49. Kovach, Joe (Kovacs)

Joseph KOVICH(1-2) was born in 1874 in Austria.(3) He immigrated about 1900 and was naturalized about 1916.(4)  He appeared in the census in 1920 in Lincoln County, Wyoming with his wife Sabo and six children.(4)  Joseph died in a gas explosion in Frontier No. 1 coal mine on 14 August 1923 at the age of 49 in Frontier, Wyoming.(3)  He was buried on 17 August 1923 in Kemmerer, Wyoming.(3,5)

      1. Kemmerer Republican, (Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming), 24 August 1923, page 1, microfilm; Lincoln County Library, 519 Emerald Street, Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming 83101.
      2. Sneddon Robert T.  Inspector (Dist 1) & Robert V. Hotchkiss Inspector (Dist2), "State Coal Mine Inspectors Of Wyoming, Districts No. 1 and 2," year:  1923; report, 1923; , Wyoming State Archives on microfilm, Cheyenne, Wyoming.
      3. Joseph Kovach, death certificate file no. 1390 (14 August 1923), State of Wyoming, Wyoming State Archives, 2301 Central Avenue, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001.
      4. 1900, , population schedules, Year: 1920; Census Place: Election District 8, Lincoln, Wyoming; Roll: T625_2027; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 63, Joe Kovitch; digital images, Ancestry.com (online : online digital 18 July 2011); Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004..
      5. Cemetery-Headstone, Kemmerer City Cemetery, Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming.  Personal photograph, property of and in possession of Roberts Roots & Branches, of headstone taken between 2000 and 2003., Joseph Kovach.

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