John Zvonicek Sr.

Male1 February 1833–5 September 1921

Brief Life History of John

John Zvonicek Sr. was born on 1 February 1833, in Bohemia, Austria as the son of Mr. Zvonicek and Mrs. Zvonicek. He married Anna "Annie" Lochmann about 1850, in Bohemia, Austria. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Wilber Election Precinct, Saline, Nebraska, United States in 1900. He died on 5 September 1921, in De Witt Township, Saline, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Bohemian National Cemetery, Wilber, Saline, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Zvonicek Sr.
Anna "Annie" Lochmann
Marriage: about 1850
John Zwonechek
Joseph Zvonicek
Anna Zwonechek
Mary Zwonichek

Sources (9)

  • John Zwonichek Sr. in household of Joseph Aksamit, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Zwonechek - Government record: birth-name: John Znmechek
  • John in entry for Joseph Richtarik, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1850Bohemia, Austria
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 3

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.


    Age 21

    On May 30, 1854, the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed. It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide whether or not they wanted to allow slavery within their borders. This Act repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820.


    Age 23

    Historical Boundaries: 1856: Saline, Nebraska, United States 1867: Saline, Nebraska, United States

    Name Meaning

    Greek: the Lord gave graciously; whom Jehovah gave; whom Jehovah bestowed.

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