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Re: looking for Karel (Charles) Janda who married Johanna (Jennie or Jane) Makovy

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  • kalzebeta
    Thank you, that is actually the source I am looking from. I was hoping to corroborate with other information about their lives after they immigrated, like
    Message 1 of 8 , Dec 2, 2009
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      Thank you, that is actually the source I am looking from. I was hoping to corroborate with other information about their lives after they immigrated, like death certs and censuses. So far everything that I have found here is a bit sketchy. Thanks, though!

      --- In TexasCzechs@yahoogroups.com, "Willie Petruy" <wpetruy@...> wrote:
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      > Karel Janda b 19 sep 1847 Trojanovice, father Frantisek, mother Barbora Lidiak, mar 31 aug 1873 Johana Makovy b 11 jul 1853 Trojanovice , father Jan mother Veronika Vasut to America 1890 with children Frantisek 7 Sep 1876, Antonin 13 Jun 1880, Jan 7 Apr 1889 and Karel 6 sep 1890. This is in Dr. Simicek's book. There is more info. Did not know if you have the book, if not will send more. Carla
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: kalzebeta
      > To: TexasCzechs@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Thursday, November 19, 2009 7:13 PM
      > Subject: [TexasCzechs] looking for Karel (Charles) Janda who married Johanna (Jennie or Jane) Makovy
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      > Hi all -
      > I'm looking for information about Karel (Charles) Janda who married Johanna (sometimes Jennie, sometimes Jane) Makovy.
      >
      > What I know:
      > born 19 September 1847 in either Trojanovice or Frenstat, Moravia
      > married Johana Makovy on 31 August 1875
      > Immigrated with his wife and several children around 1890
      > Children are: Frantisek, Barbora, Josef, Antonin, Vincenc, Anna, Jan, and Karel
      >
      > What I'd like to know:
      > Who are all of his children
      > When did he die
      >
      > Looking through death certs, I have more children who list him as their father: Veronika (Janda) Slovak and a Ben Janda. Were there others?
      >
      > I also found an obituary here: http://www.txgenweb3.org/txfayette/obituaries_j.htm that could be him. Search that page for "Charles Janda" - it has him dying in 1893 in an accident in the Klecka bros gin.
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      > If he died in 1893, where are his wife and children on the 1900 census? I think I found them on Series: T623 Roll: 1656 Page: 89 in McLennan county, but then who are "Rosa" "Mary" and "Bettie"? And if he died in 1893, how could there have been a little girl born in 1895?
      >
      > Johanna and most of her children are buried in West, Texas. None of their death certs say which cemetery, but I am assuming it is Saint Mary's Catholic Cemetery either in McLennan county or Hill county.
      >
      > All your help appreciated.
      >
      > Kate
      >
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