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Pavel F. (Fedora) "Paul" Orsak
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Birth: Oct. 19, 1847, Czech Republic
Death: Oct. 23, 1933
Ganado
Jackson County
Texas, USA

Pavel, age 21, left Moravia, arriving 15 Sep 1873, because he was a younger son and it was tradition that the eldest son would inherit the family farm and house, so he came to Texas on his own. He took the Steamship Strassburg from Bremen, Germany bound for New Orleans, LA. then on to Lavaca Co. TX. He worked hard, saved his money, married Rozalie Vanek, started a family and bought his first 155 acres in Lavaca Co., TX. Paul F. was naturalized in 1906. Census' records have Pavel as being from the village of Rosinka, Moravia, which means 'raisin'. Novy Hrozenhov, CZ means 'new raisin', where the Orsak name was very prominent. Paul farmed for 55 years in Lavaca Co. and retired moving south to Ganado, Jackson Co. living with his children until his death.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Rozalie A. Vanek Orsak (1856 - 1939)
 
 Children:
  Charles John Orsak (1880 - 1957)*
  Hermina Orsak Bubenik (1882 - 1946)*
  Amalie Fedora Orsak Sedlacek (1883 - 1961)*
  Frances Orsak Morris (1886 - 1969)*
  Joseph Fedora Orsak (1887 - 1973)*
  Caroline F. Fedora Orsak Olsovsky (1891 - 1958)*
  Jim Frank (Vincenc Fedora) Orsak (1891 - 1973)*
  Agnes Irma Fedora Orsak Vanek (1894 - 1989)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Pavel F. & Rozalie A. Orsak
(marker is in Moravian Czech dialect)
 
Note: Zemrela 22 Rijna 1933 -- Died 22 October 1933 -- Ve Stari 86 -- Age 86
 
Burial:
Assumption Cemetery
Ganado
Jackson County
Texas, USA
Plot: B - 21 - 6
 
Maintained by: Sam O.
Originally Created by: Christine
Record added: Jun 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53137061
Pavel F. (Fedora) Paul Orsak
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Pavel F. (Fedora) Paul Orsak
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Pavel F. (Fedora) Paul Orsak
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Was looking and found out he is my Great Great Grandfather.
- Billy Orsak
 Added: Jan. 11, 2014

- Wanda M.
 Added: Jan. 11, 2013

-Anonymous
 Added: Nov. 29, 2012
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