George Simchena Sr.
(1882-1964)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Veronica Burya

George Simchena Sr. 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 15 Aug 1882, , , , SVK 1 3
  • Marriage (1): Veronica Burya on 24 Jan 1903 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA
  • Died: 1 Feb 1964, Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA at age 81 5

   FamilySearch ID: 997M-PVM.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He has conflicting birth information of 15 Aug 1882 and , , , AUT. 5 6

2. Census in 1920 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA. 7 The 1920 census recorded renting at 425 S. Second St. in St. Clair borough: George Sumchina, miner in coal mine, 37, living with wife Veronica, 36; Annie, lacer in silk mill, 16; Elizabeth, lacer in silk mill, 14; Mary, 13; Julia, 11; Veronica, 10; George, 8; Susie, 6; Pauline, 5; Bertha, 3; and Irene, 5 months old on 6 Jan 1920 when the census was recorded. Georgie and Veronica and their parents were born in Austria. The children were born in Pennsylvania. George immigrated in 1900, Veronica in 1902, and they became U.S. citizens in 1919.

3. Census in 1930 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA. 8 The 1930 census recorded owning a $5000 home at 434 First St.: Georg Sanckivca (handwriting is faded on census image so was indexed wrong), miner in coal mine, 47, living with wife Beronica, 46; George, machinist in steel mill, 18; Susie, nurse in hospital, 17; Bertha, 13; Irine, 11; and Hellen, 8. George and Veronica and their parents were born in Austria. He immigrated in 1900 and she in 1903 and they became U.S. citizens. The children were born in Pennsylvania.

4. Occupation: miner, Saint Clair Coal Company on 27 Apr 1942 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA. 3

5. Residence: 434 S. Front St., St. Clair, PA on 27 Apr 1942 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA. 3

6. Residence: 410 S. Front St. On 25 Jan 1945 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA. 9


George married Veronica Burya on 24 Jan 1903 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA. (Veronica Burya was born on 9 Feb 1883 in , , , SVK 1 and died on 7 Jul 1969 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA.)


Sources


1 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M6YB-K8H Susie Sumchina in entry for George Sumchina, 1920.

2 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Suzanne Simchena Wasti (1947), Suzanne Simchena Woodwell (1957); Suzanna Sinchena Beacher (28 Dec 2006).

3 FamilySearch.org, United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, George Simchena b. 15 Aug 1882 in Hungary.

4 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 1 Jan 2002, page B6. Obituary of Bertha Miller.

5 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 020316-64 George Simchena b 15 Aug 1882 in Austria, spouse Veronica Burya Simchena, informant Mrs. George Simchena.

6 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMZW-KLM Foster William Smith and Bertha Simchena, 1939.

7 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M6YB-K8H George Sumchina, St Clair South Ward, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 4A.

8 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHH9-7K9 Geoge Sanckivca Or Sanckrvia, 1930.

9 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMZH-PBS Ray G Woodwell and Suzanne Wasti, 1945.



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