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Founding People & Families of Immanuel Baptist Church
Portland, TN.
Nesvarba Family

Submitted by Anna Nettles ,Church Historian
© 2004

Information Sources: Immanuel Church records 1911-2001, Immanuel Cemetery Records; Personal Accounts of Immanuel Baptist Church Members : Esther Burysek Butler, Lillian Vejr McGee, Marie (Mrs. John) Ferrett; Betty (Clyde) (Mrs. James) Holubicka; Milton & Bea Burysek;

JOSEF AND MARY NESVARBA FAMILY

Josef NESVARBA born 19 March 1861 Germany or Russia - dd. 11 Dec 1949 Simpson County, Ky. Married Mary ___? Born 13 March 1863 Russia- dd. 9 May 1926 Simpson County, KY. Both are buried in Immanuel Cemetery, Portland, TN.  Photo of the Nesvarba Family.

Their Children were :
1. Fred NESVARBA born 1890 Russia- no record after 1910 Ky.

1930 US Census Robertson County, TN. Dist. 1
NESVARBA, John (Fred?) born 1890 Bohemia married age 38 Farmer
Alice wife 36 34
Johnnie W. son 1 9/12

2. Emma NESVARBA born 1893 Tenn. dd.? Married Francis J. FALLETT (1895 - 1965) Both buried in Immanuel Cemetery, Portland, TN.

3. Bertha NESVARBA born 1896 -dd. ? Married Jerry HRADEK

4. Rubein NESVARBA born 1 April 1898 TN.- dd 19 Feb 1979 Simpson County, KY. Married 1927/8 Emma HRADEK (1901-dd. 21 Dec 1963 )

5. Adolph NESVARBA born 7 Feb. 1900-dd. 3 Aug 1961 Buried Immanuel Cemetery

6. Charles NESVARBA “Charlie” born 4 June 1902-10 Feb 1976 Simpson County, Ky. Married 12 March 1932 in Portland Tn. To Rose BURYSEK (25 Sept 1909- 18 Nov 2001). Their farm ran along 31W, across from Dueling Grounds race track, though the house was demolished in 2003, the barn still stands.
Children:

  1. Jo Ann NESVARBA b. 9 Feb 1946- dd. April 1990 married _____Blackford
  2. Lorraine NESVARBA b. 3 Aug. 1948?- married ___RHEA
    1.  Tony Allen RHEA b. 22 Oct 1958 Ky. Dd. Bef 2003

7. William NESVARBA “Willie” born 1903 KY. Dd. 30 Jan 1968 Simpson County, Ky., Married in 1925 Mary MAZANEC. (1900- 8 Feb 1988) child:  Katherine born 1925/6 married Frank WOSTA. Married 2nd. “Jr.” Helton.

8. Rosa NESVARBA born 1904 Ky.- dd. ? ____ HALL

9. Katerine NESVARBA (listed in 1930 Immanuel Church Records, no further info)

10. Alibeta NESVARBA (listed in 1930 Immanuel Church Records, no further info)

1910 Miracode Census Index KENTUCKY District 0092
NESVARBA, Josef age 50 Germany Farmer
Mary age 47 Russia Keeps House
Fred age 20 Russia Farm labor
Emma age 17 Tn. At home
Bertha age 14 Tn. At home
Rubein age 12 Tn. Farm labor
Adolph age 10 Tn. Farm labor
Charley age 8 Tn. At home
Willie age 7 Ky.

Rosa age 6 Ky.


1920 US Census SIMPSON COUNTY South, KY. Ed. 105 #140/139
NESVARBA, Joseph 58   born Russia  1861 / Poland/ Poland
Mary 57    Born Russian /Pol./ Pol.
Rubein   son 21
Adolph   son 19
Charley   son 18
Willie   son 17
Rosa   15

1930 US Census SUMNER County Dist. 16 #94/96
NESVARBA, Joseph  age 64  Born Poland/Speaks Polish/Imm.1904 Farmer
Bellie (?)(Mary?)  age 56  Bohemia /Imm.1907 Speaks Polish


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