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Josef Vejraska

Male 1850 - 1936  (~ 86 years)


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  • Name Josef Vejraska  [1
    Born Mar 1850  Žehrov, Mladá Boleslav, Stredoceský kraj, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Jul 1936  Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Bohemian National Cemetery (Milligan South), Milligan, Fillmore County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • A mason and brickmaker. He was Catholic and led prayer meetings inthe first Catholic Church. His daughter, Anna, spoke proudly of her father helping to build Milligan. He worked for 25 cents a day. For lunch he had a slice of rye bread he brought from home. (Milligan, p 243).
    • (Research):

      Census Information:

      1900 Census
      Nebraska, Fillmore County, Glengary Township
      Enumerated 13 Jun 1900 by Anton E. Hrnek
      SD 4, ED 26 Sheet 7B
      Vigraska, Joseph Hd W M Mar 1850 m 23 Bohemia Bohemia Bohemia 1884 16 Own Farm
      Vigraska, Mary Wf W F Feb 1856 44 m 23 6/5 Bohemia Bohemia Bohemia 1884 16
      Vigraska, Anna Dtr W F Jan 1879 21 S Bohemia Bohemia Bohemia 1884 16 Housework
      Vigraska, Fanny Dtr W F Oct 1881 18 S Bohemia Bohemia Bohemia Housework
      Vigraska, Mary Dtr W F Apr 1865 15 S Nebraska Bohemia Bohemia At School
      Vigraska, Agnes Dtr W F Nov 1888 12 S Neb Bohemia Bohemia At School
      Vigraska, Rosie Dtr W F Jun 1893 6 S Neb Bohemia Bohemia
      Vigraska, John Father W M Feb 1821 79 W Bohemia Bohemia Bohemia 1880 20 Na Stone Mason
    Person ID I15018  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2015 

    Father Jan Vejraska,   b. Feb 1821, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1900, Fillmore County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Mother Rosalie Sladek,   b. Bef 1832, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F5845  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Marie Kucera,   b. Feb 1856, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1932, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married 1 May 1877  Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Anna Vejraska,   b. 21 Jan 1879, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1963  (Age 83 years)
     2. Frances Vejraska,   b. Oct 1881, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Mary Vejraska,   b. 8 Apr 1885, Fillmore County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1957, Fillmore County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     4. Agnes Vejraska,   b. 12 Nov 1887, Fillmore County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1967, Pasco, Franklin County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     5. Rose Vejraska,   b. 3 Jun 1894, Fillmore County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1945, Milligan, Fillmore County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    Last Modified 10 Dec 2006 
    Family ID F5852  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Mar 1850 - Žehrov, Mladá Boleslav, Stredoceský kraj, Bohemia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 May 1877 - Bohemia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Jul 1936 - Nebraska Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bohemian National Cemetery (Milligan South), Milligan, Fillmore County, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S219] Milligan Centennial History Book Committee HISTORY OF MILLIGAN, NEBRASKA 1888-1988 (Walsworth Publishing, Marceline, MO).