Kosek/ Kossack Racine Wisconsin
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.
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.
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