Mrs. Mary Wojak Mrs. Mary Wojak, age 72, a resident of Portage county for many years, died Monday night at 6 o’clock at the home of her brother Mike Wierzba, of the town of Sharon. She had been ill and confined to bed since Saturday. Mrs. Wojak was born on August 6, 1869, in Poland, […]
Andrzejczak, Stanley Aged 84 years, residence 2072-A W. Forest Home Ave., dear father of Stella Rosul, Ann Kutrovich, Rose Frenzel, Joseph, Helen Wierzba, and Steve, brother of Andrew in Poland; father-in-law of Paul Kutrovich, Herbert Frenzel, Sylvia Andrzejczak, and Leo Wierzba; further survived by 13 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral […]
Andrzejczak, Michalina (nee Pluskota), aged 74 years, Oct. 3, of 2233 S. 5th pl., beloved wife of Stanley, mother of Stella Rosul, Anna Kotrovich, Rose Frenzel, Joseph, Helen Wierzba and Steve, mother-in-law of Paul, Herbert, Sylvia, Leo, and Mary: further survived by 12 grandchildren. 13 great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends. Funeral Wed. at 9:45 a.m. […]
In previous posts, I stated that Vincent and Victoria Wierzba moved with the three other Wierzba families in June 1872 to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Then after staying a year Vincent and family bought land to farm in Sharon, Portage, Wisconsin. According to the obituary of Mary Wojak nee Wierzba, Vincent and family stayed in Milwaukee before […]
Hello, In my previous post I stated that I had found a paper trail that marked the arrival of the first of my Wierzba ancestors in America on July 13, 1861. I would like to post the records that I have found. 1) The record above is the first baptism entry of Julianna Wierzba from […]
Hello, I have just stumbled onto an exciting discovery for my Wierzba Ancestry and family history. First, I will provide some background and tie in previous posts. In post: http://polishamericangenealogy.blogspot.com/2008/06/lipusz-parish-baptismals-bartlomiej.html, I listed all of the baptisms of Bartlomeij Wierzba and Rozalia Knopik from the Lipusz Parish. In post: http://polishamericangenealogy.blogspot.com/2008/05/wierzba-arriving-in-america-june-1872.html, I listed the history of the […]
Hello, While I have been researching the records from Milwaukee and the Zlotow Parish, I have found overlapping surnames that interest me. There were a number of families that either left Zlotow together or individually and then settled in Milwaukee. Below I have listed the Zlotow/Milwaukee surnames that I am researching: Kobs, Kowalski, Bankiet, Bonkowski, […]
Hello, Within the past few months, I have been extremely lucky with tracing back my Kobs ancestry. With the help of family history I have been able to piece together a family line going back to to the arrival of Pawel Kobs in 1872. My Kobs line looks like this: Eunice-> Louis-> Frank-> Pawel. Besides […]
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, […]
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