Toman

 

New as of December 2005, you can search various Toman Census records here.

Joseph Kenny's mother was :

Veronica Janda, married to Dan L. Kenny.  

Veronica's parents were Charles C. Janda & Marie C Toman

Marie Tomans parents were Anton J. Toman and Marie Chyba

Anton Toman's parents were John Toman and Antonia Zitka

John Toman's parents were Jan Toman and Josepha ZABRSA

Jan Toman's parents were Jakub Toman and Josepha VAVERKA

Jakub Toman's parents were Joannes Toman and Zofie Sejkora

Joannes father was Tomasch Toman

John Toman and Antonia Zitka's children

Notes on Marie C. Toman

On Anton's Naturalization papers, it shows Mary born Dec 1886.
Marie must have been suffering from ill health prior to her death. I have several receipt showing various hospital and doctor fee in Nov. of 1955.

Notes on Anton J. Toman

Anton Toman was born in Moravia, Austria, which is now, the Czech Republic, on Nov.5, 1859. When he reached near his adulthood at the age of seventeen he decided to seek a home to which so many of his friends and associates of his native land had moved. So he boarded the Steamer "Suevia" and on 25 May 1876 came to the United States. According to my records, he first moved to South Dakota where he spent a few months then finally settled in Plattsmouth, Nebraska. Those days in Plattsmouth, the Irish settled to the North, the Germans to the South and the Bohemians all settles in the West of Plattsmouth which was called "Bohemian Town". Bohemian Town had its own school house which still stands today, two stores, Kvapil's and Svoboda's and later, its own Catholic parish, with their own Czech priest and in their own language.
His Father and Mother, John and Antonia Toman with their children Emma, Josepha, Josef, Frantisek, and Edward followed him to Plattsmouth on 3 July 1877. They left Bremen, Germany on board the Steamer, "Pommerania".

He entered the services of Burlington Railroad and was for many years a faithful and diligent employee. He was a Blacksmith.
Anton was married at St John's Church in Plattsmouth on August 29th 1884 to Miss Marie (Chyba) who's family later changed the name to "Hiber".
Anton naturalized Sep. 30, 1892.
As mentioned above, Bohemian Town was fairly self sustaining but lacked a Catholic Church that was in their own Czech language. So some of the men formed a committee to build a church. It was headed up by Cyrill Janda who served as President, Anton Toman was the Vice-President, Joseph Kalasek as Secretary, and Thomas Janda as Treasurer. They purchased three lots from John Svoboda in the Dukes Addition for $300 and started construction of the new "Holy Rosary Church" The total costs were about $2400. It was completed in 1890. Many of the parishioners donated the furnishings. Anton and Marie Toman donated a statue of an Angel holding a candelabra. Though the church still stands today, at 1610 First Avenue, it has been left derelict. But one nice thing remains, the original stained glass windows, each one with a member of the committees name on it. The church had its last mass on 6 September 1973. The closing was the results of lack of priests in the Lincoln diocese.
Anton health was failing in his last years in life and quietly spent his declining years with his family at home. On Friday, February 20, 1942 at 3:00 in the families home, Anton passed away leaving his wife and children. He was 82 years old.

References came from Joe Kenny's research from ship records, newspapers, obituaries and from Joe Kvapil, a Bohemian Town expert.

Notes on John Toman

Born at house #14 in Horni Rozinka

>There were other Tomans living @ Horni Rozinka #14 before, during, and
after
>Johann & Josepha lived there. The house #8 indicated on Joseph's birth in
>1828 might be a mistake in the parish book (there are many mistakes).
>
>The spelling of the names is as they appear in the parish books (as near as
>I could decipher).

John and Antonia TOMAN came to America on board the "Pommerania" on 3 July 1877
with there children:Emma, Josepha, Josef, Frantisek, and Edward. Their son
Anton, (my great G. Father) had already been in America since 25 May 1876.
Anton was on the steamer "Suevia".
He was 83 years, 4 months and 25 days old, at the time of his death. Some of info from obituaries and from the "little book" that Lois Bestor Nutzel has, that belonged to Emma Toman.

Notes on Jan Toman

Jan was 29 when married. Josepha was 28.

Jan was a cottage owner and probably a farmer.
Born in House # 10 in Zvole, Moravia. Lived in #5

On the birth of the following children are various house numbers where the children s were born

Notes on Jakub Toman

He is speculated to be in the family.
Some of this info also came from kindredkonnections.com
died at age 45 at house #14 in Horni Rozinka

Further notes should be taken here in regards to some information from Paul Ptacek. He shows some other family members that lived in Zvole at the same time as Jakub Toman. These names are not tied into my line as of yet, but I will list them, strictly for future reference incase any new information arises that may link these individuals to my line.
These reference names are:
Bartholomej Toman had son Jakub Toman
Jakub married Ludmilla Blavek on Sep 11, 1754
children were
Terezia Aug. 25, 1755
Magdelena, Jan. 31, 1758
Katerzina Jan 8, 1762

Also listed for reference only, from Zvole were:
Rzchorz Toman married Rozina Girzik
they had children,
Anna Judita Oct 16, 1744
Bernard April 23, 1749
Katerzina Oct 14, 1751

Rzchorz 2nd marriage to Terezia Stokandl on Feb 6, 1752
with the following child:
Jan Evangelista Dec 26, 1759

Rzchorz 3rd marriage to Magdelena with the following children:
Marzi Magdelena July 20, 1756
Jan May 20 1759
Wenceslaus Aug 25 1762
This last person, Wenceslaus, is who Paul Ptacek is related to, from my understanding.

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