The book, A History of the Elk Community, TX, Robert Cunningham, Waco: Jones Printing Co., 1997 has lots of cemetery lists and very interesting history, families, etc.
I copied, "John Cyril and margy Agnes (Piter) Smajstrla to the Elk Community in 1905. John was born in Frenstat, arrived in US in 1895 at age 14, livedon a farm near Fayetteville under very
harsh conditions, he went to Hoen outside West, TX., married Mary 11/21/1905.
In your searching, by chance have you come across Veronica Sugarek married to ?Smajstrla; Smajstrla died, she married ?Adamec,and she died in 1948? Thank you.
Take care, Sara Ann Barton
Sent: April 23, 2001 2:53:32 PM GMT
Subject: [TexasCzechs] Another Wesley Question
Does anyone have information on who may have owned the store or stores in
Wesley in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Still looking for the person
that young Jan Cyril Smajstrla came to TX with. My Father in law Eugene(age
92) said his Father said this man owned a store with a post office in it.