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36072Re: [TexasCzechs] Re: svrcek index-Valek entries

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  • G Martisek
    Oct 8, 2007
      Jana,

      On page 200 you referenced the "Wallis entry". Several of my family were
      mentioned there. Did you type the entire text of the Wallis entry?

      Thanks,
      Gerri

      janapivec wrote:
      >
      > --- In TexasCzechs@yahoogroups.com
      > <mailto:TexasCzechs%40yahoogroups.com>, "Robert Coiteux" <rcoiteux@...>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > Anything about Polacek(Polasek) and or Klacman from moravia-Vsetin?
      > >
      > > Blessings and Bounty
      > >
      > > Tammy
      > >
      > Nothing even close to Klacman, but--
      > Polasek: 78, 124
      > pg. 124 (Latium entry): " Some 12 miles from Brenham, in Washington
      > County, is situated the Czech community of Latium, with a small frame
      > church, dedicated to St. Francis. Czech families came here in 1860,
      > when this country was still thick with wild forests. The Kadlecek
      > family were the first to have moved in, then came Supak, Tomascik,
      > Urban, Sitta, Stary, Janda, Janak, Pivetz, Kovar, Kocebucky, Orsak,
      > Macek, Grigar, Vojtek, Pisklak, Gerik, Duzil, Sulak, Krivacky, Gass,
      > Sklar, Bednar, Polasek, Raska, Sedlacek, and a number of others whose
      > names could not be learned."
      >
      > Polasek, Agnes: 200
      > Polasek, Emil and Frances: 200
      > pg. 200 (Wallis entry): "On August 16, 1915 a violent Gulf Story
      > caused extensive damage to the church. . . The repairs on the storm
      > damaged church were completed in 1917. Frank and Rosalie Raska and
      > Frank and Karolina Pazderny donated the Main Altar at a value of
      > $1,000.00 to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary October 25,
      > 1917. . . A Station of the Cross, donated $8.00 Agnes Polasek; Frank
      > and Apolena Jurek; Emil & Frances Polasek; Johanna Sliva; Joseph and
      > Johanna Melnar; Veronica Janovsky; Anna Pazderna; August and Albina
      > Rohan
      >
      > Polasek, Fred: 30
      > pg. 30 (Corpus Christi entry): "In 1905 Joseph Oujezdsky and his
      > brother-in-law John Brandejsky from Bryan visited here. . . In July,
      > 1906 he moved here permanently. . . It was a disappointment for him
      > how few Czech families followed him here. There were here at this
      > time Alois Cech, Mr. Hajny, a widowed elderly man. In the autumn of
      > that year Frank Kocurek came from Ellinger, Adolph Rohan from
      > Yorktown, Fred Polasek and Mr. Zezula from Granger and Jacob Koblizek
      > from Cameron.
      >
      > Polasek, J. H.: 208
      > Pg. 208 (West entry): "The present [parish] board is comprised of
      > Monsignor Joseph Pelnar Chair; Father Edward J. Polcak, Secretary and
      > Treasurer; Frank Bezdek president of the local K.J.T. and director of
      > supreme lodge; j. l. Svrcek, Joseph Masek, Sr.; J. H. Polasek; F. M.
      > Marak; Charles Dvoracek; Adolph Muska; John E. Stanislav; Cemetery
      > Committee Vinc Urbanovsky, Sr.; Joseph Kotrla."
      >
      > Polasek, John: 51, 60, 116
      > Pg. 60 (El Campo entry): "In 1897 the parishioners bought three and
      > half acres of land for $150.00 and in 1900 under the pastorship of
      > Father G. J. Hendrick they built the first frame church. The parish
      > committee was John Polasek, Adolph Mozisek and Joseph J. Vasicek Sr."
      >
      > pg. 116 (Inez entry): "The first Czech families mentioned are in the
      > year of 1890 -- Paul Merecka; John Polasek; John Frydriech; Valentine
      > and Al. Srubar; Tom Charbula; and L. Krause."
      >
      > Polasek, R. J.: 103
      > Pg. 102-3 (Hobson entry): "It was shortly after the accession to the
      > SEE of San Antonio, that Bishop Forest learned that in Karnes County
      > near the Wilson County border – the diocese had been ceded a number
      > of thousands of acres of land. . . . He . . . agreed to sell the
      > lands in 1898. The lands were an inheritance from the Bishop's
      > predecessor Bishop Neraz. As the price of land was rather low, a
      > number of families came from around Hallettsville and bought up the
      > land. Among these families was one William Kutac (Kutach); Joseph
      > Ondrej; Joseph Honc; Filip, and a few German Catholic families.
      > Frank Harmig and Kunz built a cotton gin. E. H. Mitchell with R. J.
      > Polasek built a brick store near the Railroad Station. R. J. Polasek
      > managed the store and also was an Express and Railroad agent."
      >
      > Polasek, Rudolph: 31, 32
      > Pg. 31 (Corpus Christi entry): "In 1913 Father Joseph Klobouk came to
      > this parish . . . Then came the families of John Malchar, Alois Wolf,
      > Frank Malchar, Alois Motal, Anton Fritz, John Janosec Sr., Joe Ermis,
      > Karel Batrak, Kaspar Zdansky, John Wolf, and Andrew Pospech. . . .In
      > 1914 came the family of Rudolph Polasek . . ."
      >
      > Pg. 32 (Corpus Christi entry): "The first officers of the
      > lodge `Moravian' were President Leo Netak, Secretary, Rudolph
      > Polasek, Treasurer, Kaspar Sdansky."
      >
      > Polasek, Rudolph J.: 14
      > pg. 14 (Breslau entry): "In 1880 Anton Konecny was the first pupil in
      > the Breslau School (son of Anton Konecny, Sr. still living). Then
      > came Rudolph J. Polasek now living in Hobson and J. M. Najvar."
      >
      > Polasek, William (Vilem): 80
      > Pg. 80 (Floresville entry): "Of the pioneers we can mention Jacob
      > Zahn; Joseph Jansky; Bohuslav Pavlisk; William (Vilem) Polasek;
      > Thomas and Frank Chupik; Lambert Chylek; John Marecka; Matula and
      > Luke Strala."
      >
      > Polasek, William: 201
      > pg. 201: "July 15 [1923] the following were elected for school
      > building board, Adolph Faltysek; Joseph Lalo; Joseph Melnar; and
      > William Polasek. They in cooperation with the parish board (Francis
      > Viaclovsky; Anton Hrusek; Sylvester Pazderny; Karel Macha; Prancis
      > Polak and Francis Pazderny) were to see to the collections of
      > donations and the proper construction of the new school . . . Through
      > hard and earnest work of Mrs. Marie Hundl, donations collected by
      > her, a statue of St. Theresa, the Little Flower, was blest October 7,
      > 1928."
      >
      >
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