OBITUARYVincent Wierzba A 90-year-old Town of Stockton resident, Vincent Wierzba, died at 2:15 p. m. Monday. His death occurred on the family homestead where he lived with a step-son, John Grzywacz. Mr. Wierzba was born in Poland in 1866, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Wierzba, and came to the United States […]
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. […]
This is the obituary of Victoria Wierzba nee Zywicki, taken from The Stevens Point Journal. Monday, September 28, 1925 Sharon Pioneer Dies Mrs. Victoria Wierzba, widow of Vincent Wierzba Sr. and for so many years a resident of the town of Sharon, died at 6:30 o’clock Sunday evening at the home of a daughter, Mrs. […]
This is the 1880 U.S. Census from Portage County, Wisconsin. The Wierzba named had been misspelled as Wirshba. Listed are: Vincent, Victoria, Vincent, Mary, Michael, Antonia, and Anna. Source: Year: 1880; Census Place: Sharon, Portage, Wisconsin; Roll: T9_1442; Family History Film: 1255442; Page: 125.1000; Enumeration District: 143; Image: . Best Regards, Al
Hello, Vincent and Victoria, with children, immigrated from Lipusz, Poland in 1872. After living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin until 1873, they moved to the township of Stockton, Portage County, Wisconsin. Vincent saved enough money, while living in Milwaukee, to purchase farm land in Stockton. Vincent and Victoria’s children are as follows: Johann – 12/13/1864 – 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
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