WALSH HERITAGE, ND 1881-1981 VOLUME 2 PAGE 779
JOSEF KOUBA- bio
Josef Kouba ( born Aug 5, 1842) and his brother Frantisek (born May 20, 1830) were the only members of their immediate family to come to the United States fra native Bohemia.
Josef married Veronika Chalupsky, also born in Bohemia. They first stopped in the Protevin, Iowa area where some of their seven children were born. They settled and lived in Prairie Centre Township, ND. There are many descendants in the area fra these seven children:
Josef died March 22, 1900 and veronika Jan 29, 1891. Both were members of the church and are buried at St Luke's Cemetery at Veseleyville.