Wencl Vaclav Slavik

8 March 1817–29 October 1879 (Age 62)
České Budějovice, Czechia

The Life Summary of Wencl Vaclav

When Wencl Vaclav Slavik was born on 8 March 1817, in České Budějovice, Czechia, his father, Josef Slavik, was 22 and his mother, Mariana Chlapikova, was 12. He married Anna S KOUTEK about 1865, in Bohemia, Czechoslovakia. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 29 October 1879, in Le Sueur, Le Sueur, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Montgomery, Le Sueur, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wencl Vaclav Slavik
1817–1879
Anna S KOUTEK
1837–1899
Marriage: about 1865
Joseph W Slavik
1863–1943
Martina Slavik
1864–1888
Antonia Slavik
1866–1918
Josephine Slavik
1870–1888
Charles Frank Slavik
1873–1947
Frantisek Slavik
1876–1887
Edward Joseph Slavik
1879–1963

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1865Bohemia, Czechoslovakia
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 3
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 19
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Czech and Jewish (from Bohemia) (Slavík); Slovak (Slávik): from Czech slavík, Slovak slávik ‘nightingale’, a nickname for a good singer. As a Jewish surname, it may have been adopted by a cantor in a synagogue.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Slowik
    Slavick

    Sources (15)

    • James Slavick in entry for Josephine Slavick, "Minnesota, County Deaths, 1850-2001"
    • Wencil Slavik in entry for Charles Frank Slavik, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940"
    • Wencl Vaclav Slavik, "Find A Grave Index"

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