Katerina Katherine Trusik

1880–1958 (Age 77)
Lubina, Nové Mesto nad Váhom, Trenčiansky, Slovakia

The Life of Katerina Katherine

Katerina Katherine Trusik was born on 8 May 1880, in Lubina, Nové Mesto nad Váhom, Trenčiansky, Slovakia as the daughter of Eva Kuhajda. She married Andrew Vrshek Sr. about 1906, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Thornton Township, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died in 1958, in Dixmoor, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Katerina Katherine Trusik
1880–1958
Andrew Vrshek Sr.
1881–1948
Marriage: about 1906
Andrew Vrshek
1907–1973
Betty Vrshek
1912–
Paul Vrshek
1914–1998
Emil Vrshek
1921–
Jerry Vrshek
1923–
Steve Vrshek
1925–1969
Augie Vrshek
1927–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1906
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
children

(7)

  • Male1907–1973Male

  • Betty Vrshek

    Female1912–Female

  • Male1914–1998Male

  • Emil Vrshek

    Male1921–Male

  • Jerry Vrshek

    Male1923–Male

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Eva Kuhajda

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 5

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 21

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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Sources (3)

  • Catherine Vrshek in household of Andrew Vrshek, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Katerina Trusik, "Slovakia Church and Synagogue Books, 1592-1910"
  • Katherine in entry for Andrew Vrshek, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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