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Josephina SOULEK

Female 1869 - 1951  (82 years)


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  • Name Josephina SOULEK  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 19 Mar 1869  Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Austria/Bohemia
    Gender Female 
    Immigration 1871 
    Census 1880  Yankton, Dakota Territory, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Frank Soulek 49 farmer born in Bohemia, Maria Soulek 39 Bohemia, Josefa 14 Bohemia, Maria 8 Dakota, Stasie 6 Dakota, Frank 4 Dakota, Maik 3 Dakota & Anna 1 Dakota 
    Arrival 1881  [4
    Census 1900  Winfield, Renville, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1905  Roseland, Kandiyohi, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1910  Roseland, Kandiyohi, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Taupal, Joe, 44, Josie 43, married 20 years immigrated 1869, 13 children living, Stella, Annie, Albena, James, Marie, Frank, Willie, Louis, Henry. 
    Residence 1911  , , Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1920  Roseland, Kandiyohi, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Josephine Toupal Head 50 Widow, James 19, Mary 17, Frank 16, Wm 14, Louis 12, Henry 10 Immigration 1871 
    Census 1930  Olivia, Renville, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Josephine Ployhart, Age 61, Head of Household, Josephine & her parents were born in Czechoslovakia, with son William Toupal 25 
    Residence 1930  Olivia, Renville, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 1940  Olivia, Renville, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1940 Census Olivia ED 65-27 P 19, Line 39 Josephine Ployhart widow 71 born in Bohemia.  
    Another Name Josefa 
    Buried 1951 
    Death Certificate 22 May 1951  , Renville, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Ployhart 
    Died 22 May 1951  Olivia, Renville, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Age: 82 
    Obituary 31 May 1951  Olivia, Renville, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Olivia Times-Journal, Olivia, Minnesota. Thursday, May 31, 1951 Volume LXXVIII Number 44 Page 1 Column 3.
    Funeral Held for Mrs. J. Ployhart. Funeral services were held Thursday morning, May 24 at St Aloysius church in Olivia for Mrs. Josephine Ployhart of Olivia, who passed away at the Renville County Hospital on May 22. The service was in charge of Reverend Fr. Stanley Skluzacek and burial was made in the local church cemetery.
    Pallbearers at the funeral were all grandsons of the deceased. They were George Novak, Erwin Ferfarek, James Topal, Louis Vetruba, Gerald and Reinert Halverda.
    Mrs. Ployhart had been ailing for the past year. She had been confined to the local hospital for 14 days before her death.
    Deceased was born in Czeckoslavakia on March 19, 1869 and was 82 years of age. She came to the U.S. with her parents when she was one year of age and the family lived for some time at Kimball, South Dakota. She has lived some 44 years in Kandiyohi and Renville counties and in Olivia the past 30 years.
    Born Josephine Solak, she was first united in marriage to Joseph Topal in 1900. He died in 1910. In 1926, she was married to Jacob Ployhart, who died in 1928.
    She is survived by five sons and eight daughters. The are James Topal, Blomkest; Frank Topal, Renville; William Topal, Olivia; Louis Topal, Lake Lillian; Henry Topal, New Ulm; Mrs. Louis Vertruba (Rose) of Blomkest; Mrs. P. Kopecek (Pauline) of Olivia; Mrs. Ed Terfarek (Ella) of St Paul; Mrs. John Stech (Christiana) of Ogema; Mrs. Mike Novak (Stella) of Olivia; Mrs. Ludwig Farfarek (Anna) of Blomkest; Mrs. Joe Sluka, (Albena) of Willmar; and Mrs. Pope Halverda (Mary) of Blomkest. A sister, Mrs. Anna Kachnitche of Timble, South Dakota, also survives.
    A number of relatives and friends from a distance and from Olivia area attended the funeral.  
    Reference Number 320 
    Religion Catholic 
    Person ID I319  Tree 1
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2013 

    Father Frank John SOULEK,   b. 13 Jul 1831, Sepekov, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Mar 1907, Kimball, Brule, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Maria MATAUSEK,   b. 02 Feb 1841, Sepekov, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1916, Kimball, Brule, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Family ID F213  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jozef TOUPAL,   b. 19 May 1866, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Oct 1911, Harry's Corner, Kandihohi, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married Abt 1891  , , South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Rose TOUPAL,   b. 26 Nov 1884, , , South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1961, Blomkest, Kandiyohi, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Pauline TOUPAL,   b. 03 May 1886, , , South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1971, , Blue Earth, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [Stepchild]  [Natural]
     3. Ella TOUPAL,   b. 16 Aug 1888, , , South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1970, St Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     4. Christina TOUPAL,   b. 11 Nov 1889, Kimball, Brule, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1982, , Mahnomen, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     5. Anastasia Stella TOUPAL,   b. 19 Feb 1893, Jamestown, Mercer, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1981, Olivia, Renville, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     6. Anna S. TOUPAL,   b. 25 Jul 1895, Mitchell, Davison, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Apr 1974, , Kandiyohi, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     7. Albina Blanche TOUPAL,   b. 22 Apr 1897,   d. 11 Aug 1997, Willmar, Kandiyohi, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years)
     8. James Roy TOUPAL,   b. 09 Apr 1900, , , Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Jan 1985, , Kandiyohi, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     9. Mary Josephine M. TOUPAL,   b. 01 Jul 1902, , , Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1989, , Kandiyohi, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     10. Frank George TOUPAL,   b. 24 Oct 1903, , , Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1986, , Renville, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     11. William TOUPAL,   b. 28 Jul 1905, , , Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1969, , Renville, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     12. Louis Joseph TOUPAL,   b. 13 Mar 1907, , , Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1991, , Kandiyohi, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     13. Henry Andrew TOUPAL,   b. 30 Nov 1908, Olivia, Renville, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1998, Olivia, Renville, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     14. Baby Girl TOUPAL,   b. 27 Apr 1911,   d. 27 Apr 1911  (Age 0 years)  [Natural]
    Family ID F12  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jacob PLOYHART,   b. 09 Mar 1857, Czechoslavakia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Jul 1929, Willmar, Kandiyohi, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 1926 
    Family ID F212  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Louis VESELY,   b. Czechoslavakia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1891, , , South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Rose TOUPAL,   b. 26 Nov 1884, , , South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1961, Blomkest, Kandiyohi, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Pauline TOUPAL,   b. 03 May 1886, , , South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1971, , Blue Earth, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [Natural]
     3. Ella TOUPAL,   b. 16 Aug 1888, , , South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1970, St Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     4. Christina TOUPAL,   b. 11 Nov 1889, Kimball, Brule, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1982, , Mahnomen, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    Family ID F13  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Obituary for Josephine Soulek Toupal Ployhart
    Obituary for Josephine Soulek Toupal Ployhart

    Documents
    1940 US Census Ployhart, Josephine
    1940 US Census Ployhart, Josephine
    Widow, age 71, living in Olivia
    Josephine Toupal Ployhart
    Josephine Toupal Ployhart
    1930 US census Bird Island

  • Notes 

  • Sources 
    1. [S15] 1900 Census U.S. Census; Online Images, Soundex Index T140 Roll 162, Volume 51 E.D. 145 Sheet 1 Line 98 Renville County, Winfield Township.
      Toupal, Joseph 35, Saulek 34, Pauline 14, Ella 12, Christina 11, Stazy 7, Annie 5, Alvina 3, Mary 1, and James 3 months.


    2. [S11] 1880 Census - United States, Rush River, St. Croix, Wisconsin, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Name: Household Record;), Family Search.com Township 94, Yankton, Dakota Territory Family History Library Film 1254115 NA Film No T9-0115 Page 528D.
      With Family Age 14 born 1866 in Bohemia

    3. [S20] 1930 Census U.S. Census, Minnesota, Ramsey, St Paul; Online Images, Olivia Renville County MN ED 27 P 15B Line 60.
      Ployhart, Josephine Head age 61 widowed Owned home $1200 with son William Toupal age 25 born in South Dakota. She and parents were born in Czechoslavakia, immigrated 1881.

    4. [S255] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626,;), Year: 1930; Census Place: Olivia, Renville, Minnesota; Roll: ; Page: ; Enumeration District: ; Image: .
      Birth date: abt 1869
      Birth place: Czechoslovakia
      Residence date: 1930
      Residence place: Olivia, Renville, Minnesota
      Arrival date: 1881
      Arrival place:

    5. [S218] 1905 State Census, Minnesota, Kandiyohi; FHL Microfilm, Film 928790, Image 01149https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-159387-340890-92?cc=1503056andhttps://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/SP3C-QF5 (Reliability: 3).
      Toupal, Joe 39, b. 1866 Bohemia, parents: Bohemia, Farmer, Resident in this state for 8 years 6 months, Resident in this E.D. 5 years 3 months; Josephine 38, b. Bohemia, parents Bohemia; Rosy 20, b. 1885 South Dakota; Ella 17, b. SD; Christina 15, b. SD; Stella 12, b. SD; Annie 9, b. SD; Albina 7, b. Minnesota; Jimy 5, b. MN; Mary 3, b. MN; Frank 1, b. MN.
      1905 Minnesota state census, population schedule, Kandiyohi, Film 928790, Image 01149 https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-159387-340890-92?cc=1503056 and https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/SP3C-QF5 . Toupal, Joe 39, b. 1866 Bohemia, parents: Bohemia, Farmer, Resident in this state for 8 years 6 months, Resident in this E.D. 5 years 3 months; Josephine 38, b. Bohemia, parents Bohemia; Rosy 20, b. 1885 South Dakota; Ella 17, b. SD; Christina 15, b. SD; Stella 12, b. SD; Annie 9, b. SD; Albina 7, b. Minnesota; Jimy 5, b. MN; Mary 3, b. MN; Frank 1, b. MN.; Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, 928790.

    6. [S255] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626,;), Year: 1930; Census Place: Olivia, Renville, Minnesota; Roll: ; Page: ; Enumeration District: ; Image: . (Reliability: 3).
      Birth date: abt 1869
      Birth place: Czechoslovakia
      Residence date: 1930
      Residence place: Olivia, Renville, Minnesota
      Arrival date: 1881
      Arrival place:

    7. [S122] Obituary, Volume LXXVIII Number 44 Page 1 Column 3. (Reliability: 3).
      Olivia Times-Journal, Olivia, Minnesota. Thursday, May 31, 1951. Funeral Held for Mrs. J. Ployhart. Funeral services were held Thursday morning, May 24 at St Aloysius church in Olivia for Mrs. Josephine Ployhart of Olivia, who passed away at the Renville County Hospital on May 22. The service was in charge of Reverend Fr. Stanley Skluzacek and burial was made in the local church cemetery.
      Pallbearers at the funeral were all grandsons of the deceased. They were George Novak, Erwin Ferfarek, James Topal, Louis Vetruba, Gerald and Reinert Halverda.
      Mrs. Ployhart had been ailing for the past year. She had been confined to the local hospital for 14 days before her death.
      Deceased was born in Czeckoslavakia on March 19, 1869 and was 82 years of age. She came to the U.S. with her parents when she was one year of age and the family lived for some time at Kimball, South Dakota. She has lived some 44 years in Kandiyohi and Renville counties and in Olivia the past 30 years.
      Born Josephine Solak, she was first united in marriage to Joseph Topal in 1900. He died in 1910. In 1926, she was married to Jacob Ployhart, who died in 1928.
      She is survived by five sons and eight daughters. The are James Topal, Blomkest; Frank Topal, Renville; William Topal, Olivia; Louis Topal, Lake Lillian; Henry Topal, New Ulm; Mrs. Louis Vertruba (Rose) of Blomkest; Mrs. P. Kopecek (Pauline) of Olivia; Mrs. Ed Terfarek (Ella) of St Paul; Mrs. John Stech (Christiana) of Ogema; Mrs. Mike Novak (Stella) of Olivia; Mrs. Ludwig Farfarek (Anna) of Blomkest; Mrs. Joe Sluka, (Albena) of Willmar; and Mrs. Pope Halverda (Mary) of Blomkest. A sister, Mrs. Anna Kachnitche of Timble, South Dakota, also survives.
      A number of relatives and friends from a distance and from Olivia area attended the funeral.


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