|George Anthony Zitkus Jr.
His parents came from Lithuania. 3
Noted events in his life were:
1. He appeared on the census in 1920 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 9 The 1920 census recorded at 504 East Centre Street: George Zitkus, coal miner, 36, living with wife Agnes, 31; George, 8; Hellen, 6; and Mary, 1. The parents and their parents were born in Lithuania. George immigrated in 1904 and Agnes in 1908. They became U.S. citizens in 1916. The children were born in Pennsylvania.
2. He appeared on the census in 1940 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 10 The 1940 census recorded renting at 539 W. Centre Street: George Zitkus, laborer in coal mine, 28, living with wife May, 27; and daughter Mary, 6. They were born in Pennsylvania and lived in the same place in 1935.
3. Residence: on 31 Oct 1969 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 5
4. Residence: 514 East Mount Vernon St., Shenandoah, PA on 19 Apr 1970 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 8
5. Obituary: Evening Herald: obituary of George A. Zitkus on 20 Apr 1970 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 8 George A. Zitkus, 514 East Mount Vernon street, Shenandoah, died on arrival Sunday at Locust Mountain Hospital. He had attended the funeral of his mother-in-law, Mrs. Anna Neumeister, on Saturday.
George married Mae C. Beacher, daughter of John Jacob Beacher and Anna Sverha, on 18 Nov 1932 in , Schuylkill, PA.1 (Mae C. Beacher was born on 24 Feb 1913 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA,2 11 12 died on 30 Jan 2002 in Hazleton, Luzerne, PA 2 11 and was buried in Shenandoah: Our Lady of Dawn Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 2 11.)
1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMZQ-4BY George Zitkas and Mae Beacher, 18 Nov 1932; citing , Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, ; FHL microfilm 2133644.
2 http://www.ancestry.com, http://boards.ancestry.com/mbexec/message/an/localities.northam.usa.states.pennsylvania.easternpa/9036.
3 Beacher, Bruce Franklin, Beau-Chere, The Beacher Family Newsletter, 1 Dec 1978.
4 Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, Schuylkill County, PA), 11 Jan 2007, obituary of Albert G. Zitkus.
5 Shenandoah Evening Herald (Shenandoah, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania.), 31 Oct 1969, page 17. Obituary of George (Buddy) Beacher.
6 U.S. Social Security Death Index.
7 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=8455454.
8 Shenandoah Evening Herald (Shenandoah, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania.), 20 Apr 1970, page 11. Obituary of George A. Zitkus.
9 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Shenandoah Ward 1, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1652; Page: 18A; Enumeration District: 120; Image: 94.
10 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQNN-Z2R George Zitkus, Ward 1, Shenandoah, Shenandoah Borough, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 54-147, sheet 63A, family 234.
11 1920 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Mahanoy Township, Enumeration District 49 Sheet 7 Visit 33.
12 Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Volume 1.