Mary Duchac

At Sea

The Life of Mary

Mary Duchac was born in December 1852, in At Sea as the daughter of Johan Duchac and Anna Duchac. She married Wencel Cizek on 27 January 1874, in Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Kossuth, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

Wencel Cizek
Mary Duchac
Marriage: 27 January 1874
Fred Cizek
Emil Wenzel Cizek
Helena Cizek
Otilie Cizek

Spouse and Children

27 January 1874
Wisconsin, United States


    Fred Cizek



    Helena Cizek


    Otilie Cizek


Parents and Siblings

    Johan Duchac


    Anna Duchac




World Events (8)

1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 2

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 31

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Cizek in household of Wencle Cizek, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Cizek in entry for Wenzel Cizek, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Mary Duchac in entry for Emil W. Cizek, "Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930"

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