John Betlach was born January 12, 1873, he was the son of Jan and Anna Vavra Betlach.
John immigrated to the United States on July 30, 1892 aboard the SS Augusta Victoria.

On August 9, 1897, in St. Louis, Missouri, he married Matilda Barta,
the daughter of Vincent and Anna Vavra Barta.
John and Matilda had seven children:

1. Anna
2. Matilda C.
3. John L
4. Frank V.
5. Maryann
6. Rudolph Joseph
7. William F.
**Welcome**
John and Matilda Barta Betlach
August 9, 1897
"Many thanks,
to Judy Betlach and Kathleen Betlach Breuer
for graciously permitting me
to post the photo and documents of their grandparents
and family members."

1. Anna
Born: February 9, 1898    Died: September 5, 1969
She married James B. Parr
Born: 1901    Died: 1988
Anna and James had three children:
Rober
t
Donald
Richard   

2. Matilda
(nicknamed Tillie)
Born: September 11, 1899    Died: December 5, 1958
She never married

3. John L.
Born: October 24, 1900    Died: May 28, 1968
He married Mary Kryzer
Born: 1903
John and Mary had five children:
Leroy
Irene
Gerald
Bernice
Mary

4. Frank V.
Born: April 11, 1903    Died: December 1, 1967
He married Mildred Duther
Born: July 28, 1901    Died: March 22, 1984
Frank and Mildred had four children:
Patricia
Jacqueline
David
Francis

5. Maryann
Born: December 6, 1904   Died: January 8, 1979
She married Homer Lawrence
Born: February 3, 1904    Died: February 26, 1948

I have no record of any children.

6. Rudolph Joseph
Born: November 27, 1907   Died: September 29, 1967
He married Cecilia Moder
Born: 1910    Died: March 2, 1993
Rudolph and Cecilia had two children:
Robert
Jeanette

7. William F.
Born: September 1, 1912   Died: October 2, 1982
He married Rosalind McLuch
Born: 1913    Died: May 28, 1973
William and Rosalind had two children:
Judith
Kathleen
John Betlach
Baptism Record
John Betlach
WWII Application
John Betlach
Obituary
Matilda Barta Betlach
Obituary
Anna Betlach Parr
Obituary
John L. Betlach
Obituary
Frank V. Betlach
Obituary
Rudolph J. Betlach
Obituary
Rosalind McLuch Betlach
Obituary
Robert J. Parr
Obituary
Celeste (Adlon) Parr
Obituary
Leroy J. Betlach
Obituary
Gerald W. Betlach
Obituary
Mildred (Duther) Betlach
Obituary