James Palecek

Birth Name James Palecek
Gender male
Age at Death 64 years, 7 months, 24 days


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth September 19, 1879 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   1
Death May 13, 1944 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   1


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Martin PalecekAugust 1850February 14, 1929
Mother Mary KozakDecember 1854between 1910 and 1920
    Brother     Frank Palecek August 30, 1875 August 10, 1937
    Brother     Charles Joseph Palecek January 30, 1877 March 1964
         James Palecek September 19, 1879 May 13, 1944
    Brother     John E. Palecek May 10, 1884 February 27, 1938
    Brother     Joseph Palecek August 22, 1886 July 19, 1963
    Brother     Edward Palecek January 31, 1890 about December 9, 1973


    Family of James Palecek and Julia Novotny
Married Wife Julia Novotny
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage between 1900 and 1901 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   2
Name Birth Date Death Date
Helen PalecekOctober 11, 1901January 29, 1939


City Directories:
1898 Palecek James, cigarmkr 51 Homewood
1899 Palecek Vaclav, cigarmkr 51 Homewood
1900 Palecek James, cigarmkr 51 Homewood

Their marriage index information:

When he registered for the draft in WWI, James Palecek was working for White Motors and living at 2841 E. 116th.

Name: Palecek, James
Date: May 16 1944
Source: Source unknown; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #062.
Notes: Palecek: James, beloved husband of Julia (nee Novotny), father of the late Helen, brother of Charles, Joseph and Edward, May 13. residence, 2841 E. 116th. Friends may call at the Harry T. Maher, Inc., Funeral Home, 12019 Woodland ave., where services will be held Tuesday, May 16, at 2:30 p. m.

Death Record [at familysearch as Pacecek]
Name: James Palecek
Marital status: married
Born: September 19, 1879
Birthplace: Cleveland
Died: May 13, 1944
Age: 67y, 7m, 6d
Place of death: St. Alexis Hospital
Residence: 2841 E. 116th
Cause of Death:
Contributory cause: obstruction of large bowel
Occupation: machinist, White Motor Co.
Father: Martin Palecek, born in Czechoslovakia
Mother: 'don't know'
Informant: Julia Palecek, 2841 E. 116th
Buried: May 16, Highland Cemetery, Maher Funeral Home


  1. Martin Palecek
    1. Mary Kozak
      1. Frank Palecek
      2. Charles Joseph Palecek
      3. James Palecek
        1. Julia Novotny
          1. Helen Palecek
      4. John E. Palecek
      5. Joseph Palecek
      6. Edward Palecek

Source References

  1. Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953
  2. Cuyahoga County Marriage Index

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