Pvt. Charles “Charlie” F. Frederick, My Paternal Moravian Grandfather

Frederick Family Genealogy

Birth: Apr. 20, 1892, Mala Lhota, Vsetina, Moravia
Death: Mar. 9, 1947, Houston, Harris, Texas, USA

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My paternal grandfather, born in Mala Lhota, Vsetina, Moravia on April 20, 1892. No middle name, when he joined the service he used F. for his middle name, because they told him that he had to have one. He earned his United States citizenship by serving in the Czech-Slovak Legionnaire Army and fought in France during World War I.

(His headstone birth date is not accurate-he was born in 1892 according to his citizenship papers and my Aunt, his daughter). He was also known as Karel Fredrich and Charles Fredrick.

Emigrated: 1894 from Czechoslavakia, according to the 1930 U.S. Census for Harris County, Texas. Last known residence was Pusta Polom, Ostrava, Moravian-Silesia.

Image result for Mala Lhota, Vsetina, MoraviaHis daughter, Agnes Rainie (Frederick) Christ, told me that he emigrated to reside with his Uncle Joe Frederick, of Austin, Travis…

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