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  • Vaclav "James" BLECHA

    Vaclav "James" BLECHA

    Male 1867 - 1933  (66 years)

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

    • Name Vaclav "James" BLECHA  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
      Born 18 Mar 1867  Radnice, House No.14, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11
      • Earlier research had his birthdate as Feb 18, 1866. However I found the original birth record.
        [11]
      Vaclav Blecha birth in 1867
      Vaclav Blecha birth in 1867
      Radnice 29, Page 42 of 529
      Christened 19 Mar 1867  Catholic Church, Radnice, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
      Gender Male 
      Arrival 22 Apr 1867  Baltimore, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7, 9
      Departure Bremen Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
      Departure Bremen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
      Residence 1870  Baltimore Ward 2, Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
      Residence 1880  Stemaner, Pawnee, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
      Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son 
      Residence 1885  Clear Creek, Pawnee, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
      Residence 1910  Irving, Brown, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
      Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head 
      Residence 1917  Sheridan, Pawnee County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
      Residence 1930  Padonia, Brown, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
      Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head 
      Died 24 Oct 1933  Padonia, Brown, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8
      James Blecha Nebraska Obituary 1933
      James Blecha Nebraska Obituary 1933
      From Art Lang
      Buried 27 Oct 1933  Hiawatha, Brown County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8
      Person ID I375067  Blecha/McDaniel
      Last Modified 3 Dec 2015 

      Father Frantisek "Frank" BLECHA,   b. 04 Oct 1831, Radnice, House No.19, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1912, near Steinauer, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
      Mother Margaret ZACHARDOVA,   b. 23 Nov 1839, Radnice, House No. 22, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Aug 1923, near Steinauer, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
      Married 30 May 1864  Radnice, House No.19, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
      Frank Blecha Margareta Zachardova Marriage record in 1864
      Frank Blecha Margareta Zachardova Marriage record in 1864
      Radnice 17, Page 117 368
      Family ID F136036  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Family 1 Helen KRASNIG,   b. 1868, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. About 1891, Pawnee County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years) 
      Married 11 Feb 1890  Pawnee County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
      Marriage Record for James Blecha and Helen Krasnig  in 1890
      Marriage Record for James Blecha and Helen Krasnig in 1890
      Last Modified 3 Dec 2015 
      Family ID F3061  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Family 2 Fannie Anna LAPPAN,   b. 17 Mar 1875, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1968, Hiawatha, Brown County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
      Married 01 Jan 1892  Steinauer, Pawnee CO, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
      Marriage Record for James Blecha and Fannie Lappan in 1891
      Marriage Record for James Blecha and Fannie Lappan in 1891
      Children 
       1. Anna Helen BLECHA,   b. 25 Nov 1892, Steinauer, Pawnee CO, NE Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Nov 1977, Denver, Denver Co., Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  []
       2. Mary Agnes BLECHA,   b. 30 Dec 1894, Steinauer, Pawnee CO, NE Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1968, Hiawatha, Brown County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  []
       3. James Joseph "Jimmie" BLECHA,   b. 26 Oct 1909, Hiawatha, Brown County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Aug 1981, Falls City, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  []
       4. Joseph Frank BLECHA,   b. 07 Nov 1912, Hiawatha, Brown County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1972, Hiawatha, Brown County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)  []
      Last Modified 3 Dec 2015 
      Family ID F136037  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    • Event Map
      Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Mar 1867 - Radnice, House No.14, Bohemia Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsChristened - 19 Mar 1867 - Catholic Church, Radnice, Bohemia Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsArrival - 22 Apr 1867 - Baltimore, Maryland Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsDeparture - - Bremen Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsDeparture - - Bremen, Germany Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsResidence - 1870 - Baltimore Ward 2, Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland, United States Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsResidence - Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son - 1880 - Stemaner, Pawnee, Nebraska, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsResidence - 1885 - Clear Creek, Pawnee, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Feb 1890 - Pawnee County, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsMarried - 01 Jan 1892 - Steinauer, Pawnee CO, NE Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsResidence - Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head - 1910 - Irving, Brown, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsResidence - 1917 - Sheridan, Pawnee County, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsResidence - Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head - 1930 - Padonia, Brown, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Oct 1933 - Padonia, Brown, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsBuried - 27 Oct 1933 - Hiawatha, Brown County, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
       = Link to Google Earth 

    • Notes 
      • BURIAL: Buried in Mt. Hope Cemetery.

        MARRIAGE: Married at St, Anthony's Catholic Church.

        MARRIAGE: Have a copy of the marriage certificate. It gives the DOM as Jan 3,
        1892.

        DEATH: Obit: 1933
        James BLECHA, age 67 years, 8 months, 6 days, died at his home the evening of
        Oct. 24 after a long illness, much suffering. He was born Czechoslovakia, Feb
        18 1866. With his parents he landed in Baltimore, MD, when he was six weeks
        old, where they lived until he was nine years old. From there they moved to
        Table Rock, NE where he grew to manhood. He was married to Fannie TLAPAK, of
        Steinauer, NE, January 1, 1892 at Steinauer. They moved to Hiawatha, Kansas in
        1899, lived in Mt. Zion neighborhood until his death. Through all his sufferin
        he was never heard to murmur or complain, always greeting his friends,
        relatives, his children, asked about the farm work, everything in general. Mrs
        BLECHA was his constant nurse. Everything was done to make him comfortable. H
        joined the Catholic Church when he was a young man. He leaves a legacy of an
        honest, upright life to his children. He leaves to mourn his wife, four
        children, two girls, two boys, Mrs. Anna PORTER, of Fort Morgan, Colorado, Mrs.
        Mary DEZORT, of Hiawatha, Kansas, Jimmie-Jo at home; three granddaughters; two
        brothers, two sisters, Mrs. Fannie SHULTZ, of Tecumseh, NE, Mrs. Anna ALBERS, o
        Vesta, NE, Frank BLECHA, of Liberty, NE, Joseph BLECHA, of Haigler, NE; many
        nieces-nephews, other relatives-friends. His parents, two sisters preceded him
        in death several years ago. Funeral services were held in the home, eleven and
        a half miles northeast of Hiawatha, at 2:30, conducted by Rev. Roy N. HILLYER,
        of Arkansas City, KS. Burial was in Mt. Hope Cemetery.

        DEATH: We have a copy of his death certificate.

    • Sources 
      1. [S3805] Baltimore, Passenger and Immigration Lists, 1820-1872, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;).

      2. [S3808] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;), Year: 1880; Census Place: Stemaner, Pawnee, Nebraska; Roll: 753; Family History Film: 1254753; Page: 19B; Enumeration District: 253; Image: 0588.

      3. [S3810] Web: Kansas, Find A Grave Index, 1854-2012, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;).

      4. [S3807] 1870 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), Year: 1870; Census Place: Baltimore Ward 2, Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland; Roll: M593_571; Page: 360A; Image: 706; Family History Library Film: 552070.

      5. [S3797] Nebraska, State Census Collection, 1860-1885, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), National Archives and Records Administration; Nebraska State Census; Year: 1885; Series/Record Group: M352; County: Pawnee; Township: Clear Creek; Page: 4.

      6. [S3809] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2002;), Year: 1930; Census Place: Padonia, Brown, Kansas; Roll: 694; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0020; Image: 924.0; FHL microfilm: 2340429.

      7. [S3806] Baltimore, Passenger Lists, 1820-1964, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;), National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington, DC; Records of the US Customs Service, RG36; Series: M255; Roll: 15.

      8. [S3802] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;).

      9. [S3800] 1910 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;), Year: 1910; Census Place: Irving, Brown, Kansas; Roll: T624_433; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 0027; FHL microfilm: 1374446.

      10. [S3798] U.S., Indexed County Land Ownership Maps, 1860-1918, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;), Collection Number: G&M_106; Roll Number: 106.

      11. [S1795] Czech Church Records for Marriages, Birth, Deaths, Radnice 29, Page 42 of 529, Entry #6.
        Birth record for Vaclav Blecha in 1867
        Actual image at: http://www.portafontium.eu/iipimage/30067815/radnice-ro-29_0420-n?x=203&y=421&w=670&h=296


      12. [S1602] Marriage record for James Blecha and Helen Krasnig in 1890.

      13. [S1603] Marriage record for James Blecha and Fannie Lappan in 1891.

      14. [S1795] Czech Church Records for Marriages, Birth, Deaths, Radnice 17, Page 117 of 368, Entry #2.
        Marriage record for Frank Blecha and Margareta Zachardova in 1864.
        Actual image at:http://www.portafontium.eu/iipimage/30067803/radnice-ro-17_1160-o?x=65&y=207&w=651&h=287



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