Minnesota Family Group Sheet for the Vaclav KARSKY Family

Husband: Vaclav KARSKY (Wencel / James)
Birthdate: 17 Sep 1861 - Dolny Ujezd, Bohemia
Death date: 21 Oct 1898 - Diagonal IA
father: Vaclav KARSKY Sr.
mother: Anna ABRAHAM

Marriage date: 22 Feb 1887
Marriage place: Bohemian Church, Diagonal IA

Wife: Marie DOLECEK
Birthdate: 4 Aug 1864 - Klasterec, Bohemia
Death date: 11 Sep 1928 - Pine City MN
father: Joseph DOLECEK
mother: Mary T. (or Maria Anna) MLINAR
other marriages: to John SHIMEK 4 Sep 1900; to Joseph PACHA 28 Dec 1904


Child No. 1: Mary KARSKY
Birthdate: 9 Dec 1887, Cainsville, MO
Spouse: Harry GARD
Marriage date: 25 Sep 1907
Death date: 7 Feb 1969, Pine River, MN

Child No. 2: Rosie KARSKY
Birthdate: Feb 1890, Cainsville, MO
Marriage date:
Death date: Jul 1890

Child No. 3: Fred Daryl KARSKY
Birthdate: 2 Jun 1891, Cainsville, MO
Spouse: Elizabeth MELODY
Marriage date: 20 Aug 1913
Death date: 17 Mar 1977, Pine City, MN

Child No. 4: Charles D. KARSKY
Birthdate: 29 Aug 1893
Spouse: Elsie HENKEL
Marriage date: 25 Jun 1924
Death date: 24 Jul 1958, Finlayson, MN

Child No. 5: Anna KARSKY
Birthdate: 1 May 1895
Spouse: Dick RUBY
Marriage date: c 1918
Death date: c 1918

Child No. 6: John (Jack) KARSKY
Birthdate: 6 Mar 1898
Spouse: Katie KLAR
Marriage date: 8 Mar 1922
Death date: 24 Feb 1978, Pine City, MN

* Fred Karsky, verbal testimony, 1976.
* Vaclav Karsky, Jr. obituary.
* Fred Karsky obituary.
* Headstones, Bohemian Cemetery, Diagonal IA.
* Federal Census, 1900.
* Irene Schumacher, testimony in letter, 1980.
* Ringgold Co. marriage record.
* Death Certificates, Pine Co.
* "Bohemians of Diagonal".
* Naturalization Certificate, 1889.

* Vaclav came to America at the age of 20 in 1881. He became a citizen in 1889 in Harrison Co. MO. He married Marie Dolecek, and they lived at different times in Cainsville MO and Diagonal IA. He died at the age of 37, reportedly from typhoid contracted from bad well water. He is listed along with others in the family as a member of the Diagonal Community Band.

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