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 Helen Filipka <I>Juracek</I> Strouhal

Helen Filipka Juracek Strouhal

Prague, Okres Praha, Prague Capital City, Czech Republic
Death 7 Dec 1937 (aged 41)
Bayside, Refugio County, Texas, USA
Burial Woodsboro, Refugio County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 40947955 · View Source
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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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  • Created by: Susan
  • Added: 21 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 40947955
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Helen Filipka Juracek Strouhal (1 May 1896–7 Dec 1937), Find A Grave Memorial no. 40947955, citing La Rosa Cemetery, Woodsboro, Refugio County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Susan (contributor 47169418) .