Anna Barbara Tupy

1902–1992 (Age 89)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Anna Barbara

When Anna Barbara Tupy was born on 4 December 1902, in Minnesota, United States, her father, Joseph J. Tupy, was 31 and her mother, Christina Schoenbauer, was 26. She married John Joseph Jirik on 15 September 1925, in Rice, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Wheatland, Rice, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years and Lonsdale, Rice, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. She died on 15 October 1992, in Minnesota, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Calvary Hill Cemetery, Lonsdale, Rice, Minnesota, United States.

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Anna Barbara Tupy
John Joseph Jirik
Marriage: 15 September 1925
Grace Marie Jirik

Spouse & Children

15 September 1925
Rice, Minnesota, United States


  • Grace Marie Jirik


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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 4

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Tupý): unflattering nickname for a dull, insensitive, or apathetic person, from Czech tupý ‘thick’, ‘blunt’, ‘dull’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Anna Jirik in household of John J Jirik, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Anna Jirik in household of John J Jirik, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Annie Tupy in household of Joseph J Tupy, "United States Census, 1910"

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