Vaclav "James" Benes born April 02, 1880 in Czech, married to Theresie"Theresa" Oplistil around 1903/1904. Theresie"Theresa" Oplistil was born abt. 1881 in Czech. They arrived in American on June 08, 1904. The ships name was The Kaiser Wilhelm II. Listed on the passenger list is Vaclav Benes, Theresie and their daughter Marie. They sailed from Brennan on May 31st, 1930 and arrived at the port of New York on June 8th, 1904. Vaclav's occupation is listed as shoemaker. Nationality (Country of last permanent residence) is Austria, race is Bohemian, last residence (Province, City, or Town) Rechenberg, Final destination is Omaha, Nebraska. They lived in Omaha, Nebraska from 1904 - after 1930. Vaclav later moved to Los Angeles, California to live with his daughter Josephine "JO" after his wife died. Vaclav is listed on Omaha, Nebraska census records as James or James V. Benes or Benesh. Children are: Marie Katherine Benes, James F. Benes, Helen A. Benes, Anna Benes, Josephine Benes, Joseph Benes, Sylvia Benes, Anton "Tony" Benes.