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Anton Racz

  • Birth 11 Apr 1889 Hungary
  • Death 23 Jun 1945 South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA
  • Plot West side, Lot N30-1.
  • Memorial ID 30498083

Son to Istvan Racz and Marie Kaloczi; paternal grandson to Janos Racz and Katalin Sagi; maternal grandson to Janos Kaloczi and Etelka Karhuz. His sister, Anna Agnes Racz also immigrated to South Bend, Indiana.

Indiana South Bend Tribune, Indiana-Michigan Obituary; Sunday, June 24, 1945.
Anthony Racz.
Anthony Racz, age 56, 1922 Catalpa avenue, died Saturday afternoon in St. Joseph hospital following an illness of six weeks. Mr. Racz, who was born in Hungary April 11, 1889, had lived in South Bend 37 years. He was employed by the Oliver corporation as a moulder. He is survived by his widow, Agnes; a foster son, Peter Lakatos; a sister, Mrs. Emery Kertay , and a grandson, all of South Bend, and three brothers and four sisters in Hungary. Mr. Racz was a member of the International Worker's order. The body may be viewed in the residence this afternoon.

Indiana South Bend Tribune, Funeral Notes; Monday, June 25, 1945.
Funeral services for Anthony Racz, aged 56, 1922 South Catalpa avenue, who died Saturday afternoon in St. Joseph hospital, will be held in the residence at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be in Sacred Heart cemetery.

Conflict of birth date with microfilm:
ANTAL RACZ
Born April 10, 1889
GODPARENTS Gyorgy Kovacs and Julianna Karhuz
House 155.

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1920 Census (14th) Indiana, St. Joseph County, Portgage Township, South Bend City, Ward 6; T625_464, Image 0367; ED 256, Sheet 9A; 12 & 13 January, 1920.

Address: Monroe Street, South Bend, Indiana

Racz, Antonio, head, age 30, rents; self, father and mother born Hungary (Magyar); imm. 1912 NA 1917 (blurred); fitter Oliver Plow.
____, Agnes, wife, age 32; self, father and mother born Hungary (Magyar); imm. 1912 NA.
Voz, Stephen, boarder, age 51; self, father and mother born Hungary (Magyar); imm. 1900 A; day laborer.
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1930 Census (15th) Indiana, St. Joseph County, Portgage Township, South Bend City, Ward 7; Roll 627, Image 155.0; ED 71-42, Sheet 13A; April 10, 1930.

Address: 1922 Catalpa Avenue, South Bend, Indiana

Racz, Anthony, head, age 40, age 26 at first marriage; owns home value $6,000; self, father and mother born Hungary (Magyar); imm. 1913 NA; moulder for farm equipment factory.
____, Agnes, wife, age 40, age 26 at first marriage; self, father and mother born Hungary (Magyar); imm. 1913 NA; sewing machine operator, fuszier? clothing.
____, Peter, son, age 22, single; born Indiana, father and mother born Hungary; automobile welder.

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Illinois, Northern District Naturalization Index, 1840-1950 for Anton Racz
District 9, 1840-1950
NARA Publication Number: M1285
NARA Roll Number: 144
Film Number: 1432144
Digital Folder Number: 004641213
Image Number: 03083

Name: Anton Racz
Event: Naturalization
Event Place: South Bend, Indiana
Event Date: 1925
Birth Year: 1889
Birthplace: Hungary or Germany

Note: United States, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 for Anton Racz confirms he was born April 11, 1889.


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  • Created by: Nadine
  • Added: 11 Oct 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30498083
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Anton Racz (11 Apr 1889–23 Jun 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30498083, citing Hungarian Sacred Heart Cemetery, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Nadine (contributor 25733255) .