1644: Birth of Vit Janeczek

1644: Birth of Vit Janeczek Tree Back The baptism record for Vit (Vitus) Janeczek from May 1644 is the earliest recorded mention of the Janecek family. This record is significant for multiple reasons: This record establishes that the Janeczek family was living in Týnec as early as May 1644. From this evidence we can also... Continue Reading

1654: Berni Rula Establishes Jakub Janeczek as a New Farmer in Týnec

1654: Berni Rula Establishes Jakub Janeczek as a New Farmer in Týnec Tree Back At the conclusion of the Thirty Years War, the crown conducted a detailed inventory of each estate in Bohemia called the Berní Rula (Tax Roll). The Berní Rula recorded all assets that belonged to each estate. This included farm buildings, cottages, mills, animals, and... Continue Reading

1682: Matěj Janeczek Assumes Ownership of the Farm

1682: Matěj Janeczek Assumes Ownership of the Farm Tree Back In 1682, the Judicial Book of the Manor of His Highly Renowned Lord Pan Václav Vojtěch Ste. The Roman Empire Count of Šternberk of Horažďovice recorded the ownership transfer of the Janezcek farm to Matěj Janeczek. This the earliest known land book entry (deed) for the... Continue Reading

1726: Melichar Janeczek Assumes Ownership of the Farm

1726: Melichar Janeczek Assumes Ownership of the Farm Tree Back Melichar Janeczek, as the youngest son, appeared before the segnorial court in 1726 to assume ownership of the farm. This was a full 10 years after the death of his father Matěj Janeczek in 1716. The reason for the delay assuming ownership of the farm... Continue Reading

1773: Jiří Janeczek Assumes Ownership of the Farm

1773: Jiří Janeczek Assumes Ownership of the Farm Tree Back Jiří Janeczek, as the youngest son, appeared before the seignorial court in 1773 to assume ownership of the farm. His father Melichar died in 1749 according to vital records, meaning the transfer occurred 24 years after his death. Despite not transferring ownership of the farm,... Continue Reading

1792: Tomáš Janeczek Assumes Ownership of the Farm

1792: Tomáš Janeczek Assumes Ownership of the Farm Tree Back Tomáš Janeczek, as the youngest son from Jiří Janeczek's first marriage to Žofie Holíková, appeared in segnorial court in 1792 to assume ownership of the farm. Note: Jiří Janeczek married a second time to Barbora Straková and had 6 more children - for a total... Continue Reading

1798: Josef Janeczek Builds Tynec 17

1798: Josef Janeczek Builds Tynec 17 Tree Back Josef Janeczek, the third-oldest son of Jiří Janeczek, builds Týnec 17 on the property of original farm (Týnec 3). Josef and his father Jiří received permission to build the house from the seignorial office. This record outlined the solemnizing of their agreement, specifically the obligations Josef incurred... Continue Reading

1890: Josef Janecek Dies While in Austrian Custody

1890: Josef Janecek Dies While in Austrian Custody Back Josef Janeček, was drafted in 1883 at the age of 21 and served in the 11th Infantry. By 1888, Josef had completed his active term of service and was placed on active furlough. His military records (below) indicate that in 1888 he was arrested for failing... Continue Reading