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Helen Filipka Juracek Strouhal
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Birth: May 1, 1896
Prague, Czech Republic
Death: Dec. 7, 1937
Bayside
Refugio County
Texas, USA

Married May 15, 1916 Wichita Falls, Texas
Children:June Helen, Ray Otto, Annie May, J.C. and Norma Lee

Helen came to America by herself at the age of 15. Her destination was Wichita Falls, Texas where a sister (Anna Strachota 43407025) lived. Her sister was unable to support her so she live in a convent until she married Otto.

Galveston, Texas Immigration Database shows name as Filipina Juracek. Age 18. Port of Departure: Bremen Date Departed: 1/12/1911 Ship: Cassel Origin: Austria Destination: Wichita Falls, Texas

Helen and Anna had a brother Josef Juracek and sister Julinka "Julia" who remained in Europe. Helen died Dec 1937, Anna died Jan 1938 and according to a letter from the brother Julia died within months of her sisters.

No info on their parents names. Told that they are buried in Czech. Their father remarried after their mother's death and he died sometime before daughter Helen. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Otto Strouhal (1887 - 1956)
 
 Children:
  June Helen Strouhal White (1917 - 1998)*
  Ray Otto Strouhal (1921 - 2006)*
  Annie May Strouhal NewCity (1926 - 1999)*
  Norma Lee Strouhal Thompson (1929 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
La Rosa Cemetery
Woodsboro
Refugio County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Susan
Record added: Aug 21, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40947955
Helen Filipka <i>Juracek</i> Strouhal
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Helen Filipka <i>Juracek</i> Strouhal
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Helen Filipka <i>Juracek</i> Strouhal
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 Added: Sep. 4, 2009
 
 
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