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  • Blanka (Blanche) BLECHA

    Blanka (Blanche) BLECHA[1]

    Female 1892 - 1949  (57 years)

    Personal Information    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

    • Name Blanka (Blanche) BLECHA 
      Born 5 Feb 1892  1116 Troy St., Chicago, Cook County, Ilinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
      Birth Certificate
      Birth Certificate
      Gender Female 
      Census 1900  1265 Troy St., Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Residence for 1900 Census 
      1900 Census for Adolf Blecha 1863 Family in Illinois
      1900 Census for Adolf Blecha 1863 Family in Illinois
      Census 1910  3048 S. Turner Ave., Chicago, Cook County, Ilinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Residence for 1910 Census 


      • 1910 United States Federal Census 1910 United States Federal Census
        Name: Blanche Blecha
        Age in 1910: 18
        Estimated birth year: abt 1892
        Birthplace: Illinois
        Relation to Head of House: Daughter
        Father's Name: Adolph
        Father's Birth Place: Austria
        Mother's Name: Annie
        Mother's Birth Place: Austria
        Home in 1910: Chicago Ward 12, Cook, Illinois
        Marital Status: Single
        Race: White
        Gender: Female
        Neighbors: View others on page
        Household Members: Name Age
        Adolph Blecha 46
        Annie Blecha 46
        Blanche Blecha 18
        Eddie Blecha 16
        Rudolph Blecha 14
        Helen Blecha 10

        Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Chicago Ward 12, Cook, Illinois; Roll T624_254; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 624; Image: 758.
      1910 Census Adolph Blecha 1863 Family
      1910 Census Adolph Blecha 1863 Family
      Census 1920  3048 S. Trumbull Ave., Chicago, Cook County, Ill Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Residence for 1920 Census 

      • 1920 United States Federal Census 1920 United States Federal Census
        Name: Blanche Kratochvil
        Home in 1920: Chicago Ward 12, Cook (Chicago), Illinois
        Age: 27 years
        Estimated Birth Year: abt 1893
        Birthplace: Illinois
        Relation to Head of House: Wife
        Spouse's Name: Edward
        Father's Birth Place: Bohemia
        Mother's Birth Place: Bohemia
        Marital Status: Married
        Race: White
        Sex: Female
        Able to read: Yes
        Able to Write: Yes
        Image: 751
        Neighbors: View others on page
        Household Members: Name Age
        Edward Kratochvil 30
        Blanche Kratochvil 27
        Blanche Kratochvil 6
        Rudolph Kratochvil 5
        Edward Kratochvil 3

        Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Chicago Ward 12, Cook (Chicago), Illinois; Roll: T625_321; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 723; Image: 751.
      1920 Census Blanka Blecha Kratochvil and family in Ill
      1920 Census Blanka Blecha Kratochvil and family in Ill
      Census 1940  3048 S. Trumbull Ave., Chicago, Cook County, Ill Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
      Residence for 1940 Census 
      1940 Census Blanche Kratochvil 1913 and mother Blanche Blecha in Ill
      1940 Census Blanche Kratochvil 1913 and mother Blanche Blecha in Ill
      Died 11 Dec 1949  2750 S. Trumbull Ave. Chicago, Cook County, Ilinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
      Blanche Blecha Kratochvil Obituary
      Blanche Blecha Kratochvil Obituary
      Buried 15 Dec 1949  Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
      Burial Plots Near Adloph Blecha's Grave
      Burial Plots Near Adloph Blecha's Grave
      Bohemian National Cemetery, Section 11, Block 229
      Headstone in Bohemian National Cemetery in Chicago
      Headstone in Bohemian National Cemetery in Chicago
      Plot: Section 11, Lot 229
      Headstone in Bohemian National Cemetery in Chicago
      Headstone in Bohemian National Cemetery in Chicago
      Plot: Section 11, Lot 229
      Person ID I1607  Blecha/McDaniel
      Last Modified 28 Aug 2014 

      Father Adolf BLECHA,   b. 4 May 1863, House #46, Podmokly, Czech Republic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1937, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
      Mother Anna TUPA,   b. 17 Jul 1864, Kluky/Klouk #48, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1934, 3048 S. Christiana Ave, Chicago, Cook County, Ilinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
      Married 31 Mar 1883  West Chicago, Cook, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
      Documents
      Marriage Record 1883
      Marriage Record 1883
      Family ID F554  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Family Edward KRATOCHVIL,   b. 15 Nov 1889, Braidwood, Will County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1928, 3048 S. Turner Ave., Chicago, Cook County, Ilinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
      Married 4 Nov 1911  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
      Blanche Blecha Ed Kratochvil Marriage 1911 024.jpg
      Blanche Blecha Ed Kratochvil Marriage 1911 024.jpg
      Children 
       1. Edward Joseph KRATOCHVIL,   b. 5 Nov 1911, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1912, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
       2. Blanche Barbara KRATOCHVIL,   b. 10 Jan 1913, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 2014, Lakeland Health Care Center, Elkhorn, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 101 years)
       3. Rudolph Joseph KRATOCHVIL,   b. 11 Feb 1915, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1949, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
       4. Ralph KRATOCHVIL,   b. 11 Feb 1915, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 1920, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
       5. Edward Joseph KRATOCHVIL,   b. 11 Feb 1915, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 1916, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
       6. Edward Joseph KRATOCHVIL,   b. 3 Jul 1916, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1974, Cicero, Cook Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
      Documents
      Marriage Certificate 1911
      Marriage Certificate 1911
      Last Modified 6 Jul 2014 
      Family ID F562  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    • Event Map
      Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Feb 1892 - 1116 Troy St., Chicago, Cook County, Ilinois Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsCensus - Residence for 1900 Census - 1900 - 1265 Troy St., Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsCensus - Residence for 1910 Census - 1910 - 3048 S. Turner Ave., Chicago, Cook County, Ilinois Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Nov 1911 - Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsCensus - Residence for 1920 Census - 1920 - 3048 S. Trumbull Ave., Chicago, Cook County, Ill Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsCensus - Residence for 1940 Census - 1940 - 3048 S. Trumbull Ave., Chicago, Cook County, Ill Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Dec 1949 - 2750 S. Trumbull Ave. Chicago, Cook County, Ilinois Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsBuried - 15 Dec 1949 - Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
       = Link to Google Earth 

    • Notes 
      • Ed BLECHA, Austin, TX gives DOB as Jun 1893.

        Ancestry.com Family Trees, information posted by Carol KOVARIK WEST. Gives DOB as 5 Feb 1892.


        Marriage Record:
        Groom: Edward Kratochvie
        Groom's Titles & Terms (Original):
        Groom's Race (Original):
        Groom's Race (Standardized):
        Groom's Age: 22
        Groom's Estimated Birth Year: 1889
        Groom's Birth Date: 1889
        Groom's Birthplace:
        Bride: Blanka Blecha
        Bride's Titles & Original):
        Bride's Race (Original):
        Bride's Race (Standardized):
        Bride's Age: 21
        Bride's Estimated Birth Year: 1890
        Bride's Birth Date: 1890
        Bride's Birthplace:
        Marriage Type: Marriage
        Marriage Date: 04 Nov 1911
        Marriage Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
        Bride's Marital Status: Single

        Film Number: 1030511
        Frame Number:
        Digital Film Number: 4271268
        Image Number: 936
        Reference Number: 580298
        Collection: Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920


        1900 United States Federal Census 1900 United States Federal Census
        Name: Blanche Blecha
        [Blanche Blecka]
        Home in 1900: Chicago Ward 10, Cook, Illinois
        Age: 9
        Birth Date: Jun 1890
        Birthplace: Illinois
        Race: White
        Gender: Female
        Relationship to Head of House: Daughter
        Father's Name: Adolph
        Father's Birthplace: Bohemia
        Mother's Name: Anna
        Mother's Birthplace: Bohemia
        Marital Status: Single
        Residence : Chicago City, Cook, Illinois
        Occupation: View on Image
        Household Members: Name Age
        Adolph Blecha 37
        Anna Blecha 35
        Anna Blecha 16
        Louis Blecha 14
        Clara Blecha 13
        Adolph Blecha 12
        Blanche Blecha 9
        Edward Blecha 6
        Rudolph Blecha 4
        Helen Blecha 6/12

        Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Chicago Ward 10, Cook, Illinois; Roll T623_257; Page: 23B; Enumeration District: 297.


        1930 United States Federal Census 1930 United States Federal Census
        Name: Blanch Kratochvil
        Home in 1930: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
        Age: 36
        Estimated Birth Year: abt 1894
        Birthplace: Illinois
        Relation to Head of House: Head [She is listed as a Widow.]
        Race: White

        Rent/home value: $3,000

        Age at first marriage: 20

        Parents' birthplace: View Image
        Neighbors: View others on page
        Household Members: Name Age
        Blanch Kratochvil 36
        Blanch Kratochvil 17
        Ruldolp Kratochvil 15
        Edward Kratochvil 13

        Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois; Roll: 452; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 818; Image: 218.0.


        Bohemian National Cem., Section 11, Lot 229.

        Have copy of her Obit written in Czech.

        Bohemian National Cemetery Interment # for BLECHA's. She was 56 years old.

    • Sources 
      1. [S595] Ancestry.com Family Trees, information posted by Carol KOVARIK WEST. She gave DOD.

      2. [S203] 1920;Census Place: Chicago Ward 12, Cook (Chicago), Illinois; Roll: T625_321; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 723; Image: 751.

      3. [S1306] Birth Certificate for Blanka Blecha in 1892.

      4. [S1305] 1940 Census.

      5. [S900] Adolph Blecha & Anna Tupa in Cook county, Ill 1883.

      6. [S904] Blanche Blecha to Edward Kratochovil in Jan. 1911, (Cook county marriage records on FamilySearch.org).


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