William Adolph Yezek

5 August 1911–9 September 2004 (Age 93)
Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States

The Life Summary of William Adolph

When William Adolph Yezek was born on 5 August 1911, in Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States, his father, Adolph John Yezek, was 23 and his mother, Anna Novak, was 24. He married Helen Marie Metzger on 16 April 1934. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died on 9 September 2004, in Brainerd, Crow Wing, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Onamia, Mille Lacs, Minnesota, United States.

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William Adolph Yezek
Helen Marie Metzger
Marriage: 16 April 1934
William Adolph Yezek Jr.
James Henry Yezek
Thomas John Yezek

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts
Age 1
Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1914 · The Man With The First Air Conditioned Home
Age 3
Charles Gates was the first person in the United States to install air conditioning in his home. Funny thing was, Gates died a year before it was installed.
1937 · The Neutrality Act
Age 26
The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Czech, Slovak, Slovenian, and Croatian (northern Croatia; also from the Dalmatian island of Korčula): topographic name from Czech bez, Slovak baza ‘elder’ or ‘lilac’, Slovenian and northern Croatian dialect beza, dialect form of bazga ‘elder’.2 Slovenian (Bežek): perhaps a medieval nickname for a refugee, from an agent noun based on bežati ‘to flee’.

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

Sources (8)

  • William Yezek in household of Adolph Yezek, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Yezek in household of John J Yezek, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Unknown, "Minnesota Births and Christenings, 1840-1980"

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