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, 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, I have decided to focus some of my genealogy research on transcribing and recording/indexing select Parish films. I feel that in doing so I will be able to discover more about my families within these communities. Plus I’ve noticed that as I search through these films I tend to focus on one surname at […]
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, […]
Here is the marriage record of Paul Kobs and Rosalia Grochowski, from St. Stanislaus’ Parish in Milwaukee, WI: Source: Church records, 1866-1921. Catholic Church. St. Stanislaus (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) (Main Author). Vol. 3. Baptism index, 1909-1911 (from p. 50) v. 4. Baptisms, 1866-1875; marriages, 1866-1876; deaths, 1866-1877 v. 5. Baptisms, 1875-1887 v. 6. Baptisms, 1887-1896 v. […]
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