KAROLINE “CAROLINE” JANKOVICH

B. October 26 or 31, 1868 in Austria (Racisdorf, Czechoslovakia)
D. May 19, 1952 in Volo, Lake County, IL
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  • Husband: Paul Jankovich born January 12, 1864 in Austria, Hungary (Dolina, Czechoslovakia); married Karoline “Caroline” Jankovich on February 12, 1888 in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia; Paul died June 30, 1949 in Waukegan, Lake County, IL (See section pertaining to Paul Jankovich buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
  • Children:
    1. Julia Jankovich born December 11, 1891 in Grenava, Czechoslovakia; resides in Los Angeles, CA in 1935
    2. Mosie Jankovich born about 1895 in Hungary
    3. Emilia Jankovich born April 24, 1897 in Rezinek, Czechoslovakia; resides in Chicago, IL in 1935
    4. Aurelia Jankovich born about 1898 in Hungary
    5. Rose (Jankovich) Klemm born March 8, 1904 born in Austria, Hungary (Bratislava, Czechoslovakia); married Otto R. Klemm (1894-1969) son of Ludwig (last name unknown) and Mathilda “Tillie” Klemm (1888-?), stepson of Rudolph/Rudolf Klemm (1868-1930) (See section pertaining to Otto R. Klemm buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery); Rose died November 21, 1977 in McHenry, McHenry County, IL (See section pertaining to Rose (Jankovich) Klemm buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
    6. Mildred “Millie” (Jankovich) Brolin
    7. Frank J. Jankovich born September 8, 1908 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; married Jennie Schlacks; Frank died December 18, 1969 in Cook County, IL; buried in Rosehill Cemetery and Mausoleum, Chicago, Cook County, IL; According to the Chicago Tribune (Chicago IL) Saturday, December 20, 1969, page 42:

“Jankovich
Frank J. Jankovich, suddenly, Dec. 18, 1969, beloved husband of Jennie, nee Schlacks; dear father of Sharon; fond brother of Rose Klemm and Millie Brolin.  Services Monday, 11 a. m., at Ewald Funeral Home, 2501 03 N. Southport avenue.  Interment Rosehill cemetery.  Member of Bookbinders & Paper Cutters union, Local No. 8, I. B. of B., AFL-CIO. 549-0098.”

Additional Information:

According to the Illinois, Federal Naturalization Records, 1856-1991:

“UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
PETITION FOR NATURALIZATION

To the Honorable the DISTRICT Court of THE UNITED STATES of CHICAGO, ILL.  The petition of CAROLINE JANKOVICH, hereby filed respectfully shows:
(1) My place of residence is 1451 Clybourn Ave., Chicago, Ill. (2) My occupation is Housewife (3) I was born in Racisdorf, Czechoslovakia on Oct. 26, 1868  My race is German (4) blank (5) I am married.  The name of my wife or husband is Paul we were married on Feb. 12, 1888 at Bratislava, Czechoslovakia; he was born at Dolina, Czechoslovakia on Jan. 12, 1864; entered the United States at New York, N. Y.  I have 4 children and the name, date and place of birth, and place of residence of each of said children are as follows:
Julia, 12/11/91, Grenava, Czech.; resides Los Angeles. Cal.
Emilia, 4/24/97, Pezinek, Czeck;    ”   Chicago, Ill.
Rose, 3/8/04, Bratislava,    ”   ; Volo, Ill
Frank, 9/14/08 , Chicago, Ill.; Chicago, Ill.
My husband was naturalized Jan 18, 1923, in the U.S. Dist. Ct., Chicago, Ill.
(6) My last foreign residence was Bratislava, Czechoslovakia  I emigrated to the United States of America from Hamburg, Germany  My lawful entry for permanent residence in the Unites States was at New York, N. Y., under the name of Jankvica, Karoline on Nov. 28, 1907, on the vessel President Lincoln as shown by the certificate of my arrival attached hereto.
(7) I am not a disbeliever in or opposed to organized government or a member of or affiliated with any organization of body of persons teaching disbelief in or opposed to organized government.  I am not a polygamist nor a believer in the practice of polygamy.  I am attached to the principles of the Constitution of the United States and well disposed to the good order and happiness of the United States.  It is my intention to become a citizen of the United States and to renounce absolutely and forever all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty, and particularly to THE CZECHOSLOVAK REPUBLIC of whom (which) at this time I am a subject (or citizen), and it is my intention to reside permanently in the United States.
(9) I have resided continuously in the United States of America for the term of one year at least immediately preceding the date of this petition, to wit, since Nov. 28, 1907 and in the County of Cook this State, continuously next preceding the date of this petition, since Dec. 1, 1907.  Petition filed under Sec. 2, Act Sept. 22, 1922.
(10) I have not heretofore made petition for Naturalization:
            Signed: Caroline Jankovich

 AFFIDAVITS OF WITNESSES
Nellie Worley, occupation Housewife residing at 1451 Clybourn Ave., Chicago Ill. and Robert Wilcox, occupation retired blacksmith residing at 1451 Clybourn Ave., Chicago IL each being severally, duly, and respectively sworn, deposes and says that he is a citizen of the United States of America; that he has personally known and has been acquainted in the United States with CAROLINE JANKOVICH, the petition above mentioned, since Jan. 1, 1935 and that to his personal knowledge the petition has resided in the United States continuously preceding the date of filing this petition, of which this affidavit is a part, to wit, since the date last mentioned, and at Chicago, Ill. in the County of Cook this State, in which the above-entitled petition is made, continuously since Jan. 1, 1935…
Subscribed and sworn to before me by the above-named petition and witness in the office of the Clerk of said Court at Chicago, Ill. this 29th day of January, Anno Domino 1936  I hereby certify that certificate of arrival No. 11-138783 from the Department of Labor, showing the lawful entry for permanent residence of the petitioner above named has been by me filed with, attached to, and made part of this petition on this date.”

According to the 1910 U.S. Census for Chicago City, Cook County, IL the household members were: Paul Jankovich, head, age 42, married once for 20 years, born in Hungary, parents born in Hungary; immigrated in 1906, occupation: carpenter – railroad; Caroline Jankovich, wife, age 42, married once, 6 children born, 5 children living, born in Hungary, parents born in Hungary; Mosie Jankovich, daughter, age 15, single, born in Hungary, occupation: weaver – silk co.; Aurelia Jankovich, daughter, age 12, single, born in Hungary; Rosie Jankovich, daughter, age 6, single, born in Hungary; Frank Jankovich, son, 1, single, born in Illinois; John Kosturck, lodger, age 52, married once for 23 years, born in Hungary, parents born in Hungary, immigrated in 1900, occupation: laborer – railroad.

According to the 1920 U.S. Census for the City of Chicago, Cook County, IL living at 706 Gardner Street, the household members were: Paul Jankovich, head, age 52, married, immigrated in 1906, born in Hungary, parents born in Hungary, occupation: carpenter – street car company; Caroline Jankovich, wife, age 52, married, immigrated in 1907, born in Hungary, parents born in Hungary, occupation: proprietor – candy store; Rose Jankovich, daughter, age 15, single, immigrated in 1907, born in Hungary; Frank Jankovich, son, age 12, single, born in Illinois.

According to the 1930 U.S. Census for Ward 43, Cook County, IL living at 1451 N. Clybourne, the following household members were: Paul Jankovich, head, age 66, married at age 22, born in Czechoslovakia, parents born in Czechoslovakia, immigrated 1906; Caroline Jankovich, wife, age 64, married at age 20, born in Czechoslovakia, parent born in Czechoslovakia, immigrated 1907; Frank Jankovich, son, age 20, single, born in Illinois; occupation: jogger – printing.

According to the 1940 U.S. Census for Chicago, Cook County, IL living at 1451 Clybourne Ave., the household members were: Paul Jankovich, head, age 77, married, highest grade completed: 5, born in Germany, lived in same house in 1935; Caroline Jankovich, wife, age 73, married, highest grade completed: 5, born in Germany, lived in same place in 1935.

According to the McHenry Plaindealer (McHenry IL) Thursday, May 22, 1952, page 6:

JANKOVICH RITES HELD WEDNESDAY AT ROUND LAKE

   “Mrs. Caroline Jankovich, 83, mother of Mrs. Otto Klemm of Volo, died early Monday morning, May 19, at the Klemm home following an illness of three days.
   The deceased was a native of Austria-Hungary and came to this country in 1907.  She and her husband, Paul, who died in 1949, lived in Chicago until four years ago. When they came to reside with their daughter in Volo.
   The couple celebrated their sixty-first wedding anniversary in 1941, shortly before his death.
   Surviving is another daughter, Mrs. Millie Brolin, of Los Angeles, Calif., and a son, Frank Jankovich, of Chicago; also nine grand-children and seven great-grandchildren.
   Services were held at 2 o’clock Wednesday from St. Paul’s Lutheran church at Round Lake, with Rev. J. J. Pelican, Sr., of Trinity Slovak Lutheran church of Chicago officiating.  Burial was in Fort Hill cemetery, Round Lake.
   The body rested at the Peter M. Justen funeral home until time of rites.”