Grand Crossing Families

This is a Wordle of the names of the Grand Crossing families, based on their frequency in 1900 Census Enumeration District 1106. Thus some families, such as those north of 76th Street are either missing or under-represented. (created via


This tree is a frozen snapshot of my Grand Crossing Czechs / Marek-Wolf tree on Ancestry, which is the master version. All living people are without names or other information, but you may be able to find yourself. However, I have not tried to capture all the living members, so that many people are not in the tree, in which case you will need to find one of your parents or grandparents.

This version’s snapshot was download from Ancestry 6 Mar 2016 and has 504 people in 147 families.

For those who have an Ancestry account, Katerina Marek (1855-1945) is at and you can click on that to see him and then navigate to anyone else within the tree.

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Click here for Wesley Johnston’s Family History main page.

Linkages of Some Grand Crossing Families

This is an early effort to show how the families were inter-married. Red families are those with multiple connections to other families.