Evelyn Ficek

7 December 1918–2 January 2009 (Age 90)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Evelyn

When Evelyn Ficek was born on 7 December 1918, in Michigan, United States, her father, Frank Ficek, was 23 and her mother, Theresa Cecilia Kolter, was 17. She married Willoughby Doxey Barco on 2 October 1942, in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Hamtramck, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940 and Newport News, Virginia, United States in 1952. She died on 2 January 2009, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Willoughby Doxey Barco
Evelyn Ficek
Marriage: 2 October 1942
Douglas W Barco

Spouse and Children

2 October 1942
Norfolk, Virginia, United States


    Douglas W Barco


Parents and Siblings





    Dorothy Ficek


    Virginia Ficek


    Raymond Lewis Ficek


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1920 · The Detroit Wall

Age 2

The Detroit Wall is a half mile long wall that was constructed to serve as a wall of racial separation as a physical barrier between white and black homeowners in northwest Detroit. Today the wall is mostly gone with only a small portion of it located at a local park.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 24

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Polish and Czech: from a pet form of the personal name Wicenty (Polish), Vincenc (Czech), vernacular forms of Latin Vincentius ( see Vincent ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Evaline Ficek in household of Frank Ficek, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eveline Ficek in household of John L Kolter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Evelyn Ficek in household of Frank Ficek, "United States Census, 1930"

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