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Franklin “Size” Czaia

  • Birth 10 Oct 1836
  • Death 6 Apr 1897
  • Burial Rosedale, Jersey County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 99554602

CZAIA. Died -04-1897. Frank Czaia died at his home 1/4 mile east of Tenerriffe Mineral Well. Born in Hungary, Oct. 10, 1836, came to America in 1857 and to Jersey Co. in 1875. Lived on various farms, then bought the one he lives on, 60 years old. Oldest son, John, died in Kansas in 1893. Leaves widow, two sons and two daughters.

Frank CZAIA, commonly called Size, one of our most industrious, adopted citizens, died at his residence, 1/4 mile east of Teneriffe Mineral Well, Friday morning, April 6th, at 1 o'clock of blood poison caused by a malignant ulcer on his right hand and arm. He was born in Hungary, Oct. 10, 1836, came to America in 1857 and after trying various localities finally settled in Little Jersey in 1875. After being a tenant of farms in different parts of the county for several years he bought the place he died on and was rapidly accumulating a competence. He was sixty years, six months and six days old when he died. His oldest son, John, died in Kansas in 1893. A widow, two sons and two daughters are left to mourn their loss. Published April 6, 1897.


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  • Created by: Beth McGlasson
  • Added: 25 Oct 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 99554602
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Franklin “Size” Czaia (10 Oct 1836–6 Apr 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 99554602, citing Czaia Cemetery, Rosedale, Jersey County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Beth McGlasson (contributor 47566679) .