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NYKEL, Franciscus "Frank" Sr.

Male 1827 - 1911  (84 )


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  • Name NYKEL, Franciscus "Frank" 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Nickname Frank 
    Born 3 Mar 1827  Moravia, Czechoslovakia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 13 Dec 1860  New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Arrived In New Orleans On The S.S. Neptune 
    • Franz, his wife Marie, and his five sons, left Bremen, Germany in 1860 on the SS Neptune. They arrived in New Orleans, La., on 13 Dec 1860. They listed their destination as TX, and the country to which they belong as Frankstadt. Frankstadt is a city in north Eastern Moravia. This is in a region called Frenstat. Both Frankstadt and Kozlovice are in the Frenstat region.
    1870 Census 4 Nov 1870  Oso P.O., Fayette Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    sheet 442, page 89, dwelling no. 635, family no. 596 - Between Halletsville Road & Buckner's Creek 
    • enumerated as Frank Nickols age 53 born in Bohemia
    Naturalization 1 Dec 1870  Fayette Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1880 Census 8 Jun 1880  Precinct 6, Fayette Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    sheet 256C, page 27, dwelling no. 212, family no. 226 - e.d. 164, District 164 
    • enumerated as Frank Nickel age 56 born in Moravia - household includes a John Kolak age 18 listed as a laborer
    1900 Census 26 Jun 1900  Precinct 6, Fayette Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    sheet 100, page 12B, dwelling no. 208, family no. 212 (211) - e.d. 42 
    • enumerated as Frank Nikel age 73 born Mar 1827 in Bohemia - married 6 years, came to US in 1860 - household includes a servant Jacob Brod age 31 born Aug 1868 in TX
    1910 Census 29 Apr 1910  Precinct 6, Fayette Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    sheet 202, page 13A, dwelling no. 257, family no. 259 - e.d. 66, Praha Flatonia Road 
    • enumerated as Frank Nickel age 83 born in Austria Moravia, came to US in 1860
    Died 9 May 1911  Fayette Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: senile debility with heart disease/articular rheumatism 
    Alt. Death 10 May 1911 
    • Tombstone has the 10th, DC shows the 9th
    Name Frank Nickols 
    Name Frank Nikel 
    Name Franz or Frank Nykel 
    Buried 10 May 1911  St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Praha, Fayette Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (Medical):widowed
      fthr & mthr unknown
      informant Pete Nickel "son", Flatonia
    Person ID I3013  Gean~ealogy Tree
    Last Modified 26 Aug 2015 

    Family 1 Joh. Marianne,   b. 12 Mar 1819, Kozlovice, Moravia, Czechoslovakia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1894, Fayette Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 ) 
    Married Czechoslovakia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. NYKEL, Franciscus "Frank",   b. 25 Dec 1846, Moravia, Czechoslovakia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1936, Yoakum, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 )
     2. NYKEL, Jan August,   b. 8 Aug 1850, Moravia, Czechoslovakia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1911, Flatonia, Fayette Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 )
     3. NYKEL, Josef Lawrence "Joe",   b. 7 Oct 1851, Moravia, Czechoslovakia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1920, Edna, Jackson Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 )
     4. NYKEL, Winzens [Vincentuis] "Jim",   b. 1856, Moravia, Czechoslovakia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1876, Fayette Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 )
     5. NIKEL, Peter "Pete",   b. 13 Jan 1857, Moravia, Czechoslovakia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1940, Fayette Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 )
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F1209  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Mary,   b. 13 Jun 1863, Czechoslovakia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1905  (Age 41 ) 
    Married Abt 1894 
    Last Modified 25 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F1208  Group Sheet

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