Jan Vavra, Jan Wavra, Jan Wawra,

Posted: Sat, 10/17/2015 - 19:43
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Jan Vavra, Jan Wavra, Jan Wawra,
Jan “John’ Vavra Sr. emigrated to America with his wife, Terezie Bren, daughter Josefine Vavra and son, John “Rusty” Vavra Jr. in 1863 His name in his native country had been Jan Wavra but it later became “Americanized” to reflect our pronunciation.