Annie Marie “Mary” (Dudika) Mazac, Rosie Havelka (Nemec), & her Mom-Rozalie (Mazac) Havelka, near railroad tracks, Granger, Williamson County, Texas, c. 1920’s.
My Paternal Great Grandmother, Daughter of Tomas “Tom” Dudika (also known as Dudik) & Evy “Eve” (Chlevestanove) Dudika of Mala Bystrici, Novy Jiovin, Moravia.
Wife of Jan “John” Mazac, Mother of 21 children.
Emigrated on 19 January 1892 from Moravia to Ellis Island, New York, New York. Moved to Texas to meet her husband, John Mazac.
[LEO BACA’S BOOK ON CZECH IMMIGRATION:
MARIE MAZAC, AGE 29, ARRIVED ON JAN. 19, 1892 IN NEW YORK ON THE SHIP EIDER FROM MORAVIA, WITH ROZALIE AGE 8, ROBERT AGE 2, AND JOSEF AGE 1/2 [6 MONTHS] BOUND FOR TEXAS. IMMIGRATION PAPERS SHOW MAZAC, MARIE, DCERA TOMASE DUDIKA, DOMKARE V MALE BYSTRICI A JEHO MANZELKY EVY CHLEVESTANOVE.]
Hard working Farmers. Settled in Granger, Taylor, and Corn Hill, Williamson County, Texas areas.
Children: Rosalie, Albert, Anton, Andrew, Joe #1, Steve, Johnnie, Robert Albert, Frank, Johnny #2, Marie, Elizabeth Annie (Bessie), Emma, Effie, Eva (baby), John Joseph, Alberta “Bertha”, Olga, Frank Joseph, and Vlasta Mary Mazac.
Loving wife, Mother, Grandmother, and Great Grandmother.
Hardworking Czech-Moravian, farmer’s wife, and a devout Catholic. Member of the SPJST.
Member of the St.Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Granger, Williamson County, Texas. Mary & John Mazac helped build the St. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church, in Granger, Williamson County, Texas.
Note: Burial Information taken from Williamson County Cemetery Book, Vol.1.
Tomas Dudika (1842 – 1922)
Evy Chlevestanove Dudika (1843 – 1925)
Jan Mazac (1863 – 1931)
Rozalie Mazac Havelka (1884 – 1949)
Joe Frank Mazac (1891 – 1959)
Marie Mazac Motloch (1894 – 1968)
Elizabeth Annie Mazac Frederick (1895 – 1977)
Effie Mazac Hurta (1898 – 1979)
John Joseph Mazac (1899 – 1966)
Frank Joseph Mazac (1902 – 1990)
Vlasta Mary Mazac Konecny (1904 – 1999)
Holy Cross Cemetery
Created by: TEXAS TUDORS
Record added: Aug 21, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21074105