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John Blotna
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Birth: Jun. 5, 1849
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Jan. 20, 1920
Girard
Macoupin County
Illinois, USA

Death of John Blatna of Piasa

John Blatna, a well known former resideent of the Upper Alton-Fosterburg neighborhood, died last evening at 9 o'clock at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Charles Corey, in Girard. Mr. Blatna was visiting at the Corey home when he was stricken with his fatal illness.

The body will be brought to Alton to the home of his daughter, Mrs. Charles Atkins in Upper Alton, tomorrow, and funeral services will be held from the Atkins home. On Friday after the services the body will be taken to Piasa for burial.

Blatna resided in this neighborhood for a long number of years, but has made his home in Piasa recently. Two months ago he was stricken with paralysis and when he recovered sufficiently to make the trip, he came to Alton to visit. Two or three weeks ago he went to his daughter's in Girard.

From Alton Telegraph - 21 Jan 1920

Their children were

George Blotna (1870-1893)
Anna Elizabeth Blotna Corey (1871-1928)
Charles Blotna (1874-1875)
John Henry Blotna (1876-1910)
William Blotna (1880-1956)
Cora Elizabeth Blotna Atkins (1883-1934)
Martha Laughlin Blotna Sherwood (1884-1932)
Mamie Ethel Blotna Hamelmann (1886-1958)
Etta Lenora Blotna Bauer (1890-1969)
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Jacob Blattner (1825 - 1862)
  Mary C Smith Rucker (1825 - 1855)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary W Price Blotna (1850 - 1915)*
 
 Children:
  Annie Elizabeth Blotna Corey (1871 - 1928)*
  William Blotna (1880 - 1956)*
  Cora Elizabeth Blotna Atkins (1883 - 1934)*
  Martha Laughlin Blotna Sherwood (1884 - 1932)*
  Mamie Ethel Blotna Hamelmann (1886 - 1958)*
  Etta Lenora Blotna Bauer (1890 - 1969)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Blotna (1849 - 1920)
  Mary Josephine Rucker Shannon (1853 - 1934)**
  Maggie Blatney Hardy (1858 - 1933)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Mount Pleasant Cemetery
Piasa
Macoupin County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Stan Courtney
Record added: Dec 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81791604
John Blotna
Added by: Stan Courtney
 
John Blotna
Added by: Stan Courtney
 
John Blotna
Added by: Stan Courtney
 
 
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- Sandy Smotek
 Added: Jun. 1, 2012
 
 
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