Josef Houška

Brief Life History of Josef

When Josef Houška was born on 14 February 1834, in Hlohovičky, Rokycany, Czechoslovakia, his father, Václav Houška, was 43 and his mother, Růžena Klímová, was 36. He married Karoline Pacovsky on 7 February 1860, in Jarov, Plzeň, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 17 December 1863, in Jarov, Plzeň, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia, at the age of 29.

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Family Time Line

Josef Houška
1834–1863
Karoline Pacovsky
1838–1878
Marriage: 7 February 1860
Frank Houska
1861–1931
Maria Katherine Houska
1862–1936
Josefa Houska
1864–1905

Sources (6)

  • Birth record
  • Houska Pacovsky Marriage
  • Josef Houska Death

Name Meaning

Czech: metonymic occupational name for a baker, from houska ‘bread roll’ (literally ‘gosling’).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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