Vaclav Popelka

about 1861– (Age NaN)
Proseč, Chrudim, East Bohemia, Czechoslovakia

The Life of Vaclav

When Vaclav Popelka was born about 1861, in Proseč, Chrudim, East Bohemia, Czechoslovakia, his father, Wensel or Vaclav Popelka, was 39 and his mother, Josephina Skorpisova Or Skorpis, was 29.

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Family Time Line

Wensel or Vaclav Popelka
1822–1893
Josephina Skorpisova Or Skorpis
1832–1887
Joseph Popelka
1852–1921
Jan Popelka
1858–1860
Vaclav Popelka
1861–
Mary Popelka Or Popelkova
1856–1940
Frantisek Popelka
1860–1868
Julia Popelka
1863–1950
Amelia Josephina Popelka
1866–1937
Anna Edna Popelka
1868–1949
Lillian Ada Popelka
1870–1910
Emily Popelka
1872–1875
Celia Popelka
1874–1875
William Popelka
1876–

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World Events (3)

1918

Age 57

The establishment of independent Czechoslovakia. The fall of the Austro-Hungarian Empire after World War I allows for an independent state.
1938

Age 77

Munich Pact is signed by Germany, Britain, France and Italy. It allows Germany the right to invade and claim Czechoslovakia's border areas.
1939

Age 78

World War II. Czechoslovakia is invaded by Adolf Hitler's army.

Name Meaning

Czech: nickname for someone thought of as ‘gray’, i.e. one who was neglected or overlooked, from a pet form of the word popel ‘ashes’. Popelka is the Czech equivalent of Cinderella.

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

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