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John Swanda

John Swanda

Male 1836 - 1926

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  • Born  1836  Lidice (near), Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  1926  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, Oklahoma, USA, -Fairlawn Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I1532  Clarkson
    Last Modified  23 Feb 2017 

    Family  Antoniette "Nettie" Cihlar,   b. 1839, Lidice (near), Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1916, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1860 
    Children 
     1. Joseph "Joe" Swanda,   b. 9 Dec 1864, Lidice (near), Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1934, Carnegie, Caddo Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. James "Jim" Swanda,   b. 14 Sep 1867, Lidice (near), Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1938, Yukon, Canadian Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Frank Swanda,   b. 26 Oct 1869, Lidice (near), Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1919, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Antoniette "Nettie" Swanda,   b. 7 Jun 1871, Prague, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1967, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. John R Swanda,   b. 31 Jul 1873, Lidice (near), Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1962, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Anton Swanda,   b. 29 Apr 1874, Lidice (near), Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1949, Carnegie, Caddo Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Charles "Charlie" Swanda,   b. 3 May 1877, Lidice (near), Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1941
     8. Peter "Pete" Swanda,   b. 3 Aug 1879, Lidice (near), Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1968, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F559  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Swanda - Cihlar
    Swanda - Cihlar
    John Swanda and Antoniette Cihlar; from the Swanda Family History Collection of Aline Svejkovsky Garrett.

    Histories
    Olga's Swanda Svejkovsky Family Story
    Olga's Swanda Svejkovsky Family Story
    Olga Elizabeth Swanda was the daughter of Charles Swanda and Emma Vodiska. She married William Svejkovsky in 1924 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Many years later, possibly in 1963 and 1984, she wrote two lovely accounts of her family which are included in the Svejkovsky family history that was compiled by Aline Svejkovsky Garrett.
    Swanda Family: An Immigration Story
    Swanda Family: An Immigration Story
    John Svanda (Swanda) and his wife Antoniette “Nettie” Cihlar were the owners of the Swanda Family Inn. They had been married in Bohemia about 1863 . .

  • Notes 
    • 1920 Census of Oklahoma
      John Swanda; 83, Bohemia
      John R Swanda; 46, Bohemia
      Mary Swanda; 35, North Dakota
      Tophel Swanda; 18, Oklahoma
      George Swanda; 16, Oklahoma
      Matilda Swanda; 14, Oklahoma
      Adolph Swanda; 11, Oklahoma
      Irene Swanda; 5, Oklahoma
      Margarete Swanda; 3, Oklahoma

      John Swanda; 1836 - 1926; Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma county Oklahoma.
      Antonette "Nettie" Kotoneva Swanda; born 1839; died 3 January 1916; Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma county Oklahoma.
      Antoinette "Nettie" Swanda Hubatka; born 7 June 1871; died 5 January 1967; Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma county Oklahoma; Block 10, Lot 133.
      John Hubatka; born 9 May 1866; died 16 August 1932; Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma county Oklahoma; Block 10, Lot 133.
      Charles Swanda; born 3 May 1877; died 12 September 1941; Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma county Oklahoma.
      Emma Elizabeth Vodiska Swanda; born December 1880; died 21 April 1961; Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma county Oklahoma.
      Peter Swanda; born 3 August 1879; died 10 January 1968; Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma county Oklahoma.
      Josephine "Josie" Vaverka Swanda; born 22 October 1883; died 2 September 1957; Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma county Oklahoma.
      [source] FindAGrave, intenet; submitted by Black-Avitts, 2008, 2009 and Thomas Carlile 2009.

      John Swanda, 90 years old, an eighty-niner, died Friday night at his home, 1832 Linwood boulevard. He is survived by one daughter, Mrs John Hubatka of Oklahoma City and six sons, Joseph Swanda and Anton, Charles, John and Peter Swanda, all of Oklahoma City and James Swanda of Yukon. Funeral Services will be conducted at St Joseph's cathedral Monday morning at 9 o'clock. Burial will be in Fairlawn cemetery, under the direction of the Hahn funeral home.
      [source] Obituary from the Oklahoma City Newspaper; about 1 Mar 1926

      To learn more about the Swanda Family immigration to America read the August 2013 blog posting, The Swanda Family: An Immigration Story, at the Family Stories Blog.

      Notes for John Swanda; compiled by Pamela Hutchison Garrett, 2013; for Family Stories at pamgarrett.com.