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The Rena Nemecek Family Home Page

Updated September 5, 2000

Rena Nemecek
4803 Rollingwood Ct.
Garland, TX 75043
United States

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Updated: 4/24/99
I am researching the following names:

Nemecek - Chicago, IL
Kalivoda or Kalivodova - Chicago, IL
Jirsa - IL
Buice - GA, TN & TX
Short - VA, GA, & TX

I'm interested in Josef Albert NEMECEK that was born in Prague, Czechoslovakia. Estimating he came to America in late 1800's. His DOB is January 15, 1869. His parents were Josef and Marie. Their children were:
Anne Nemecek Filia
Barbara Nemecek Hosek
Mary Nemecek Vonasek
John Nemecek
Frank Nemecek
Josef Albert Nemecek

Anna KALIVODA or KALIVODOVA Nemecek married Joseph Nemecek. January 28, 1893 in Chicago, IL. They had 5 children, Elsie, Edward, Irvin, Mildred, and Harold. Anna died October 13, 1917 in Chicago, IL. I am looking for the complete DOB for Anna. She was born in 1875. It is believed she came to the US with her parents, Vaclav and Josefa KALIVODOVA about 1879.

Anna KALIVODOVA NEMECEK had a sister named Mae JIRSA. Mae and husband Frank JIRSA had two sons, Earl JIRSA and Myles JIRSA. It is believed that the family lived in the Berwyn, IL area. I am looking for any information on Mae and her family.

I'm also researching the SHORT family that moved to Speegleville, TX (outside of Waco, TX) from Georgia.
Dr. Albin Sanders SHORT was born Apr 16, 1829 in Patrick County, VA. His wife Emily Caroline EVANS was born Jan 6, 1837 in Upson County Georgia. They were married Oct 23, 1853 place is unknown but thought to be around Atlanta, GA. I'm trying to find family members for Albin and Emily.

Albin Sanders Short parents were Obediah Short and Leona Nancy Foley.

Located 4 brothers for Albin:
Calton(Carlton)B. Short, DOB: 1820
Willis C. Short, DOB: 1821
Wellington H. Short, DOB: 12/5/1822 DOD: 7/16/1891
Preston P. Short, DOB: 1828

Emily Caroline Evans parents were John W. Evans and Elizabeth Tomme.

Looking for information on David BUICE that was born in Spartanburg, SC. His sons William and David BUICE lived in Forsyth County GA in 1850. David's wife's first name was Letty.

Any information will be greatly appreciated. I am willing to share information I have collected and any discoveries.

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