On This Day … 24 January

January 24th, 2017 |

BOOLS Estella – 1893, born in Cook County, Illinois 124 years ago to William Bools & Henrietta JESCHKE.  (2nd cousin 3x removed)

BRADY Opal – 1898, born in Logan, Kansas 119 years ago to Sherman Brady & Lillian JACKSON.  (2nd cousin 2x removed)

CIESINSKI August – 1951, died in Detroit, Michigan 66 years ago when he was 66 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

DARGA Rose – 1905, born in Presque Isle, Michigan 112 years ago to Joseph Darga & Martha HINCKA.  (1st cousin 2x removed)

HEARTT Mable (Booker) – 1966, died in White County, Indiana 51 years ago when she was 78 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

HOENINGHAUSEN August – 1871, married Ida KINSEL in Detroit, Michigan 146 years ago.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

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Anton Ostrowski

January 23rd, 2017 |

#52 Ancestors in 52 weeks. This week I have chosen Anton OSTROWSKI, my 3rd great-grandfather.

  1. He was born to Casimir Ostrowski & Marianna Hert in in Putzig, Westpreu├čen, Preu├čen, Germany on October 8, 1834. (His death certificate states his birthday as October 10th)
  2. His last name has been seen many ways, Ostrowski, Ostroske, Astroski, Ostrovsky, etc.
  3. He married Josephine Kuttni on Putzig, Prussia on November 21, 1859. Anton is 25 years old, and Josephine is 30 years old, and witnesses appear to be Jacob Brzozowski & Anton Hinsla.
  4. He immigrated in 1866-1868. per the 1900 census.
  5. He appeared as “Anton Ostrovsky” on the census on 1870 July 29 in Detroit, Michigan. He is a 30 year old laborer who cannot read or write and he lives next door to his brother Martin.
  6. He appeared as “Anthony Ostrowski” on the census on 1880 June 9 in Detroit, Michigan. He is a 46 year old German sewer contractor who is able to read and write.
  7. He appeared as “Anton Ostroski” in the city directory of 1885 in Detroit, Michigan and is listed as a foreman who lives at 73 Hale.
  8. He appeared as “Anthony Ostrowski” on the census on 1900 June 8 in Detroit, Michigan. He is a 64 year old landlord, and his citizenship is pending. A young 18 year old boarder by the name of Mary Philipski lives with them.
  9. He died of arteriosclerosis on 1909 June 29 in Detroit, Michigan when he was 74 years old.
  10. His obituary was published in the Detroit News on 1909 July 1 in Detroit, Michigan.
    Ostrowski – June 29, Anthony, age 74 years, widower of Josephine and father of John Ostrowski and Mrs. Albert Klebba. Funeral from residence, 611 St. Aubin, Saturday at St. Albertus Church at 8:30.
  11. He was buried at the Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Detroit, Michigan.  Section A-OLD, Grave 744, Tier 3

I created a Find-A-Grave memorial for him:

Created by: Lisa Haerens
Record added: Dec 19, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45615182

Children:
1
John Anton Ostrowski (1861-1926)
2 Marianna Ostrowski (1863-1947)
3 Anna Susanna Ostrowski (1865-1906/1909)
4 Louise Ostrowski (1867- )

Siblings:
1 Eva (1821 -)
2 Joseph (1822-1893)
3 Johann (1824)
4 John (1824-1890)
5 Susanna (1825 -)
6 Frank (1828-1890)
7 Martin (1830-1898)
8 Marianna (1832 – )
9 Paul (1837 -)
10 Jacob (1838-1911)
11 August (1844-1893)

On This Day … 23 January

January 23rd, 2017 |

ALLEN Gladys Ernesta – 1926, married George BORDE in Lakeland, Florida 91 years ago.  (2nd cousin 3x removed)

BALEJA Frank – 1961, died 56 years ago when he was 42 years old.  (2nd cousin 2x removed)

DAVISON Mary (Brossman-Perry) – 1941, died in Sino, Illinois 76 years ago when she was 73 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

KWART John Jr. – 1929, died in Detroit, Michigan 88 years ago when he was 57 years old.  (2nd great-granduncle)

LISKA Mary (Leppek) – 1918, died in Hamtramck, Michigan 99 years ago when he was 37 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

NEMECKAY Joseph – 1999, died 18 years ago when he was 75 years old.  (husband of Clara ASHCRAFT, 1st cousin 1x removed)

SINYARD Eva (Heartt) – 1945, died in Monticello, Indiana 72 years ago when she was 80 years old.  (2nd great-grandaunt)

SINYARD John Austin – 1903, born in Archer, Iowa 114 years ago to William Sinyard & Frances WATSON.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

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On This Day … 22 January

January 22nd, 2017 |

BITTLES John – 1867, born in Lemont, Illinois 150 years ago to Samuel Bittles & Lydia HODGES.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

BROSSMAN Rose – 1890, born in Wheatland, Illinois 127 years ago to Jeremiah Brossman & Mary DAVISON.  (2nd cousin 3x removed)

DAVISON Julia (Found) – 1924, died in Chicago, Illinois 93 years ago when she was 59 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

DURECKI Harry – 1998, died in Rogers City, Michigan 19 years ago when he was 74 years old.  (2nd cousin 1x removed)

GARLICK Louis – 1879, married Maria PENDERGAST in Will County, Illinois 138 years ago.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

GARLICK Mary – 1883, born  in Lemont, Illinois 134 years ago to Thomas Garlick & Eliza CLARK.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

HAMMANG Paul – 1863, died in the Civil War in Stafford County, Virginia 154 years ago when he was 22 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

LACHOVSKI Joseph Jr. – 1864, born in Germany 153 years ago to Joseph Lachovski & Elizabeth KUNATH.  (2nd great-granduncle)

MACK Clarence – 1930, born in Dupage, Illinois 87 years ago to Clarence Mack & Mabel OLDFIELD.  (2nd cousin 2x removed)

OLDFIELD Cora – 1892, born in Downers Grove, Illinois 125 years ago to Charles Oldfield & Rose SINYARD.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

PORZONDEK Joseph – 1906, married Mary SCHUMBORGBACH in Detroit, Michigan 111 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

SCHULTE Eleanor – 1916, married Lloyd RENAUD in Detroit, Michigan 101 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

SCHULTE Therese – 1838, born in Germany 179 years ago to Frank Schulte & Elisabeth FORTH.  (3rd great-grandaunt)

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On This Day … 21 January

January 21st, 2017 |

HAMMANG Margaret – 1864, born in Wisconsin 153 years ago to Nicholas Hammang & Catherina ASCHMANN.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

Ostrowski Frances NETZEL – 1923, died in Detroit, Michigan 94 years ago when she was 79 years old.  (wife of John OSTROWSKI, 1st cousin 4x removed)

PRIEBA August Jr. – 1885, born in Detroit, Michigan 132 years ago to August Prieba & Elisabeth HILDEBRANDT.  (2nd cousin 3x removed)

RISCHERT Bertha (Mather) – 1942, died in Detroit, Michigan 75 years ago when she was 75 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

SCHULTE Frank – 1830, married Elisabeth FORTH in Germany 187 years ago.  (4th great-grandparents)

SCHULTE Frank – 1869, died in Detroit, Michigan 148 years ago when he was 63 years old.  (4th great-grandfather)

Schulte Ruth COOKE – 1996, died in San Diego, California 21 years ago when she was 88 years old.  (wife of Edmund Lynwood SCHULTE, great-uncle)

STRNAD Helen (Tarske) – 1991, died in Michigan 26 years ago when she was 85 years old.

WITZLING Irene – 1922, born in Royal Oak, Michigan 95 years ago to John Witzling & Julia LISKA.  (2nd cousin 2x removed)

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On This Day … 20 January

January 20th, 2017 |

ANDERSON Arthur – 1983, died in San Diego, Califorina 34 years ago when he was 84 years old.  (husband of Lillian OSTROWSKI, great-grandmother)

CHESNEY Leo – 1888, born in Merritt, Michigan 129 years ago to Frank Chesney & Maria BRUIER.

GARLICK Alfred – 1878, born in Lemont, Illinois 139 years ago to Thomas Garlick & Eliza CLARK.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

HINTZKE Rita – 1926, married Aloysius JARZOMBEK in Detroit, Michigan 91 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

KESSLER Walter – 1891, born in Detroit, Michigan 126 years ago to William Kessler & Catherine HENGSTEBECK.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

KLEINER Anthony – 1937, born in Detroit, Michigan 80 years ago to Adam Kleiner & Margaret IMHOFF.

KOLAR Anna – 1907, born in Detroit, Michigan 110 years ago to Joseph Kolar & Antonina BARCZAK.

KWART Emilia (Steiner) – 1986, died 31 years ago in Detroit, Michigan when she was 85 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

KWART Krystyna (Ciesinski) – 1944, died in Detroit, Michigan 73 years ago when she was 88 years old.  (2nd great-grandaunt)

OSTROWSKI Julia – 1908, born in Detroit, Michigan 109 years ago to John Ostrowski & Frances KARSCHNIA.  (great-grandaunt)

SCHULTE Frank John Jr. – 1891, born in Detroit, Michigan 126 years ago to Francis Schulte & Anna HAAS.  (2nd cousin 3x removed)

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On This Day … 19 January

January 19th, 2017 |

BITTLES Earl – 1989, died in Chicago, Illinois 28 years ago when he was 88 years old.  (2nd cousin 3x removed)

BRUEGGEMANN Johann Christian – 1828, born in Prussia 189 years ago to Franz Brueggemann & Catharina ASCHMANN.  (1st cousin 5x removed)

HINCKA Rita – 1917, born in Detroit, Michigan 100 years ago to Frank Hincka & Stella GRUSZCZYNSKA.  (2nd cousin 2x removed)

KESSLER Clara – 1886, married Thomas DALY in Detroit, Michigan 131 years ago.  (2nd great-grandaunt)

LISKA Anton – 1915, married Clara PIOSKOWSKI in Detroit, Michigan 102 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

LISKA Anton – 1924, died in Detroit, Michigan 93 years ago at 36 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

PRIEBA August – 1941, died in Detroit, Michigan 76 years ago when he was 82 years old.  (husband of Elisabeth HILDEBRANDT, 1st cousin 4x removed)

SCHULTE Elisabeth (Osebold) – 1887, died in Detroit, Michigan 130 years ago when she was 28 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

VELGER Mildred (Slate) – 1978, died Orange County, California 39 years ago in when she was 58 years old.  (1st cousin 2x removed)

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