Joseph Rudolph MARESH


Family Links

1. Frances M. RIHA

2. Louise Katherine "Ella" WICKHAM

Joseph Rudolph MARESH 3

  • Born: 18 Apr 1891, Czechoslovakia
  • Marriage (1): Frances M. RIHA on 20 Jun 1918 in Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, IA 1 2
  • Marriage (2): Louise Katherine "Ella" WICKHAM in Nov 1948 3
  • Died: Aug 1969, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, IA at age 78 4
  • Buried: Czech National A.K.A.Bohemian Cem, Linn Co, IA 5

bullet  General Notes:

Joseph Rudolph Maresh; 26; 1027-10th Ave. E, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, IA; b. Apr. 18, 1891 in Velke, Outechovice, Bohemia, Europe; citizen of Austria; declarant; milk dealer, own business in Cedar Rapids; claimed exemption from draft due to having a mother to support; medium height and build, blue eyes, brown hair.

IA MARRIAGES, 1809-1992:
Groom's Name: Joe Rudolf Maresh
Groom's Birth Date: 1891
Groom's Birthplace: Bohemia
Groom's Age: 27
Bride's Name: Frances Riha
Bride's Birth Date: 1899
Bride's Birthplace: Cedar Rapids, Linn, Ia
Bride's Age: 19
Marriage Date: 20 Jun 1918
Marriage Place: Cedar Rapids, Linn, Ia
Groom's Father's Name: Joe Maresh
Groom's Mother's Name: Mary Prebyl
Bride's Father's Name: Antonia Riha
Bride's Mother's Name: Johanna Malush
Groom's Race: White Groom's
Bride's Race: White
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02705-5
System Origin: Iowa-EASy
Source Film Number: 1728212
Reference Number: 20539

1920 IA CENSUS, Linn Co, Cedar Rapids city:
Joseph Maresh. 28, immigrated to US in 1902, Pa, b. Bohemia, parnets b. Bohemia, milk man, for himself; wife Frances, 22, immigrated to US in un, Al, b. Bohemia, parents b. Bohemia; son Charley, 4/12, b. IA, parents b. Bohemia.

1925 IA STATE CENSUS, Linn Co, Cedar Rapids:
Rudolph Maresh, 33, 8th grade education, 20 yrs in US and IA, b. Bohemia, father: Joe Maresh who was b. Bohemia, mother: Mary Prybyl who was b. Bohemia and married Bohemia, unclassified laborer, no church; wife Fannie, 27, 8th grade education, 11 yrs in US, 9 yrs in IA, b. Bohemia, father: Anton Riha who was b. Bohemia, mother: Jennie Malong who was b. Bohemia and married Bohemia, no church; son Chas. F., 5, b. IA, father: Rudolph Maresh, mother: Fanny Riha who married Cedar Rapids; bro. in law Joe Riha, 19, single, b. Bohemia, father: Joe Riha, mother: Jenny Malung, unclassified laborer.

1930 IA CENSUS, Linn Co, Cedar Rapids:
Joseph R. Maresh, 38, 1st marriage age 27, b. Czechoslovakia, parents b. Czechoslovakia, laborer, cereal mill; wife Frances M., 33, 1st marriage age 21, b. Czechoslovakia, parents b. Czechoslovakia; son Charles F., 10, b. IA, parents b. Czechoslovakia; dau. Emily, 4-10/12, b. IA, parents b. Czechoslovakia.

Joseph R. Maresh
b. Apr 18, 1891
d. Aug 1969
Issued IA
Last residence: Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, IA.

CEMETERY RECORDS, Czech National Cem aka Bohemian Cem, Linn Co, IA: Joseph R. Maresh 1891-1969 and Frances M. Maresh 1897-1951 were next to each other; also next to each other were Joseph W. & Anna Riha.


Joseph married Frances M. RIHA, daughter of Anton RIHA and Jenni MALONG, on 20 Jun 1918 in Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, IA.1 2 (Frances M. RIHA was born in 1897 in Czechoslovakia,5 died in 1946 in Probably Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, IA 5 and was buried in Czech National A.K.A.Bohemian Cem, Linn Co, IA 5.)


Joseph next married Louise Katherine "Ella" WICKHAM, daughter of Orison/Orrison Jesse WICKHAM and Hetty Theresa Florence BROWN, in Nov 1948.3 (Louise Katherine "Ella" WICKHAM was born on 19 Feb 1905 in Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, IA,6 died on 1 Nov 1961 in Santa Barbara, CA 3 and was buried on 7 Nov 1961 in Linnwood Cem, Linn Co, IA 7.)



1 1930 IA Census.

2 IA, Marriages, 1809-1992.

3 Obituary of Louise Wickham Maresh.

4 Social Security Death Index.

5 Iowa Gravestone Photo Project.

6 Linn Co, IA Birth Records - Vol. 10, 298.

7 Linn Co, IA Historical Records Collection, 119.

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