JOHN DUBAS SR.
John Dubas, Sr. was born June 6, 1858, in Poland to Joseph Dubas and Marchiana Pyrchla Dubas. He came to the United States sometime before he was 18. He worked on the railroad at Duncan, NE and then farmed in Polk county. He moved to Nance county before 1897 to a sod house north of where Charles Lesiak's live now, east of Fullerton near the river.
He married Marcyanna Iwan on February 6, 1888, at Duncan, NE. She was born in Poland in 1872. She came to the United States in 1878. Their children were Joseph, Frank, John, Adeline, born in the sod house east of Fullerton, and Mary also born in the sod house. Two children died in infancy. Marcyanna died in February 1900.
John married Maryanna Bosak on July 29, 1900, and moved west of Fullerton in 1919 and then to the North Star area in 1911. He was naturalized a citizen September 14, 1906. They moved into Fullerton in 1936. Their children were Charles, Walter, Carroll, Henry, Sophia, Clara, Edward, Cecelia, Ellen, and Louis. Three children died in infancy. Maryanna (Bosak) Dubas died in 1948, and John Dubas died September 25, 1950.
Joseph Dubas was born on December 6, 1888, in Platte County Ne. Monica Valeria Czapla was born on March 29, 1896, in Platte County, Nebraska. Their children are Frances, Mrs. Norbert (Valerie) Wozny, Joseph J. (deceased), Virgil, Anna and Raymond A., all of Fullerton.
Marcyanna Mary Dubas was born on October 29, 1927 in Nance county Nebraska. She attended Fullerton public schools and graduated and took some education at the University of Nebraska Lincoln. She married Edward Frank Voichahoske on October 25, 1954, at Fullerton, NE. Their children are: Michael Edward, Nadine Marie, Allen Francis, Donald Joseph, Lori Susan, and Patrick Kevin.
Frank Voichahoske was born on June 15, 1875, in Poland. He came to the United States and was naturalized on October 13, 1921. Catherine S. Malek was born on March 31, 1889, at Tarnov, NE. Their children are: Mary (deceased), Joseph of Belgrade, NE; Dennis M. Voichahoske, and Bernard Voichahoske of Fullerton; Esther Casey (deceased); Norbert (deceased); Alice (deceased); Elenore Nelson of Loomis, NE; Irma Jean Brown of Louisville, NE; and Edward Frank of Fullerton, NE. Edward Frank was born on June 4, 1922, at Raeville, NE. He attended rural Boone county schools and St. Edward high school where he received a diploma.
Valeria Leona Dubas was born on May 26, 1920, in Nance county Nebraska. She graduated from Fullerton high school. She married Norbert Frank Wozny on June 24, 1942, at Fullerton, NE. Their children are: Roger Joseph, Brian Thomas, Rosalla Mae, Paul Edward, Mark Allen and Timothy Gene.
Johns Dubas family line is only the tip of the iceberg of Dubas family in and around Nebraska. My grandpa too was raised near Fullerton Nebr and moved to Elyria I think about 1898. Purchased a large piece of land on the northlloop river about three miles down from Fort Hartsull (sp). He married the bell of the county Maria Kusek and she had 7 children Cella,Eva,ED,Floyd,Ted my dad,Adam and Kate.
Adam, for those of your around Grand Island and Kearney, founded Dubs drive in sporting goods which was a great fishing and hunting store for years in the central Nebraska area.
The farm is still owned and operated by Ken Dubas, son of Ed above.
I will complete more of the genealogy as soon as possible.
Captain U.S. Navy retired
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