Mary Marie Cenek

Female4 August 1824–18 August 1906

Brief Life History of Mary Marie

When Mary Marie Cenek was born on 4 August 1824, in Hoschtitz, Tabor, Bohemia, Austria, her father, František Prokop Čeněk, was 39 and her mother, Barbora Seidlová, was 29. She married Frank Novotny on 25 November 1851, in Hoštice, Tábor, Czechoslovakia. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 18 August 1906, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Novotny
Mary Marie Cenek
Marriage: 25 November 1851
Eleanor Novotny
Maria Novotny
Charles Karel Novotny
Adolf Novotny
Frank Novotny
Anton Novotny

Sources (6)

  • Mary Novotny in household of Frank Novotny, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Unknown in entry for Adoph Novotny, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Mary Novotny in entry for Thomas Vochoska and Mary Novotny, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 November 1851Hoštice, Tábor, Czechoslovakia
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 1

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.


    Age 7

    Historical Boundaries: 1831: Cook, Illinois, United States [Spreads across Cook and DuPage counties]


    Age 22

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Norman, English: nickname perhaps from Old French sené ‘wise’, which gave rise to the Norman and Picard French surname Sené(e).

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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