Antonia Skocny

Brief Life History of Antonia

When Antonia Skocny was born on 22 June 1875, in Stupno, Rokycany, Czechia, her father, Vaclav Skocny, was 26 and her mother, Marie Fridrich, was 25. She married James "Vac" Valek on 14 August 1894, in Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 21 September 1966, in Belleville, Republic, Kansas, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in National Bohemian Cemetery, Cuba, Republic, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James "Vac" Valek
1862–1902
Antonia Skocny
1875–1966
Marriage: 14 August 1894
Edward James Valek
1889–1969
Lillian W Valek
1895–1979
Charles Joseph Walek
1897–1980

Sources (2)

  • Antonia Skocny Valek-Krhounek, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Antinoe Skochy in entry for Charles J Walek, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

feminine form of Anthony , unaltered since classical times, when it was a common Roman feminine family name.

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