I am looking for more information on Kosek family in Racine.
Josef (Joseph) Kosek/ Kasek born: 16 March 1840 Prague, Boehmen Koenigreich, Austria Died: 26 September 1906 Racine Wisconsin. Married to: Antoinia A Verba born: 18 May 1848Petrice, Moravia, Boehmen Koenigreich, Austria She died: 12 March 1926 Racine Wisconsin.
She was married to Josef Kosek in 1868 in Petrice, Moravia They arrived in the US in 1873, in Baltimore. along with daughters: Josefa (Josephine) Kosek Age: 2, Antionia (Antionette) Kosek age 3 months
The Koseks had 14 children. 10 who survived to adulthood. Of those 10, 2 were male,Joseph and Stanlous one married late in life the other remained single, neither had any children. of the 8 sisters only 3 married my Great Grandmother Leona, Mary and a sister Blanche that moved to California, the rest worked and remained "old maids" living into their late 90's. The family owned at least 3 homes I know of on the same street, Chatham in Racine.
UnKnown Kosek Antionette Kosek b: 1873 Arrival: 1873 Baltimore Census: 1930 Racine, Racine Wisconsin ( Fur Coat Taylor,Retired in 1836) Josephine Kosek b: 1871 in Bohemia Arrival: 1873 Baltimore Census: 1900 Racine, Wisconsin Mary Kosek b: 1876 Census: 1910 Racine, Racine Wisconsin Married: Hugo Meyers Blanche Kosek b: 1878 Census: 1920 Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California Married: William H Helmer b: 1864 Alma Francis Kosek d: 10 October 1893 in Racine, Racine Wisconsin Died in childhood around 12-13 ? Valentine Kosek N feb 14 Died Feb 14th (year unknown) Stanlous F Kosek b: 1880 in Racine, Racine Wisconsin Census: 1930 Racine, Racine Wisconsin Joseph Rudolph Kosek b: 07 April 1881 in Racine, Racine Wisconsin Married Jennie b: 1877 Anna Kosek b: 04 April 1885 d: June 1978 in Racine, Racine, Wisconsin (Librarian Illinois Historical Society, Springfield, Illinois, Librarian at the Univ. Pitsburg, Pn.) twins Lucy and Lilly: (One owned a store for awhile, Both worked as Telephone Operators) Lucy Helen Kosek b: 25 September 1887 d: March 1967 in Racine, Racine , Wisconsin, USA Lillian E Kosek b: 25 September 1887 d: May 1982 in Racine, Racine , Wisconsin, 1920 Santa Monica, LosAngeles, California Leona M Kosek b: 14 January 1892 in Racine, Racine, Wisconsin d: 24 July 1995 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin Married Reuben Joseph LeClair Sr. b: 14 July 1891 in Two Rivers, Wisconsin d: 16 June 1958