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Name Tichacek, Charles
Born 1856
Birthplace Bohemia (Czechoslovakia)
Places of residence Leopolis, Shawano County, WI
Seneca, Shawano County, WI
Marion, WI
Hartline, WA
Stratford, WA
Neppel (Moses Lake), WA
Cascade Valley, WA
Father Mathias Tichacek
Mother Anna Tichacek
Education Could speak and write English, Czech, and German.
Notes Naturalization: 06/28/1887 Shawano County, WI

Moved to Washington in 1901. Used irrigation to devlp the first orchard in the Wenatchee, WA area. Was promoter of the Grand Coulee Dam. Returned to live in Jackson, MN where he remained for three years before going to Neppel (Moses Lake), WA.

Buried in Stratford Cemetery, Stratford, WA.

Lewis Horn in Moses Lake, WA named for C. Lewis. He planted a 2,000 tree orchard in Cascade Valley, irrigated by a steam boiler pump. Tichacek and Sons purchased the orchard from Lewis.

In Grant County Journal on 07/28/1911: "Our next stop...to Tichacek ranch...120 acres...40-acre orchard...unequaled anywhere in Washingon."

In Grant County Journal on 08/04/1911: "Charles Tichacek has placed an order for 8000 fruit boxes."
Occupation Orchards.
In Grant County Journal on 05/28/1912: "Chas. Tichacek...confirmed the report of the sale of his 120 acre ranch on Moses Lake...for $65,000.000.
Relationships Mary Tichacek Brunner (sister) b. 1849
Jakob Tichacek (brohter) b. 1866
Spouse 11/27/1879
Mary Sazama in Seneca, Shawano County, WI
Children 13: Agnes Theresa Johanna, Albert, Emil, Charles, Jr., Barbara (m. Clarence Schneirla) , Anna (m, Lewis), Frank, George, Emma, Bess (m. Orlan Cline), Della (m. Donald Ewald), Marie (m. John Vorba), and Louis.
Deceased 01/05/1935

Associated Records

2016.024.0001 - Clipping, Newspaper

Photocopy of newspaper article, "Neppel Couple Honored on 50th Wedding Anniversary." "Wenatchee Daily World / 12/10/29," written in pencil in proper lower left hand corner. Photocopy is on proper right hand side of paper and typed transcription on proper left hand side; remaining transcription on reverse. Article features Mr. & Mrs. Charles Tichacek 50th wedding anniversary (last name is misspelled in article). Transcription of article: "Neppel Couple Honored on 50th Wedding Anniversary Honoring Mr. and Mrs. Charles Tiehacek on their golden wedding anniversary, the children and a few friends of the family surprised them with a reunion wedding dinner at the Women's Club house on Wednesday