William F. Kovarik

Brief Life History of William F.

When William F. Kovarik was born on 16 December 1898, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Josef Kovarik, was 33 and his mother, Katerina Bystricka, was 32. He married Anna Marie Schwartz on 23 November 1920, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 3 February 1966, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Forest Park, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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William F. Kovarik
1898–1966
Anna Marie Schwartz
1901–1965
Marriage: 23 November 1920
Muriel Kovarik
1924–1924
William D. Kovarik
1926–1995

Sources (8)

  • William Kovarik, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Kovarik, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • William Kovarik, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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Name Meaning

Czech (Kovářík) and Slovak (mainly Kovárik, also Kovarík and Kovářík): occupational name for a smith, from a diminutive of Czech Kovář, Slovak Kovár (see Kovar ).

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

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