Antonius Stjepan Kucan

Male 1859 - Aft 1906  (47 years)


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  • Name Antonius Stjepan Kucan  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 9 Jan 1859  Vucinic Selo, Primorje-Gorski, Croatia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900  Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4

    • 1) «b»Shaun Kuchan,«/b» male, age 40, born Austra, immigration 1891, labor mill, rent house.
      2) Francis Kuchan, female, married, age 30, Born Austra, immigration 1891.
      3) Mary Kuchan, female, age 10, born Austra.
      4. John Kuchan, male, age 2, born Pennsylvania.
      5) Poleeme Kuchan, female, age 1, born Pennsylvania.
    Occupation
    • He was employed by the railroad
    Died Aft 1906  Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I3  My Genealogy | Kucan, Kutchen, Kratofil
    Last Modified 16 May 2014 

    Father Luka Kucan,   b. , , , Croatia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Smiljana Vujnovic,   b. , , , Croatia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F217  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Francisca Lucija Kratofil,   b. 9 Dec 1867, Vrbovsko, Primorje-Gorski, Croatia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1903, South Side Hospital, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 5 Feb 1888  St. Ivan Nepomuk Church, Vrobovsko Croatia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6, 7
    Children 
     1. Mary Kutchen,   b. 30 Sep 1889, Vrbovsko, Primorje-Gorski, Croatia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1971, Highland Park, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     2. John L. Kutchen,   b. 27 Jul 1897, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1970, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     3. Pauline Kutchen,   b. 26 Feb 1900, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1970, Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     4. Annette Kutchen,   b. 25 Jan 1901, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1987, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     5. Joseph Kutchen,   b. 21 Feb 1903, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1973, Calumet City, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)  []
    Last Modified 18 Mar 2014 
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Feb 1888 - St. Ivan Nepomuk Church, Vrobovsko Croatia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Aft 1906 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Vrbovsko, Croatia
    Vrbovsko, Croatia
    Home of the Kucan
    St Ivan Church
    St Ivan Church
    The church that Anton & Francisa were married

    Histories
    Croatia
    Croatia
    KUCAN, (Kutchen), KRATOFIL

  • Notes 
    • Antonius Kucan came to America from Vrbovsko, Croatia in 1891. His
      wife, Francisca and their first child Mary came in 1892 He worked for
      the railroad in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Shortly after their
      5th child was born in 1903, his wife died. He died before 1910 when he
      was hit by a train. [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Personal Knowledge - Bill Kutchen, Personal knowledge. (Reliability: 3), 22 Nov 2008.

    2. [S94] Church Records, St. Nicholas R. C. Croatian Church, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvana, USA, Kucan letter from the church (1897); issued 24 Jun 2004 b y Diocese of Pittsburgh, St. Nicholas R. C. Croatian Churc h (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvana). (Reliability: 3), 20 Apr 2006.

    3. [S5] E-mail fropm John Stefanac, John Stefaniac, [(E-ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE),] (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S95] Pennsylvania, Allegheny County - 1900 - USA Census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny, (www.heritagequestonline.com: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), T623, roll 1363, Pittsburgh, enumeration district (ED) 282 , sheet 15B, p. 285, dwelling 2604 Josephline (Reliability: 3), 16 Jan 2010.

      1) «b»Shaun Kuchan«/b», male, age 40, born Austra, immigration 1891, labor mill, rent house.
      2) Francis Kuchan, female, married, age 30, Born Austra, immigration 1891.
      3) Mary Kuchan, female, age 10, born Austra.
      4. John Kuchan, male, age 2, born Pennsylvania.
      5) Poleeme Kuchan, female, age 1, born Pennsylvania.

      This census is hard to read. Ancestry.com has grandpa first name as Shaun and Heritage has it as Sthoms.

    5. [S3] Croatian Newsletter, Lipak, "Mary Kaydich". (Reliability: 1), 5 May 2006.
      The letter is from the Detroit Croatian Lodge informing the members of Mary Kaydich death and telling them her life story.

    6. [S3] Croatian Newsletter, Lipak, "Mary Kaydich". (Reliability: 3), 5 May 2006.
      The letter is from the Detroit Croatian Lodge informing the members of Mary Kaydich death and telling them her life story.

    7. [S4] Personal Knowledge - Bill Kutchen (Reliability: 3).
      They were married in the St. Ivan (John) Nepomuk Church in Vrbovsko, Croatia.