John Zvonicek Sr.

1 February 1833–5 September 1921 (Age 88)
Bohemia, Austria

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1850Bohemia, Austria
  • Children


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    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 This Act repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820.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 30
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

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

    Sources (9)

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

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