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John DVORAK \ DWORACK & Mary (Marie) BOCHNICEK


Husband: John DVORAK \ DWORACK
Born:
 11 NOV 1872
 in , , Czechoslovakia 1 2
Married:
 28 SEP 1895
 in St. Louis, (City), Missouri 31
Died:
 26 DEC 1950
 in St. Louis, (City), Missouri 3
Father: 
Mother: 
Spouses: Katherine (Ukn) MIGL; Catherine (Ukn) BRDA
Naturalization:
 29 SEP 1896
 St. Louis, (City), Missouri 4
Immigration: 1884 5
Census:
 20 JUN 1900
 St. Louis, (City), Missouri 6
Occupation:
 1900
 Trunk Maker; St. Louis, (City), Missouri 7
Occupation:
 1903
 Tavern Owner; East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois 8 9 10
Misc:
 12 SEP 1918
 WWI Draft Regristration; East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois 11
Alt Birth:
 NOV 1873
 , , Germany 12
Organization:
 1904
 T. J. Sokol; East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois 13
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Wife: Mary (Marie) BOCHNICEK
Born:
 13 JUN 1879
 in St. Louis, (City), Missouri 14
Baptised:
 06 JUL 1879
 in St. Louis, (City), Missouri 17
Died:
 15 APR 1919
 in East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois 15 16
Father: Frantisek "Frank" BOCHNICEK
Mother: Barbora "Barbara" SMRCKA
Spouses: 
Cause of Death: Acute Mitral Insufficiency
Interment: East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois 18
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Children
01  (F): Mildred DVORAK
Born:
 01 JUL 1896
 in St. Louis, (City), Missouri 19
Died:
 13 AUG 1963
 in East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois 20
Spouses: James "Jim" PAZDERA
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02  (M): John DVORAK
Born:
 23 JUN 1897
 in St. Louis, (City), Missouri 21
Died:
 23 JUN 1897
 in St. Louis, (City), Missouri 22 23
Spouses: 
03  (M): Charles Oscar DVORAK
Born:
 06 JUN 1898
 in St. Louis, (City), Missouri 24
Died:
 02 JAN 1958
 in Merced, Merced, California 25 26
Spouses: Marion T. SCHULER; Edna Lindstrom GRAHAM
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04  (M): Edward "Eddie" DVORAK
Born:
 12 JUN 1900
 in St. Louis, (City), Missouri 27
Died:
 about 10 OCT 1918
 in East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois 28 29
Spouses: 
Occupation:
 1916
 Clerk 30
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Additional Information

John DVORAK \ DWORACK:
Born: 11 NOV 1872, , , Czechoslovakia 1 2
Death Certificate shows birth as 11 Nov 1872, Czechoslovak
Census: 20 JUN 1900, St. Louis, (City), Missouri 6
Family Name, Davorack.
Occupation: 1903, Tavern Owner; East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois 8 9 10
"John Dvorak later became a successful owner of a saloon at 3rd and Exchange Ave, East St. Louis, Illinois." [Mel Wilson 1998]
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In the publication "East Saint Louis Remembered", "Many of the Slav immigrants were merchants, tradesmen, and shopkeepers, usually living with their families behind or above their business. On Goosehill, the Dvoraks ran a tavern........"
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In the publication "History of St. Clair County, Illinois" "It became an area where an immigrant could feel at home in a strange land. It was an area where emigrants could use their native tongue, shop in stores owned by their people (Kruta Bakery and Schwab's Grocery), or go out to the local saloon (Dvorak's) for a drink with people of the same cultural background."
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The other occupants at 1101 Exchange, East St. Louis, Illinois, in 1908, all of which John Dvorak was affiliated with, were:
Blue Ribbon Club
Bohemian Pleasure Club
John Dvorak Saloon
Gymnastic Association
National Hall
National Slavonic Association
Pork Butchers Local Union No. 54
Slavonic Evangelical Benevolent Association
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Mary (Marie) BOCHNICEK:
Baptised: 06 JUL 1879, St. Louis, (City), Missouri 17
Christened Maria Bochnicek, - born 13 June 1879, baptized 6 Jul 1879. Sponsors: Martin and Anna SPACEK, St. Louis

(02) John DVORAK:
Died: 23 JUN 1897, St. Louis, (City), Missouri 22 23
Residence: 820 Geyer Ave, 1/2 day old.

Footnotes

  1. Death Certificate [80], State File # 42194, Register's # 11150, City of St. Louis, Missouri.
  2. Military Document [153], WWI Draft Regristration Card.
  3. Death Certificate [80], State File # 42194, Register's # 11150, City of St. Louis, Missouri.
  4. Circuit Court, Civil [73], St. Louis, Missouri. Vol 7, Page 311.
    Country of prior allegiance: Bohemia.
  5. Federal Census - 1910, East St. Louis, Illinois, [100].
  6. Federal Census Soundex - 1900, St Louis, Missouri [109], ED 122, Page 1B.
  7. Ibid., Vol 89, E.D. 122, Sheet 1.
  8. Bill Nunes, Book: "East Saint Louis Remembered" [10], page 102.
  9. St. Clair County Genealogical Society, 1988, Book - "St. Clair County, Illinios History" (ISBN 0-88107-129-3) [198], Page 205.
    CZECHS OF EAST ST. LOUIS, IL., "The Sokols and the Building of the Czech Hall for All Lodges" by Evelyn [Toupal] Sazama.
  10. City Directory [74], East St. Louis, Illinois - 1905 / 1908.
  11. Military Document [153], WWI Draft Regristration Card.
  12. Federal Census - 1900, Missouri, St. Louis City [98], Vol 89, E.D. 122, Sheet 1B.
  13. St. Clair County Genealogical Society, 1988, Book - "St. Clair County, Illinios History" (ISBN 0-88107-129-3) [198], Page 206.
    CZECHS OF EAST ST. LOUIS, IL., "The Sokols and the Building of the Czech Hall for All Lodges" by Evelyn [Toupal] Sazama.
  14. St. John Nepomuk Church, St. Louis, Missouri [199], FHL 1764561, Item 2, Page 227, #93.
  15. Obituary [163], Mary DVORAK.
  16. Newspaper [162], East St. Louis Journal, Apr 15, 1919, pg 7.
  17. St. John Nepomuk Church, St. Louis, Missouri [199], FHL 1764561, Item 3, Page 227, #93.
  18. Internet Web Site [127], Forever Mt. Hope Cemetery.
    [http://www.forevernetwork.com/locations/.]
  19. Obituary [163], Mildred Dvorak PAZDERA.
  20. Ibid., Mildred Dvorak PAZDERA.
  21. Death Index [81], St. Louis Death Register.
  22. Ibid., St. Louis Death Register.
  23. Gatewood Gardens Cemetery (New Picker), St. Louis City, Missouri [117], Sec D, Plot 159, Owner Barbara Bochnicek.
    [Interned in Barbara Bochnicek Family Plot.]
  24. Application for Social Security Card (form SS-5) [7], Charles Oscar Dvorak.
  25. Death Certificate [80], Charles Oscar DVORAK - California Death Register 1950-59: State File # 58-2172, Merced County, California, File #2,.
  26. Linnea's Genealogy [138].
  27. Obituary [163], Edward DVORAK.
  28. Ibid., Edward DVORAK.
  29. Death Certificate [80], Cert # 0050208, St. Clair County, Illinois.
  30. City Directory [74], East St. Louis, Illinois, 1916.
  31. Marriage Registor - Index [144], City of St. Louis, Missouri, Index to Marriage Records - Female, Lic # 62587, Vol 49, pg 29.


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