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BITTLES James III – 1969, died in Illinois 48 years ago when he was 52 years old.  (2nd cousin 3x removed)

KAUTHEN Josephine – 1902, married Fred HAZEN in Garden, Michigan 115 years ago.  (2nd cousin 3x removed)

Kessler Anna ASCHMANN – 1903, died in Detroit, Michigan 114 years ago when she was 77 years old.  (3rd great-grandmother)

KLEPACZYK William – 1868, born in Roscinno, Poland 149 years ago to John Klepaczyk & Marianna KOZLAWSKA.

KOLAR Joseph – 1902, married Antonina BARCZAK in Detroit, Michigan 115 years ago.

SOIK Helen – 1902, born in Posen, Michigan 115 years ago to Anthony Soik & Anna DETTLOFF.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

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BUTTON Raymond – 1951, died in Joliet, Illinois 66 years ago when he was 62 years old.  (husband of Elizabeth BARNES, 1st cousin 3x removed)

CHESNEY Alfred – 1908, born in Munger, Michigan 109 years ago to Joseph Chesney & Elizabeth UTTECH.

DARGA Anthony – 1931, married Cecelia HAMMEL in Detroit, Michigan 86 years ago.  (2nd cousin 2x removed)

DARGA Marianna – 1896, married Charles SROCK in Detroit, Michigan 121 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

KATHAN Gerald – 1985, died in Detroit, Michigan 32 years ago when he was 71 years old.  (husband of Myrtle SCHULTE, 1st cousin 3x removed)

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HALLMAN Delia Mrs. – 1909, born 108 years ago.  (wife of Joseph “Dody” Hallman, great uncle)

HEARTT Lula – 1911, married Andrew HIBNER in White County, Indiana 106 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

Hildebrandt Valentina DARGA – 1949, died in Detroit, Michigan 68 years ago at 75 years old.  (wife of Anton HILDEBRANDT, 1st cousin 4x removed)

KLEBBA Albert – 1865, born in Germany 152 years ago.  (husband of Marianna OSTROWSKI, 2nd great-grandaunt)

McCARTY Edward – 1946, married Margaret SCHMELZER in Detroit, Michigan 71 years ago.  (2nd cousin 2x removed)

McCARTY John – 1945, died in Detroit, Michigan 72 years ago when he was 66 years old.  (husband of Ada KESSLER, 1st cousin 3x removed)

SCHULTE Eleanor – 1899, born in Detroit, Michigan 118 years ago to Charles Schulte & Anna FOX.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

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ASCHMANN Catharina – 1823, born in Germany 194 years ago to Mathias Aschmann & Elisabeth SCHNEIDER.  (3rd great-grandaunt)

DIBENEDETTO Caroline  – 1934, married Mariano RATTENNI in Detroit, Michigan 83 years ago.

GRIMES Daniel – 1937, died in Bay City, Michigan 80 years ago when he was 57 years old.  (husband of Rosa CHESNEY)

HILDEBRANDT John – 1898, married Mary BODNICK in Detroit, Michigan 119 years ago.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

HOENINGHAUSEN Leslie – 1970, died in Detroit, Michigan 47 years ago when he was 70 years old.  (2nd cousin 3x removed)

HOENINGHAUSEN Verna – 1972, died in Detroit, Michigan 45 years ago when she was 76 years old.  (2nd cousin 3x removed)

KESSLER Ada – 1884, born in South Bend, Indiana 133 years ago to Joseph Kessler & Margaret MEMEL.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

KIRK Francis – 1885, born in Chicago, Illinois 132 years ago to Patrick Kirk & Jane BITTLES.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

UTTECH Frank – 1889, born in Detroit, Michigan 128 years ago to John Uttech & Julia BARTEL.

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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 Mabel (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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#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, Westpreußen, Preußen, 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)

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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