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Re: RIHA, OTRUBA family

Posted: 8 Sep 2013 1:03PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 13 Jan 2015 2:12PM GMT
Gene Kodrik:

I know your post was about 11 years ago, so you may have found the information already, but Jan RIHA (1876-1960) md. Jenovefa OTRUBA (1879-1958) probably in Vnorovy (formerly known as Znorovy) around 1897. They are buried in the Old Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Midland, Midland Co., MI. Jan was born 13 Jun 1876 according to his WWI Draft Registration Card (found on

I was not able to find a baptismal record for Jan RIHA in Vnorovy; he may have been born and baptized in a surrounding town, such as Liderovice--the online records at do not extend that far (yet), so I could not look there.

However, I found the baptismal record for Jenovefa in Vnorovy (formerly known as Znorovy) which lists her parents as Florian OTRUBA and Apolena MALIK:

Baptismal Record of Znorovy, Moravia (1870-1892), Vol. V, p.766 (image#108/281):
1879, born 3 Jan; baptized 4 Jan; House#340: Jenovefa [Catholic, female, legitimate]
Father: Florian OTRUBA, domkar in Znorovy, son of Martin OTRUBA, vyminkar? in Znorovy and his wife Marianna, born KNDERIK in Znorovy.
Mother: Apolena, dau. of +Jakub MALIK, domkar in Zarazice and his wife Marianna, born TOMECEK in Zarazice.
Witnesses: Martin SUKUP, podsednik in Znorovy, and Marianna, his wife.

You can view the record at:
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
allaboutgenea... 8 Sep 2013 7:03PM GMT 
allaboutgenea... 14 Jan 2015 12:34AM GMT 
trub09 16 Oct 2009 6:09AM GMT 
BbbKodey 25 Oct 2001 1:45AM GMT 
Mark Wanek 27 Oct 2000 12:00PM GMT 
wisstein 3 Feb 2001 12:00PM GMT 
Michele 9 Dec 2001 6:08AM GMT 
Mark Wanek 10 Dec 2001 1:30AM GMT 
Jennifer 25 Nov 2003 3:50AM GMT 
Tonicek 11 Sep 2013 8:48PM GMT 
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