My Bohemian Ancestors

Here is why I am so interested in the Californa Barrel Company. My grandfathers came from Bohemia and lived in the Bhemian Capital of the World, outside Paris.

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My great grandfather, Wensel, was named after Wenceslaus the Duke of Bohemia.

Jon Presco

Preskowitz – Master Tailors

presk33presk34presk35presk36presk37presk38The Preskowitz family came to Hartford Connecticut and established Tailor shops in two location downtown. Wenzel Preskowitz came to San Francisco and worked at Bulloch & Jones.

Jon Presco

Yet in late November, Bullock & Jones, whose history can be traced back to Gold Rush San Francisco, made a comeback. This time it found a home in a smaller street-level space on Post Street at Stockton, one block from its former location.

Victor Hugo Presco
Birth:  18 Jul 1885
Death:  21 Jul 1955 – San Francisco, California
F: Wenzel Preskowitz
M: Christine Marie Roth

Victor William Presco
Birth:  12 Aug 1923
Death:  04 Nov 1994 (4 Nov 1994) – Walnut Creek, Contra Costa County (Contra Costa), California


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