John Orenyak, Sr.

John Orenyak, Sr.[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]

Male 1885 - 1952  (67 years)

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  • Name John Orenyak 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 12 Mar 1885  Austria-Hungary Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Residence Bef 1905  Perekreszna, Vereckei járás (district), Bereg megye (county), Hungary Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Emigration Jan 1905  Bremen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Immigration 30 Jan 1905  Ellis Island, New York County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 12, 13
    Occupation 1909  Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    an Engineer 
    Residence From 14 Aug 1909 to 1952  Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 9
    Census 15 Jan 1920  Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Occupation 1930  Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 15
    Blacksmith 
    Census 10 Apr 1930  Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Language Slovak and English 
    Died 29 Jun 1952  Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Cause: cerebral hemorrhage due to diabetes 
    Buried 3 Jul 1952  St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Cemetery, North Versailles, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 17
    John Orenyak Sr. (1885-1952) - Find A Grave Memorial
    John Orenyak Sr. (1885-1952) - Find A Grave Memorial
    FamilySearch ID LDCM-85M 
    Person ID I3259  Wendel Voigt Family Tree
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2013 

    Father Charles Orenyak,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Mary Rymek,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Siblings 1. John Orenyak, Sr. 
    2. Steve Orenyak   b. 11 AUG 1887, Austria-Hungary;   d. 7 APR 1960, McKeesport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania; 
    Family ID F1423  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Ivan,   b. 5 May 1891, Austria-Hungary Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1967, Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [1, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22
    Married 31 Aug 1909  St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church, McKeesport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. John R. "Spike" Orenyak, Jr.,   b. 6 Mar 1911, Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1947, Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
    +2. Bertha Orenyak,   b. 18 Nov 1912, Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1989, McKeesport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     3. Emil Orenyak,   b. 6 Sep 1914, Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1986, McKeesport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +4. George R. Orenyak,   b. 18 Aug 1917, Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1968, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     5. Alice Orenyak,   b. 7 Dec 1919, Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1997, McKeesport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     6. Edward "Eddie" Orenyak,   b. 26 Mar 1923, Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 2014, Citrus Memorial Hospital, Inverness, Citrus Co., Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     7. Charles "Chuckie" Orenyak,   b. 1923, Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1957, Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F1414  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Mar 1885 - Austria-Hungary Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bef 1905 - Perekreszna, Vereckei járás (district), Bereg megye (county), Hungary Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - Jan 1905 - Bremen, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 30 Jan 1905 - Ellis Island, New York County, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - an Engineer - 1909 - Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - From 14 Aug 1909 to 1952 - Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 31 Aug 1909 - St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church, McKeesport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - John R. "Spike" Orenyak, Jr. - 6 Mar 1911 - Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Bertha Orenyak - 18 Nov 1912 - Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Emil Orenyak - 6 Sep 1914 - Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - George R. Orenyak - 18 Aug 1917 - Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Alice Orenyak - 7 Dec 1919 - Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 15 Jan 1920 - Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Charles "Chuckie" Orenyak - 1923 - Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Edward "Eddie" Orenyak - 26 Mar 1923 - Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Blacksmith - 1930 - Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 10 Apr 1930 - Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: cerebral hemorrhage due to diabetes - 29 Jun 1952 - Glassport, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 3 Jul 1952 - St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Cemetery, North Versailles, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S609] Family Information from Arlene Lichalk Barth [Orenyak Family], [Orenyak p. 1].
      Date: 29 December 1992
    2. [S596] Letter from Lorraine Orenyak, [Orenyak pp. 3-8].
      States that John Orenyak had a brother named Steve.

      Date: 20 March 1993
    3. [S588] Form SS-5, SSN 205-52-1458 [Lichalk p. 16].
      Document for Bertha Lechalk, born Berth Ornyak daughter of John Ornyak and Anna Ivan.

      Date: 16 September 1974
    4. [S606] Obituary of Bertha (Lichalk) Lechalk, [Lichalk p. 25].
    5. [S608] 1920 U.S. Census, Allegheny Co. PA, McKeesport, Roll T625_1512, E.D. 118, p. 28B, image 56 of 66, lines 59-65.
      Date: 15 January 1920
    6. [S618] Death Certificate for John Orenyak, File No. 49591, issued 11 May 2004., [Orenyak p. 30].
      Date: 2 July 1952
    7. [S600] Headstone Inscription:St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Cemetery, McKeesport, Pen.
      Orenyak; Father John Sr. 1885-1952; Mother Anna 1891-1967
      Date: 28 July 2003
    8. [S607] 1930 U.S. Census, Allegheny Co. PA, Glassport, Roll T626_1964, E.D. 613, p. 11A, image 350, lines 37-45.
      Note that given age of 42 implies a birth in 1888.

      Date: 10 April 1930
    9. [S617] Marriage Records of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, marriage record #21184 series G, application [Orenyak p. 25].
      Before me George Cousins Justice of the Pease in and for said County and State, personally appeared John Orenyak and Anna Evans who apply to the Clerk of the Orphans' Court of said County for a license to be joined in marriage, and who, being duly sworn, do depose and say that they are not related to one another by blood or marriage and that no legal objection to their contemplated marriage exists.
      The first-named applicant doth further depose and say that he was born in Austria, on the 12 day of March 1885, and is of the full age of 24 years; that his residence is 711, Indiana Avenue, Glassport, Pa, his occupation Enginer and that he has not been married before.
      And the second-named applicant doth depose and say that she was born in Austria, on the 5th day of May 1891, and is of the age of 18 years; that her residence is No - Erie Ave. Glassport Pa, and that she has not been married before.
      (signed) Jan Orenyak, Annie Evan
      Sworn and subscribed before me this 14 day of August A.D. 1909, George Cousins, Justice of the Peace.
      Date: 14 August 1909
    10. [S619] Ellis Island Passenger Record Archive, id=102353150036 [Orenyak p. 23-24].
      Name: Janos Orenyak; Ethnicity: Hungary-Ruthenian; Place of residence: Perckreszua; Date of arrival: 30 Jan 1905; Age on Arrival: 19y; Gender: M; Marital Status: S; Ship of Travel: Brandenburg; Port of Departure: Bremen, Germany
      Gives location as "Perckreszua."
    11. [S619] Ellis Island Passenger Record Archive, id=102353150036 [Orenyak p. 23-24].
      Name: Janos Orenyak; Ethnicity: Hungary-Ruthenian; Place of residence: Perckreszua; Date of arrival: 30 Jan 1905; Age on Arrival: 19y; Gender: M; Marital Status: S; Ship of Travel: Brandenburg; Port of Departure: Bremen, Germany
      The ship "Brandenburg" was built by Bremer Vulkan Shipbuilders, Vegesack, Germany, 1901. 7,532 gross tons; 429 (bp) feet long; 54 feet wide. Steam quadruple expansion engines, twin screw. Service speed 13 knots. 1,720 passengers (60 second class, 1,660 third class). Built for North German Lloyd, German flag, in 1901 and named Brandenburg. Bremerhaven-New York and Bremerhaven-Baltimore service. Interned in Norway 1914-19. Transferred to British Government, British flag, in 1919 and renamed Hecuba. Alfred Holt & Company service. Scrapped in 1925.
    12. [S619] Ellis Island Passenger Record Archive, id=102353150036 [Orenyak p. 23-24].
      Name: Janos Orenyak; Ethnicity: Hungary-Ruthenian; Place of residence: Perckreszua; Date of arrival: 30 Jan 1905; Age on Arrival: 19y; Gender: M; Marital Status: S; Ship of Travel: Brandenburg; Port of Departure: Bremen, Germany
    13. [S607] 1930 U.S. Census, Allegheny Co. PA, Glassport, Roll T626_1964, E.D. 613, p. 11A, image 350, lines 37-45.
      Date: 10 April 1930
    14. [S608] 1920 U.S. Census, Allegheny Co. PA, McKeesport, Roll T625_1512, E.D. 118, p. 28B, image 56 of 66, lines 59-65.
      John Benyak [Male,White,36,married, immegrated 1909, alien, not in school, can read, can write, place of birth: Slovakia, language Slovak, father birth Slovakia, father language Slovak, mother birth Slovakia, mother language Slovak, can speak English, occupation Fireman, industry Stationary];
      wife Anna [Female,White,25,married, immegrated 1903, alien, not in school, can read, can write, place of birth: Slovakia, language Slovak, father birth Slovakia, father language Slovak, mother birth Slovakia, mother language Slovak, can speak English];
      son John [Male,White,8,single, in school, place of birth: Pennsylvania, father birth Slovakia, father language Slovak, mother birth Slovakia, mother language Slovak];
      daughter Bertha [Female,White,7,single, in school, place of birth: Pennsylvania, father birth Slovakia, father language Slovak, mother birth Slovakia, mother language Slovak];
      son Emil [Male,White,8,single, not in school, place of birth: Pennsylvania, father birth Slovakia, father language Slovak, mother birth Slovakia, mother language Slovak];
      son George [Male,White,2 5/12,single, not in school, place of birth: Pennsylvania, father birth Slovakia, father language Slovak, mother birth Slovakia, mother language Slovak];
      daughter Alice [Female,White, 1/12,single, not in school, place of birth: Pennsylvania, father birth Slovakia, father language Slovak, mother birth Slovakia, mother language Slovak];
      Date: 15 January 1920
    15. [S618] Death Certificate for John Orenyak, File No. 49591, issued 11 May 2004., [Orenyak p. 30].
      Blacksmith at U.S. Glass Co., Glassport.

      Date: 2 July 1952
    16. [S607] 1930 U.S. Census, Allegheny Co. PA, Glassport, Roll T626_1964, E.D. 613, p. 11A, image 350, lines 37-45.
      John Orenyak [Male,White,42,married, age first married: 24, attended school: no, can read & write: yes, place of birth: Czechoslavakia, father birth Czechoslavakia, mother birth: Czechoslavakia, language: Slovak, year of immegration 1906, naturalized, can speak English, occupation: Blacksmith, industry: Glass House];
      wife Anna [Female,White,38,married, age first married: 17, attended school: no, can read & write: no, place of birth: Czechoslavakia, father birth Czechoslavakia, mother birth: Czechoslavakia, language: Slovak, year of immegration 1903, naturalized, can speak English, occupation: none];
      son John [Male,White,19,single, attended school: no, can read & write: yes, place of birth: Pennsylvania, father birth Czechoslavakia, mother birth: Czechoslavakia, can speak English, occupation: Carry-in, industry: Glass House];
      daughter Bertha [Female,White,17,single, attended school: no, can read & write: yes, place of birth: Pennsylvania, father birth Czechoslavakia, mother birth: Czechoslavakia, can speak English, occupation: Wife Ware, industry: Glass House];
      son Emil [Male,White,15,single, attended school: yes, can read & write: yes, place of birth: Pennsylvania, father birth Czechoslavakia, mother birth: Czechoslavakia, can speak English];
      son George [Male,White,13,single, attended school: yes, can read & write: yes, place of birth: Pennsylvania, father birth Czechoslavakia, mother birth: Czechoslavakia, can speak English];
      daughter Alice [Female,White,10,single, attended school: yes, can read & write: yes, place of birth: Pennsylvania, father birth Czechoslavakia, mother birth: Czechoslavakia, can speak English];
      son Edward [Male,White,7,single, attended school: yes, can read & write: blank, place of birth: Pennsylvania, father birth Czechoslavakia, mother birth: Czechoslavakia];
      son Charles [Male,White,5,single, attended school: no, can read & write: blank, place of birth: Pennsylvania, father birth Czechoslavakia, mother birth: Czechoslavakia]
      Date: 10 April 1930
    17. [S940] Find A Grave, 17 July 2015; http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=123112581.
      John Orenyak; Birth: Mar. 12, 1885; Death: 1952, McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA; Note: Married Anna Ivan OrenyakPennsyvania on Aug 31, 1909; Spouse: Anna Ivan Orenyak (1891 - 1967); Inscription: Father; Burial: Saint Nicholas Cemetery, North Versailles, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA; Created by: Lori Shelpman-Mason; Record added: Jan 10, 2014; Find A Grave Memorial# 123112581.
    18. [S600] Headstone Inscription:St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Cemetery, McKeesport, Pen, [Orenyak p. 1].
      Orenyak; Father John Sr. 1885-1952; Mother Anna 1891-1967
      Couple share headstone.

      Date: 28 July 2003
    19. [S607] 1930 U.S. Census, Allegheny Co. PA, Glassport, Roll T626_1964, E.D. 613, p. 11A, image 350, lines 37-45.
      Orenyak; Father John Sr. 1885-1952; Mother Anna 1891-1967
      Date: 10 April 1930
    20. [S608] 1920 U.S. Census, Allegheny Co. PA, McKeesport, Roll T625_1512, E.D. 118, p. 28B, image 56 of 66, lines 59-65.
      Orenyak; Father John Sr. 1885-1952; Mother Anna 1891-1967
      Date: 15 January 1920
    21. [S617] Marriage Records of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, marriage record #21184 series G [Orenyak p. 25].
      Orenyak; Father John Sr. 1885-1952; Mother Anna 1891-1967

      I, Rev. Vabutice [sic] Goozo [sic], Paster of St Nicholos [?] [?] church, herby certify that on the 31 day of August one thousand nine hundred and nine at McKeesport, Pa, John Orenyak and Anna Evans (Ivan) were by me united in marriage, in accordance with license issued by the Clerk of the Orphans' Court of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Numbered 21184 Series G.
      [signed] Rev. Vabutice Goozo
      Address of person officating 410 Licth [sic] Ave.
      Date: 31 August 1909
    22. [S617] Marriage Records of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, marriage record #21184 series G, application [Orenyak p. 25].
      Orenyak; Father John Sr. 1885-1952; Mother Anna 1891-1967

      I, Rev. Vabutice [sic] Goozo [sic], Paster of St Nicholos [?] [?] church, herby certify that on the 31 day of August one thousand nine hundred and nine at McKeesport, Pa, John Orenyak and Anna Evans (Ivan) were by me united in marriage, in accordance with license issued by the Clerk of the Orphans' Court of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Numbered 21184 Series G.
      [signed] Rev. Vabutice Goozo
      Address of person officating 410 Licth [sic] Ave.

      Before me George Cousins Justice of the Pease in and for said County and State, personally appeared John Orenyak and Anna Evans who apply to the Clerk of the Orphans' Court of said County for a license to be joined in marriage, and who, being duly sworn, do depose and say that they are not related to one another by blood or marriage and that no legal objection to their contemplated marriage exists.
      The first-named applicant doth further depose and say that he was born in Austria, on the 12 day of March 1885, and is of the full age of 24 years; that his residence is 711, Indiana Avenue, Glassport, Pa, his occupation Enginer and that he has not been married before.
      And the second-named applicant doth depose and say that she was born in Austria, on the 5th day of May 1891, and is of the age of 18 years; that her residence is No - Erie Ave. Glassport Pa, and that she has not been married before.
      (signed) Jan Orenyak, Annie Evan
      Sworn and subscribed before me this 14 day of August A.D. 1909, George Cousins, Justice of the Peace.
      Date: 14 August 1909




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