Anna Sinek

February 1848–before 1962 (Age 113)
Bohemia, Czechia

The Life of Anna

Anna Sinek was born in February 1848, in Bohemia, Czechia as the daughter of Joseph Synek and Rosie Krivanek. She married Vincent Hejhal on 20 July 1874, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died before 1962, at the age of 112.

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Vincent Hejhal
Anna Sinek
Marriage: 20 July 1874
Mary Hejhal
Emily Hejhal

Spouse and Children

    Vincent Hejhal



20 July 1874
Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States


    Mary Hejhal


    Emily Hejhal


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Synek


    Rosie Krivanek





    Rosalie Synková



World Events (8)

1851 · Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati Railroad

Age 3

The Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati Railroad started running in February 1851, 15 years after it was charted for construction. It later absorbed a small bankrupt railroad in 1861 to help expand its services beyond just Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati. In May 1868, the railroad merged with the Bellefontaine Railway to connect the current cities with Indianapolis.

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 33

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

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (3)

  • Anna Hejhal, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Anna Hejhal, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Anna Hejhal in household of Vincent Hejhal, "United States Census, 1900"

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