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Joseph J. Vlk

Mary Bilek 34

  • Born: Oct 1885, Illinois 34
  • Marriage: Joseph J. Vlk on 24 Apr 1909 in Chicago, Cook , IL, USA 76

bullet  General Notes:

A Mary Bilek Nosek's daughter, Vlasta Nosek, died in the Eastland disaster. Her obit in the Chicago Examiner reads that she died "suddenly, July 24, 1915, aged 21 years, beloved daughter of Frank and Mary Nosek (nee Bilek), sister of Mary, Albina, Emma, Rose, Frances, and Jennie. Victim of Eastland disaster. Funeral from residence, 1020 S. Lincoln st., Thursday, July 29, 10 a.m. to St. Charles' Church, by carriages to Bohemian National." From 7-29-1915.

A Mary Bilek married Joseph J. Vlk (appeared in the Chicago Examiner 4-23-1909.) A Mary Vlk died 3-1974, born 1892.

A son of Mary Bilek Zasadil, Edward, died at age 27. Son of Mary and Thomas Zasadil, fond brother of Emma, Mae, William, James, Thomas, Jr., Lillian, Walter and Erwin; uncle of Harvey and Leroy Fort. Residence was 540 W. 14th st., and burial was at Bohemian Nat'l. -- source Chicago Examiner, 7-23-1917.


bullet  Noted events in her life were:

Alt. Birth, 22 Feb 1886. 868

Alt. Birth: Bohemia. 13

Residence, 2 Jun 1900, 2431-39 Dearborn, Chicago, Cook, IL. 34 Living here are Joseph as head, wife Josephine, and children Joseph Jr., Anna E., Mary, and Lizzy. They were renting.

Baptism, 4 Mar 1886. 868 St. John Nepomucene

Residence, 26 Apr 1910, 2125 W. 18th Pl., Chicago, Cook, IL. 13 Living here are Joseph as head, wife Mary, and daughters Emma and Mary. Also living here are 3 boarders by the name of Smrt. They own this home (with a mortgage).

Residence, 10 Jan 1920, 2845 Union Ave., Chicago, Cook, IL. 14 Living here are Joseph Vlk (age 56) as head, Marie his wife, and daughter Emma. Also living in this home are Joseph Vlk (age 34), his wife Mary, and Joseph Bilek, Joseph Vlk's father-in-law, age 57.

Residence, 12 Apr 1930, 2845 Union Ave., Chicago, Cook, IL. 3 Living here are Joseph Jr. as head, wife Mary, daughter Marie. Also here is Joseph Vlk, widowed, age 66, his son-in-law George Bubla, George's wife Emily (daughter of Joseph Vlk age 66), and "Emily Jr." There is also a James Zccaro and his wife Frances living here.

Residence, 9 Apr 1940, 2845 Union Ave., Chicago, Cook, IL. 6 Living here are Joseph Vlk, Jr. as head; wife Mary; daughter Mary. Also living here are George Jaffke as head; wife Frances (who was Mary's sister) and Frances' son Raymond. Also living here are George Bubbla as head; wife Emilie; daughters Emilie and Mildred, and Joseph Vlk, listed as Father-in-Law to George Bubbla.

Residence, Mar 1972, 5023 S. Washtenaw, Chicago, Cook, IL. 60

Event: 60th Wedding Anniversary, 13 Feb 1972. 60 Celebrated "their 60th wedding aniversary on Feb. 13, with a mass of health and blessing in St. Michael's church. The couple's three sons and their wives and seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren helped them celebrate the event held in Syrena's restaurant."

Religion: Catholic, 1972. 60 St. Michael's


Mary married Joseph J. Vlk on 24 Apr 1909 in Chicago, Cook , IL, USA.76 (Joseph J. Vlk was born about 1882 in Illinois 13.)

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