Wencil Nechville Jr

Male29 September 1864–18 May 1925

Brief Life History of Wencil

When Wencil Nechville Jr was born on 29 September 1864, in Horní Roveň, Okres Pardubice, Czechoslovakia, his father, Vaclav Nechvile, was 27 and his mother, Alzbeta Pistora, was 31. He married Josephine Trachta Unzeitig on 15 September 1891, in Marion, Linn, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Linn Township, Cedar, Iowa, United States in 1910. He died on 18 May 1925, in Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wencil Nechville Jr
Josephine Trachta Unzeitig
Marriage: 15 September 1891
Wencil Nechville III
Mary Nechville
Jennie Nechville
Libbie Nechville

Sources (25)

  • Winsell Nechweil in household of Winsell Nechweil, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Wencel Nechvill, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Wencil Nechville, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 September 1891Marion, Linn, Iowa, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    1867 · The Burtis Opera House

    Age 3

    The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 17

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    Polish: adaptation of the German personal name Wenzel , which is of Slavic origin.

    Czech: variant of Vencl or Vencel 1, cognates of 1 above, and, in North America, (also) an altered form of these.

    Americanized form of Slovenian Vencelj (see Vencel 2), a cognate of 1 above.

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

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