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Jan "John" Bernasek

Male 1822 - 1891  (~ 69 years)


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  • Name Jan "John" Bernasek  [1, 2
    Nickname John 
    Born Jan 1822  Brodeslavy, Kralovice, Plzen, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Aug 1891  Fillmore County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Bohemian Brethren Cemetery (AKA Cesky Bratri Cemetery), Fillmore County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Ken Chromy shows he immigrated abord the ship "America" on 1 Nov 1869. He first went to Chicago.

      Came to the Milligan area in October of 1870. He and his son homesteaded the SW 1/4 of Section 10 in Glengary Township. Jan intially built a dugout 12 x 16 feet with two doors and two windows. The applications filed by Jan and Vaclav were signed with an 'X.' The same day, father and son applied for their naturalization papers in Gage County. Their final citizenship papers were received on 13 June 1876. By 1877,  Jan had plowed and cultivated sixty of the eighty acres, built a sod stable, frame granary, bored a 40 ft well, and planted 700 forest and fruit trees. He received his land patent on May 16, 1878. (Milligan, p. 202)
    • (Research):FamilySearch 1880 National Census

      Census Place:Glengary, Fillmore, Nebraska
      Source:FHL Film 1254748  National Archives Film T9-0748
      Page 50
      RelationSexMarrRaceAgeBirthplace
      John BENNASAK Self M M W 67 BOHEMEN Occ:Farmer Fa: BOHEMEN Mo: BOHEMEN
      Mary BENNASAK Wife F M W 65 BOHEMEN Occ:Housekeeper Fa: BOHEMEN Mo: BOHEMEN
    Person ID I15092  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Ondrej Bernasek,   b. Abt 1800, Liblin, Kozojedy, Plzen, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Katherine Plosova,   b. Abt 1800, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ken Chromy also notes that they had a infant son that was born and died in Bohemia.
    Family ID F2196  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Marie Fryckova,   b. 20 May 1820, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1910, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married Abt 1840 
    Children 
     1. Vaclav "James" Bernasek,   b. 8 Jun 1844, Brodeslavy, Kralovice, Plzen, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1936, Milligan, Fillmore County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     2. Jan Bernasek,   b. Abt 1849, Brodeslavy, Kralovice, Plzen, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1849, Brodeslavy, Kralovice, Plzen, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
     3. Marie Bernasek,   b. Jul 1851, Brodeslavy, Kralovice, Plzen, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1930, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years)
     4. Anna Bernasek,   b. 25 Jun 1854, Brodeslavy, Kralovice, Plzen, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1925, Fillmore County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2006 
    Family ID F2201  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Jan 1822 - Brodeslavy, Kralovice, Plzen, Bohemia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Aug 1891 - Fillmore County, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bohemian Brethren Cemetery (AKA Cesky Bratri Cemetery), Fillmore County, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S219] Milligan Centennial History Book Committee HISTORY OF MILLIGAN, NEBRASKA 1888-1988 (Walsworth Publishing, Marceline, MO), p 202, 321, 346 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S482] Chromy, Ken & Kathy, 706 Road 19, Ohiowa, NE 68416; Our Bohemian & Moravian Ancestors in Nebraska; Ver. 2007-03-05 14:07:03; http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=kchromy.

    3. [S219] Milligan Centennial History Book Committee HISTORY OF MILLIGAN, NEBRASKA 1888-1988 (Walsworth Publishing, Marceline, MO), p 202 (Reliability: 3).