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Marie Cade
Matej Bilek
Rosalie Kuthan
(Abt 1844-1895)
Carolum/Karel/Charley Kostecka Sr.
Rosalia Bilek
Jan (John) James Kostecka


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1. Antonette Roback

2. Living

Jan (John) James Kostecka 34,150,424

  • Born: 22 Jun 1899, Chicago, Cook , IL, USA 150,424
  • Marriage (1): Antonette Roback on 24 Apr 1920 in Chicago, Cook , IL, USA 76
  • Died: 22 Nov 1967, Cook County, IL at age 68 40,93,451
  • Buried: 25 Nov 1967, St. Mary's Cemetery, Chicago, Cook, IL 31

bullet  General Notes:

This most probably was the J.J. Kostecka who attended "Ma's" funeral (Elizabeth Bertha Bilek's). The funeral book was signed J.J. Kostecka & Son.


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Alt. Birth, 22 Jul 1899. 93 Looks as though he added a year to his age when he applied for his WWI draft registration. There, his birth is listed as July 22, 1898.

Baptism, 30 Jun 1899, St. John Nepomucene Church, Chicago, Cook, IL. 387,424 Records from p. 181 of church records. Sponsors were Jan Pilli? and his wife Marie.

Residence, 13 Jun 1900, 478 29th St., Chicago, Cook, IL. 34 Living here are Charley Kostecka as head, Rosa, his wife; daughters Mary and Lizzie; and sons James, Joseph, Charley Jr., and John. Also living here are Michael Bilek, Michael's daughter Kathy, and son John Also living here are a family of five, the John Heirer family. The home was owned by Michael Bilek. (This is listed under Charley Kosteekio aka Charley Kostecki in District #1, Enumeration District 126, Sheet #18, Ward 5

Residence, 1910-1918, 2610 Lowe Ave. 13 Listed as Kosteck. Living at this address are Charles, Rose, James, Joseph, Charles Jr., and John. Also living there are widowed daughter Elizabeth Breen, and grandson William. Also living there are 64 year old widow Elizabeth McMahon as head, and daughter Elizabeth. This home has what looks to be 2 levels where 2 different families might live separately.
Not a citizen. Kosteckas owned the house.

Listed as living at this address in 1918 on his WWI draft registration card.

Physical Description: tall, with brown eyes and brown hair, Sep 1918. 150

Residence, 6 Jan 1920, 2621Sawyer Ave., Chicago, Cook, IL. 14 In the 12th ward, enumeration district 718, sheet 6A.
Living here were Stanley, wife Rosie, Stanley's daughter by a previous marriage Annie, aged 19; and Rosie's son John Kostecka. John's spelling in Ancestry is Kastecka for 1920.

Occupation: laborer for a manufacturer, 1920. 14

Residence, 15 May 1930, 5225 South Albany, Chicago, Cook, IL. 3 Living here are John, wife Antonette, and son Marvin.

Religion: member SS Cyril & Methodius Church, Chicago, 1967. 31

Residence, 15 May 1930, 5225 South Albany, Chicago, Cook, IL. 3 15th precinct, block 59. Living here are John, his wife Antoinette, and son Marvin. Also sharing the home are the last name of Kubalz

Employment: Shipping Clerk at Retail Furniture Store, 15 May 1930, Chicago, Cook , IL, USA. 3

Alt. Death, Nov 1967, Stockyards area, Chicago, Cook, IL. 27

Obituary, 24 Nov 1967, Chicago Tribune. 31 Chicago Tribune (IL) - November 24, 1967
Deceased Name: John J. Kostecka
John J. Kostecka, beloved husband of Antoinette; dear father of Marvin [Lorraine] and the late Ronald [Karen]; grandfather of five. Funeral Saturday, 8:45 a.m., from Modell Funeral Home, 5725 S. Pulaski road, to SS. Cyril and Methodius church. Interment St. Mary's cemetery. Member of SS. Cyril and Methodius H. N. S. PO 7-4730.


Jan married Antonette Roback on 24 Apr 1920 in Chicago, Cook , IL, USA.76 (Antonette Roback was born in 1904 in Wisconsin 3.)


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