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Julius Rokotnitz

Birthplace: Prerau, Olomouc Region, present Czech Republic
Death: July 17, 1897 (60)
Immediate Family:

Son of Med-Dr. Markus Rokotnitz and Rosalia Rokotnitz
Husband of Bertha Rokotnitz
Father of Max Rokotnitz; Josefina Rokotnitz and Rosa Rokotnitz
Brother of Karolina Rokotnitz; Ernestine/Florentine (Johana) Stricker; Maximilian Rokotnitz; Cälestine Kohn; Heinrich Rokotnitz and 11 others

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About Julius Rokotnitz

Pathen oder zeugen on birth of Dr. Markus's son Moritz Rokotnitz in 1868: Julius Rokotnitz (b. 1837), probable oldest son of Dr. Markus Rokotnitz (who was born ~1805).

"Oberjäger Julius Rokotnitz, who had already distinguished in Wysokow, distinguished himself in the battle of Königgrätz forth gloriously by helped by cold-blooded, prudent management of his train and its well-mounted fire that the enemy, although the upper hand and by the terrain favors, but was able to advance only slowly. Rokotnitz was wounded in the left foot, but struggled nonetheless continue with perseverance and defiance of death, until he fell down due to incapacitating blood loss and was captured. He was taken to the hospital to Hofic and should be discharged on Prussian territory, but sprang from the escort during the march in the woods of Miletin; probably sent the Prussians the refugees a hail of bullets after, but succeeded in the same to escape the enemies. Without any help and only on the support of compatriots instructed Rokotnitz knew how to handle the ball eußischen troops and reached under great hardships after 7 days at Vienna his comrades." -- From Episoden aus den Kämpfen der k. k. Nord-Armee 1866: Hrsg. v. Franz Arthur Bouvier u. Johann Krainz, on Austro-Prussian War, 1866.

The births of three of Julius Rokotnitz's children are recorded in Přerov (1869, 1870, 1871) at with Markus Rokotnitz as pathen oder zeugen on the first (Max Rokotnitz). Max Rokotnitz died in Vienna in 1874, at age 5:

  • Last Name Rokotnitz First Name Max
  • Profession Kind d. Beamten Julius
  • Date of Birth 5
  • Date of Death 1874.05.28
  • Cemetery Währing
  • Group 4352 Row 7 Tomb No 1360

The wife of Julius Rokotnitz was Bertha geb. Rokotnitz (of Berlin in Prussia). The two died in Vienna:

  • Last Name Rokotnitz First Name Julius, 1897 Num. 1073. Death record says married July 2, 1868.
  • Address 1070, Bernardg. 29
  • Profession Geschäftsreisender (in Hernsdorf, Ungarn per death record).
  • Date of Birth 60 (b. June 18, 1837 in Prerau, Ungarn).
  • Date of Burial 1897.07.19
  • Cemetery ZF Tor 1, Group 50 Row 40 Tomb No 6
  • Last Name Rokotnitz First Name Bertha
  • Address 1090, D´Orsaygasse 9
  • Profession Kaufmannsgattin
  • Date of Birth 74 (b. 1843)
  • Date of Burial 1917.03.06
  • Cemetery ZF Tor 1, Group 50 Row 40 Tomb No 6

Third of the children of Julius & Bertha Rokotnitz who is recorded in Prerau is Rosa, b. October 1871 in Vienna: to Julius Rokotnitz, Beamter, Prerau. She was a piano teacher who died at age 54 in Vienna:

  • Last Name Rokotnitz First Name Rosa
  • Address 1010, Am Hof
  • Profession Klavierlehrerin
  • Date of Birth 54 (b. 1871)
  • Date of Burial 1925.03.22
  • Cemetery ZF Tor 1, Group 50 Row 40 Tomb No 6


  • Last Name Rokotnitz First Name Josefine Sara
  • Address 1010, Börseplatz 12
  • Profession Rentnerin
  • Date of Birth 70 (b. 1870)
  • Date of Death 1940.09.21
  • Date of Burial 1940.09.26
  • Cemetery ZF Tor 1 Group 50 Row 40 Tomb No 6

Other children of Julius & Bertha born in Vienna:

  • 1873 Rokotnitz Helene Julius/Rokotnitz Bertha
  • 1874 Rokotnitz Ernst Julius/Rokotnitz Bertha
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Julius Rokotnitz's Timeline

June 18, 1837
Prerau, Olomouc Region, present Czech Republic
May 20, 1869
Prerov, Přerov District, Olomouc, Czech Republic
July 1, 1870
Brno, Brno-město, Jihomoravský kraj, Czech Republic
October 26, 1871
Wien, Wien, Austria
July 17, 1897
Age 60