George Anthony Zitkus Sr.
(1887-1943)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Agnes Ruseckas

George Anthony Zitkus Sr. 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 23 Apr 1887, Litwinowas, , , LTU 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Agnes Ruseckas on 19 Jun 1909 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA 1
  • Died: 2 Oct 1943, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA at age 56 3
  • Buried: 7 Oct 1943, Shenandoah Heights: Kehillath Israel Hebrew Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 3 6

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He has conflicting birth information of His marriage license record states 1886; his tombstone and WWII draft 1887., 23 Apr 1886 and , , , LTU. 1

2. Occupation: miner in 1909 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 1

3. Census in 1920 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 7 The 1920 census recorded at 504 East Centre Street: George Zitkus, coal miner, 36, living with wife Agnes, 31; George, 8; Hellen, 6; and Mary, 1. The parents and their parents were born in Lithuania. George immigrated in 1904 and Agnes in 1908. They became U.S. citizens in 1916. The children were born in Pennsylvania.

4. Cause of Death: acute dilation of heart, 2 Oct 1943, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 6

5. Occupation: hotel keeper, owner, hotel and tap room on 2 Oct 1943 in Shean. 6

6. Residence: 515 E. Centre St., Shenandoah, PA on 2 Oct 1943 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 6


George married Agnes Ruseckas on 19 Jun 1909 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA.1 (Agnes Ruseckas was born on 15 Jun 1887 in , , , LTU,3 8 died in Oct 1964 in , , PA 3 8 and was buried in Shenandoah Heights: Kehillath Israel Hebrew Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 3.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMCT-4NQ George Zitkus and Agneszka Ruseckuite, 19 Jun 1909; citing , Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, ; FHL microfilm 2131381.

2 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMZQ-4BY George Zitkas and Mae Beacher, 18 Nov 1932; citing , Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, ; FHL microfilm 2133644.

3 <i>Billion Graves</i> (http://www.BillionGraves.com), http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/GeorgeZitkus/5814522.

4 FamilySearch.org, <i>United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VQNJ-QRW George Anthony Zitkus, 1942.

5 <i>The Evening Herald (Shenandoah, PA)</i>, 20 Apr 1970, page 11. Obituary of George A. Zitkus.

6 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 92411. George Zitkus. Parents not listed. Spouse Agnes Zitkus.

7 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, Year: 1920; Census Place: Shenandoah Ward 1, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1652; Page: 18A; Enumeration District: 120; Image: 94.

8 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VSL2-VX3 Agnes Zitkus, October 1964; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).



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