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HRENCHIR in Kansas

Posted: 25 Apr 2002 5:48AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 30 Apr 2002 2:47AM GMT
Surnames: HRENCHIR, HRNCIR, SEDLACEK, CHAMRAD, ZURICH, GETTY, SCHROEDER, HARRIS, DAVIDSON
Are you aware of the article published in "Kansas Pioneers" in 1976 about John Hrenchir? It's a long article, here are the highlights:

John Alois HRENCHIR born in Sviadnov, Moravia on January 21, 1849, the son of Tomas and Veronica HRNCIR. Mary Victoria SEDLACEK became his wife.

Sons: Frank born 1871, John Joseph born 1873. Daughters: Anna born 1877, Mary 1878. Two other sons, Joseph and Edward died in infancy.

Family came to America in 1880. Anna, three year old daughter, became ill and died.

The HRNCIR name took on a few more letters and became HRENCHIR, pronounced with the "H" silent.

Anna born in 1882 and Frances in 1884.

Mary delivered a son, Joseph, in June of 1886. Months later she became ill and died.

In April 1888, John married Magdalena CHAMRAD.

John Alois HRENCHIR died in 1900, and son Joseph died a few months later of typhoid fever.

Frank married Mary ZURICH and moved to San Francisco. Frank died after an accident in which hot liquid burned him in 1923.

John Joseph married Eleanor GETTY and they had twelve children.

Mary married John SCHROEDER and they had seven offspring.

Anna HRENCHIR HARRIS had two children; husband was Crawford Parks HARRIS.

Francis (sic) married James DAVIDSON and they had four children.

Re: HRENCHIR in Kansas

Posted: 30 Apr 2002 2:49AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 30 Apr 2002 4:13PM GMT
The village of SVIADNOV is by the city of Frydek-Mistek, Czech Republic and most likely a suburb of it.
http://mapy.atlas.cz
http://mesta.obce.cz
The H is pronounced in Czech Republic.
The Czech phone book is at http://phone.quick.cz
2 listings in the city of Frydek-Mistek for HRNCIR and HRNCIR(OVA) female, area code / UTO 658.
Several listings for the name SEDLACEK in this same area code. The name CHAMRAD also lists in 658 area code and in Sviadnov.
To recap: 3 Chamrad/Chamradova in Sviadnov's phone book.
No Sedlacek or Hrncir in Sviadnov's phone book.
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