Edward Peter Sklenar

M, #233, b. 19 October 1898, d. 13 August 1953
Last Edited=20 Mar 2024
Relationships
Granduncle of Steven Harn Redman
2nd great-grandson of Matej Nestaval
Grandson of Frank Sklenar
Ed Sklenar at Camp Devens in Oct 1917
Edward Sklenar
Ethel and Ed Sklenar at their 25th Anniversary Party in 1952
Edward P. Sklenar (undated)
     Edward Peter Sklenar was born on 19 October 1898 at Montgomery, Le Sueur Co., Minnesota.1,2 He was the son of Thomas Sklenar and Ann Nestaval.

Edward Sklenar enlisted for service during World War I on 15Sep1917 and was honorably discharged on 01Jan1919. In 1920 Census, Edward was a boarder at John J. Nestaval's, and as a salesman. Edward Peter Sklenar married Ethel Gladys Vent, daughter of Edward Vent and Katherine Bell, on 27 March 1926 at St. Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota.3 Edward worked for the Federal Government.4 Edward Peter Sklenar died on 13 August 1953 at St. Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota, at age 54.4,2 The cause of death was heart disease.4 He was buried on 16 August 1953 at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota.5,6,2 Edward Peter Sklenar was a Catholic.

Census

CensusDatePlace
CensusJune 1900Montgomery Twsp., Le Sueur Co., Minnesota, Edward listed as born Oct18977
Census1905Montgomery, Le Sueur Co., Minnesota
Census11 January 1920Montgomery, Le Sueur Co., Minnesota, E.D. 75, sheet 4; listed as 21 years old, born in Minnesota, was a boarder with John J. Nestaval and his family
Census25 April 1940St. Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota8

Children of Edward Peter Sklenar and Ethel Gladys Vent

Citations

  1. [S213] Edward Peter Sklenar entry, birth, Le Sueur Co., MN Court House, Le Sueur County Courthouse, 88 S Park Avenue, Le Center, Le Sueur Co., Minnesota.
  2. [S2545] Findagrave.com website, database and images (Find a Grave, 1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah ), Edward Peter Sklenar, Memorial ID 3502330,
    Birth: 19 October 1898, Montgomery, Le Sueur County, Minnesota, USA
    Death: 13 August 1953, Ramsey, Anoka County, Minnesota, USA
    Burial: Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota
    Source: Find a Grave
    SourceCitation: Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/3502330/edward_peter-sklenar: accessed March 20, 2024), memorial page for Edward Peter Sklenar (19 Oct 1898–13 Aug 1953), Find a Grave Memorial ID 3502330, citing Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA; Maintained by Ree (contributor 47329830).

    Spouses
    Ethel Gladys Vent Sklenar 1909–1966
    Children
    Thomas Edwin Sklenar 1935–2002
    Image URL: https://images.findagrave.com/photos/2019/225/3502330_f4f3e458-3d2e-46ca-9cbf-86e2a5f92648.jpeg,.
  3. [S1970] Minnesota Official Marriage System, online http://www.mncounty.com/Modules/Certificates/Marriage/Default.aspx, Marriage Certificate 1900192. Hereinafter cited as Minnesota Official Marriage System.
  4. [S212] Letter from Marie Barbara Sklenar (unknown author address) to Steven Harn Redman, Mar 1989; Steven Harn Redman (Steven Harn Redman, P.O. BOX 294, Lyman, WY).
  5. [S214] Letter from Barbara Jean (Sklenar) Veno (unknown author address) to Steven Harn Redman, 26 Aug 1992; Steven Harn Redman (Steven Harn Redman, P.O. BOX 294, Lyman, WY).
  6. [S1592] Find a Grave web site, www.findagrave.com, online https://www.findagrave.com/. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave web site.
  7. [S2173] Sklenar, 11 Jun 1900 census, unknown repository address, unknown repository FHL microfilm: 1240773, 1900 United States Federal Census

    Name: Edward Sklenar
    Age: 2
    Birth Date: Oct 1897
    Birthplace: Minnesota
    Home in 1900: Montgomery, Le Sueur, Minnesota
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Relation to Head of House: Son
    Marital Status: Single
    Father's Name: Thomas Sklenar
    Father's Birthplace: Bohemia
    Mother's Name: Annie Sklenar
    Mother's Birthplace: Minnesota
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Thomas Sklenar 39
    Annie Sklenar 24
    Catherine Sklenar 6
    Mary Sklenar 4
    Edward Sklenar 2

    Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Montgomery, Le Sueur, Minnesota; Roll: 773; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0073; FHL microfilm: 1240773.
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census (database on-line). Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations 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.
  8. [S2352] Sklenar, 25 apr 1940 census, Ancestry, 1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah, Year: 1940; Census Place: St Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota; Roll: T627_1999; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 90-179, Ancestry.com website n/a, Edward P Sklenar in the 1940 United States Federal Census

    Name: Edward P Sklenar
    Age: 41
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1899
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Birthplace: Minnesota
    Marital Status: Married
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Home in 1940: St Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota
    Street: Sherburne Avenue
    House Number: 199
    Farm: No
    Inferred Residence in 1935: St Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota
    Residence in 1935: Same Place
    Resident on farm in 1935: No
    Sheet Number: 9B
    Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 202
    Occupation: Timekeeper
    House Owned or Rented: Rented
    Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 22
    Attended School or College: No
    Highest Grade Completed: High School, 4th year
    Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 40
    Duration of Unemployment: 221
    Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in Government work
    Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
    Income: 1260
    Income Other Sources: No
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Edward P Sklenar 41
    Ethel V Sklenar 31
    Barbara J Sklenar 10
    Thomas E Sklenar 4

    Source Citation
    Year: 1940; Census Place: St Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota; Roll: T627_1999; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 90-179
    Source Information
    Ancestry.com. 1940 United States Federal Census (database on-line). Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
    Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.

Estelle Marie Sklenar

F, #4207, b. 9 September 1898, d. 30 June 1987
Last Edited=13 Jan 2021
Relationships
1st cousin 2 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
Granddaughter of Frank Sklenar
     Estelle Marie Sklenar was also known as Stella Sklenar. She was born on 9 September 1898 at Dryad, Lewis Co., Washington.1 She was born on 9 September 1898 at Lewis Co., Washington.2 She was the daughter of Frank James Sklenar Jr. and Mary Matilda Kocourek. Estelle Marie Sklenar married James D. Torkelson, son of James D. Torkelson and Matilda Larson, on 17 June 1929 at Pierce Co., Washington.3 Estelle Marie Sklenar died on 30 June 1987 at Seattle, King Co., Washington, at age 88. She was buried in June 1987 at Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, King Co., Washington, Section 5.4

Census

CensusDatePlace
Census19 April 1910Tacoma, Pierce Co., Washington, as 11 years old
CensusJanuary 1920Tacoma, Pierce Co., Washington
Census12 April 1940134 Mead St., Seattle, King Co., Washington5

Children of Estelle Marie Sklenar and James D. Torkelson

Citations

  1. [S2337] Estelle Marie Sklenar, birth, Lewis County Auditor, Birth Returns, 1891-1907, Office of the Secretary of State, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://digitalarchives.wa.gov, (13Oct2014).
    Source: Lewis County Government, Auditor, Birth Returns, 1891-1907; Washington State Archives, Southwest Regional Branch. (16 Aug 1960), unknown repository, unknown repository address.
  2. [S232] Unknown compiler, CENSUS: 1900 WA, Lewis Co , Peel Pct , E D 126, sheet 4 (n.p.: n.pub.).
  3. [S2084] Washington, Marriage Records, 1865-2004 about Estelle M Sklenar: Washington, Marriage Records, 1865-2004
    Name:     Estelle M Sklenar
    Spouse:     James D Torkelson
    Marriage Date:     17 Jun 1929
    Marriage Place:     Pierce
    Reference Number:     prcmc-v22a-0567-DA1
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. Washington, Marriage Records, 1865-2004 database on-line. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
    Original data: Washington State Archives. Olympia, Washington: Washington State Archives., Ancestry.com website, Ancestry, 1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah. Hereinafter cited as Washington, Marriage Records, 1865-2004 about Estelle M Sklenar.
  4. [S2545] Findagrave.com website, database and images (Find a Grave, 1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah ), Estelle M Torkelson, Memorial ID 25068803,
    Birth: 1898
    Death: 1987
    Burial: Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, King County, Washington
    Source: Find a Grave
    SourceCitation: Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 13 January 2021), memorial page for Estelle M Torkelson (1898–1987), Find a Grave Memorial no. 25068803, citing Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, King County, Washington, USA; Maintained by Danielle Boyle (contributor 46937450).

    Spouse James D. Torkelson 1895–1946,.
  5. [S2085] Torkelson, 12 Apr 1940 census, Ancestry, 1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah, Year: 1940; Census Place: Seattle, King, Washington; Roll: T627_4383; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 40-304., Ancestry.com website, 1940 United States Federal Census
    Name:     Estelle M Torkelson
    Age:     41
    Estimated Birth Year:     abt 1899
    Gender:     Female
    Race:     White
    Birthplace:     Washington
    Marital Status:     Married
    Relation to Head of House:     Wife
    Home in 1940:     Seattle, King, Washington
    Street:     Mead Street
    House Number:     134
    Inferred Residence in 1935:     Seattle, King, Washington
    Residence in 1935:     Same Place
    Sheet Number:     8B
    Neighbors:     
    Household Members:     
    Name     Age
    James D Torkelson 44
    Estelle M Torkelson 41
    James D Torkelson 5
    Jerome E Torkelson
    5
    Source Citation: Year: 1940; Census Place: Seattle, King, Washington; Roll: T627_4383; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 40-304.
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. 1940 United States Federal Census database on-line. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
    Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.

Frank Sklenar

M, #28, b. 18 May 1828, d. 24 May 1904
Last Edited=8 Mar 2021
Relationship
2nd great-grandfather of Steven Harn Redman
Charts
Linked Pedigree for Steven Harn Redman
     Frank Sklenar was born on 18 May 1828 at Bohemia. Frank Sklenar was a stone mason. Frank Sklenar was also known as František. He married Katherine Hovet, daughter of Mike Chovitek and female (?), in 1859. Frank Sklenar immigrated on 28 April 1877 to New York, New York Co., New York,

The New York City Immigration Passenger Lists, show that on 28 Apr 1877, the vessel Mosel on it's voyage from Bremen, Germany, with the following Sklenar family from Bohemia as passengers: Franz 49 years, Catharine 43 years, Tomas 17 years, Franz 14 years, Johann 9 years and Catharine 3 years. Franz was listed as a workman. Franz Sklenar was listed as passenger number 262 in the passenger list. The Mosel had 436 persons on board.

The Mosel was 3,125 gross tons, length 349 ft x beam 40.3 ft, one funnel, two masts (rigged for sail), iron hull, single screw, speed 12 knots, accommodation for 90-1st class passengers, 126-2nd class passengers and 680-3rd class passengers. Built by Caird & Co, Greenock, she was launched on 20th Aug.1872 for North German Lloyd, Bremen. Her maiden voyage started on 4th Jan.1873 when she left Bremen for Southampton and New York and on 11th Dec.1875 she was badly damaged in a bomb explosion in Bremen with the loss of 128 lives.


Following are other SKLENAR's in NYC passenger lists, possible relations?

SKLENAR, Elisabeth 22 (b- abt 1845), Bohemia; vessel Johanna on 18May1867.
SKLENAR, Jos. 24 (b- abt 1840), Bohemia, vessel America on 18Jul1864.
SKLENARZ, Adalbert 28 (b- abt 1840), Bohemia; vessel Freihandel on 05Nov1868.
SKLEVARIL, Anna 58 (b- abt 1820), Bohemia; vessel Rhein on 29Nov1878.
SKELENAR, Anna 57 (b- abt 1820), Bohemia; vessel Oder on 28Jul1877.
SKLENAR, Thersia 73 (b- abt 1798), Austria; vessel New York on 19May1871.1 He died on 24 May 1904 at Montgomery Twsp., Le Sueur Co., Minnesota, at age 76; OBITUARY: Montgomery Messenger Newspaper, 27May1904. He was buried at Czech National Cemetery, Montgomery, Le Sueur Co., Minnesota.2

Following from The Montgomery Messenger (MN newspaper) 27 May 1904:
Frank Sklenar, aged 77 years, one of the pioneer settlers of Montgomery township died at the home of his son, John T., near this city on May 24, 1904. He came to this country from Bohemia about 27 years ago and settled on a farm. Some years ago he retired and with his wife went to live in Tacoma, Washington, from which place he returned but a short time before his death. Is survived by his wife, 3 sons and 2 daughters, all whom but 2 sons reside in Washington. Internment was in cemetery S.W. of this city.

Census

CensusDatePlace
Census17 June 1880Montgomery, Le Sueur Co., Minnesota, listed as 56 years old, born in Bohemia, farmer3
Census12 May 1885Montgomery, Le Sueur Co., Minnesota, pg 410, as 60 years old.
Census13 June 1895Montgomery, Le Sueur Co., Minnesota, In the 1895 Minnesota Census, listed as 70 years old - born in Bohemia, resident of the state for 19 years, occupation of stone mason
Census9 June 1900Montgomery Twsp., Le Sueur Co., Minnesota, lists born March 1828 in Bohemia, parents born in Bohemia, married 40 years, immigrated to the US in 1867, been in the US for 23 years, farmer

Children of Frank Sklenar and Katherine Hovet

Citations

  1. [S2175] Frank Sklenar entry; Mosel passenger list, 28 Apr 1877, New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957

    Name: Franz Sklenar
    Arrival Date: 28 Apr 1877
    Birth Date: abt 1828
    Age: 49
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity/ Nationality: Bohemian
    Place of Origin: Bohemia, Czechoslovakia
    Port of Departure: Bremen, Germany
    Destination: United States of America
    Port of Arrival: New York, New York
    Ship Name: Mosel

    Source Citation: Year: 1877; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: M237; Microfilm Roll: 408; Line: 27; List Number: 328.
    Source Information:

    Ancestry.com. New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 (database on-line). Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
    Original data:
    Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1820-1897. Microfilm Publication M237, 675 rolls. Records of the U.S. Customs Service, Record Group 36. National Archives at Washington, D.C.

    Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1897-1957. Microfilm Publication T715, 8892 rolls. Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service; National Archives at Washington, D.C.

    Supplemental Manifests of Alien Passengers and Crew Members Who Arrived on Vessels at New York, New York, Who Were Inspected for Admission, and Related Index, compiled 1887-1952. Microfilm Publication A3461, 21 rolls. ARC ID: RG 85, Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1787-2004; Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service; National Archives, Washington, D.C.

    Index to Alien Crewmen Who Were Discharged or Who Deserted at New York, New York, May 1917-Nov. 1957. Microfilm Publication A3417. ARC ID: National Archives at Washington, D.C.

    Passenger Lists, 1962-1972, and Crew Lists, 1943-1972, of Vessels Arriving at Oswego, New York. Microfilm Publication A3426. ARC ID: National Archives at Washington, D.C.; in Year: 1877; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: M237; Microfilm Roll: 408; Line: 27; List Number: 328 (n/a: Ancestry.com).
  2. [S2545] Findagrave.com website, database and images (Find a Grave, 1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah ), Frantisek Sklenar, Memorial ID 7868232,
    Birth: 1828
    Death: 1904
    Burial: Czech National Cemetery, Montgomery, Le Sueur County, Minnesota
    Source: Find a Grave
    SourceCitation: Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 08 March 2021), memorial page for Frantisek Sklenar (1828–1904), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7868232, citing Czech National Cemetery, Montgomery, Le Sueur County, Minnesota, USA; Maintained by Karol (contributor 46589179).

    Spouse Katherine Sklenar 1836–1916 (m. 1859)
    Children Frank Sklenar 1862–1935,.
  3. [S2174] Sklenar, 17 Jun 1880 census, Ancestry, 1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah, Ancestry.com website Family History Film: 1254625, 1880 United States Federal Census

    Name: Frank Sklenars
    Age: 56
    Birth Year: abt 1824
    Birthplace: Bohemia
    Home in 1880: Le Sueur, Minnesota
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
    Marital Status: Married
    Spouse's Name: Kate Sklenars
    Father's Birthplace: Bohemia
    Mother's Birthplace: Bohemia
    Occupation: Farmer
    Cannot read/write
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Frank Sklenars 56
    Kate Sklenars 45
    Thomas Sklenars 18
    Frank Sklenars 15
    John Sklenars 12
    Kate Sklenars 4
    Joseph Havel 26 (son-in-law)
    Mary Havel 20 (daughter)

    Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: , Le Sueur, Minnesota; Roll: 625; Family History Film: 1254625; Page: 261D; Enumeration District: 121.
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census (database on-line). Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited use license and other terms and conditions applicable to this site.
    Original data: Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. (NARA microfilm publication T9, 1,454 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

Frank James Sklenar Jr.

M, #248, b. 16 August 1862, d. 8 November 1935
Last Edited=8 Mar 2021
Relationships
Great-granduncle of Steven Harn Redman
Son of Frank Sklenar
     Frank James Sklenar Jr. was born on 16 August 1862 at Bohemia.1 He was the son of Frank Sklenar and Katherine Hovet. Frank James Sklenar Jr. immigrated on 28 April 1877 to New York, New York Co., New York,

The New York City Immigration Passenger Lists, show that on 28 Apr 1877, the vessel Mosel on it's voyage from Bremen, Germany, with the following Sklenar family from Bohemia as passengers: Franz 49 years, Catharine 43 years, Tomas 17 years, Franz 14 years, Johann 9 years and Catharine 3 years. Franz was listed as a workman. Franz Sklenar was listed as passenger number 262 in the passenger list. The Mosel had 436 persons on board.

The Mosel was 3,125 gross tons, length 349 ft x beam 40.3 ft, one funnel, two masts (rigged for sail), iron hull, single screw, speed 12 knots, accommodation for 90-1st class passengers, 126-2nd class passengers and 680-3rd class passengers. Built by Caird & Co, Greenock, she was launched on 20th Aug.1872 for North German Lloyd, Bremen. Her maiden voyage started on 4th Jan.1873 when she left Bremen for Southampton and New York and on 11th Dec.1875 she was badly damaged in a bomb explosion in Bremen with the loss of 128 lives.


Following are other SKLENAR's in NYC passenger lists, possible relations?

SKLENAR, Elisabeth 22 (b- abt 1845), Bohemia; vessel Johanna on 18May1867.
SKLENAR, Jos. 24 (b- abt 1840), Bohemia, vessel America on 18Jul1864.
SKLENARZ, Adalbert 28 (b- abt 1840), Bohemia; vessel Freihandel on 05Nov1868.
SKLEVARIL, Anna 58 (b- abt 1820), Bohemia; vessel Rhein on 29Nov1878.
SKELENAR, Anna 57 (b- abt 1820), Bohemia; vessel Oder on 28Jul1877.
SKLENAR, Thersia 73 (b- abt 1798), Austria; vessel New York on 19May1871.2 He married Mary Matilda Kocourek circa 1894; CENSUS: 1900 WA, Lewis Co., Peel Pct., E.D. 126, sheet 4. Frank James Sklenar Jr. died on 8 November 1935 at Tacoma, Pierce Co., Washington, at age 73.1 The cause of death was a fractured skull in auto accident. He was buried on 12 November 1935 at Calvary Cemetery, Tacoma, Pierce Co., Washington.1,3 Frank was born in 1865 or 16 Aug 1862. Franz arrived in US from Bohemia on 28Apr1877, age of 14 years.

Following funeral notice from 10Nov1935 issue of Tacoma Daily Ledger.
Funeral services for Frank J. Sklenar will be held Tuesday at St. Leo's church. Burial will be in Calvary cemetery under the direction of the Buckley-King company.

Census

CensusDatePlace
Census17 June 1880Montgomery, Le Sueur Co., Minnesota, listed as 15 years old, born in Bohemia4
Census1885Montgomery, Le Sueur Co., Minnesota, pg 410, as 20 years old.
Census19 April 1910Tacoma, Pierce Co., Washington
CensusJanuary 1920Tacoma, Pierce Co., Washington, as 55 years old
CensusApril 1930Tacoma, Pierce Co., Washington, as 66 years old

Children of Frank James Sklenar Jr. and Mary Matilda Kocourek

Citations

  1. [S228] Frank James Sklenar Jr., death unknown number, unknown repository, unknown repository address.
  2. [S2175] Frank Sklenar entry; Mosel passenger list, 28 Apr 1877; in Year: 1877; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: M237; Microfilm Roll: 408; Line: 27; List Number: 328 (n/a: Ancestry.com).
  3. [S2545] Findagrave.com website, database and images (Find a Grave, 1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah ), Frank Sklenar, Memorial ID 100480890,
    Birth: 1862, Austria
    Death: 1935, Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, USA
    Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington
    Source: Find a Grave
    SourceCitation: Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 08 March 2021), memorial page for Frank Sklenar (1862–1935), Find a Grave Memorial no. 100480890, citing Calvary Cemetery, Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, USA; Maintained by Kathy Stroope Veasey (contributor 47009271).
    Parents Frantisek Sklenar 1828–1904 Katherine Sklenar 1836–1916
    Spouse Mary Kocourek Sklenar 1876–1941
    Children Edward Frank Sklenar 1905–1922,.
  4. [S2174] Sklenar, 17 Jun 1880 census, Ancestry, 1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah, Ancestry.com website Family History Film: 1254625, 1880 United States Federal Census

    Name: Frank Sklenars
    Age: 15
    Birth Year: abt 1865
    Birthplace: Bohemia
    Home in 1880: Le Sueur, Minnesota
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Relation to Head of House: Son
    Marital Status: Single
    Father's Name: Frank Sklenars
    Father's Birthplace: Bohemia
    Mother's Name: Kate Sklenars
    Mother's Birthplace: Bohemia
    Occupation: At Home
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Frank Sklenars 56
    Kate Sklenars 45
    Thomas Sklenars 18
    Frank Sklenars 15
    John Sklenars 12
    Kate Sklenars 4
    Joseph Havel 26
    Mary Havel 20

    Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: , Le Sueur, Minnesota; Roll: 625; Family History Film: 1254625; Page: 261D; Enumeration District: 121.
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census (database on-line). Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited use license and other terms and conditions applicable to this site.
    Original data: Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. (NARA microfilm publication T9, 1,454 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

George Howard Sklenar

M, #4205, b. 10 May 1894, d. 21 March 1962
Last Edited=26 Jan 2021
Relationships
1st cousin 2 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
Grandson of Frank Sklenar
     George Howard Sklenar was born on 10 May 1894 at Tacoma, Pierce Co., Washington, according to George's Social Security SS-5 form.1 He was born on 10 May 1894 at Tacoma, Pierce Co., Washington.2 He was the son of Frank James Sklenar Jr. and Mary Matilda Kocourek.

Reference Number: AR118-5-6-39915
Image File Number: 00039596.tif
Enlisted/Officer: 155772
Ethnicity: White
Birthplace: Tacoma, Wash
Age/Birthdate: 23 4/12 yrs
Residence City: Tacoma
Inducted At/Training Camp: RA Tacoma, Wash on Sept 6/17
Grade/Rank: Corp, Oct 18/18
Discharge Date: Sept 29/19
Remarks: Co B, 116 Engrs to Dec 14/17 Co I, 1st Engrs to Disch * overseas Nov 26/17 to Sept 4/19
Name: George Howard Sklenar.3 George Howard Sklenar married Josephine Lenor Young, daughter of William Reuben Young and Eva Della Bothell, on 27 February 1923 at Anacortes, Skagit Co., Washington.4 George Howard Sklenar was employed in 1936 at Washington Shingle Co., Anacortes, Skagit Co., Washington. His Social Security Number was 534-07-0295 in 1936 at Anacortes, Skagit Co., Washington.5 He lived on 28 November 1936 at R.F.D. #2, Anacortes, Skagit Co., Washington. (an unknown value.)6 He died on 21 March 1962 at Oregon at age 67.7,5,8 He was buried in March 1962 at Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon.8

Census

CensusDatePlace
Census19 April 1910Tacoma, Pierce Co., Washington, as 15 years old
CensusJanuary 1920Tacoma, Pierce Co., Washington, as 25 years old, living with parents
Census4 April 1930Anacortes, Skagit Co., Washington
Census10 April 1940Anacortes, Skagit Co., Washington

Child of George Howard Sklenar and Josephine Lenor Young

Citations

  1. [S2182] U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 about George Howard Sklenar, online www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards.
  2. [S232] Unknown compiler, CENSUS: 1900 WA, Lewis Co , Peel Pct , E D 126, sheet 4 (n.p.: n.pub.).
  3. [S1968] Department of Veterans Affairs, World War I Service Statement Cards, 1917-1919, online http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/Record/View/985D86011E56EB077A0DEE3F94B70F31, Record Series: Military Records
    Collection: Veterans' Affairs, Department of, World War I Service Statement Cards, 1917-1919
    County: Statewide. Hereinafter cited as Veterans' Affairs, Department of, World War I Service Statement Cards, 1917-1919.
  4. [S2388] Washington, Marriage Records, 1854-2013: Washington State Archives; Olympia, Washington; Marriage Certificates
    Source Information
    Ancestry.com. Washington, Marriage Records, 1854-2013 (database on-line). Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
    Original data: Washington State Archives. Olympia, Washington: Washington State Archives., Ancestry.com website, Ancestry, 1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah. Hereinafter cited as Washington, Marriage Records, 1854-2013.
  5. [S1567] George Howard Sklenar, unknown file number, SSDI - George Sklenar, unknown series (n.p.: n.pub.). Hereinafter cited as SSDI - George Sklenar.
  6. [S2182] U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, online www.ancestry.com, U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942

    Name: George Howard Sklenar
    Birth Date: 10 May 1894
    Birth Place: Tacoma, Washington
    Residence: Washington
    Race: White
    Age: 47
    Occupation:
    Nearest Relative:
    Height/Build: 5'6"/ 135 lbs
    Color of Eyes/Hair: Blue eyes/Blonde hair

    Source Citation: The National Archives Pacific Alaska Region (Seattle); Seattle, Washington; Fourth Registration Draft Cards (WWII); State Headquarters: Washington; Record Group Name: Records of the Selective Service System; Record Group Number: 147; Archive Number: 563992; Box Number: 187.

    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 (database on-line). Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
    Original data:
    United States, Selective Service System. Selective Service Registration Cards, World War II: Fourth Registration. Records of the Selective Service System, Record Group Number 147. National Archives and Records Administration.
  7. [S2181] George Howard Sklenar, death n/a (n/a), unknown repository, unknown repository address, Oregon, Death Index, 1898-2008

    Name: George H Sklenar
    Age: 67
    Birth Date: abt 1895
    Death Date: 21 Mar 1962
    Death Place: 46
    Certificate: OS

    Source Citation: Oregon State Library; Oregon Death Index 1931-1941.
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. Oregon, Death Index, 1898-2008 (database on-line). Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.. Hereinafter cited as Oregon, Death Index, 1898-2008.
  8. [S1592] Find a Grave web site, www.findagrave.com, online https://www.findagrave.com/. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave web site.

Haley Jean Sklenar

F, #4544
Last Edited=2 Jan 2024
Relationships
2nd cousin 1 time removed of Steven Harn Redman
5th great-granddaughter of Matej Nestaval
3rd great-granddaughter of Frank Sklenar
     Haley Jean Sklenar is the daughter of Randy Lee Lother and Robbyn Anne Sklenar.

Harvey Gregory Sklenar

M, #1699, b. 2 August 1922, d. 10 October 2011
Last Edited=13 May 2021
Relationships
1st cousin 1 time removed of Steven Harn Redman
3rd great-grandson of Matej Nestaval
Great-grandson of Frank Sklenar
Phyllis and Harvey Nestaval in December 1984
Harvey G. Nestaval photo in obituary (VFW Post 488)
     Harvey Gregory Sklenar was born on 2 August 1922 at St. Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota.1,2,3,4 He was the son of male (?) and Rose Sklenar. SOURCE: Geraldine Lien Nov1991. Adopted and raised by John and Antonia Nestaval. SOURCE: Jamie L. Nestaval letter 07Jun1992. As of 1928, Harvey Gregory Sklenar was also known as Harvey Gregory Sklenar Nestaval. On 1928 his name was legally changed to Nestaval.
Harvey G. Nestaval was located in the National Archives Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938 - 1946 (Box number 0257, Film Reel Number 2.114).
His serial number was 17155530.
He enlisted as a Private in the Army Air Corp on 05 Nov 1942 at Fort Snelling, Minnesota. His term of enlistment was for 5-years or for duration of the war plus 6-months. His residence at the time was Ramsey Co., Minnesota. He was born in Minnesota in 1922 and had 3-years of high school at time of enlistment. At the time of enlistment in 1942, his civilian occupation was listed as "recording engineer, radio or electrician* or electrician, motion picture (motion picture electrician.) or electrician, airplane".2
He married Phyllis Mary Gardner, daughter of Michael Frank Gardner and Johanna Maurer, circa 1949. Harvey Gregory Sklenar lived in 2004 at 1552 Charles Ave., St. Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota.

Age 89 Of St. Paul Passed away on October 10, 2011. Preceded in death by brothers & sisters. Survived by loving wife of 63 years, Phyllis; sons, Mark, John and Paul; also nieces & nephews. Funeral service 2:00 pm (visitation beginning at 1:30 pm) Friday, October 14 at HOLCOMB-HENRY-BOOM-PURCELL, 536 N. Snelling Ave. Interment Roselawn cemetery.5 He died on 10 October 2011 at St. Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota, at age 89.5 He was buried on 14 October 2011 at Roselawn Cemetery, Roseville, Ramsey Co., Minnesota.5,3

Census

CensusDatePlace
CensusApril 1940St. Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota, Harvey listed as 17 years old, born in Minnesota, single, occupation of mechanic, enumerated with his adopted mother

Citations

  1. [S2398] Harvey Gregory Sklenar, birth 10694 (04 Aug 1922), Steven Harn Redman, Steven Harn Redman, P.O. BOX 294, Lyman, WY.
  2. [S1627] File Unit Title: Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca 1938 - 1946, online http://aad.archives.gov/aad/record_detail.jsp?file_id=3475&data_layout_id=494&coll_id=null&table_id=893&tot_rec=1&pg=1&lmt=0&sort=rowid. Hereinafter cited as Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938 - 1946.
  3. [S2545] Findagrave.com website, database and images (Find a Grave, 1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah ), Harvey G Nestaval, Memorial ID 148966712,
    Birth: 2 August 1922
    Death: 10 October 2011
    Burial: Roselawn Cemetery, Roseville, Ramsey County, Minnesota
    Source: Find a Grave
    SourceCitation: Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 14 April 2021), memorial page for Harvey G Nestaval (2 Aug 1922–10 Oct 2011), Find a Grave Memorial no. 148966712, citing Roselawn Cemetery, Roseville, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA; Maintained by geogoon (contributor 48523470).

    Spouse Phyllis Mary Nestaval 1922–2017,.
  4. [S1700] FindUSA website via Godfrey Library, online www.referenceusa.com. Hereinafter cited as FindUSA website via Godfrey Library.
  5. [S2013] Harvey Nestaval, Tributes.com, tributes.com. Hereinafter cited as Tributes.com.

John T. Sklenar1

M, #249, b. March 1870
Last Edited=12 Jan 2021
Relationships
Great-granduncle of Steven Harn Redman
Son of Frank Sklenar
     John T. Sklenar was born in March 1870 at Bohemia. He was the son of Frank Sklenar and Katherine Hovet. Johann arrived in US from Bohemia on 28Apr1877, age of 9 years. John T. Sklenar immigrated on 28 April 1877 to New York, New York Co., New York,

The New York City Immigration Passenger Lists, show that on 28 Apr 1877, the vessel Mosel on it's voyage from Bremen, Germany, with the following Sklenar family from Bohemia as passengers: Franz 49 years, Catharine 43 years, Tomas 17 years, Franz 14 years, Johann 9 years and Catharine 3 years. Franz was listed as a workman. Franz Sklenar was listed as passenger number 262 in the passenger list. The Mosel had 436 persons on board.

The Mosel was 3,125 gross tons, length 349 ft x beam 40.3 ft, one funnel, two masts (rigged for sail), iron hull, single screw, speed 12 knots, accommodation for 90-1st class passengers, 126-2nd class passengers and 680-3rd class passengers. Built by Caird & Co, Greenock, she was launched on 20th Aug.1872 for North German Lloyd, Bremen. Her maiden voyage started on 4th Jan.1873 when she left Bremen for Southampton and New York and on 11th Dec.1875 she was badly damaged in a bomb explosion in Bremen with the loss of 128 lives.


Following are other SKLENAR's in NYC passenger lists, possible relations?

SKLENAR, Elisabeth 22 (b- abt 1845), Bohemia; vessel Johanna on 18May1867.
SKLENAR, Jos. 24 (b- abt 1840), Bohemia, vessel America on 18Jul1864.
SKLENARZ, Adalbert 28 (b- abt 1840), Bohemia; vessel Freihandel on 05Nov1868.
SKLEVARIL, Anna 58 (b- abt 1820), Bohemia; vessel Rhein on 29Nov1878.
SKELENAR, Anna 57 (b- abt 1820), Bohemia; vessel Oder on 28Jul1877.
SKLENAR, Thersia 73 (b- abt 1798), Austria; vessel New York on 19May1871.2 John T. Sklenar was a Job-Printer. Obituary of father, 27May1904, said John in Montgomery-MN 1904.

Census

CensusDatePlace
Census17 June 1880Montgomery, Le Sueur Co., Minnesota, listed as 12
years old, born in Bohemia3
Census1885Montgomery, Le Sueur Co., Minnesota, pg 410, as 17 years old.
Census13 June 1895Montgomery Twsp., Le Sueur Co., Minnesota, In the 1895 Minnesota Census, listed as 26 years old - born in Bohemia, occupation of job printer
Census9 June 1900Montgomery Twsp., Le Sueur Co., Minnesota, lists born May 1870 in Bohemia, 30 years old, single, immigrated to the US in 1863, naturalized citizen, day laborer
Census19 April 1910Montgomery Twsp., Le Sueur Co., Minnesota, lists as 42 years old and born in Minnesota
Census17 April 1930Seattle, King Co., Washington, Year: 1930; Census Place: Seattle, King, Washington; Roll: 2496; Page: 77A; Enumeration District: 0075; Image: 520.0; FHL microfilm: 2342230. Listed as single
CensusApril 1940Seattle, King Co., Washington, John T. Sklenar listed as 72 years old, single, born in Czechoslovakia, naturalized citizen,

Citations

  1. [S229] Unknown article title, Obituary of mother, 21Apr1916, said John in Eatonville-WA, Washington.
  2. [S2175] Frank Sklenar entry; Mosel passenger list, 28 Apr 1877; in Year: 1877; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: M237; Microfilm Roll: 408; Line: 27; List Number: 328 (n/a: Ancestry.com).
  3. [S2174] Sklenar, 17 Jun 1880 census, Ancestry, 1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah, Ancestry.com website Family History Film: 1254625, 1880 United States Federal Census

    Name: John Sklenars
    Age: 12
    Birth Year: abt 1868
    Birthplace: Bohemia
    Home in 1880: Le Sueur, Minnesota
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Relation to Head of House: Son
    Marital Status: Single
    Father's Name: Frank Sklenars
    Father's Birthplace: Bohemia
    Mother's Name: Kate Sklenars
    Mother's Birthplace: Bohemia
    Occupation: At Home
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Frank Sklenars 56
    Kate Sklenars 45
    Thomas Sklenars 18
    Frank Sklenars 15
    John Sklenars 12
    Kate Sklenars 4
    Joseph Havel 26 (son-in-law)
    Mary Havel 20 (daughter)

    Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: , Le Sueur, Minnesota; Roll: 625; Family History Film: 1254625; Page: 261D; Enumeration District: 121.
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census (database on-line). Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited use license and other terms and conditions applicable to this site.
    Original data: Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. (NARA microfilm publication T9, 1,454 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

Katherine Rose Sklenar

F, #7, b. circa April 1895, d. 29 May 1992
Last Edited=6 Jan 2023
Relationships
Grandmother of Steven Harn Redman
2nd great-granddaughter of Matej Nestaval
Granddaughter of Frank Sklenar
Charts
Linked Pedigree for Steven Harn Redman
Katherine Sklenar before World War I
Katherine Sklenar Confirmation
Lawrence "Tiny" Ableman, Katherine Sklenar and Clara Ableman (undated)
Lawrence "Tiny" Ableman and Katherine Sklenar during World War I
Katherine and William McCarthy
Katherine Rasmusen in June 1977
Rear: Mary Lou Redman, Donna Harn, Jeri Lien. Front: William and Katherine McCarthy. Christmas 1966 in at Redman house in Bloomington, Minnesota.
Katherine Rasmussen and Ed Peterson for Christmas 1974, taken at her daughter Mary Lou Redman's house in Bloomington, Minnesota
     Katherine Rose Sklenar was born circa April 1895 at Montgomery, Le Sueur Co., Minnesota.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Sklenar and Ann Nestaval. Katherine Rose Sklenar and Lawrence Fred Ableman were associated between 1915 and 1920 at Faribault, Rice Co., Minnesota. Katherine Rose Sklenar and Clara Louise Ableman were associated at Faribault, Rice Co., Minnesota. In 1921 Katherine Rose Sklenar was a laundress, at School for Feeble Minded, Faribault, Rice Co., Minnesota. She married William Charles McCarthy, son of Jeremiah McCarthy and Mary C. McGinnis, on 14 April 1925 at Faribault, Rice Co., Minnesota. Katherine Rose Sklenar was a Housewife. She lived in 1936 at 416 NW 2nd St., Faribault, Rice Co., Minnesota. She lived bt 1945-1950 at 111 SW Prairie Ave., Faribault, Rice Co., Minnesota. She lived in 1953 at 223 N. Central Ave., Faribault, Rice Co., Minnesota. Her Social Security Number was 473288000. She lived bt 1955-1967 at 728 NW 5th St., Faribault, Rice Co., Minnesota. She married Alfred Rasmussen, son of Louie Rasmussen and Anna Peterson, on 25 August 1971 at Faribault, Rice Co., Minnesota.2 Katherine Rose Sklenar and Edward Ebert Peterson were unmarried partners circa 1975 at Faribault, Rice Co., Minnesota.

Katherine Rasmussen and Ed Peterson enjoyed going to dances and taking numerous road trips. Katherine Rose Sklenar died on 29 May 1992 at Faribault, Rice Co., Minnesota. The cause of death was a Stroke. She was buried on 2 June 1992 at Calvary Cemetery, Faribault, Rice Co., Minnesota.3 Communion record said born in 1895. Katherine Rose Sklenar was a Catholic.


Never told birthday, so picked 21 Sep 1895. Katherine worked as a Housekeeper at the State School in Faribault, from 1918 to 1925. From about 1950 to 1954, she worked as a Housekeeper at St. Mary's in Faribault. Katherine enjoyed dancing all of her life. She remembered going to dances till 1 am and then getting up for work at 6 am. While growing up, she spent most of her time with her Grandma Nestaval. Katherine only received about 5-years of schooling.

Census

CensusDatePlace
CensusJune 1895Montgomery, Le Sueur Co., Minnesota, The 1895 Minnesota Census, lists Catherine Sklenar as 1 year old and born in Minnesota
CensusJune 1900Montgomery Twsp., Le Sueur Co., Minnesota, Catherine listed as born Oct1893 in Minnesota4
Census19 April 1910Montgomery, Le Sueur Co., Minnesota, lists Katie as 14 years old and born in Minnesota occupation as a house servant, enumerated with John Albert Nestaval and family
CensusApril 1930121 Tink Avenue, Faribault, Rice Co., Minnesota, Record ID     6224::78528920
URL     https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/78528920:6224
Image Page URL     https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/6224/images/4610078_00772
Name     Kathrina A Mc Carthy
Birth Year     abt 1895
Gender     Female
Race     White
Age     35
Birth Place     Minnesota
Marital Status     Married
Relationship     Wife
Homemaker     Yes
Residence     Faribault, Rice, Minnesota, USA
Map of Home     Faribault, Rice, Minnesota
Street Address     Tink Ave
Ward of City     pt of 3d Ward
House Number     121
Dwelling Number     96
Family Number     101
Age at First Marriage     29
Attended School     No
Able to Read and Write     Yes
Father's Birth Place     Minnesota
Mother's Birth Place     Minnesota
Able to Speak English     Yes
Household Members     William B Mc Carthy, George A Mc Carthy, Edward D Mc Carthy, Jeraldine Mc Carthy
Source.Title     1930 United States Federal Census
Source.Year     1930
Source.Census Place     Faribault, Rice, Minnesota
Source.Page     5A
Source.Enumeration District     0011
Source.FHL Film     2340859
Source.Citation     Year: 1930; Census Place: Faribault, Rice, Minnesota; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 0011; FHL microfilm: 2340859
CensusApril 19401424 Division St., Faribault, Rice Co., Minnesota, Record ID     2442::97299918
URL     https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/97299918:2442
Image Page URL     https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/2442/images/m-t0627-01953-00349
Name     Katherine Mc Carthy
Respondent     Yes
Age     43
Estimated Birth Year     abt 1897
Gender     Female
Race     White
Birth Place     Minnesota
Marital Status     Married
Relationship     Wife
Residence     Faribault, Rice, Minnesota
Map of Home in 1940     Faribault, Rice, Minnesota
Street     Dvision Street
House Number     1424
Inferred Residence in 1935     Faribault, Rice, Minnesota
Residence in 1935     Faribault
Sheet Number     5A
Attended School or College     No
Highest Grade Completed     Elementary school, 4th grade
Income Other Sources     Yes
Household Members     Wm Mc Carthy, Edward Mc Carthy, Geraldine Mc Carthy, Donna Mc Carthy, Mary Lou Mc Carthy
Source.Title     1940 United States Federal Census
Source.Year     1940
Source.Census Place     Faribault, Rice, Minnesota
Source.Roll     m-t0627-01953
Source.Page     5A
Source.Enumeration District     66-12
Source.Citation     Year: 1940; Census Place: Faribault, Rice, Minnesota; Roll: m-t0627-01953; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 66-12
CensusApril 1950111 Prince St., Faribault, Rice Co., Minnesota, Record ID     62308::93697032
URL     https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/93697032:62308
Name     Kathyrn R McCarthy
Age     55
Birth Date     abt 1895
Gender     Female
Race     White
Birth Place     Minnesota
Marital Status     Married
Relationship     Wife
Residence Date     1950
Residence     Faribault, Rice, Minnesota, USA
Street Name     Prince
House Number     111
Dwelling Number     146
Farm     No
Acres     No
Occupation     Cleaning Lady
Industry     College
Occupation Category     Wk
Hours Worked     24
Worker Class     Private
Household Members     William C McCarthy
Source.Title     1950 United States Federal Census
Source.Part1     United States of America, Bureau of the Census
Source.Part2     Washington, D.C.
Source.Part3     Seventeenth Census of the United States, 1950
Source.Record Group     Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790-2007
Source.Record Group Number     29
Source.Residence Date     1950
Source.Residence     Faribault, Rice, Minnesota
Source.Roll     4256
Source.Sheet Number     14
Source.Enumeration District     66-18
Source.Year     1950
Source.Citation     United States of America, Bureau of the Census; Washington, D.C; Seventeenth Census of the United States, 1950; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790-2007; Record Group Number: 29; Residence Date: 1950; Home in 1950: Faribault, Rice, Minnesota; Roll: 4256; Sheet Number: 14; Enumeration District: 66-18

Children of Katherine Rose Sklenar and William Charles McCarthy

Citations

  1. [S7] Katherine Rose Sklenar, n/a census, Montgomery, Le Sueur Co., Minnesota, birth, Steven Harn Redman Steven Harn Redman, P.O. BOX 294, Lyman, WY.
  2. [S1808] Minnesota Marriage Collection, 1958-2001, online www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Minnesota Marriage Collection, 1958-2001.
  3. [S2545] Findagrave.com website, database and images (Find a Grave, 1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah ), Katherine Rose (Skelnar) McCarthy, Memorial ID 87086191,
    Birth: 21 September 1895
    Death: 29 May 1992
    Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Faribault, Rice County, Minnesota
    Source: Find a Grave
    SourceCitation: Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 07 April 2021), memorial page for Katherine Rose Skelnar McCarthy (21 Sep 1895–29 May 1992), Find a Grave Memorial no. 87086191, citing Calvary Cemetery, Faribault, Rice County, Minnesota, USA; Maintained by Mookie (contributor 47515129).

    Spouse William C McCarthy 1896–1968
    Children Mary Lou McCarthy Harn Redman 1935–1982,.
  4. [S2173] Sklenar, 11 Jun 1900 census, unknown repository address, unknown repository FHL microfilm: 1240773, 1900 United States Federal Census

    Name: Catherine Sklenar
    Age: 6
    Birth Date: Oct 1893
    Birthplace: Minnesota
    Home in 1900: Montgomery, Le Sueur, Minnesota
    Race: White
    Gender: Female
    Relation to Head of House: Daughter
    Marital Status: Single
    Father's Name: Thomas Sklenar
    Father's Birthplace: Bohemia
    Mother's Name: Annie Sklenar
    Mother's Birthplace: Minnesota
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Thomas Sklenar 39
    Annie Sklenar 24
    Catherine Sklenar 6
    Mary Sklenar 4
    Edward Sklenar 2

    Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Montgomery, Le Sueur, Minnesota; Roll: 773; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0073; FHL microfilm: 1240773.
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census (database on-line). Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.

Marie Barbara Sklenar1

F, #232, b. 29 January 1896, d. 16 August 1989
Last Edited=13 May 2021
Relationships
Grandaunt of Steven Harn Redman
2nd great-granddaughter of Matej Nestaval
Granddaughter of Frank Sklenar
Marie Sklenar during Christmas 1976.
Marie Sklenar (undated)
     Marie Barbara Sklenar was born on 29 January 1896 at Montgomery, Le Sueur Co., Minnesota. She was the daughter of Thomas Sklenar and Ann Nestaval. Marie Barbara Sklenar was never married. She died on 16 August 1989 at Midway Hospital, St. Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota, at age 93. The cause of death was heart attack 3-days before death. She was buried on 19 August 1989 at Calvary Cemetery, Faribault, Rice Co., Minnesota. Marie Barbara Sklenar was a Catholic. Her Social Security Number was 470-30-2224 issued in MN.

Census

CensusDatePlace
CensusJune 1900Montgomery Twsp., Le Sueur Co., Minnesota, Mary listed as born Jan18962
Census1905Montgomery, Le Sueur Co., Minnesota
Census18 April 1910Montgomery, Le Sueur Co., Minnesota, lists "Mary" as 15 years old, born in Minnesota, enumerated with her uncle John Nestaval
CensusApril 1930St. Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota

Citations

  1. [S211] Marie Barbara Sklenar, unknown file number, Social Security Death Index (b- 29Jan1896 d- 16Aug1989), unknown series (n.p.: n.pub.). Hereinafter cited as SSDI.
  2. [S2173] Sklenar, 11 Jun 1900 census, unknown repository address, unknown repository FHL microfilm: 1240773, 1900 United States Federal Census

    Name: Mary Sklenar
    Age: 4
    Birth Date: Jan 1896
    Birthplace: Minnesota
    Home in 1900: Montgomery, Le Sueur, Minnesota
    Race: White
    Gender: Female
    Relation to Head of House: Daughter
    Marital Status: Single
    Father's Name: Thomas Sklenar
    Father's Birthplace: Bohemia
    Mother's Name: Annie Sklenar
    Mother's Birthplace: Minnesota
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Thomas Sklenar 39
    Annie Sklenar 24
    Catherine Sklenar 6
    Mary Sklenar 4
    Edward Sklenar 2

    Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Montgomery, Le Sueur, Minnesota; Roll: 773; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0073; FHL microfilm: 1240773.
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census (database on-line). Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations 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.

Mary Sklenar1

F, #247, b. 6 November 1859, d. 15 July 1932
Last Edited=16 Mar 2022
Relationships
Great-grandaunt of Steven Harn Redman
Daughter of Frank Sklenar
     Mary Sklenar was born on 6 November 1859 at Bohemia.2 She was the daughter of Frank Sklenar and Katherine Hovet. Living in Tacoma, Washington in 1925, according to Helen's letter. Mary not listed in the NYC passenger list with parents 28Apr1877. > > > Check passenger list again, to see if Mary was missed. Mary Sklenar married Joseph Havel on 31 January 1880 at Montgomery, Le Sueur Co., Minnesota.3,2 Mary Sklenar lived in 1925 at Tacoma, Pierce Co., Washington. She died on 15 July 1932 at Tacoma, Pierce Co., Washington, at age 72.4,5 She was buried at Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Pierce Co., Washington.4

Census

CensusDatePlace
Census17 June 1880Montgomery, Le Sueur Co., Minnesota, as 20-years old. Mary and her husband were enumerated in her parents household.6
Census1885Montgomery, Le Sueur Co., Minnesota, pg 393.
CensusJune 1900Dryad Pct., Lewis Co., Washington, In 1900 Census, 'Marie Howell' listed as born Germany on 06Nov1859. In 1900 Census, stated Mary's parents born in Bohemia.
Census16 April 1910Tacoma, Pierce Co., Washington7
Census1920Tacoma, Pierce Co., Washington, E.D. 348, sheet 5. Lists Mary and Joseph married 20-years. In the 1920 WA Census, Pierce Co., Tacoma, E.D. 363, sheet 4, line 2,
Mary Havel listed as widowed and head of household. The Census states that Mary immigrated to the US in 1880 and became a naturalized citizen in 1885.

Children of Mary Sklenar and Joseph Havel

Citations

  1. [S226] Letter from Helen Alberta (Houser) Detwiler (unknown author address) to Marie Sklenar, Apr 1925; Steven Harn Redman (Steven Harn Redman, P.O. BOX 294, Lyman, WY).
  2. [S227] Unknown compiler, CENSUS: 1900 WA, Lewis Co , Dryad Pct, E D 134, sheet 12 (n.p.: n.pub.).
  3. [S2184] Minnesota, Marriages Index, 1849-1950 about Joseph Havel: Minnesota, Marriages Index, 1849-1950

    Name: Joseph Havel
    Gender: Male
    Marriage Date: 31 Jan 1880
    Marriage Place: Montgomery, Le Sueur, Minnesota
    Spouse's Name: Mary Sklenar
    Spouse Gender: Female
    Event Type: Marriage
    FHL Film Number: 1320257

    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. Minnesota, Marriages Index, 1849-1950 (database on-line). Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
    Original data:
    "Minnesota Marriages, 1849–1950." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2009, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records
    , Ancestry.com website, Ancestry, 1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah. Hereinafter cited as Minnesota, Marriages Index.
  4. [S2545] Findagrave.com website, database and images (Find a Grave, 1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah ), Mary (Sklenar) Havel, Memorial ID 129321125,
    Birth: 12 October 1858
    Death: 15 July 1932
    Burial: Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington
    Source: Find a Grave
    SourceCitation: Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 08 March 2021), memorial page for Mary Sklenar Havel (12 Oct 1858–15 Jul 1932), Find a Grave Memorial no. 129321125, citing Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave (contributor 8).,.
  5. [S1591] Mary Jane Erikson, GEDCOM, 15 Jul 2002, n/a.
  6. [S2174] Sklenar, 17 Jun 1880 census, Ancestry, 1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah, Ancestry.com website Family History Film: 1254625, 1880 United States Federal Census

    Name: Mary Havel [Mary Sklenars]
    Age: 20
    Birth Year: abt 1860
    Birthplace: Bohemia
    Home in 1880: Le Sueur, Minnesota
    Race: White
    Gender: Female
    Relation to Head of House: Daughter
    Marital Status: Married
    Spouse's Name: Joseph Havel
    Father's Name: Frank Sklenars
    Father's Birthplace: Bohemia
    Mother's Name: Kate Sklenars
    Mother's Birthplace: Bohemia
    Occupation: At Home
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Frank Sklenars 56
    Kate Sklenars 45
    Thomas Sklenars 18
    Frank Sklenars 15
    John Sklenars 12
    Kate Sklenars 4
    Joseph Havel 26
    Mary Havel 20

    Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: , Le Sueur, Minnesota; Roll: 625; Family History Film: 1254625; Page: 261D; Enumeration District: 121.
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census (database on-line). Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited use license and other terms and conditions applicable to this site.
    Original data: Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. (NARA microfilm publication T9, 1,454 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  7. [S2185] Havel, 16 apr 1910 census, Family History Library, 35 North West Temple St., Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah, Family History Library FHL microfilm: 1375677, 1910 United States Federal Census

    Name: Mary Havel
    Age in 1910: 51
    Birth Year: abt 1859
    Birthplace: Austria
    Home in 1910:
    Tacoma Ward 4, Pierce, Washington
    Race: White
    Gender: Female
    Occupation: Land Lady in Hotel
    Immigration Year: 1870
    Relation to Head of House: Wife
    Marital Status: Married
    Spouse's Name: Joseph Havel
    Father's Birthplace: Austria
    Mother's Birthplace: Austria
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Joseph Havel 52
    Mary Havel 51
    Edward Havel 28
    Joseph Havel 19
    Fred Havel 16
    Katie Havel 14
    Nora Havel 12
    Alecta Havel 10 (daughter)
    Christina Havel 25 (wife of Edward Havel, Daughter-in-law of Joseph Havel)
    Ethel Storie 18 (servant)

    Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Tacoma Ward 4, Pierce, Washington; Roll: T624_1664; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0247; FHL microfilm: 1375677.
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census (database on-line). Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.
    Original data: Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 (NARA microfilm publication T624, 1,178 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  8. [S2185] 16 apr 1910 census, Family History Library, 35 North West Temple St., Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah, 1910 United States Federal Census

    Name: Joseph Havel
    Age in 1910: 52
    Birth Year: abt 1858
    Birthplace: Austria
    Home in 1910: Tacoma Ward 4, Pierce, Washington
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Immigration Year: 1870
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Occupation: Hotel Keeper
    Marital Status: Married
    Spouse's Name: Mary Havel
    Father's Birthplace: Austria
    Mother's Birthplace: Austria
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Joseph Havel 52
    Mary Havel 51
    Edward Havel 28
    Joseph Havel 19
    Fred Havel 16
    Katie Havel 14
    Nora Havel 12
    Alecta Havel 10 (daughter)
    Christina Havel 25 (wife of Edward Havel, Daughter-in-law of Joseph Havel)
    Ethel Storie 18 (servant)

    Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Tacoma Ward 4, Pierce, Washington; Roll: T624_1664; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0247; FHL microfilm: 1375677.
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census (database on-line). Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.
    Original data: Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 (NARA microfilm publication T624, 1,178 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

Robbyn Anne Sklenar

F, #1854
Last Edited=13 May 2021
Relationships
2nd cousin of Steven Harn Redman
4th great-granddaughter of Matej Nestaval
2nd great-granddaughter of Frank Sklenar
     Robbyn Anne Sklenar is the daughter of Thomas Edwin Sklenar and Cynthia Jean Meyer. Robbyn Anne Sklenar and Randy Lee Lother were unmarried partners.

Children of Robbyn Anne Sklenar and Randy Lee Lother

Robert James Sklenar

M, #4761, b. 10 September 1910, d. 22 May 1955
Last Edited=9 Apr 2020
Relationships
1st cousin 2 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
Grandson of Frank Sklenar
     Robert James Sklenar was born on 10 September 1910 at Tacoma, Pierce Co., Washington. He was the son of Frank James Sklenar Jr. and Mary Matilda Kocourek. Robert James Sklenar was born circa 1913 at Washington. He died on 22 May 1955 at Spokane, Spokane Co., Washington, at age 44.1

Census

CensusDatePlace
CensusJanuary 1920Tacoma, Pierce Co., Washington
CensusApril 1930Tacoma, Pierce Co., Washington, as 19 years old, living with parents
CensusApril 1940Tacoma, Pierce Co., Washington2

Citations

  1. [S2083] Washington, Deaths, 1883-1960, online ancestry.com, Washington, Deaths, 1883-1960
    Name:     Robert James Sklenar
    Gender:     Male
    Birth Date:     abt 1911
    Death Date:     22 May 1955
    Age at Death:     44
    Death Location:     Spokane, Spokane, Washington
    Father:     Frank Sklenar
    Mother:     Mary Kocoruck
    Record Source:     Washington State Death Records
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. Washington, Deaths, 1883-1960 database on-line. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008.
    Original data: Various county death registers. Microfilm. Washington State Archives, Olympia, Washington.. Hereinafter cited as Washington, Deaths, 1883-1960.
  2. [S2122] Sklenar, 09 Apr 1940 census, Ancestry, 1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah Ancestry.com website, 1940 United States Federal Census
    Name:      Robert J Sklenar
    Age:      29
    Estimated Birth Year:      abt 1911
    Gender:      Male
    Race:      White
    Birthplace:      Washington
    Marital Status:      Single
    Relation to Head of House:      Son
    Home in 1940:      Tacoma, Pierce, Washington
    Street:      So 15
    Inferred Residence in 1935:      Tacoma, Pierce, Washington
    Residence in 1935:      Same Place
    Resident on farm in 1935:      No
    Sheet Number:      6B
    Occupation:      Laborer
    Attended School or College:      No
    Highest Grade Completed:      High School, 3rd year
    Hours Worked Week Prior to Census:      35
    Duration of Unemployment:      12
    Class of Worker:      Wage or salary worker in Government work
    Weeks Worked in 1939:      40
    Income:      500
    Income Other Sources:      No
    Neighbors:      
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Mary Sklenar      64
    Robert J Sklenar      29

    Source Citation: Year: 1940; Census Place: Tacoma, Pierce, Washington; Roll: T627_4388; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 42-30.

    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. 1940 United States Federal Census database on-line. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
    Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.

Rose Sklenar

F, #234, b. 18 September 1901, d. 3 September 1927
Last Edited=13 May 2021
Relationships
Grandaunt of Steven Harn Redman
2nd great-granddaughter of Matej Nestaval
Granddaughter of Frank Sklenar
Rose Sklenar
     Rose Sklenar was born on 18 September 1901 at Montgomery, Le Sueur Co., Minnesota. She was the daughter of Thomas Sklenar and Ann Nestaval. Death certificate lists Rose's birth date as 30 Sep 1901.
The cause of death on her death certificate was as follows: Tuberculosis, pulmonary, chronic, duration about two years. Laryngeal tuberculosis duration unknown. Tuberculous enteritis duration about 6 months. Rose Sklenar was a housemaid.1 She died on 3 September 1927 at Glen Lake Sanatorium, Minnetonka Twsp., Hennepin Co., Minnesota, at age 25.1 Resident of Glen Lakes Sanatorium in Minneapolis, MN. The cause of death was Tuberculosis. Rose was enumerated with Jacob Nestaval in the 1920 Census. She was buried on 7 September 1927 at Calvary Cemetery, St. Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota.1,2 Rose Sklenar was a Catholic.

Census

CensusDatePlace
Census8 January 1920Montgomery, Le Sueur Co., Minnesota, E.D. 76, sheet 2; enumerated with her grandfather - Jacob Nestaval

Child of Rose Sklenar and male (?)

Citations

  1. [S1580] Rose Sklenar, Death Certificate 1927-MN-005155 (12 Sep 1927), Steven Harn Redman, Steven Harn Redman, P.O. BOX 294, Lyman, WY. Hereinafter cited as Death Cert - Rose Sklenar.
  2. [S2545] Findagrave.com website, database and images (Find a Grave, 1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah ), Rose Sklenar, Memorial ID 112549941,
    Birth: 1901
    Death: 1927
    Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota
    Source: Find a Grave
    SourceCitation: Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 14 April 2021), memorial page for Rose Sklenar (1901–1927), Find a Grave Memorial no. 112549941, citing Calvary Cemetery, Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA; Maintained by KWH (contributor 48123018).,.

Scott Edward Sklenar1,2

M, #1855
Last Edited=15 Feb 2021
Relationships
2nd cousin of Steven Harn Redman
4th great-grandson of Matej Nestaval
2nd great-grandson of Frank Sklenar
     Scott Edward Sklenar is the son of Thomas Edwin Sklenar and Cynthia Jean Meyer.

Citations

  1. [S1007] Letter from Barbara Jean (Sklenar) Veno (unknown author address) to Steven Harn Redman, 02 Jan 1992; Steven Harn Redman (Steven Harn Redman, P.O. BOX 294, Lyman, WY).
  2. [S1674] MN Birth Index 1935-2002, online www.ancestry.com, 1968-MN-029409. Hereinafter cited as MN Birth Index 1935-2002.

Thomas Sklenar

M, #14, b. January 1861, d. before 1910
Last Edited=13 May 2021
Relationships
Great-grandfather of Steven Harn Redman
Son of Frank Sklenar
Charts
Linked Pedigree for Steven Harn Redman
Tom and Ann (Nestaval) Sklenar with baby Katherine
     Thomas Sklenar was born in January 1861 at Bohemia.1 He was the son of Frank Sklenar and Katherine Hovet.

Tomas arrived in the US from Bohemia on 28 Apr 1877, at the age of 17.
Thomas Sklenar immigrated on 28 April 1877 to New York, New York Co., New York,

The New York City Immigration Passenger Lists, show that on 28 Apr 1877, the vessel Mosel on it's voyage from Bremen, Germany, with the following Sklenar family from Bohemia as passengers: Franz 49 years, Catharine 43 years, Tomas 17 years, Franz 14 years, Johann 9 years and Catharine 3 years. Franz was listed as a workman. Franz Sklenar was listed as passenger number 262 in the passenger list. The Mosel had 436 persons on board.

The Mosel was 3,125 gross tons, length 349 ft x beam 40.3 ft, one funnel, two masts (rigged for sail), iron hull, single screw, speed 12 knots, accommodation for 90-1st class passengers, 126-2nd class passengers and 680-3rd class passengers. Built by Caird & Co, Greenock, she was launched on 20th Aug.1872 for North German Lloyd, Bremen. Her maiden voyage started on 4th Jan.1873 when she left Bremen for Southampton and New York and on 11th Dec.1875 she was badly damaged in a bomb explosion in Bremen with the loss of 128 lives.


Following are other SKLENAR's in NYC passenger lists, possible relations?

SKLENAR, Elisabeth 22 (b- abt 1845), Bohemia; vessel Johanna on 18May1867.
SKLENAR, Jos. 24 (b- abt 1840), Bohemia, vessel America on 18Jul1864.
SKLENARZ, Adalbert 28 (b- abt 1840), Bohemia; vessel Freihandel on 05Nov1868.
SKLEVARIL, Anna 58 (b- abt 1820), Bohemia; vessel Rhein on 29Nov1878.
SKELENAR, Anna 57 (b- abt 1820), Bohemia; vessel Oder on 28Jul1877.
SKLENAR, Thersia 73 (b- abt 1798), Austria; vessel New York on 19May1871.2 Thomas Sklenar was a worked in brewery prior to marriage, than farmer. He married Ann Nestaval, daughter of Jacob Nestaval and Barbara Kardon, on 12 February 1894 at Montgomery, Le Sueur Co., Minnesota.

County Land Ownership Map for Le Sueur County Minnesota (1898) Township 111 North, Range 23 West.
Jacob Nestaval listed as owner of 80 acres in Section 11.
Joseph Nestaval isted as owner of 80 acres in Section 11, adjoining Jacob Nestaval.
T. Sklenars listed as owner of 77 acres in Section 24.

After wife died, left children, and moved to Washington. Thomas Sklenar died before 1910 at Washington.3

Census

CensusDatePlace
Census17 June 1880Montgomery, Le Sueur Co., Minnesota, listed as 18 years old, born in Bohemia4
Census1885Montgomery, Le Sueur Co., Minnesota
CensusJune 1895Montgomery, Le Sueur Co., Minnesota, The 1895 Minnesota Census lists Thomas as 35 years old, born in Bohemia, been a resident of the state for 18-years
CensusJune 1900Montgomery Twsp., Le Sueur Co., Minnesota, lists Thomas immigrating on 21Nov1879, born Jan1861 in Bohemia, occupation of day laborer1

Children of Thomas Sklenar and Ann Nestaval

Citations

  1. [S2173] Sklenar, 11 Jun 1900 census, unknown repository address, unknown repository FHL microfilm: 1240773, 1900 United States Federal Census

    Name: Thomas Sklenar
    Age: 39
    Birth Date: Jan 1861
    Birthplace: Bohemia
    Home in 1900: Montgomery, Le Sueur, Minnesota
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Immigration Year: 1879
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Marital Status: Married
    Spouse's Name: Annie Sklenar
    Marriage Year: 1893
    Years Married: 7
    Father's Birthplace: Bohemia
    Mother's Birthplace: Bohemia
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Thomas Sklenar 39
    Annie Sklenar 24
    Catherine Sklenar 6
    Mary Sklenar 4
    Edward Sklenar 2

    Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Montgomery, Le Sueur, Minnesota; Roll: 773; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0073; FHL microfilm: 1240773.
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census database on-line. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.
  2. [S2175] Frank Sklenar entry; Mosel passenger list, 28 Apr 1877; in Year: 1877; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: M237; Microfilm Roll: 408; Line: 27; List Number: 328 (n/a: Ancestry.com).
  3. [S23] Interview with Katherine Rose (Sklenar) Rasmussen (Faribault, Minnesota), by Steven Harn Redman. Steven Harn Redman (Steven Harn Redman, P.O. BOX 294, Lyman, WY).
  4. [S2174] Sklenar, 17 Jun 1880 census, Ancestry, 1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah, Ancestry.com website Family History Film: 1254625, 1880 United States Federal Census

    Name: Thomas Sklenars
    Age: 18
    Birth Year: abt 1862
    Birthplace: Bohemia
    Home in 1880: Le Sueur, Minnesota
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Relation to Head of House: Son
    Marital Status: Single
    Father's Name: Frank Sklenars
    Father's Birthplace: Bohemia
    Mother's Name: Kate Sklenars
    Mother's Birthplace: Bohemia
    Occupation: At Home
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Frank Sklenars 56
    Kate Sklenars 45
    Thomas Sklenars 18
    Frank Sklenars 15
    John Sklenars 12
    Kate Sklenars 4
    Joseph Havel 26
    Mary Havel 20

    Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: , Le Sueur, Minnesota; Roll: 625; Family History Film: 1254625; Page: 261D; Enumeration District: 121.
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census (database on-line). Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited use license and other terms and conditions applicable to this site.
    Original data: Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. (NARA microfilm publication T9, 1,454 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

Thomas Edwin Sklenar

M, #237, b. 30 July 1935, d. 11 March 2002
Last Edited=19 Sep 2022
Relationships
1st cousin 1 time removed of Steven Harn Redman
3rd great-grandson of Matej Nestaval
Great-grandson of Frank Sklenar
     Thomas Edwin Sklenar was born on 30 July 1935 at St. Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota.1 He was the son of Edward Peter Sklenar and Ethel Gladys Vent. Thomas Edwin Sklenar was baptized at Central Presbyterian Church, St. Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota. He married Cynthia Jean Meyer, daughter of Theodore Clarence Meyer and Ruth Eileen Purington, on 1 May 1965 at St. Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota. SOURCE: Barbara Veno letter 26Aug1992. Obituary for Thomas E. Sklenar, said he was the grandfather of Haley and Carley. Thomas Edwin Sklenar lived at St. Paul Park, Washington Co., Minnesota. He and Cynthia Jean Meyer were divorced on 29 August 1984 at Washington Co., Minnesota. Thomas Edwin Sklenar died on 11 March 2002 at St. Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota, at age 66.2 He was buried on 18 March 2002 at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota.3

Census

CensusDatePlace
Census25 April 1940St. Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota4

Children of Thomas Edwin Sklenar and Cynthia Jean Meyer

Citations

  1. [S1674] MN Birth Index 1935-2002, online www.ancestry.com, 1935-MN-042284. Hereinafter cited as MN Birth Index 1935-2002.
  2. [S1583] Thomas Sklenar, St. Paul Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minnesota, 13 Mar 2002, n/a. Hereinafter cited as St. Paul Pioneer Press.
  3. [S2545] Findagrave.com website, database and images (Find a Grave, 1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah ), Thomas Edwin Sklenar, Memorial ID 66956467,
    Birth: 30 July 1935, Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA
    Death: 11 March 2002, Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA
    Burial: Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota
    Source: Find a Grave
    SourceCitation: Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 08 February 2021), memorial page for Thomas Edwin Sklenar (30 Jul 1935–11 Mar 2002), Find a Grave Memorial no. 66956467, citing Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA; Maintained by CindyS (contributor 18484625).
    Parents Edward Peter Sklenar 1898–1953 Ethel Gladys Vent Sklenar 1909–1966
    Spouse Cynthia Jean Meyer Sklenar 1941–1992 (m. 1965),.
  4. [S2352] Sklenar, 25 apr 1940 census, Ancestry, 1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah, Year: 1940; Census Place: St Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota; Roll: T627_1999; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 90-179, Ancestry.com website n/a, Edward P Sklenar in the 1940 United States Federal Census

    Name: Edward P Sklenar
    Age: 41
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1899
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Birthplace: Minnesota
    Marital Status: Married
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Home in 1940: St Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota
    Street: Sherburne Avenue
    House Number: 199
    Farm: No
    Inferred Residence in 1935: St Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota
    Residence in 1935: Same Place
    Resident on farm in 1935: No
    Sheet Number: 9B
    Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 202
    Occupation: Timekeeper
    House Owned or Rented: Rented
    Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 22
    Attended School or College: No
    Highest Grade Completed: High School, 4th year
    Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 40
    Duration of Unemployment: 221
    Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in Government work
    Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
    Income: 1260
    Income Other Sources: No
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Edward P Sklenar 41
    Ethel V Sklenar 31
    Barbara J Sklenar 10
    Thomas E Sklenar 4

    Source Citation
    Year: 1940; Census Place: St Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota; Roll: T627_1999; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 90-179
    Source Information
    Ancestry.com. 1940 United States Federal Census (database on-line). Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
    Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.

Valdean Howard Sklenar

M, #7275, b. 13 July 1925, d. 13 May 1998
Last Edited=21 Jun 2022
Relationships
2nd cousin 1 time removed of Steven Harn Redman
Great-grandson of Frank Sklenar
     Valdean Howard Sklenar was born on 13 July 1925 at Anacortes, Skagit Co., Washington. He was the son of George Howard Sklenar and Josephine Lenor Young. Valdean Howard Sklenar married Louise (?) Valdean Howard Sklenar lived in December 1986 at Scottsdale, Maricopa Co., Arizona. He died on 13 May 1998 at age 72.

Census

CensusDatePlace
Census4 April 1930Anacortes, Skagit Co., Washington
Census10 April 1940Anacortes, Skagit Co., Washington

Child of Valdean Howard Sklenar and Louise (?)

Albert Joseph Skluzacek

M, #4221, b. 4 March 1875, d. 19 December 1961
Last Edited=4 Jan 2020
     Albert Joseph Skluzacek was born circa 1875.1 He was born on 4 March 1875 at Rice Co., Minnesota.2 He was the son of Joseph Skluzacek Sr. and Katherine Sticha. Albert living in Faribault, MN in 1947 when brother Thomas died. Albert Joseph Skluzacek was buried at Calvary Hill Cemetery, Lonsdale, Rice Co., Minnesota.2 He died on 19 December 1961 at Rochester, Olmsted Co., Minnesota, at age 86.2

Citations

  1. [S1491] Lillian & Stu Thibodeau, editor, Rice Co Families, Their History Our Heritage, pg 681 (Marceline, Missouri 64658: Walsworth Publishing Co., 1982). Hereinafter cited as Rice Co. Families, Their History, Our Heritage.
  2. [S1906] Find A Grave website, online www.findagrave.com, Record created by Karol Kay on 24 Sep 2003. Hereinafter cited as Find A Grave website.

Anna Skluzacek

F, #4219, b. 25 August 1878, d. 27 October 1968
Last Edited=4 Jan 2020
     Rice County Families, Their History Our Heritage, 1981, pg 681. Anna had a son, Joseph. Anna Skluzacek was born on 25 August 1878 at Wheatland, Rice Co., Minnesota. She was the daughter of Joseph Skluzacek Sr. and Katherine Sticha. Anna Skluzacek lived in 1947; Anna living in Montgomery, MN in 1947, when her brother Thomas died. She died on 27 October 1968 at age 90.

Anny Skluzacek

F, #4227, b. 24 March 1872, d. 17 May 1872
Last Edited=13 Jul 2021
     Anny Skluzacek was born circa 1872.1 She was born on 24 March 1872 at Minnesota.2 She was the daughter of Joseph Skluzacek Sr. and Catherine Bruzek. Anny Skluzacek died on 17 May 1872.2,1 She was buried at Saint Wenceslaus Cemetery, New Prague, Scott Co., Minnesota.2

Citations

  1. [S1491] Lillian & Stu Thibodeau, editor, Rice Co Families, Their History Our Heritage, pg 681 (Marceline, Missouri 64658: Walsworth Publishing Co., 1982). Hereinafter cited as Rice Co. Families, Their History, Our Heritage.
  2. [S2545] Findagrave.com website, database and images (Find a Grave, 1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah ), Anna Skluzacek, Memorial ID 146746978,
    Birth: 24 March 1872
    Death: 17 May 1872
    Burial: Saint Wenceslaus Cemetery, New Prague, Scott County, Minnesota
    Source: Find a Grave
    SourceCitation: Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/146746978/anna-skluzacek: accessed 13 July 2021), memorial page for Anna Skluzacek (24 Mar 1872–17 May 1872), Find a Grave Memorial ID 146746978, citing Saint Wenceslaus Cemetery, New Prague, Scott County, Minnesota, USA; Maintained by Heidi Bruneau (contributor 47069654).
    Parents Josef Skluzacek 1843–1922 Katerina Bruzekova Skluzacek 1850–1872
    Siblings Mary Skluzacek Kucera 1866–1956 Joseph F. Skluzacek 1868–1957
    Thomas Skluzacek 1870–1872

    Half-Siblings Jacob Charles Skluzacek 1873–1962 Albert Joseph Skluzacek 1875–1961 Jan J. Skluzacek 1877–1904 Anna E Skluzacek Schatz 1878–1968 Valentine M. Skluzacek 1882–1911 Christine Skluzacek Lepeska 1883–1929 Frank Andrew Skluzacek 1885–1984 Thomas Rupertus Charles Skluzacek 1887–1947 Augustine Skluzacek 1888–1912
    Anton Felix Skluzacek 1890–1968 Josephine May Skluzacek Corser 1896–1929,.

Anthony Skluzacek

M, #4224
Last Edited=3 Oct 1997
     Anthony Skluzacek was the son of Joseph Skluzacek Sr. and Katherine Sticha. Anthony living in Arizona in 1947, when brother Thomas died. Rice County Families, Their History Our Heritage, 1981, pg 681.

baby girl Skluzacek

F, #4236
Last Edited=13 Jun 2001
     Baby girl Skluzacek was the daughter of Joseph Skluzacek Sr. and Katherine Sticha. The cause of death was died at birth. Rice County Families, Their History Our Heritage, 1981, pg 681.

Christine Skluzacek

F, #4232, b. 22 June 1883, d. 29 October 1929
Last Edited=4 Jan 2020
     Rice County Families, Their History Our Heritage, 1981, pg 681. Christine Skluzacek was born on 22 June 1883 at Wheatland, Rice Co., Minnesota. She was the daughter of Joseph Skluzacek Sr. and Katherine Sticha. Christine Skluzacek died on 29 October 1929 at Rice Co., Minnesota, at age 46.

Frank Andrew Skluzacek

M, #4223, b. 1 June 1885, d. 31 December 1984
Last Edited=4 Jan 2020
     Frank Andrew Skluzacek was born on 1 June 1885 at Wheatland, Rice Co., Minnesota. He was the son of Joseph Skluzacek Sr. and Katherine Sticha. Frank Andrew Skluzacek was born circa 1890.1 He lived in 1947 at New Prague, Le Sueur Co., Minnesota; when brother Thomas died. He died on 31 December 1984 at St. Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota, at age 99.

Citations

  1. [S1491] Lillian & Stu Thibodeau, editor, Rice Co Families, Their History Our Heritage, pg 681 (Marceline, Missouri 64658: Walsworth Publishing Co., 1982). Hereinafter cited as Rice Co. Families, Their History, Our Heritage.

Fr. George Skluzacek

M, #4230, b. 11 April 1888, d. 30 July 1912
Last Edited=25 Feb 2024
     Rice County Families, Their History Our Heritage, 1981, pg 681. Fr. George Skluzacek was born on 11 April 1888.1 He was the son of Joseph Skluzacek Sr. and Katherine Sticha. Fr. George Skluzacek died on 30 July 1912 at Colorado Springs, El Paso Co., Colorado, at age 24.1 He was buried at Saint Benedicts Abbey Cemetery, Atchison, Atchison Co., Kansas.1

Citations

  1. [S2545] Findagrave.com website, database and images (Find a Grave, 1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah ), Fr Augustine “George” Skluzacek, Memorial ID 53304521,
    Birth: 11 April 1888
    Death: 30 July 1912, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, USA
    Burial: Saint Benedicts Abbey Cemetery, Atchison, Atchison County, Kansas
    Source: Find a Grave
    SourceCitation: Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/53304521/augustine-skluzacek: accessed February 25, 2024), memorial page for Fr Augustine “George” Skluzacek (11 Apr 1888–30 Jul 1912), Find a Grave Memorial ID 53304521, citing Saint Benedicts Abbey Cemetery, Atchison, Atchison County, Kansas, USA; Maintained by CindyN (contributor 47726890).

    Parents
    Josef Skluzacek 1843–1922
    Katherine "Catherine" Sticha Skluzacek 1851–1933
    Siblings
    Jacob Charles Skluzacek 1873–1962
    Albert Joseph Skluzacek 1875–1961
    Jan J. "John" Skluzacek 1877–1904
    Anna E Skluzacek Schatz 1878–1968
    Valentine M. Skluzacek 1882–1911
    Christine Skluzacek Lepeska 1883–1929
    Frank Andrew Skluzacek 1885–1984
    Thomas Rupertus Charles Skluzacek 1887–1947
    Anton Felix "Anthony" Skluzacek 1890–1968
    Josephine May Skluzacek Corser 1896–1929
    Half Siblings
    Mary Skluzacek Kucera 1866–1956
    Joseph F. Skluzacek Sr 1868–1957
    Thomas Skluzacek 1870–1872
    Anna Skluzacek 1872–1872
    Image URL: https://images.findagrave.com/photos/2012/296/53304521_135100450836.jpg,.

Jacob Skluzacek1

M, #4685
Last Edited=21 Jun 2004
     Jacob Skluzacek was born at Bohemia.1 He married Anna Mvacek.1

Child of Jacob Skluzacek and Anna Mvacek

Citations

  1. [S1629] Joseph Skluzacek Sr., death 1922-MN-012063 (07 Oct 1922), unknown repository, unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as Death Certificate - Joseph Skluzacek.

Jacob Charles Skluzacek

M, #4222, b. 20 June 1873, d. 26 July 1962
Last Edited=20 Mar 2024
     Jacob Charles Skluzacek was born circa 1873.1 He was born on 20 June 1873 at Wheatland, Rice Co., Minnesota.2 He was the son of Joseph Skluzacek Sr. and Katherine Sticha. Jacob Charles Skluzacek married Mary Louise Zelenka on 4 June 1901 at Montgomery, Le Sueur Co., Minnesota. Jacob living in Northfield, MN in 1947 when brother Thomas died. Jacob Charles Skluzacek died on 26 July 1962 at Northfield, Rice Co., Minnesota, at age 89.2 He was buried at Annunciation Cemetery, Hazelwood, Rice Co., Minnesota.2

Citations

  1. [S1491] Lillian & Stu Thibodeau, editor, Rice Co Families, Their History Our Heritage, pg 681 (Marceline, Missouri 64658: Walsworth Publishing Co., 1982). Hereinafter cited as Rice Co. Families, Their History, Our Heritage.
  2. [S2545] Findagrave.com website, database and images (Find a Grave, 1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah ), Jacob Charles Skluzacek, Memorial ID 14876981,
    Birth: 20 July 1873, Wheatland, Rice County, Minnesota, USA
    Death: 26 July 1962, Northfield, Rice County, Minnesota, USA
    Burial: Annunciation Cemetery, Hazelwood, Rice County, Minnesota
    Source: Find a Grave
    SourceCitation: Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/14876981/jacob_charles-skluzacek: accessed March 20, 2024), memorial page for Jacob Charles Skluzacek (20 Jul 1873–26 Jul 1962), Find a Grave Memorial ID 14876981, citing Annunciation Cemetery, Hazelwood, Rice County, Minnesota, USA; Maintained by Bob Baldwin (contributor 46838275).

    Parents
    Josef Skluzacek 1843–1922
    Katherine "Catherine" Sticha Skluzacek 1851–1933
    Spouses
    Mary Louise Zelenka Skluzacek 1877–1960 (m. 1901)
    Siblings
    Albert Joseph Skluzacek 1875–1961
    Jan J. "John" Skluzacek 1877–1904
    Anna E Skluzacek Schatz 1878–1968
    Valentine M. Skluzacek 1882–1911
    Christine Skluzacek Lepeska 1883–1929
    Frank Andrew Skluzacek 1885–1984
    Thomas Rupertus Charles Skluzacek 1887–1947
    Fr Augustine "George" Skluzacek 1888–1912
    Anton Felix "Anthony" Skluzacek 1890–1968
    Josephine May Skluzacek Corser 1896–1929
    Children
    Agnes Mary Skluzacek Tralle 1902–1996
    Charley Skluzacek 1904–1910
    Jacob John Skluzacek 1905–1989
    Leo Leonard Skluzacek 1907–1936
    Thomas Christopher Skluzacek 1911–2009
    Stanley Joseph "Stan" Skluzacek 1916–2011
    Daniel Paul Skluzacek 1918–2017
    John A. Skluzacek 1920–1979
    William Richard Skluzacek 1922–2002
    Half Siblings
    Mary Skluzacek Kucera 1866–1956
    Joseph F. Skluzacek Sr 1868–1957
    Thomas Skluzacek 1870–1872
    Anna Skluzacek 1872–1872
    Image URL: https://images.findagrave.com/photos/2009/101/14876981_123959039892.jpg,.

John Skluzacek

M, #4228, b. circa 1878, d. circa 1904
Last Edited=11 Apr 1999
     John Skluzacek was born circa 1878.1 He was the son of Joseph Skluzacek Sr. and Katherine Sticha. John Skluzacek died circa 1904.1

Citations

  1. [S1491] Lillian & Stu Thibodeau, editor, Rice Co Families, Their History Our Heritage, pg 681 (Marceline, Missouri 64658: Walsworth Publishing Co., 1982). Hereinafter cited as Rice Co. Families, Their History, Our Heritage.

Joseph F. Skluzacek Sr.1

M, #4220, b. 8 October 1874, d. 26 April 1957
Last Edited=19 Sep 2022
     Joseph F. Skluzacek Sr. was born on 8 October 1874 at Wheatland Twsp., Rice Co., Minnesota.2,3 He was the son of Joseph Skluzacek Sr. and Katherine Sticha. Joseph F. Skluzacek Sr. married Elizabeth Trnka, daughter of Joseph Trnka and female (?), on 17 November 1891 at Veseli, Rice Co., Minnesota. Joseph F. Skluzacek Sr. lived in 1947 at Lonsdale, Rice Co., Minnesota.

Following from Faribault Daily News, 11 May 1957 Saturday, page 2 column 2-3.
A Solemn Requiem was recently entoned at the Immaculate Conception Church in Lonsdale, for Joseph Skluzacek, Sr., by his son, the Rev. Jerry S. Skluzacek, as celebrant, and another son, the Rev. Father Valentine Skluzacek, as deacon. The Rev. Stephen Kucera of Iowa was subdeacon, and the Rev. Charles C. Jirik and the Rev. Richard Skluzacek officiated. Pallbearers were Joseph Skluzacek, Theodore Jirik, E. Skluzacek and Donald Skluzacek. All his grandsons were honorary pallbearers, and internment was in Calvary Cemetery.
Present in the sanctuary were the Very Rev. C.M. Popelka and the Rev. Alfred Skluzacek of New Prague, the Rev. W.J. Jiracek of St. Paul, the Rev. Stanley Skluzacek of Olivia, the Rev. Francis Tomek of Montgomery, the Rev. J. Herman of New Market, the Rev. S.J. Srnec of Veseli and the Rev. L. Urbancek and the Rev. J. Millota of Protivin, Iowa, as well as school sisters.
Joseph F. Skluzacek passed away on Friday afternoon, April 26, at 4:30 p.m. at the age of 89. Born in Wheatland Township in Rice County, Mr. Skluzacek lived all his live in Lonsdale. He was married to Elizabeth Trnka on Nov. 17, 1891, in the Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Veseli. He is survived by his wife and 11 children: Mrs. Frank A. (Ludmilla) Kirik, Lonsdale; Joseph J. Skluzacek, New Prague; George A. Skluzacek, John T. Skluzacek, and the Rev. U.S. Skluzacek, Protivin, Iowa; Edward E. Skluzacek, New Prague; Theodore Skluzacek, Frank T. Skluzacek, Venerable Sister M. Valeria of St. Paul; the Rev. Valentine Skluzacek, St. Procopius Abbey, Lisle, Ill., and Miss Josephine Skluzacek at home. He is also survived by one sister and four brothers: Jacob of Northfield, Albert of Faribault, Frank A. and Anton of Fallbrook, Calif., and 43 grandchildren and 52 great grandchildren.
Mr. Skluzacek was a successful farmer all his life. He served many years as president of the State Bank of Lonsdale, and was president of the State Insurance Company of New Prague. He held several offices in the Catholic Workmen (Katolisky Delnik), and was frequently a delegate to state and national conventions of the Fraternal Insurance Organization.


Following from the Faribault Daily News, 07 Jan 2003 Tuesday:
MANKATO -- Sister Mary Valeria Skluzacek, 90, a member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, died Monday, Dec. 30, 2002, at Good Counsel Convent, Mankato.
Services were held Friday at Good Counsel Chapel, with the Rev. Ted Hottinger officiating. Burial was in Good Counsel Cemetery.

Mary Skluzacek, the daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth (Trnka) Skluzacek, was born May 13, 1912, at New Prague. She entered the School Sisters of Notre Dame in 1928 and took first vows in 1931. She taught upper and middle grades for 27 years in elementary schools in Minnesota, Iowa and Washington. She earned her bachelor's degree in education from Holy Names College in Spokane. She assisted in the Novitiate of School Sisters of Notre Dame in the Milwaukee Motherhouse and helped with general domestic work for 26 years, spending two years in Detroit. Returning to Mankato in 1984, she did community service in the Provincial House and in Hastings before retiring to Good Counsel in 1993.

She is survived by one brother, Edward Skluzacek of New Prague; and one sister, Josephine Skluzacek of Northfield.
She was preceded in death by two sisters and seven brothers: Ludmilla Jirik, Joe, George, John, the Rev. Jerry, Ted, Frank, Abbot Val Skluzacek and Josephine's twin, who died at birth.


Following from the Faribault Daily News, 26 Nov 2002 Tuesday:
LONSDALE -- Frank T. Skluzacek, 92, of Lonsdale, died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2002, in St. Francis Hospital, Shakopee.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Immaculate Conception Church, Lonsdale, with the Rev. Michael Sauber officiating. Burial will be held in Calvary Cemetery, Lonsdale. Visitation is scheduled for 4-8 p.m. today and one hour prior to Mass at the White Funeral Home, Lonsdale.

Frank T. Skluzacek was born Jan. 20, 1910, in New Prague. He married Cecelia in August of 1935. He was a farmer and part-time custodian at Immaculate Conception Church in Lonsdale. He also worked at Lonsdale Tool.

He is survived by his wife, Cecelia of 67 years; one son, David (and Kathy) Skluzacek of Lonsdale; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one brother, Edward Skluzacek; and two sisters, Sr. Valeria Skluzacek and Josephine Skluzacek. He was preceded in death by one son, Jerome; one grandson, Lukas Ceplecha; six brothers; and one sister. He died on 26 April 1957 at Lonsdale, Rice Co., Minnesota, at age 82.4 He was buried on 29 April 1957 at Calvary Cemetery, Lonsdale, Rice Co., Minnesota.4 Joseph living in Lonsdale, MN in 1947 when brother Thomas died. According to Joseph's obituary, he had eleven children.

Following from Faribault Daily News, 27Apr 1957 Saturday.
Joe F. Skluzacek, 89 died Friday afternoon, April 26, at his Lonsdale home. He was a lifelong resident of Lonsdale. Funeral services will be held Monday morning, April 29, at 11:00 o'clock from the Immaculate Conception Church in Lonsdale. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Lonsdale. The Catholic Workmen Lodge is requested to attend the services in a body. Mr. Skluzacek is survived by his wife and 11 children.4

Citations

  1. [S1491] Lillian & Stu Thibodeau, editor, Rice Co Families, Their History Our Heritage, pg 681 (Marceline, Missouri 64658: Walsworth Publishing Co., 1982). Hereinafter cited as Rice Co. Families, Their History, Our Heritage.
  2. [S1493] Unknown article title, OBITUARY: Faribault Daily News, 11May1957, page 2, col 2-3, Faribault, Minnesota, 11 May 1957, 2. Hereinafter cited as FDN.
  3. [S1494] John Dalby, Calvary Cem , Lonsdale, MN extract, by John Dalby (n.p.: n.pub.). Hereinafter cited as Calvary Cem , Lonsdale, MN.
  4. [S1492] Joseph Skluzacek, Faribault Daily News, Faribault, Minnesota, 27 Apr 1957, n/a. Hereinafter cited as FDN.