Hello, I would like to participate in Wednesday’s daily blogging theme called, “Weddings Wednesday”. I would like to share the St. Adalbert’s Parish (Milwaukee, WI) marriage record of my great grandparents Jan Tobiasz and Antonina Murach. The details are as follows: On February, 20, 1911, Jan Tobiasz, born on July 12, 1886, in Straszewo, Aleksandrów, […]
Hello, Below is the obituary of my great-grandfather, John Tobiasz. One of the key take-away’s from this obituary is the entry of a brother named Stephen who was still living in Poland in 1959 (in bold font). John Tobiasz Tobiasz: John, Sept. 7, aged 70 years, of 3313 W. grant st.,beloved husband of Antoinette Tobiasz […]
Hello, This my version of Saturday’s daily blogging theme. This week will be focused on the Murach surname. Surname Pronunciation Murach (Polish) – Moo rah k – listen to it here: MurachSurname Pronunciation Murach (American) – Mur a k Surname Meaning: Murach – derived from the word mur, which means to wall(Source: Polish Surnames: Origins […]
Hello, It looks as though the Olszewka Village that my Murach ancestors had come from is located to the northwest of Ostroleka and can be seen on the map below. Source: Mazovia Project. Spuscizina Polish Heritage Research Group. http://spuscizna.org/imagess/map-ostroleka-powiat-1902.jpg The village of Olszewka belongs to the Ostroleka Parish, but the film dates needed to trace […]
Hello, Have you ever stumbled onto a hot lead? Have you ever thought that you have found a goldmine of information, a can’t miss sure thing? Well, that’s what I thought I had found a couple weeks ago… I was discussing old pictures with a friend, when he asked if I had any older Aunts […]
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