John and Katerina Hajek, Alouis and Josefa (Kaiser) Hajek, 10N 48W

John and Alouis Hajek, 12N 50W

John Hajak, 24, married Anna Novak on October 17, 1876 in Saline County, Nebraska.
They're in Gage County, Nebraska in 1880, John 26, Annie 24, Mary 3, and Annie 2.

In 1900 Otter Tail County, Minnesota, John Hayek is farming, born June 1848 in Bohemia, with Cassie Sept 1856, both born in Bohemia. Emma Sept 1890, Eddie June 1893 and Bessie Feb 1895 were born in Nebraska.

In 1900 Saline County, Nebraska, Albert Hajek is farming, born Sept 1882 in Nebraska, with sister Adela Aug 1891 Nebraska, sister Emma Aug 1891, and sister Mary Nov 1895, both all three born in Nebraska.

In 1910 Phillips County, Colorado, John is farming, 58, born in Bohemia, immigrating in 1867. Kate is 56, also Bohemian, immigrating in 1880.

Emma is 19, Ed 17, Bessie 15, all three born in Nebraska.

John Hajek proved up a quarter in 8N 46W, Phillips County, Colorado (southeast of Haxtun) in 1913.

John Hajek 1852-1918 is buried in Phillips County, # 102115590.

Katerina, widow of John, claimed a tract in sections 30 and 34, 10N 48W in 1920.

In 1920 Phillips County, Catherine is widowed, 63, Emma 29, and Ed 27. Bessie Taylor is 24, with them.

"Haxtun Harvest, Haxtun, Colorado, December 21, 1922
Katerina Dvorak or Dworak was born Sept. 30, 1856 in Bohemia. She was also called Catherine or Katy Novak after immigrating to the US in 1879. She was the second wife of John Hajek (married May 31, 1881 in Saline County, NE) and the mother of Emma, Bessie (Taylor), and Ed Hajek.
Death claimed Mrs. Katerina Hajek of Paoli, Wednesday morning, December 13, 1922, following a paralytic stroke which occurred the day before.
The deceased was aged 66 years, two months and 13 days. Burial took place at the Paoli cemetery Friday, Rev. Moore, pastor of the Christian church at Holyoke, having charge of the services."

"Her birth name was Katerina Dvorak or Dworak. She was born Sept. 30, 1856 in Bohemia. She was also called Catherine or Katy Novak after immigrating to the US in 1879. She was the second wife of John Hajek (married May 31, 1881 in Saline County, NE) and the mother of Emma, Bessie (Taylor), and Ed Hajek."

Emma Hajek 1890-1972 is buried in Haxtun # 51632916.

Ed Hajek, dying 1975, is buried in Haxtun # 51632905
"Ed Hajek was born on Saline County, Nebraska, a son of John and Katherine Novak Hajek, on July 24, 1892.
He attended school in Nebraska and moved with his parents to a farm one mile west of Paoli in 1907. He lived there until he moved into the nursing home in Holyoke.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Emma."

Bessie K. Hajek, 22, married Charles R. Taylor on March 14, 1916 in Holyoke.

Bessie is buried in Haxtun "Funeral services were held at the First Baptist Church November 16, 1976, for Mrs. Bessie Taylor who passed away in Holyoke November 14. Pastor Joseph Stewart officiated. Burial was in the Haxtun Cemetary.
Bessie Katherine Hajek was born April 25, 1894, in Wilbur, Nebraska, the youngest daughter of John and Katrina Novak Hajek. She moved to Colorado with her parents in 1908. They settled on a farm west of Paoli.
She was united in marriage to Charles R. Taylor on March 14, 1916. To this union three sons were born, two of whom survive.
After a lifetime of farming they moved to Holyoke, in 1950. Mrs. Taylor joined the First Baptist Church of Holyoke in 1956. She had been a resident of the Sheridan Manor nursing home in Holyoke the past two years.
She was a kind and loving mother, with family and friends being very dear to her. She leaves to mourn, her husband Charles, and two sons, Charles, Jr., of Denver, and Clarence, Holyoke. Her third son, Paul, passed away in 1944. She also leaves five grandchildren and nine great grandchildren   "


Arriving December 1, 1890 in New York from Hamburg and LeHavre, John Hajek is 42, Maria 41, Jan 11, Anastasia 5, Adolph 3, and Alouis eleven months.

In 1900 Cedar County, Nebraska, John Hajek is 51, Julia 23, John 21, Daisy 15, Adolph 12, and Louis 11.

In 1910 Cedar County, Alouis is 20, with brother John 31 and sister Julia 33, all born in Bohemia.

Alouis Hajek was born June 21, 1889, enlisting in the army September 19, 1917, serving in B, 40th Infantry, discharged January 18, 1919, serving in B, 40th Infantry,

Julia is in Cheyenne County, Nebraska in 1930, 53, a servant for the Lorenz and Annie Jessen couple.

Alouis is in Lincoln County, Colorado in 1930 and 1940, single, farming.

He died July 19, 1948, to be buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Sidney, Nebraska.
FindaGrave # 45027478, on the same stone as Julia 1877-1953, # 113447636.

John is farming in 1920 Cheyenne County, Nebraska, 40, with Gertrude 28 born in Nebraska.

John F. Hajek and Gertrude T. Lenzen had John Jerome Hajek on March 2, 1927 in Sidney. (

In 1930 Cheyenne County, John is 51, Gertrude 39 - married eleven years. Joseph is 9, Robert 7, Josephine 5, Johnny 3, and Bernard six months.

Gertrude T. Hajek, per # 113447722, died March 10, 1966, buried in Sidney.
John F. Hajek died March 11, 1967, buried in Sidney, per # 113447728.

Joseph Peter Hajek 1920-1998 is buried in Sidney, per # 86696103.

John J. died November 15, 1987.

Bernard Franklin Hajek, born August 11, 1929 in Sidney, died October 14, 2006.
He's buried in Fort Logan # 36065588, serving in the Navy during Korea.