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Frantisek "Frank" BOCHNICEK & Barbora "Barbara" SMRCKA


Husband: Frantisek "Frank" BOCHNICEK
Born:
 03 SEP 1835
 in Radkovice, Plzensky, Bohemia 1 2
Baptised:
 04 SEP 1835
 in Mecin (Medczin), Plzensky, Bohemia 4
Married:
 25 JUL 1865
 in Zinkovy, Plzensky, Bohemia 56 57
Died:
 05 JUN 1894
 in St. Louis, (City), Missouri 3
Father: Prokop BOCHNICEK
Mother: Marie HORA
Spouses: 
Cause of Death: Fracture of Skull
Naturalization:
 16 OCT 1876
 St. Louis, (City), Missouri 5
Immigration:
 27 MAY 1867
 Baltimore, Baltimore (city), Maryland 6
Census:
 03 JUN 1870
 St. Louis, (City), Missouri 7
Occupation:
 1880
 Stone Cutter; St. Louis, (City), Missouri 8
Occupation:
 1866
 cotter, House #22; Radkovice, Plzensky, Bohemia 9
Residence:
 between 1888 AND 1894
 820 Geyer, rear; St. Louis, (City), Missouri 10
Residence:
 about 1868
 1733 Fulton; St. Louis, (City), Missouri 11
Misc:
 05 JAN 1874
 was a witness to Martin Spacek's 2nd marriage to Anna Cesak; St. Louis, (City), Missouri 12
Interment:
 08 JUN 1894
 New Pickers Cemetery; St. Louis, (City), Missouri 13
Wife: Barbora "Barbara" SMRCKA
Born:
 01 MAY 1842
 in Osobovy (Wosobowy), Plzensky, Bohemia 15
Died:
 03 DEC 1917
 in East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois 16 17
Father: Petr SMRCKA
Mother: Katerina DUCHEK
Spouses: 
Immigration:
 27 MAY 1867
 Baltimore, Baltimore (city), Maryland 18
Residence:
 1916
 1121 Winstanley Ave; East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois 19
Residence:
 between 1895 AND 1910
 838 Geyer (rear); St. Louis, (City), Missouri 20
Residence:
 1908
 2121 S. 12th, (rear); St. Louis, (City), Missouri 21
Residence:
 1866
 House #22; Radkovice, Plzensky, Bohemia 22
Interment:
 07 DEC 1917
 New Pickers Cemetery, Bochnicek Family Plot; St. Louis, (City), Missouri 23
Children
01  (F): Maria BOCHNICEK
Born:
 14 DEC 1866
 in Radkovice, Plzensky, Bohemia 25
Baptised:
 15 DEC 1866
 in Radkovice, Plzensky, Bohemia 27
Died: before 1870 26
Spouses: 
Immigration:
 27 MAY 1867
 Baltimore, Baltimore (city), Maryland 28
02  (M): William Francis "Willie" BOCHNICEK
Born:
 14 AUG 1868
 in St. Louis, (City), Missouri 29
Died:
 12 DEC 1912
 in St. Louis, (City), Missouri 30
Spouses: Mary KLIMENT
03  (M): Frank William BOCHNICEK
Born:
 23 NOV 1870
 in St. Louis, (City), Missouri 31
Died:
 08 APR 1910
 in St. Louis, (City), Missouri 32 33
Spouses: Kathrine "Katie" PETRAN
04  (M): Joseph Martin "Joe" BOCHNICEK
Born:
 11 MAR 1873
 in St. Louis, (City), Missouri 34
Baptised:
 30 MAR 1873
 in St. Louis, (City), Missouri 36
Died:
 28 APR 1912
 in East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois 35
Spouses: 
Interment:
 30 APR 1912
 St. Louis, (City), Missouri 37
05  (F): Anna Barbara "Annie" BOCHNICEK
Born:
 11 JAN 1876
 in St. Louis, (City), Missouri 38
Died:
 13 JUN 1952
 in St. Louis, (City), Missouri 39
Spouses: George D. DIEHN; Henry BROD
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06  (F): Mary (Marie) BOCHNICEK
Born:
 13 JUN 1879
 in St. Louis, (City), Missouri 40
Died:
 15 APR 1919
 in East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois 41 42
Spouses: John DVORAK \ DWORACK
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07  (F): Catherine "Kate" BOCHNICEK
Born:
 27 NOV 1882
 in St. Louis, (City), Missouri 43
Died:
 about 20 MAR 1933
 in East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois 44 45
Spouses: James George BROZ (BROSS)
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08  (M): Charles BOCHNICEK
Born:
 26 MAR 1885
 in St. Louis, (City), Missouri 46
Baptised:
 01 APR 1885
 in St. Louis, (City), Missouri 48
Died:
 about 12 JUL 1936
 in Fort Jay, Governor's Island, New York 47
Spouses: 
Occupation:
 1913
 Patrol Police Officer; East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois 49
Residence:
 MAR 1933
 US Army; , , Hawaii 50
Military:
 between 10 MAR 1915 AND 1919
 WWI; , , France 51
Interment:
 after 12 JUL 1936
 Valhalla Burial Park, with sister Catherine (Bochnicek) BROZ; Belleville, St. Clair, Illinois 52 53
Organization:
 DEC 1904
 T. J. Sokol; East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois 54
Organization: East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois 55
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Additional Information

Frantisek "Frank" BOCHNICEK:
Born: 03 SEP 1835, Radkovice, Plzensky, Bohemia 1 2
House #22
Died: 05 JUN 1894, St. Louis, (City), Missouri 3
City Hospital, Jun 5, recorded on Jun 7, 1894. Occupation Quarryman.
Immigration: 27 MAY 1867, Baltimore, Baltimore (city), Maryland 6
Immigrated from Radkowitz (now Kadkovice), Bohemia, on the Bark Capella sailing from Bremen, Germany to Baltimore, Maryland, arriving 27 May 1967. Family was listed as BOCHNISCHEK, the German spelling for Bochnicek
Census: 03 JUN 1870, St. Louis, (City), Missouri 7
The family listed as "Bochnijek".
Occupation: 1866, cotter, House #22; Radkovice, Plzensky, Bohemia 9
cotter = someone who owned a cottage and a small piece of land, but not large enough to be called a farmer
Residence: between 1888 AND 1894, 820 Geyer, rear; St. Louis, (City), Missouri 10
From 1883 to 18893 Frank's occupation was listed as laborer, in 1994 he was listed working with stone.
Residence: about 1868, 1733 Fulton; St. Louis, (City), Missouri 11
He was listed in the City Directory as "BOCHNISCHEK, Frank"

Barbora "Barbara" SMRCKA:
Name: Smrcek 14
Born: 01 MAY 1842, Osobovy (Wosobowy), Plzensky, Bohemia 15
House # 8
Date confirmed via Church parish records Zinkovy
Immigration: 27 MAY 1867, Baltimore, Baltimore (city), Maryland 18
She immigrated from Radkowitz (now Kadkovice), Bohemia, on the Bark Capella sailing from Bremen, Germany to Baltimore, Maryland, arriving on 27 May 1967. Traveling with her was her husband Franzesk and baby Maria Bochnicek. They were listed on the manifest as BOCHNISCHEK, the German spelling for Bochnicek.
Residence: 1916, 1121 Winstanley Ave; East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois 19
Residing with James and Catherine BROZ, son-in-law as Property Owner.
Residence: between 1895 AND 1910, 838 Geyer (rear); St. Louis, (City), Missouri 20
She was listed as a widow to Frank Bochnicek in the City Directories.
Residence: 1908, 2121 S. 12th, (rear); St. Louis, (City), Missouri 21
Staying with her daughter Annie Diehn when the census was taken.

(01) Maria BOCHNICEK:
Name: Bochnickova 24
Born: 14 DEC 1866, Radkovice, Plzensky, Bohemia 25
House # 14
Died: before 1870 26
not listed in census and later family records
Baptised: 15 DEC 1866, Radkovice, Plzensky, Bohemia 27
House # 14
Immigration: 27 MAY 1867, Baltimore, Baltimore (city), Maryland 28
Immigrated from Radkowitz (Kadkovice), Bohemia, on the Bark Capella sailing from Bremen to Baltimore, arrived 27 May 1967, age 1/3 years old. Manifest shows traveling with Frank and Barbara Bochnicek. She was listed as BOCHNISCHEK, the German spelling for Bochnicek.

(04) Joseph Martin "Joe" BOCHNICEK:
Baptised: 30 MAR 1873, St. Louis, (City), Missouri 36
Christened Joseph Martin Bochnicek, born Mar 11, 1873, baptized Mar 30, 1873, father Francis BOCHNICEK, workman of St. Louis, mother Barbara SMRCEK, Witnesses: Martin SPACEK, workman of St. Louis.

(08) Charles BOCHNICEK:
Died: about 12 JUL 1936, Fort Jay, Governor's Island, New York 47
ARMY MAN, FORMER RESIDENT OF CITY, DIES AT CAMP JAY - BOCHNICEK, Charles was born in St. Louis and moved to East St. Louis where he made his home until the beginning of the World War. He joined the Army at that time and remained in it until his death. He was stationed during his service in the Army at Tahiti, Hawaii, Jefferson Barracks, and recently at Fort Jay.
Baptised: 01 APR 1885, St. Louis, (City), Missouri 48
Christened Carl Bochnicek, Born 26 March 1885 , baptized 1 May 1885.

Marriage Notes
Married: 25 JUL 1865, Zinkovy, Plzensky, Bohemia 56 57
"Frantisek Bochnicek, aged 30, of Radkovice, son of Prokop Bochnicek and Marie Horova, and Smrcka, Barbora, daughter [of] Petra of Osobovy # 8 and Katerina Duchkova of Zinkovy. Age 23"
Footnotes

  1. Pilsen State Archives, Czechoslovakia, Collection of Catholic Church Registers, Book Mecin 3 [171], pg 322.
    [birth record of Frantisek Bochnicek.]
  2. Pilsen State Archives, Czechoslovakia, Collection of Catholic Church Registers, Book Zinkovy 7 [179], pg 24 / 413.
    [marriage record of Frantisek Bochnicek and Barbora Smrcka.]
  3. Death Index [81], County of St. Louis Death Register for the City of St. Louis, June 1894,, Vol 30, page 519, Death Record #3675.
  4. Pilsen State Archives, Czechoslovakia, Collection of Catholic Church Registers, Book Mecin 3 [171], pg 322.
    [birth record of Frantisek Bochnicek.]
  5. Circuit Court, Civil [73], St. Louis Civil Circuit Court, Vol 5, Page 118.
  6. Ship passenger lists [195], Bark Capella, Ship Master: H. Christoifer.
  7. Federal Census, 1870, Missouri, St. Louis City [111], 2nd Ward, Page 344A.
  8. City Directory [74], St. Louis, Missouri, 1880,.
  9. Pilsen State Archives, Czechoslovakia, Collection of Catholic Church Registers, Birth, Book Mecin 14 [169], Book 14, pg 314-315.
    [baptism of Marie Bochnickova.]
  10. City Directory [74], St. Louis, Missouri - 1888 through 1894.
  11. Ibid., St. Louis, Missouri 1869.
  12. St. John Nepomuk Church, St. Louis, Missouri [199], Page 188, #2.
    FHL 1764561, Item 3, Marriages.
  13. Death Index [81], County of St. Louis Death Register for the City of St. Louis, June 1894,, Vol 30, page 519, Death Record #3675.
  14. Linnea's Genealogy [138].
  15. Pilsen State Archives, Czechoslovakia, Collection of Catholic Church Registers, Book Zinkovy 6 [178], pg 889.
    [birth record of Barbora Smrcek.]
  16. Death Index [81], Illinois Dept. of Public Health, St Clair County, Illinois, Certificate #0039991.
  17. Obituary [163], Barbara BOCHNICEK.
  18. Ship passenger lists [195], Bark Capella, Ship Master: H. Christoifer.
  19. City Directory [74], City Directory - East St. Louis, Illinois, 1916.
  20. Ibid., St. Louis, Missouri - 1895.
  21. Ibid., St. Louis, Missouri 1908.
  22. Pilsen State Archives, Czechoslovakia, Collection of Catholic Church Registers, Birth, Book Mecin 14 [169], Book 14, pg 314-315.
    [baptism of Marie Bochnickova.]
  23. Gatewood Gardens Cemetery (New Picker), St. Louis City, Missouri [117], Sec D, Plot 204, Owner Barbara Bochnicek.
    [Interned in Barbara Bochnicek Family Plot.]
  24. Pilsen State Archives, Czechoslovakia, Collection of Catholic Church Registers, Birth, Book Mecin 14 [169], Book 14, pg 314-315.
    [baptism of Marie Bochnickova.]
  25. Ibid., Book 14, pg 314-315.
    [baptism of Marie Bochnickova.]
  26. Federal Census, 1870, Missouri, St. Louis City [111].
  27. Pilsen State Archives, Czechoslovakia, Collection of Catholic Church Registers, Birth, Book Mecin 14 [169], Book 14, pg 314-315.
    [baptism of Marie Bochnickova.]
  28. Ship passenger lists [195], Bark Capella, Ship Master: H. Christoifer.
  29. St. John Nepomuk Church, St. Louis, Missouri [199], FHL 1764561, Item 1, Page 240, #89.
  30. Death Certificate [80], File # 40907, St. Louis, Missouri.
    Informant Mary Bochnicek Dvorak.
  31. St. John Nepomuk Church, St. Louis, Missouri [199], FHL 1764561, Item 1, Page 264, #156.
  32. Burial Permit [19], Frank BOCHNICK.
  33. Death Certificate [80], # 11268, St. Louis, Missouri.
    Informant Joseph Bochnicek.
  34. St. John Nepomuk Church, St. Louis, Missouri [199], FHL 1764561, Item 1, Page 270, #48.
  35. Obituary [163], Joseph Bochnicek.
  36. St. John Nepomuk Church, St. Louis, Missouri [199], Page 270, #48.
    FHL 1764561, Item 1.
  37. Gatewood Gardens Cemetery (New Picker), St. Louis City, Missouri [117], Sec D, Plot 204, Owner Barbara Bochnicek.
    [Interned in Barbara Bochnicek Family Plot.]
  38. St. John Nepomuk Church, St. Louis, Missouri [199], FHL 1764561, Item 2, Page 93, #25.
  39. Death Certificate [80], # 21784, St. Louis, Missouri.
  40. St. John Nepomuk Church, St. Louis, Missouri [199], FHL 1764561, Item 2, Page 227, #93.
  41. Obituary [163], Mary DVORAK.
  42. Newspaper [162], East St. Louis Journal, Apr 15, 1919, pg 7.
  43. St. John Nepomuk Church, St. Louis, Missouri [199], FHL 1764561, Item 3, Page 360, #184.
  44. Obituary [163], Catherine BROZ.
  45. Death Certificate [80], Cert #382019, East St. Louis, Illinois.
  46. St. John Nepomuk Church, St. Louis, Missouri [199], FHL 1764561, Item 3, Page 457, #70.
  47. Obituary [163], Charles BOCHNICEK.
  48. St. John Nepomuk Church, St. Louis, Missouri [199], Page 457, #70.
    FHL 1764561, Item 3.
  49. Newspaper [162], East St. Louis Dispatch.
  50. Obituary [163], sister - Mrs. James G. BROZ.
  51. War Department, WW1 - War Department, Form No. 724-1 1/2, A.G.O. March 12, 1920 [204], Record on File at St. Louis County Library, St. Louis, Missouri.
  52. Obituary [163], Charles BOCHNICEK.
  53. Cemetery Record [22], Valhalla Memorial Cemtery.
    [Headstone and internment record does not show indiction of military enlistment.]
  54. Obituary [163], Charles BOCHNICEK.
  55. St. Clair County Genealogical Society, 1988, Book - "St. Clair County, Illinios History" (ISBN 0-88107-129-3) [198], Page 206 and 207.
    CZECHS OF EAST ST. LOUIS, IL "Lodges or Faternal Groups" by Evelyn Sazama.
  56. Pilsen State Archives, Czechoslovakia, Collection of Catholic Church Registers, Birth, Book Mecin 14 [169], Book 14, pg 314-315.
    [baptism of Marie Bochnickova.]
  57. Pilsen State Archives, Czechoslovakia, Collection of Catholic Church Registers, Book Zinkovy 7 [179], pg 24 / 413.
    [marriage record of Frantisek Bochnicek and Barbora Smrcka.]


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