Augustine Rus

15 June 1906–24 April 1994 (Age 87)
Czechoslovakia

The Life of Augustine

Augustine Rus was born on 15 June 1906, in Czechoslovakia. She lived in Justice Precinct 3, Concho, Texas, United States in 1940 and Eden, Nacogdoches, Texas, United States in 1996. She died on 24 April 1994, in Texas, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Lewis Mikeska
1897–1970
Augustine Rus
1906–1994

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1918

Age 12

The establishment of independent Czechoslovakia. The fall of the Austro-Hungarian Empire after World War I allows for an independent state.
1929

Age 23

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 Czech, Slovak, Slovenian, Croatian, and Romanian (of Slavic origin): ethnic name for a Russian.2 Czech: descriptive nickname from the adjective rusý ‘strawberry blond’.3 Slovenian and Croatian (northern Croatia): nickname from the adjective rus ‘red-haired’, or from the dialect word rus ‘cockroach’. Compare Ros 3.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Augusta Mikeska in household of Frank L Mikeska, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Augusta Mikeska in household of Frank Mikeska, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Augusta Mikeska, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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