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Re: RIHA, OTRUBA family

Posted: 1378666984000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1421183577000
Gene Kodrik:

I know your post was about 11 years ago, so you may have found the information already, but Jan RIHA (1876-1960) md. Jenovefa OTRUBA (1879-1958) probably in Vnorovy (formerly known as Znorovy) around 1897. They are buried in the Old Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Midland, Midland Co., MI. Jan was born 13 Jun 1876 according to his WWI Draft Registration Card (found on

I was not able to find a baptismal record for Jan RIHA in Vnorovy; he may have been born and baptized in a surrounding town, such as Liderovice--the online records at do not extend that far (yet), so I could not look there.

However, I found the baptismal record for Jenovefa in Vnorovy (formerly known as Znorovy) which lists her parents as Florian OTRUBA and Apolena MALIK:

Baptismal Record of Znorovy, Moravia (1870-1892), Vol. V, p.766 (image#108/281):
1879, born 3 Jan; baptized 4 Jan; House#340: Jenovefa [Catholic, female, legitimate]
Father: Florian OTRUBA, domkar in Znorovy, son of Martin OTRUBA, vyminkar? in Znorovy and his wife Marianna, born KNDERIK in Znorovy.
Mother: Apolena, dau. of +Jakub MALIK, domkar in Zarazice and his wife Marianna, born TOMECEK in Zarazice.
Witnesses: Martin SUKUP, podsednik in Znorovy, and Marianna, his wife.

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