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John James Capek

Male 1916 - 1960  (44 years)


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  • Name John James Capek  [1
    Born 10 Feb 1916  Glengary Township, Fillmore County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Oct 1960  Fairmont, Fillmore County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Bohemian National Cemetery (Milligan South), Milligan, Fillmore County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Introduced to music by his mother at a young age, he pursued a career in that field with zest throughout the rest of his life.  John enlisted in the U.S. Army in September, 1941, serving four years in the Asiastic Pacific Theatr and the Philippine Liberation operation. He was a member of the Army Sixth Division Band, and honorably discharged in December, 1945. After his marriage, John farmed and played in various community orchestras. He was killed in a truck accident at the age of 44. (Milligan, p 238).
    Person ID I3327  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Rudolph George Capek,   b. 15 Jun 1888, Milligan, Fillmore County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1988, Milligan, Fillmore County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years) 
    Mother Mary Anna Hromadka,   b. 14 Aug 1893, Milligan, Fillmore County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1978, Milligan, Fillmore County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 14 Feb 1911  Geneva, Fillmore County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Anna Capek and Edward Smith were their attendents. After their marriage they farmed nearby to his four brothers. They were also members of the Z.C.J.B. Lodge, and active in civic events. (Milligan, p 241).
    Family ID F1828  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rosemary Kovanda,   b. 27 May 1921, Milligan, Fillmore County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 2011, Milligan, Fillmore County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 22 Oct 1946  [2
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2006 
    Family ID F1931  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Feb 1916 - Glengary Township, Fillmore County, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Oct 1960 - Fairmont, Fillmore County, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bohemian National Cemetery (Milligan South), Milligan, 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 237 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S219] Milligan Centennial History Book Committee HISTORY OF MILLIGAN, NEBRASKA 1888-1988 (Walsworth Publishing, Marceline, MO), p 238 (Reliability: 3).

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