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Jan "John" Vachal

Male 1896 - 1984  (88 years)


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  • Name Jan "John" Vachal  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Nickname John 
    Born 10 May 1896  Prague, Saunders County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Jul 1984  North Bend, Dodge County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • John F. Vachal

      Funeral services for John F. Vachal, 88, of Morse Bluff were held Friday afternoon at Moser Memorial Chapel.

      Vachal, a retired farmer, died July 31 at Birchwood Manor in North Bend.

      He was born May 10, 1896 at Prague, the son of John and Ann (Masek) Vachal. He farmed near Prague until 1930 then farmed near Morse Bluff. In 1965 he moved to Morse Bluff, and had been a resident of Birchwood for 4 1/2 years before his death. He was a member of the ZCBJ Lodge at Morse Bluff.

      He married Julia Racek of Morse Bluff, Jan. 2, 1923 at Fremont. She survives.

      Other survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Delvin (Betty) Lorenzen of Cedar Bluffs; a brother, Adolph V achal of Schuyler; and three grandchildren.

      He was preceded in death by an infant daughter; a brother, Charles; and two sisters, Mrs. George (Mary) Phillips and Mrs. William IAgnes) Racek.

      Rev. Donald Proett of Wahoo officiated at the funeral, with Adolph and James Nemec serving as vocalists. Pallbearers were Stanley Vachal, Joe Vachal, George Phillips, Jim Phillips, George Havlovec and Steve Brabec. Burial was at Killian Cemetery southwest of Morse Bluff.

      Memorials have been suggested to the North Bend Rescue Squad.

      (Unddated, unreferenced newspaper clipping, Courtesy of Caroline Mastny: 1984 handwritten on the clipping)
    Person ID I777  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Jan "John" Vachal,   b. Between 1869 and 1871, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Anna Masek,   b. Abt 1871, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1894  [3
    Family ID F579  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

    Family Julie Racek,   b. 19 Feb 1894, Morse Bluff, Saunders County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1987, North Bend, Dodge County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 2 Jan 1923  Fremont, Dodge County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Infant Daughter Vachal,   b. 17 Sep 1926,   d. Sep 1926
     2. Living
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2006 
    Family ID F578  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 May 1896 - Prague, Saunders County, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Jan 1923 - Fremont, Dodge County, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Jul 1984 - North Bend, Dodge County, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S190] Mastny, Caroline--Family Researcher, 410 W. 19th Street, Schuyler, Nebraska 68661.

    2. [S483] 1920 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005, (For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the NARA web page. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1920 United States Federal Census, the Fourteenth Census of the United States. It includes all states and territories, as well as Military and Naval Forces, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, and the Panama Canal Zone. The census provides many details about individuals and families including: name, gender, age, birthplace, year of immigration, mother tongue, and parentsí birthplaces. In addition, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1920 Federal Census.), Nebraska, Saunders County, Elk Precinct Twp 15 Range 5 Enumerated 13 Jan 1920 SD 4 ED 152 Sheet 4A 63-63 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S384] 1900 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004, (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1900 United States Federal Census, the Twelfth Census of the United States. Census takers recorded many details including each person's name, address, relationship to the head of household, color or race, sex, month and year of birth, age at last birthday, marital status, number of years married, the total number of children born of the mother, the number of those children living, birthplace, birthplace of father and mother, if the individual was foreign born, the year of immigration and the number of years in the United States, the citizenship status of foreign-born individuals over age twenty-one, occupation, and more. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1900 Federal Census.), Nebraska, Saunders County, Elk Precinct  Enumerated 7 Jun 1900 SD 4 ED 129 Sheets 6A and  95-96 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S481] 1910 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006, (For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910. T624, 1,178 rolls. This database is an index to the head of households enumerated in the 1910 United States Federal Census, the Thirteenth Census of the United States. In addition, each indexed name is linked to actual images of the 1910 Federal Census. The information recorded in the census includes: name, relationship to head of family, age at last birthday, sex, color or race, whether single, married, widowed, or divorced, birthplace, birthplace of father and mother, and more.), Nebraska, Saunders County, Elk Precinct Enumerated 28 Apr 1910 SD 4 ED 142 Sheet 6B 107-107 (Reliability: 3).