NameLovro Mejaški
Birth4 Jun 1864, Barilović, Croatia70
Death25 Feb 1936, Barilović, Croatia70
Occupationcoal miner
ReligionRoman Catholic
FatherJanko Mejaški (1841-1891)
MotherJana Trgovčić (1841-)
Spouses
Birth4 Dec 1866, Barilović, Croatia70
Death21 Dec 1942, Barilović, Croatia70
ReligionRoman Catholic
FatherLuka Banjavčić (1829-1880)
MotherKata Krivačić (1829-)
Marriage29 Nov 1882, Croatia70
ChildrenJanko (John) (1883-1945)
 Magdalena (Magda) (1885-1942)
 Catherine (Kata) (1887-1971)
 Jela (Helen) (1889-)
 Anton (1890-1896)
 Marko (1892-1912)
 Petar (1894-1896)
 Andro (1895-1895)
 Ljuba (1902-1902)
 Ivan (1902-?)
 Marija (1905-1905)
Notes for Lovro Mejaški
1.In 1900 Lovro was living in a boarding house in Mt Olive, Illinois. No wife is shown. Census shows following info: born Aug 1862, married, emigrated 1896, coal miner, 4 months unemployed, can read, write & speak English.71 He was still in Mt Olive in 1907 when daughter Catherine arrived.72 He has not been found in the 1910 census. Lovro returned to Barilović where he died. It is not known if Barbara ever came to US although “family tradition” says they both came over, but returned to Croatia. Manifest of Kaiser Wilhelm II (left Bremen 13 Mar 1906; arr New York 21 Mar 1906) shows Lovro Mejaški, married (wife did not accompany him), last residence Mt Olive; previously had arrived in US 1895.
2. Arr Baltimore 15 Mar 1896 aboard Willehad from Bremen. Last residence Leskovac. Destination Mt Olive. Friend at Mt Olive is listed as “uncle.”
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