George J Gurcak

Male26 January 1886–May 1967

Brief Life History of George J

George J Gurcak was born on 26 January 1886, in Austria. He had at least 5 daughters with Anna Jasontek. He lived in Allegheny City, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1950. He died in May 1967, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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George J Gurcak
Anna Jasontek
Anna Gurchak
Sophia Gurcak
Margaret Gurcak
Irene Gurcak
Helen R Gurchak

Sources (12)

  • Unknown, "United States 1950 Census"
  • George Gurcak, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • George in entry for Joseph E Stabryla and Sophia Gurchak, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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Children (5)

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 19

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 22

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Slovak and Czech (Moravian) (Jurčák): patronymic from the personal name Jurko, a pet form of Slovak Juraj and Moravian Jura , equivalents of Latin Georgius (see George ). This form of the surname is also found among Rusyns in Slovakia. Compare Yurchak .

Rusyn (from Slovakia; also Jurcák): patronymic from the personal name Jurco, a Slovakized form of a cognate of Yurko .

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

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