Chicago Czech Midwives in 1900
by Wesley Johnston

See also the Grand Crossing Czech Community web pages.
Thanks to Paul Nemecek for finding these pages for me 23 Oct 2013.

Midwife = Pomocnice ku porodu (Helper at birth)

I have added the south side neighborhoods (south of the river) in square brackets.

  • Ambrožová A., 573 Laflin st.
  • Brašna Magd., 11311 Michigan avenue. [Pullman]
  • Bublíková Marie, 4832 s. Elizabeth st. [Back of the Yards]
  • Buřitová Marie, 3819 Honore st. [Back of the Yards]
  • Císařová Anna, 551 w. 19th st.
  • Divišová Otilie, 38 Burlington st.
  • Dolejšová Marie, 920 w. 19th st.
  • Doležalová Anna, 361 w. North avenue.
  • Dvorská Bohumila, 584 1/2 Centre avenue.
  • Hánová Anna, 1154 s. Kedzie av. [probably NOT the same as the Ana Han whose husband Matej kept the tavern in Grand Crossing until 1897. But midwife Anna Han delivered the majority of the children of the later Grand Crossing families in the Praha and Pilsen neighborhoods in the 1870's and 1880's.]
  • Hanzlíková Magdalena, 2947 Emerald ave. [Bridgeport]
  • Havlížková Josefina, 607 w. Humboldt st.
  • Hlávková Barbora, 7736 Dobson avenue. [Grand Crossing]
  • Horáková Marie, 631 s. Centre avenue.
  • Hrdinová Barbora, 583 Throop st.
  • Hrdinová Lizie, 4719 s. Hermitage ave. [Back of the Yards]
  • Chmatalová Barbora, 67 Tell pl.
  • Chmelílková Růžena, 538 Laflin st.
  • Chodlová Kat., 1936 w. 47th st. [Back of the Yards]
  • Ježková Albína, 1001 s. Washtenaw ave.
  • Jiskrová Marie, 3131 Butler st. [Pullman?]
  • Karasová Marie, 4808 s. Wood st. [Back of the Yards]
  • Klenková Josefina, 494 w. 18th pl.
  • Kopalová Marie, 372 w. 18th pl.
  • Kosáková Jos., 1311 w. 16th st.
  • Kosandová Marie, 583 Blue Island ave.
  • Králová Marie, 4751 Loomis st. [Back of the Yards]
  • Kratochvílová Marie, 634 s. Centre ave.
  • Kremlová Anna, 1857 w. 47th st. [Back of the Yards]
  • Kuldová Frant., 719 Loomis st.
  • Lapice Marie, 1216 s. 41st ct. [Back of the Yards]
  • Levorová Marie, 1001 w. 18th pl.
  • Malečková Josefina, 502 w. 20th st.
  • Marková M., 441 s. Desplaines st.
  • Marešová Anna, 610 s. Centre av.
  • Masopustová Antonie, 670 Cortez st.
  • Mrázková Františka, 593 Blue Island ave.
  • Nedbalová Františka, 687 w. 25th street. [Bridgeport]
  • Novotná Helena, 638 Blue Island avenue.
  • Novotná Karolina, 173 Bunker st.
  • Ocásková Josefina, 109 w. 18th st.
  • Pavlíčková Marie, 1199 s. Lawndale ave.
  • Pokorná Marie, 831 w. 12th st.
  • Poláková Růžena, 703 Throop st.
  • Prchalová Marie, 913 w. 19th st.
  • Rybáková Barb., 1500 s. 40th ct. [Back of the Yards]
  • Ŕeháková R., 575 Throop st.
  • Sakulinová Anna, 1039 s. Troy st.
  • Sklenářová Josefina, 525 w. 18th street.
  • Šterbová Antonie, 995 s. Washtenaw ave.
  • Šůlová Marie, 641 w. 18th st.
  • Talafusová Marie, 607 s. Centre avenue.
  • Tomašková Františka, 911 w. 18th pl.
  • Ulbrich Gabriela, 714 Loomis st.
  • Vrchotková Terezie, 711 w. 18th street.
  • Vyhnánková Marie, 136 w. 19th street.
  • Zajíčková Josefa, 869 s. Ashland avenue.
  • Želená Marie, 618 w. 18th st.

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