Hello, My Jach ancestors (Andrzej Jach and Jozefina Szytemberg and family) came from Gmina Stezyca (Powiat Kartusy), which is located in the southern Kaszubia region. The Jach family arrived in America between the years 1865-1867 and then settled in Sharon, Portage County, Wisconsin. Below is a map of Powiat Kartusy: Source: Map of Powiat Kartuski. […]
Hello, I had ordered and received four new books for my genealogy research. One is a translation guide, another is a Polish-English-Polish dictionary, and two of them deal with Kashubian-North American history and research. The books are as follows: 1) Following the Paper Trail: A Multilingual Translation Guide written by: Jonathan D. Shea and William […]
Hello, I was searching Access Newspaper Archive, which is linked online through the county library system. I had found an article that was written by Malcom Rosholt on Thursday, February 13, 1975 and appeared in the Stevens Point Daily Journal. This is a great article for insight into Polonia, Portage, Wisconsin in the late 1800’s. […]
John and Julianna, with children, immigrated from Lipusz, Poland in 1872. After arriving in America they moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They lived on the Polish south side on Maple Street. The children of John and Julianna are as follows: Marianna – 10/08/1865 – Lipusz, Koscierzyna County, Poland – Lipusz Parish Marcianna – 01/27/1867 – Lipusz, […]
Joseph and Marianna, with children, immigrated from Lipusz, Poland in 1872. After arriving in America they moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They lived on the Polish south side on Ninth Avenue. The children of Joseph and Marianna are as follows: Marianna – 01/06/1863 – Tuszkowy, Koscierzyna County, Poland – Lipusz Parish Martha – 11/05/1865 – Tuszkowy, […]
Hello, I would like to take the opportunity to share a Q & A interview that I have conducted with Adeline Sopa. Adeline Sopa has been a great inspiration for me and anyone who is passionate about Kashubian research. Whenever I start researching my Kashubian ancestry or heritage I find an article written by Adeline. […]
Hello, This weekend I will be posting a Q & A interview with Adeline Sopa. The answers to this interview should be of interest to anyone doing Kashubian and/or Portage County research. Best Regards,alwierz
Hello, Below is an article that gives info on the Wilno, Ontario Kashubs. Enjoy! Polish-Canadians celebrate heritagePosted By BY TINA PEPLINSKIE, STAFF WRITERPosted 3 days agohttp://www.thedailyobserver.ca/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=1099949 The 150th anniversary of Canadian Kashubs was recently celebrated on Parliament Hill.Wilno Heritage Society president Dave Shulist was invited to speak at the reception, hosted by Prime Minister Stephen […]
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