Albina Tupy

1890–1930 (Age 39)
Spillville, Winneshiek, Iowa, United States

The Life of Albina

When Albina Tupy was born on 9 March 1890, in Spillville, Winneshiek, Iowa, United States, her father, Charles Tupy, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Novak, was 19. She married Joseph Albert Ondrasek on 17 July 1917, in Spillville, Winneshiek, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. She lived in Sumner Township, Winneshiek, Iowa, United States for about 10 years and Calmar, Winneshiek, Iowa, United States in 1915. She died on 22 February 1930, in Lead, Lawrence, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 39.

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Albina Tupy
Joseph Albert Ondrasek
Marriage: 17 July 1917
Genevieve E Ondrasek
Glena Ondrasek
Mary Cecilia Ondrasek
Mary Margueritte Ondrasek
Pearl Barbara Ondrasek

Spouse & Children

17 July 1917
Spillville, Winneshiek, Iowa, United States


  • Female1918–2002Female

  • Female1920–2014Female

  • Glena Ondrasek


  • Mary Cecilia Ondrasek


  • Mary Margueritte Ondrasek


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+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 11

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Tupý): unflattering nickname for a dull, insensitive, or apathetic person, from Czech tupý ‘thick’, ‘blunt’, ‘dull’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Abbia Ondrasek in household of A Joe Ondrasek, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Albina Tuply in household of Charles Tuply, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Albina Tupy, "Iowa State Census, 1915"

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