The Jan (John)Vanis that I have was born May 3,1838 in Oumonina, Kutna Hora Kresetic. Married Anna Horalek July 15, 1862. He died Dec 19, 1897 & is buried in Holy Trinity Cemetery in Brainerd, NE. If this is the correct man, please let me know. I have more information that I received from researchers in Czechoslavakia.