Anthonia Tupy

1894–1963 (Age 68)
Calmar, Winneshiek, Iowa, United States

The Life of Anthonia

When Anthonia Tupy was born on 26 November 1894, in Calmar, Winneshiek, Iowa, United States, her father, Frank Joseph Tupy Jr,, was 31 and her mother, Mary Krucek, was 30. She married Bohumil Anton Jirak on 27 January 1914, in Howard, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Chickasaw, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Utica Township, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died on 30 April 1963, in New Hampton, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Anthonia Tupy
Bohumil Anton Jirak
Marriage: 27 January 1914
Clarence Godlove Jirak
Geogena Jirak
Robert Leonard Jirak
Virginia Frances Jirak

Spouse & Children

27 January 1914
Howard, Iowa, United States


  • Clarence Godlove Jirak


  • Geogena Jirak


  • Robert Leonard Jirak


  • Virginia Frances Jirak


Parents & Siblings

  • Frank Joseph Tupy Jr,


  • Mary Krucek




  • Male1886–1968Male

  • Female1888–1967Female

  • Martin Tupy


  • Arthur Tupy


  • Anastasia "Anna" Tupy


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 19

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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)

  • Anthonia Tupy in household of Frank J Tupy, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Tena Jirak in household of Gotty A Jirak, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Tena Jirak in household of Gotlip A Jirak, "Iowa State Census, 1925"

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