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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Katerina Katherine Trusik
Andrew Vrshek Sr.
Marriage: about 1906
Andrew Vrshek
Betty Vrshek
Paul Vrshek
Emil Vrshek
Jerry Vrshek
Steve Vrshek
Augie Vrshek

Spouse & Children

about 1906
St. Louis, Missouri, United States


  • Male1907–1973Male

  • Betty Vrshek


  • Male1914–1998Male

  • Emil Vrshek


  • Jerry Vrshek


+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Eva Kuhajda




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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