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Czech to Iowa to Oklahoma

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Czech to Iowa to Oklahoma

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Searching for links to the family of Ludwik (aka: Louis) Bulan and Josephine Soukup. Emigrated from Borotice, Czech around 1875. Name changed to Bilan at that time. Originally resided Iowa City, Iowa. Moved to Oklahoma during OK Land Rush. Children of Ludwig and Josepha included:
Louis Bernard, 1870, Celina, Czech
Mary G, 1873, Iowa City - married Ernest M Abernathy; married Gus Howerton
Elizabeth L, 1876, Iowa City - married George Johnston
John A, 1877, Iowa City - married Helen Beatrice Case; moved to Seattle
Alonzo, 1887, Iowa; died 1891
Emil, 1893, Oklahoma
Longhin, 1895, Oklahoma; died 1915

Louis B. Bilan moved to Nebraska and raised his family there. One son remained in Nebraska; Edward an optometrist; wife Peggy. Spelling of the surname was changed to Bilon.

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