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Frank Motis

Male 1875 - 1949  (74 years)


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  • Name Frank Motis 
    Born 19 Jan 1875  Fillmore County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Nov 1949  Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Bohemian Brethren Cemetery (AKA Cesky Bratri Cemetery), Fillmore County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Obituary, from FindAGrave

      OBITUARY OF FRANK MOTIS

      Frank, son of Frank and Katie Baxa Motis was born on Jan. 19, 1875, on a farm near Milligan, Nebraska. He died in Omaha, Nebr. on November 14, 1949, at the age of 74 years, 3 months, and 25 days.

      He was married to Christina Matejka on June 1, 1897. Four children were born to this union; two girls, who died in infancy, and two sons, Edmen and Frank.

      In 1907 on September 11th, he was married to Mary Pribyl. Two daughters, Bertha and Angeline, were born to his union.

      Mr. Motis spent most of his life in farming activities. He farmed near Milligan until 1907, with the exception of a short time spent in Iowa. After 1907, he farmed near Omaha with the exception of eight years from 1916 to 1924, he lived in Minnesota.

      As a young man, Mr. Motis was quite musical and enjoyed playing the accordiann for his own and others entertainment.

      Mr. Motis was affiliated with the Roman Catholic church in his early life.

      Both wives preceded Mr. Motis in death. He is survived by his sons, Edmen and Frank; and his daughters, Mrs. John (Bertha) Fitch, and Mrs. Frank (Angeline) Ondracek. There are also two step-daughters, Frances Wilson and Emily Eikenburg. One brother Vaclav Motis, and one sister, Mrs. Frank Krupicka. He also leaves 10 living grandchildren.

      Unidentified newspaper article.

      It was also noted on FindAGrave that Cemetery records show that Frank was born Jan. 18th, the headstone shows the 19th. 1st wife Christina Matejka. 2nd wife Mary Pribyl
    Person ID I16675  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Family Christinia Matejka,   b. 24 Jul 1879, Trtice, Nové Strašecí, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1942, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 1 Jun 1900  [1
    Children 
     1. Edmen Motis,   b. 19 Jul 1902, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1992, Friend, Saline County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     2. Frank Motis,   b. 23 Oct 1904, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2013 
    Family ID F5815  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Jan 1875 - Fillmore County, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Nov 1949 - Omaha, Douglas 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. [S873] Find A Grave [database online]; http://www.findagrave.com/, (Thousands of contributors submit new listings, updates, corrections, photographs and virtual flowers every hour to the FIND A GRAVE website. When it comes to administrating, building and maintaining the site, Find A Grave is largely operated by its founder, Jim Tipton.), # 112617691 (Reliability: 3).