Residence for 1920 Census - 1920 - 2541 W. 46th St. Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1927 - Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsCensus - Residence for 1930 Census - 1930 - 3048 S. Turner Ave., Chicago, Cook County, Ilinois Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Apr 1974 - Scott, Lincoln County, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsBuried - - Merrill Memorial Park, Merrill, Lincoln County, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
       = Link to Google Earth 

    • Notes 
      • 1920 United States Federal Census 1920 United States Federal Census
        Name: Susan Smigal
        Home in 1920: Chicago Ward 29, Cook (Chicago), Illinois
        Age: 22 years
        Estimated Birth Year: abt 1898
        Birthplace: Illinois
        Relation to Head of House: Wife
        Spouse's Name: Leon
        Father's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
        Mother's Birth Place: Poland
        Marital Status: Married
        Race: White
        Sex: Female
        Able to read: Yes
        Able to Write: Yes
        Image: 346
        Neighbors: View others on page
        Household Members: Name Age
        Leon Smigal 29
        Susan Smigal 22
        Mildred Smigal 4 6/12
        Chester Smigal 2 1/12

        Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Chicago Ward 29, Cook (Chicago), Illinois; Roll: T625_345; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 1753; Image: 346.

        Apparently, Susan's husband dies during the 1920's and she remarries Rudy Blecha and moves in with her two children with Anton and Anna in the 1930's census:
        1930 United States Federal Census 1930 United States Federal Census
        Name: Susan Blecha
        Home in 1930: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
        Age: 30
        Estimated Birth Year: abt 1900
        Relation to Head of House: Daughter
        Father's Name: Adolph
        Mother's Name: Anna
        Occupation: Doesn't work

        Education: Able to read and write

        Age at first marriage: 18

        Parents' birthplace: View Image
        Neighbors: View others on page
        Household Members: Name Age
        Adolph Blecha 66
        Anna Blecha 65
        Edward Blecha 37
        Rudolph Blecha 33
        Susan Blecha 30
        Chester Blecha 11
        Mildred Blecha 13

        Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois; Roll: 452; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 817; Image: 186.0.

    • Sources 
      1. [S196] 1920;Census Place: Chicago Ward 29, Cook (Chicago), Illinois; Roll: T625_345; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 1753; Image: 346.~~~~.

      2. [S1937] Karen Duffy.

      3. [S1127] Cook County, Illinois Marriage Indexes, 1912-1942 Cook County, Illinois Marriage Indexes, 1912-1942.
        Susan Kaneczny to Leon Smigal in 1914

      4. [S1938] Baptism Record for Susan Konieczny in 1894.

      5. [S1137] Findagrave.com.

      6. [S1137] Findagrave.com.
        For Susan Konieczny Guthrie

        Memorial 22850250


      7. [S197] 1930; Census Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois; Roll: 452; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 817; Image: 186.0.~~~~.


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