Guide to the Village Chronicle of Bor, South Bohemia
referencing Image numbers on Trebon Archive website

Image 1, front cover of the chronicle
2, introduction and statistics: in 1921 Bor had 41 houses & 274 residents, born Czech and Roman Catholic. Bor = 921.55 hectares of land, ref. to 500 ha (a pond?), ref. to Cep & Hrdlorezy.
3, more, with dates.
4, two pages of index, 1925 land holders’ names & hse #s & hectares (ha), & notes from author.
5, Hse #1, called “U Vochozku”. (u = at). Held by Vochozka and later Harazim.
6, continuation
7, continuation.
8, Hse #2 “U Popelaru”, held by Popelar and later Joch.
9, Hse #3 “U Kalcu”, held by Ciml aka Zimmel & later Cisar who came from Bor 22. Ciml earlier in #29? #3 built in 1768? Ref. to Zaruba. Jan Ciml’s in 1936?
10, continuation.
11, Notes (like later inserted into the chronicle). Jan Ciml married? Marie Voch…… of Tust.
12, Hse #4 “U Macku”, held by Pasek & later Valecek, Radobersky, Jindra, & Macek.
13, continuation
14, Hse #5 & 32 “U Blizku”, held by Blizek.
15, continuation. #32 is mentionned.
16, continuation.
17, Hse #6 “Na Pazderne”, held by Pasderna and later Zaruba.
18, continuation
19, continuation. Ref. to Jan Ciml.
20, Hse #7 “U Vavru”, held by Macek & later Vavre fr. Hrachoviste. Vavre m.a female Macek.
21, Notes.
22, left side, continuation of Hse #7. right side, Hse #8 “U Faitu”, held by Fait.
23, continuation. Zaruba is mentionned.
24, Hse #9 “U Kotilu”, held by Kotil. Names 4 who went to America. “do Ameriky” = to America.
25, continuation. Ref. to Dusek of #17.
26, continuation. Simanek from Kojakovice is mentionned at the end.
27, Hse #10 “U Kubatu”, held by Dedina & later Kubat.
28, continuation
29, Notes.
30, Hse #11 “U Sladku”, held by Sladek & later Hajek.
31, continuation
32, Hse #12 “U Matousu”, held by Blizek first? & later Cisar. Ref. to Matej Blizek (Matej and Matous are the same name) and to hse #13 (was Burda and Cisar).
33, continuation
34, Notes. deaths of Cisar
35, Hse #14 “U Harazimu”, held by Harazim
36, Hse #13 “U Holu”, held by Holy & later Burda. Ref. to #12, Cisar’s. Holy went to Nebraska.
37, continuation
38, Notes, mostly Zaruba.
39, Hse #15 “U Porodu”, held by Porod and much later, Cisar.
40, continuation. Ref. to Marie Sazma b. at Hrdlorezy 16.
41, continuation
42, Hse #16 “U Simousku”, held by Simousek and later Hojek or Hajek.
43, continuation
44, Hse #17 “U Dusku”, held by Dusek.
45, continuation
46, continuation
47, Hse #18 and 19 “U Korandu”, held by Koranda and much later Kandera. See image 94
which suggests that Kahoun is at #18 in 1812, probably living with Koranda. See 119.
48, continuation. The Jan Koranda b. 1841 at #18 went to Oxford Jct. IA.
49, Hse #20 “U Roubiku”, held by Cisar. Perhaps earlier or later held by Roubik, a Bor surname.
50, continuation
51, Hse #21 & #22 “U Cisaru”, held by Cisar.
52, continuation
53, Hse #23 “U Zaruba”, held by Zaruba.
54, continuation
55, Hse #24, Synochov (place just n.e. of Bor), held by Chadt, Simecek, Klima, Macek, etc.
56, Hse #25 “U Hrdlicku”, held by Simousek and later Hrdlicka.
57, Hse #26 “U Klabecku”, held by Klabecek.
58, Hse #27 “U Pavlu”, held by (Pavel) Simousek, and later Dusek. Pavel = Paul.
59, Hse #28 “U Frantu”, held by (Frantisek) Zaruba.
60, continuation
61, Hse #29 “U Capalu”, held by Ciml and later Cisar.
62, continuation
63, Hse #30 “U Hronku”, held by Koranda. The Joseph Koranda b. 1851 went to Oxford Jct. IA and then to Nebraska.
64, continuation
65, Hse #31 “U Smoliku”, held by Koranda from #18 and later Zaruba. Josef Koranda of #31 went
to #41. Ref. to Benhart of #33 and Novak and Zaruba of #23.
[Hse #32 is with Hse #5.]
66, Hse #33 “U Benhartu”, held by Benhart and later Zaruba.
67, Notes, re: Macek.
68, Hse #34 “U Hlinsku”, held by Koranda and later Novotny (see 103). Ref. to Hrdlorezy.
69, Notes re: Novotny
70, Hse #36 “U Dvoraku”, held by Dvorak (went America) & later Koranda.
71, Notes re: Dvorak
72, Hse #37 “U Kovaru”, held by Macek. Perhaps a kovar (blacksmith) shop there.
73, Notes re: Nestaval.
74, Hse #38 Skola (school). Ref. to Salmanovice. A few names are in this record.
75, Notes incl. Kroupa.
76, Hse #39 “Ne Spitale” (= not hospital?) Obecni Chudobinec (community poor house), Ref. to #8
(previously housed there?) until 1906?
77, Notes incl. “Marie Koranda’s illegitimate son” (resident of the poor/alms house?). Perhaps
retarded and disabled as well as indigent lived there.
78, Hse #40 “U Macku”, held by Macek. Ref. to #4 & #37, ref. to Zaruba of #33.
79, Notes including Netrefa.
80, Hse #41, held by Koranda b. 1881 and from #31 (he probably built it, the higher house
numbers were the newest in the village.)
81, Hse #42, held by Veith.
82, Notes incl. Ciml, Hamernik, etc.
83, Hse #43, held by Ciml. Ref. to Hrdlicka of #25.
84, Hse #44. blank page.
85 thru image 129, the History of Bor, probably from 1560, ref. to Jan Vilemem of Rozmberk
(the nobles). Early, Tomas Koranda held 3 jitra (land measurement) in Bor, see 87.
86, cont. with names of some residents
87, cont. with names & paragraph on Tomas Koranda who sold to brother Simka for 80 kop?
88, cont. with names. On R side, 2nd line Urban Koranda…. ca. 1638….. 14 kop (money).
89, Table of land holders of 1654 on L side. 1st column of numbers is land. “Na dobytka” = cattle, “svin” = pigs. Far right column is Remarks. Probably about robota (service to the noble with labor, produce, etc.), & more history. R side, a 1679 table w/land in L column & cattle on R. “Strycku” is measure of land. In 1696 Bor had 13 cottages or cottagers.
90, cont., more tables. In 3rd line “robotu” (robota). Table on L side is 1716 compared to 1679.
I think “polozeni” = fallow. “Hospodaru” = farmer, “roli” = land, “luk” = hay/meadow.
91, cont., with specifics on farmers. 1718-19, I think.
92, cont. w/specifics on farmers.
93, cont., R side 1757 or 1773 list. Lower R has 1812 list.
94, cont., rest of 1812 and Kahoun is at #18, probably living with Koranda as Jan Koranda emigrated from #18 in 1869. In 1843 Bor had 34 houses & 314 residents. In 1880 Bor
had 36 houses & 310 res. More infants survived but several inhabitants had left Bor for America by 1880. On lower R side, a list of firefighters in 1898.
95, cont. In 1910 there were 146 men and 156 women = 302 in Bor in 41 houses. In 1912 #30 burned on July 25, Hynek Koranda’s. On July 26 of 1914 peace was (shattered) (WWI). On the R side, a list of men sent away (military service).
96, cont. & another short list from 1914, one of Aug. 25, 1915, & one 1916-17. On R side the list continues with single (svoboda) men. I assume this is conscription for the War.
97, cont. Lower L table of “Pivo” (beer) production. Ref. to 28 Oct. 1918, the start of Czechoslovakia. R side is list of the dead (assume died in the War).
98, cont. Table of 1919, unknown subject. Political info on lower L. Jan Koranda of #34 voted for? democracy. On R side, 1921.
99, cont. with 1921 and 1922. A table of land holders in ’22 and the amount of land.
100, cont. 1923 and 1924.
101, cont. A table (1924?) of land holders.
102, cont. Words for the war monument, including Frant. Koranda. #34 had a fire in 1924.
103, cont. 1925. Jan Koranda sold #34 to Novotny. (I was reading for Koranda)
104, cont. A table of politics including 1 Communist, 1925.
105, cont. On R side, a chart…. animals? on Dec. 31, 1925. 1926.
106, cont. 1926 cont’d. L side is list of conscriptions.
107, cont. 1927’s m., b., d. An epidemic of flu ocurred that year.
108 cont. Rest of 1927 and st. of 1928. Crops? listed.
109, cont. 1928’s marriages. Tomas Koranda conscripted. Politics on R side.
110, cont. Rest of 1928 and 1929’s m., d., b.
111, cont. Crops?
112, cont. 1930’s m., d., b.
113, cont. Rest of 1930 w/conscriptions. 1931’s m., b. & the sick (nemoce).
114, cont. 1931. Electricity came to Bor, installed in houses 34, 41, & 42. Frank Koranda of
#18 built something. A list on R side includes that Josef Koranda is on town council.
115, cont. Rest of 1931 and 1932’s m., b. incl. Ludmila Koranda of #41 who might still be living.
116, cont. Rest of 1932. “Pozar” = fire. 1933’s m., b., d. On R side, price of grain & cattle.
117, cont. 1934’s m., d., b. and who moved incl. Anna Kovar, the sick, Jos. Koranda built something at #41. Prices of commodities.
118, cont. Rest of 1934 and 1935’s m., d., b., sick, etc. and politics.
119, cont. Rest of 1935. Frantisek Koranda of #18 sold his farmstead? 1936.
120, cont. Rest of 1936. Misc.
121, cont. 1937’s m., etc.
122, cont. Rest of 1937 on L side. 1938 on R side. Discussion of the “political situation in Europe…” This would be a tremendous history lesson if it were translated. The writer
mentions Hitler, Mussolini, Chamberlain, Churchill, and Dada….. (?) as players.
123, cont. on the coming war (WWII).
124, cont. on the coming war. And normal info for 1938.
125, cont. More of 1938. On lower R, a long list of house numbers. In R margin are 2 Czech
words, the first means Needed/Required.
126, cont. Rest of 1938 on L side, prices, etc. 1939: war talk, then marriages.
127, cont. More 1939.
128, cont. More 1939. Prices, etc.
129, cont. Rest of 1939. End of the history of Bor.
130. Back cover of the chronicle. End. JN. 2009.