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  • Vaclav (Wenzel) ZAJICEK[1, 2, 3, 4]

    Male 1813 - 1896  (83 years)


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

    • Name Vaclav (Wenzel) ZAJICEK  [5

      • Vaclav Zajicek was a master tailor.
      Born 29 Jan 1813  House #5, Lhotka, Near Radnice, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
      Christened 30 Jan 1813  House #5, Lhotka, Near Radnice, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
      Gender Male 
      Immigration 16 Aug 1881  New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Wenzel Zajicek arrived into the U.S. on the ship Westphalia with his wife Anna (60), daughters Maria (32), Christa (21) and son Wenzel (25) 
      Residence 1885  516 W. 16th St., Chicago, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
      This was the address listed in the 1885 Chicago city directory 
      Zajicek 1885 Chicago City Directory
      Zajicek 1885 Chicago City Directory
      Shows Vaclav "James" Zajicek as a tailor
      [You must scroll down to the correct page]
      Died 12 Oct 1896  675 Loomis Street, Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
      Vaclav Zajicek 1813-1896 Death Certificate (pdf file)
      Death Certificate for Vaclav Zajicek
      Obituary in Denni Hlasatel for Vaclav Zajicek
      Obituary in Denni Hlasatel
      Buried 14 Oct 1896  Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
      • Buried in Lot 94 Section 28.
      Person ID I5216  Blecha/McDaniel
      Last Modified 23 Jul 2016 

      Father Frantisek ZAJICEK,   b. 7 Jun 1785, Svinna' 16, Czech Republic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1860, House #5, Lhotka, Near Radnice, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
      Mother Katherina VANOVA,   b. 1783, Svinna' 15, Czech Republic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1842, Lhotka u Radnic, (near Radnice), Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
      Married 5 Jul 1803  Holy Trinity Church, Hlohovice, Czech Republic Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
      Family ID F2162  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Family Anna Barbora HUMHALOVA,   b. 29 Aug 1822, Radnice, House #239, District of Rokycany, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1901, 632 W. 18th Place, Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
      Married 16 Nov 1841  Catholic Church, Radnice, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
      Children 
       1. Antonin ZAJICEK,   b. 16 Jul 1843, Radnice, House #106, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1849, Radnice, House #106, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)
       2. Anna ZAJICKOVA,   b. 26 Jul 1845, Radnice, House #106, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1849, Radnice, House #106, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
       3. Antonia ZAJICKOVA,   b. 9 Jul 1847, Radnice, House #106, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1849, Radnice, House #106, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
       4. Maria ZAJICKOVA,   b. 14 Sep 1849, Radnice, House No. 106, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1919, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
       5. Anna ZAJICKOVA,   b. 19 Oct 1851, Radnice, House #123, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1856, Radnice, House #83, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
       6. Antonie ZAJICKOVA,   b. 30 Nov 1853, Radnice, House No. 123, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1922, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
      +7. Vaclav Frantisek ZAJICEK,   b. 2 Apr 1856, Dedická 94, Radnice, Ceská republika Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1931, 3034 S. Hamlin Ave., Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
      +8. Marketa "Margaretha" ZAJICKOVA,   b. 24 Jun 1858, Radnice, House No. 180, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1930, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
      +9. Kristina ZAJICEK,   b. 19 Dec 1860, Radnice, House No. 132, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1890, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
      +10. Josef A. ZAJICEK,   b. 18 Mar 1863, Radnice, House No. 132, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1940, 4140 Madison Ave. Congress Park-Brookfield, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
       11. Alois ZAJICEK,   b. 29 Jul 1867, Radnice, House #68, District of Rokycany, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1869, Radnice, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
      Last Modified 14 May 2012 
      Family ID F1876  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    • Event Map
      Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Jan 1813 - House #5, Lhotka, Near Radnice, Bohemia Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsChristened - 30 Jan 1813 - House #5, Lhotka, Near Radnice, Bohemia Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Nov 1841 - Catholic Church, Radnice, Bohemia Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsImmigration - Wenzel Zajicek arrived into the U.S. on the ship Westphalia with his wife Anna (60), daughters Maria (32), Christa (21) and son Wenzel (25) - 16 Aug 1881 - New York Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsResidence - This was the address listed in the 1885 Chicago city directory - 1885 - 516 W. 16th St., Chicago, Illinois Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Oct 1896 - 675 Loomis Street, Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsBuried - 14 Oct 1896 - Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
       = Link to Google Earth 

    • Photos
      Westphalia: The they came to the U.S. on (Aug. 16, 1881)
      Westphalia: The they came to the U.S. on (Aug. 16, 1881)
      House #94 in Radnice, Czech Republic
      House #94 in Radnice, Czech Republic
      Zajicek Family Tree Page 1
      Zajicek Family Tree Page 1
      Provided and compiled by Jan Zajicek (Czech Republic) in February 2013
      Zajicek Family Tree Page 2
      Zajicek Family Tree Page 2
      Compiled and Prepared by Jan Zajicek (Czech Republic) in February 2013
      Zajicek Family Crest
      Zajicek Family Crest
      Provided to me by Jan Zajicek (Nyrany, Czech Republic)
      Zajicek Family Tree:  Families of Frantisek, Vojtech, Matej & Georg
      Zajicek Family Tree: Families of Frantisek, Vojtech, Matej & Georg
      This tree was researched, documented and compiled by Jan Zajicek, Nyrany, Czech Republic. He sent it to me in May 2013.

    • Notes 
      • 1. Birth record of Václav Zajícek (as well as those of his siblings in abbreviated form)

        Parish register of Radnice No. 9, book of baptisms, 1773-1821 for villages Lhotka, Sv. Barbora ad N?m?ice
        Page: 281
        Date of birth: Jan 29, 1813
        Date of baptism: Jan 30, 1813
        Place and house number: Lhotka No. 5
        Name of a child: WÁCLAW
        Religion: Catholic
        Gender: male
        Legitimate
        Father: Franc Zagjcek, cottager, subject to Liblín dominion, son of Wogt?ch Z[ají?ek] and Terezye, née Bassjkowá
        Mother: Kate?ina, daughter of Wogt?ch Wán, cottager from Svinná, subject to Liblín dominion, and Lidmila Ssmausowá
        Godparents: Franc Pssenicka, peasant from Lhotka; Magdalena Habrowá, peasant's wife from Bujesily, both subject to Liblím dominion
        Baptizing priest: F. Petrus Bernardin, chaplain
        Midwife: Kate?ina Kohautowá from Hu?
        Language: Czech



        4. Marriage record of Václav and Anna

        Parish register of Radnice No. 13, book of marriages, 1822-1843
        Leaf: 79v-80r
        Year, month, day of wedding: Nov 16, 1841
        Priest: I tied, F. Mathias Srdynko, chaplain
        Place: Radnice No. 106
        Bridegroom: WÁCLAW ZAGIC?EK, burgher and master tailor from Radnice, legitimate son of Frantissek Zagic?ek, neighbour at Lhotka No. 2, and mother Kate?ina, born to Wogtiech Ván, cottager form Svinná, Liblín dominion
        Age: 28 years old
        Religion: Catholic, Unmarried

        Bride: ANNA, legitimate daughter of Jan Humhal, ... [illegible] from Radnice No. 206, and mother Anna, born to Wáclaw Fuks, miner from B?ezina, Radnice dominion
        Age: 22 years old
        Religion: Catholic
        Unmarried
        Witnesses: I, Jan Humhal, consenting* father of bride; Johann Plechaty, master tailor; Anton Herzl, master ... [illegible]
        Notes: Permission by the Municipality of Oct 20, 1841
        Matrimonial banns performed on 21st, 22nd, and 23rd Sunday after Pentecost
        Language: Czech, Latin
        * Bride was underaged.

        Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s
        Name: Wenzel Zajicek
        Year: Aug. 16, 1881
        Age: 68
        Estimated Birth Year: abt 1813
        Place: New York, New York
        Source Publication Code: 206.4
        Primary Immigrant: Zajicek, Wenzel
        Annotation: Date and port of arrival. Also provides country of origin and name of ship.
        Source Bibliography: BACA, LEO. Czech Immigration Passenger Lists, Vol. VI: New York Passenger Lists. Richardson, TX: Author, 1707 Woodcreek, Richardson, TX 75082, 1995.
        Page: 250

        [He came with Anna (60), Maria (32), Christa (21), Wzl (25)]

        Source Citation: Place: New York, New York; Year: 1881; Page Number: 250.


        They arrived on the ship named Westphalia.
        See website for ship information:
        http://www.norwayheritage.com/p_ship.asp?sh=westp

        Ship Information:

        WESTPHALIA 1868 / ATLANTICA 1887 / PROVINCIA DI SAO PAULO 1888 / MENTANA 1889 / SUD AMERICA 1891
        The WESTPHALIA was built in 1868 by Caird & Co., Greenock for Hamburg America Line. She was a 3,158 gross ton ship, length 339.9ft x beam 40ft, one funnel, two masts, iron construction, single screw and a speed of 12 knots. There was accommodation for 90-1st, 130-2nd and 520-3rd class passengers. Launched on 24th Jun.1868, she sailed from Hamburg on her maiden voyage to Southampton and New York on 16th Sep.1868. She commenced her last voyage from Hamburg to Havre and New York on 28th Apr.1875 before being laid up. In 1878 she was rebuilt with two funnels and compound engines, and on 30th Jul.1879 she resumed the Hamburg - Havre - New York service. She started her last voyage to New York on 19th Dec.1886 and in 1887 was sold to the British company, H.F.Swan of Newcastle who re-engined her and renamed her ATLANTICA. In 1888 she went to Gazzo & Schiafino of Italy and was renamed PROVINCIA DI SAO PAULO. In 1889 she was resold to La Veloce of Italy and was renamed MENTANA and was further renamed SUD AMERICA later in 1891. She was finally scrapped in Genoa in 1901. [North Atlantic Seaway by N.R.P.Bonsor, vol.1, p.390] [Merchant Fleets in Profile, vol.4 Hamburg America Line by Duncan Haws.]

        See website below for above description:
        http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/descriptions/ShipsWZ.html


        Address at place of death was 675 Groom Street, Chicago, Ill. (as per death certificate)

    • Sources 
      1. [S513] Vaclav Zajicek Death Certificate (Cook County, Ill), (February 1, 1931).

      2. [S555] Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s~~Place: New York, New York; Year: 1881; Page Number: 250.~~.

      3. [S636] Vaclav Zajicek (1813-1896): Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.

      4. [S843] Parish register of Radnice No. 9, book of baptisms, 1773-1821 for villages Lhotka, Sv. Barbora ad Nemcice, Page 281.

      5. [S1158] Jan Zajicek Family Trees.

      6. [S1772] Chicago City Directory for 1885.

      7. [S1516] Jan Partyka shared this family data in November 2014.

      8. [S841] Parish register of Radnice No. 13, book of marriages, 1822-1843, Leaf 79v-80r.


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