Hello, First, I would like to thank Donna Stefani for this headstone picture and many more that she had taken for me during her recent trip to Stevens Point. Thanks Donna!!! This is a picture of my great-great-grandfather Wincenty Wierzba’s headstone which is located at the Sacred Heart Church Cemetery, in Polonia, Portage, Wisconsin. The […]
Hello, This is my second post that will deal with the parishes in the Kujawy region of Poland. The Straszewo Parish is located within the Gmina Koneck, which is in Powiat Aleksandrow. I have tried to translate the history of this parish with various translating tools, which include books and online tranlation websites. Any errors […]
Hello, The Siniarzewo Parish is located within the Gmina Zakrzewo, which is in Powiat Aleksandrow. I have tried my hand at translating the history of this parish with various translating tools, which include books and online tranlation websites. Any errors in this translation are my own. (1.) Polish history and heritage is ingrained with the […]
Hello, As posted by Donna on the “What’s Past is Prologue” blog, http://pastprologue.wordpress.com/2008/09/30/the-polish-history-and-culture-challenge/, October is Polish Heritage Month. Because of this, I’d like to make posts this month on the Kujawy region of Poland. This is an area that I have ancestors from, but do not know as much as I’d like to about the […]
Hello, I would like to give a brief update to the genealogy projects that I have going on. I have been jumping back and forth on these projects, so I hope I can focus in on at least one for completion. Here they are: Zlotow Parish Transcriptions – I’m still chipping away at this, currently […]
Hello, Jessica from Jessica’s Genejournal(http://jessicagenejournal.blogspot.com/) has nominated my blog for a “I Love Your Blog” award. Thank you Jessica!! In turn I would like to nominate some of my favorite blogs: Jessica’s Genejournal – http://jessicagenejournal.blogspot.com/What’s Past is Prolouge – http://pastprologue.wordpress.com/Steve’s Genealogy Blog – http://stephendanko.com/blog/Creative Gene – http://creativegene.blogspot.com/Links to the Past – http://blog.linkstothepast.com/ The rules are […]
Hello, Below is the obituary of Marcin Kulas, which was taken from Milwaukee’s Polish newspaper called Kuryer Polski. śp. Marcin Kulas Po długiej i cięźkiej chorobie rozestał się z tym światem śp. Marcin Kulas. Zmarły urodził się w Prusach Zachodnich w roku 1828 i przybył do Ameryka 44 lat temu. Pogrzeb odbędzie się w Niedzielę […]
Hello, Listed below is a map of Poland and the area in red is where the province of Kujawsko-Pomorskie is located. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Wojewodztwo_kujawsko_pomorskie.png Aleksandrow-Kujawski is located near the southern region of Kujawsko-Pomorskie. It is comprised of nine districts, which are: Aleksandrów Kujawski, Gmina Aleksandrów Kujawski, Ciechocinek, Gmina Bądkowo, Gmina Waganiec, Gmina Zakrzewo, Gmina Raciążek, Gmina […]
Hello, This is a post for the 57th edition of the Carnival of Genealogy, which deals with family history in newspapers. The article below was brought to my attention by a Wierzba cousin of mine and was taken from http://www.jsonline.com/. The pictures are also taken from this online article. Eugene Wierzba is a descendant of […]
Hello, I have recently updated the header of this blog with a picture of the St. Isidore Society of Sacred Heart Church in Polonia, Wisconsin which was taken in 1910. I had taken the picture from Malcolm and Margaret Rosholt’s book titled: A Photo Album of the Past: Pioneer Scenes and Portraits from Central Wisconsin. […]
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