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John DVORAK \ DWORACK & Katherine (Ukn) MIGL


Husband: John DVORAK \ DWORACK
Born:
 11 NOV 1872
 in , , Czechoslovakia 1 2
Married:
 about 1925
 in St. Louis, (City), Missouri 21
Died:
 26 DEC 1950
 in St. Louis, (City), Missouri 3
Father: 
Mother: 
Spouses: Mary (Marie) BOCHNICEK; 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: Katherine (Ukn) MIGL 14
Born:
 about 1869
 in , , Bohemia 15
Died:
 06 JUN 1936
 in St. Louis, (City), Missouri 16
Father: 
Mother: 
Spouses: SULMER ?; Andrew MIGEL
Census:
 12 JAN 1920
 St. Louis, (City), Missouri 17
Residence:
 JAN 1920
 1863 So. 14th St.; St. Louis, (City), Missouri 18
Residence:
 between APR 1930 AND 1935
 1865 So. 14th; St. Louis, (City), Missouri 19 20

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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Katherine (Ukn) MIGL:
Died: 06 JUN 1936, St. Louis, (City), Missouri 16
unconfirmed this is our Katherine Dvorak
Census: 12 JAN 1920, St. Louis, (City), Missouri 17
Appears as Kater[ine], Head [of household], rents, age 48, widowed, immigrated 1892, naturalized 1895

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. Ann Canterbury - informant [6].
  15. Census, Federal - 1910, Missouri, St. Louis City [43], ED 139, Pg 4B.
  16. Death Index [81], Missouri, St. Louis City, 1910-1955 State Archives.
  17. Federal Census 1920, Missouri, St. Louis City [107], ED 141. Pg 9A.
  18. Ibid., ED 141. Pg 9A.
  19. Federal Census - 1930, Missouri, St. Louis City [104], ED 96-380, Page 1B.
  20. City Directory [74], 1935 - St. Louis, Missouri.
  21. Federal Census - 1930, Missouri, St. Louis City [104], ED 96-380, Page 1B.


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