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Founding People & Families of Immanuel Baptist Church
Portland, TN.
Vejr 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;

EMIL and LILLIAN VEJR Family

Emil VEJR b.1889 Russia -dd ? and wife Lillian Burda born 4 Aug 1901 Nezarkou, Czech Republic-dd. Dec 1990 Toledo, Ohio (daughter of John Burda 1875-1966 and Josephine Malicek).

Their children :

1. Joseph VEJR b.1918 Chicago, Ill. -d d. before 1930

2. John VEJR b.30 Oct 1924 Tn.-

3. Lilly VEJR b. 1925 TN. married Charles McGee b.27 Dec 1922 dd. 4 Jun
    1989 Portland, TN.

  1. Charlene McGee 30 Nov 1947/51 married Walter Haynes
  2. Priscilla McGee b. 1951/3 married ____ CURTIS
    1.  Aaron Curtis
    2.  Wade Curtis

4. George VEJR b. 1928 TN.

1920 US Census Cook County, Chicago, Ill. Ed 2184 #184 Ridgeway Avenue
VEJR , Emil   w/m   age 30  Born Russia 1889
Lillian  wife  28  Bohemia
Joseph  son  1 6/12  Ill.

1930 US Census Sumner County, Tn. Dist. 16 Imm. 1907
VEJR, Emil   age 39   married at age 27   born Russia
Lillian   wife 38   married at age 25   Bohemia
John   son  7  Born Tennessee
Lilly   daughter  5   Born TN.
George   son  1   Born TN.

(original Russian Spelling of Vejr = VEJROSTCK)


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