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Marriage: Children:
  1. Adelaide5 Maisie ORECKOVSKY: Birth: 3 MAR 1901 in Duluth, MN. Death: 31 MAY 1991 in Los Angeles, CA

  2. Verna5 Phoebe ORECKOVSKY: Birth: 11 FEB 1903 in Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota. Death: 1963 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California


Sources
1. Title:   World Family Tree European Origins Vol. E1, Ed. 1
Page:   Tree #0447
Author:   Br�derbund Software, Inc.
Publication:   Release date: September 15, 1997

Notes
a. Note:   [Br�derbund WFT European Origins Vol. E1, Ed. 1, Tree #0447, Date of Import: Mar 11, 2003]
  1893 Duluth City Directory: MONICK ORECKOVSKY, boards 920 W. Michigan [with his parents, Israel and Sarah Shapiro Oreckovsky]
  Monick adopted the name "Monarch" in Duluth, but in the family he was always called Monick.
  PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NAME (Civil Court Microfilm #26454): From MONARCH ORECKOFSKY to MONARCH ORECK, 23 June 1910, Eleventh Dist. Court, Duluth, St. Louis Co., MN His great uncle, Raphael Oreckovsky, who came from Russia to Duluth with some wealth about 1905, financed and engaged Monick to conduct a jewelry and curio business for him. Monarch and Susie left Duluth, living in Hibbing, Minnesota, then Council Bluffs, Iowa, then the Seattle, Washington area, before settling in Los Angeles about 1911. Monarch was the first Oreckovsky to settle in southern California.
  1912 Los Angeles City Directory: MONARCH ORECK, salesman, 1152 W. 7th 1914 Los Angeles City Directory: MONARCH ORECK, h 1211 W. 11th 1917 Los Angeles City Directory: MONARCH ORECK, clerk Owl Jewelry Co, h 2522 W. 9th 1920 Los Angeles City Directory: MONARCH ORECK, salesman, Harry Weinberger, h. 1610-1/2 S. Union av; Other family members are listed for the first time - his older brother, Albert [Alli]; youngest sister, Anna; and daughter, Adelaide. 1920 U.S. CENSUS (Roll 115 - Vol 58 or 59, ED 450, Sh 17, L 240); 1610-1/2 So. Vernon Avenue, Los Angeles, CA; MONARCH ORECK, 41 [b. 1879], Russia/Russian mother tongue, both parents Russia/Jewish mother tongue; immig 1892, jeweler, jewelry store; SUSIE, 38 [b. 1882], Russia-Jewish/Ru-Jew/Ru-Jew, immig 1883; ADELAID, 18 [b. 1902], MN/Ru-Jew/Ru-Jew; VERNA, 16 [b. 1904], MN/Ru-Jew/Ru-Jew; ARNOLD, nephew, 20 [1900], MN/Ru-Jew/Ru-Jew In 1920, living with Monick and Susie (see above) was their nephew, Arnold Oreck, son of Susie's sister, Annie, and Louis Oreckovsky (Monick's brother-in-law and cousin, son of Samuel Oreckovsky and Esther Bazelon). 1924 Los Angeles City Directory: MONARCH ORECK (Golden West Loan & Jewelry Co.) h. 1041-1/2 Vermont av; Also newly listed were cousin Louis; brother, John Oreckovsky; and nephews Arnold and Irving Oreck, jewelers, Annie and Louis's sons. 1928 Los Angeles City Directory: MONARCH ORECK, jeweler, 542 S. Broadway R 4, h. 334 N. Normandie av; Brother Alli's daughter, Irene, is now listed. "Monick was an excellent musician. Although he could not read a note of sheet music, he played in symphony orchestras." (Great-grandson Richard Meyers, 1994)
  CERTIFICATE OF DEATH: Monarch Oreck, d. 13 Oct 1941, at his home, 7815 Oakwood Ave, Los Angeles, CA; b. 8 March 1880, Russia; age 61; in L.A. 30 yrs [1921]; in U.S.A. 50 yrs [1891]; salesman, retail jewelry; wife, Susie Oreck, age 59; father, Israel Oreck, b. Russia; mother, unknown; informant, Alex Cohen, 830 S. Main St; cause, cardiac failure, hypertensive heart disease, hypertension; buried 14 Oct 1941, Home of Peace Cemetery, Los Angeles [Br�derbund WFT European Origins Vol. E1, Ed. 1, Tree #0447, Date of Import: Mar 22, 2003]
  1893 Duluth City Directory: MONICK ORECKOVSKY, boards 920 W. Michigan [with his parents, Israel and Sarah Shapiro Oreckovsky]
  Monick adopted the name "Monarch" in Duluth, but in the family he was always called Monick.
  PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NAME (Civil Court Microfilm #26454): From MONARCH ORECKOFSKY to MONARCH ORECK, 23 June 1910, Eleventh Dist. Court, Duluth, St. Louis Co., MN His great uncle, Raphael Oreckovsky, who came from Russia to Duluth with some wealth about 1905, financed and engaged Monick to conduct a jewelry and curio business for him. Monarch and Susie left Duluth, living in Hibbing, Minnesota, then Council Bluffs, Iowa, then the Seattle, Washington area, before settling in Los Angeles about 1911. Monarch was the first Oreckovsky to settle in southern California.
  1912 Los Angeles City Directory: MONARCH ORECK, salesman, 1152 W. 7th 1914 Los Angeles City Directory: MONARCH ORECK, h 1211 W. 11th 1917 Los Angeles City Directory: MONARCH ORECK, clerk Owl Jewelry Co, h 2522 W. 9th 1920 Los Angeles City Directory: MONARCH ORECK, salesman, Harry Weinberger, h. 1610-1/2 S. Union av; Other family members are listed for the first time - his older brother, Albert [Alli]; youngest sister, Anna; and daughter, Adelaide. 1920 U.S. CENSUS (Roll 115 - Vol 58 or 59, ED 450, Sh 17, L 240); 1610-1/2 So. Vernon Avenue, Los Angeles, CA; MONARCH ORECK, 41 [b. 1879], Russia/Russian mother tongue, both parents Russia/Jewish mother tongue; immig 1892, jeweler, jewelry store; SUSIE, 38 [b. 1882], Russia-Jewish/Ru-Jew/Ru-Jew, immig 1883; ADELAID, 18 [b. 1902], MN/Ru-Jew/Ru-Jew; VERNA, 16 [b. 1904], MN/Ru-Jew/Ru-Jew; ARNOLD, nephew, 20 [1900], MN/Ru-Jew/Ru-Jew In 1920, living with Monick and Susie (see above) was their nephew, Arnold Oreck, son of Susie's sister, Annie, and Louis Oreckovsky (Monick's brother-in-law and cousin, son of Samuel Oreckovsky and Esther Bazelon). 1924 Los Angeles City Directory: MONARCH ORECK (Golden West Loan & Jewelry Co.) h. 1041-1/2 Vermont av; Also newly listed were cousin Louis; brother, John Oreckovsky; and nephews Arnold and Irving Oreck, jewelers, Annie and Louis's sons. 1928 Los Angeles City Directory: MONARCH ORECK, jeweler, 542 S. Broadway R 4, h. 334 N. Normandie av; Brother Alli's daughter, Irene, is now listed. "Monick was an excellent musician. Although he could not read a note of sheet music, he played in symphony orchestras." (Great-grandson Richard Meyers, 1994)
  CERTIFICATE OF DEATH: Monarch Oreck, d. 13 Oct 1941, at his home, 7815 Oakwood Ave, Los Angeles, CA; b. 8 March 1880, Russia; age 61; in L.A. 30 yrs [1921]; in U.S.A. 50 yrs [1891]; salesman, retail jewelry; wife, Susie Oreck, age 59; father, Israel Oreck, b. Russia; mother, unknown; informant, Alex Cohen, 830 S. Main St; cause, cardiac failure, hypertensive heart disease, hypertension; buried 14 Oct 1941, Home of Peace Cemetery, Los Angeles [Br�derbund WFT European Origins Vol. E1, Ed. 1, Tree #0447, Date of Import: Dec 30, 2003]
  1893 Duluth City Directory: MONICK ORECKOVSKY, boards 920 W. Michigan [with his parents, Israel and Sarah Shapiro Oreckovsky]
  Monick adopted the name "Monarch" in Duluth, but in the family he was always called Monick.
  PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NAME (Civil Court Microfilm #26454): From MONARCH ORECKOFSKY to MONARCH ORECK, 23 June 1910, Eleventh Dist. Court, Duluth, St. Louis Co., MN His great uncle, Raphael Oreckovsky, who came from Russia to Duluth with some wealth about 1905, financed and engaged Monick to conduct a jewelry and curio business for him. Monarch and Susie left Duluth, living in Hibbing, Minnesota, then Council Bluffs, Iowa, then the Seattle, Washington area, before settling in Los Angeles about 1911. Monarch was the first Oreckovsky to settle in southern California.
  1912 Los Angeles City Directory: MONARCH ORECK, salesman, 1152 W. 7th 1914 Los Angeles City Directory: MONARCH ORECK, h 1211 W. 11th 1917 Los Angeles City Directory: MONARCH ORECK, clerk Owl Jewelry Co, h 2522 W. 9th 1920 Los Angeles City Directory: MONARCH ORECK, salesman, Harry Weinberger, h. 1610-1/2 S. Union av; Other family members are listed for the first time - his older brother, Albert [Alli]; youngest sister, Anna; and daughter, Adelaide. 1920 U.S. CENSUS (Roll 115 - Vol 58 or 59, ED 450, Sh 17, L 240); 1610-1/2 So. Vernon Avenue, Los Angeles, CA; MONARCH ORECK, 41 [b. 1879], Russia/Russian mother tongue, both parents Russia/Jewish mother tongue; immig 1892, jeweler, jewelry store; SUSIE, 38 [b. 1882], Russia-Jewish/Ru-Jew/Ru-Jew, immig 1883; ADELAID, 18 [b. 1902], MN/Ru-Jew/Ru-Jew; VERNA, 16 [b. 1904], MN/Ru-Jew/Ru-Jew; ARNOLD, nephew, 20 [1900], MN/Ru-Jew/Ru-Jew In 1920, living with Monick and Susie (see above) was their nephew, Arnold Oreck, son of Susie's sister, Annie, and Louis Oreckovsky (Monick's brother-in-law and cousin, son of Samuel Oreckovsky and Esther Bazelon). 1924 Los Angeles City Directory: MONARCH ORECK (Golden West Loan & Jewelry Co.) h. 1041-1/2 Vermont av; Also newly listed were cousin Louis; brother, John Oreckovsky; and nephews Arnold and Irving Oreck, jewelers, Annie and Louis's sons. 1928 Los Angeles City Directory: MONARCH ORECK, jeweler, 542 S. Broadway R 4, h. 334 N. Normandie av; Brother Alli's daughter, Irene, is now listed. "Monick was an excellent musician. Although he could not read a note of sheet music, he played in symphony orchestras." (Great-grandson Richard Meyers, 1994)
  CERTIFICATE OF DEATH: Monarch Oreck, d. 13 Oct 1941, at his home, 7815 Oakwood Ave, Los Angeles, CA; b. 8 March 1880, Russia; age 61; in L.A. 30 yrs [1921]; in U.S.A. 50 yrs [1891]; salesman, retail jewelry; wife, Susie Oreck, age 59; father, Israel Oreck, b. Russia; mother, unknown; informant, Alex Cohen, 830 S. Main St; cause, cardiac failure, hypertensive heart disease, hypertension; buried 14 Oct 1941, Home of Peace Cemetery, Los Angeles


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