Archive for the ‘Lachowski’ Category

On This Day … 31 July

1837 – Helena Brandt was born in Prussia 176 years ago to Herman Brant and Gertrude Hoch.  (wife of 3rd great-granduncle, Frank Schulte)

1895 – Arthur Parent was born in Saginaw County, Michigan 118 years ago.  (husband of 1st cousin 3x removed, Theresa Lachovski)

1907 – Mary Daly (21) married Peter Schreiber (25) in Detroit, Michigan 106 years ago  (1st cousin 3x removed)

1911 – Anne Bluis was born 102 years ago.  (wife of great-uncle, Leo Hallman)

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On This Day … 14 July

1894 – Florence Peterson was born 119 years ago.  (wife of Edward Lachovski, 1st cousin 3x removed)

1914 – John A. Hallman (30) married Proxida Filipiak (21) in Metz, Michigan 99 years ago.  (great-granduncle)

1945 – John Hallman (32) married Mary Madeline Sinyard (27) in  Topeka, Kansas 68 years ago.  (grandparents)

1954 – Magdalena Chesney Link died 59 years ago in Bay County, Michigan.  She was 80 years old.

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On This Day … 7 July

1840 – Sarah Garlick was born in England 173 years ago to Joshua Garlick & Mary Downes.  (3rd great-grandaunt)

1889 – Nicholas Hammang died 124 years ago in Rice County, Minnesota.  He was 74 years old.  (husband of Catherine Assmann, 3rd-great-grandaunt)

1903 – William Kwart was born in Detroit, Michigan 110 years ago to Joseph Kwart & Frances Kozniacki.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

1920 – Theresa Lachovski (17) married Charles Peterson (20) in Detroit, Michigan 93 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

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On This Day … 1 July

1858 – Frank Schulte (23) married Helena Brandt (20) in Detroit, Michigan 155 years ago.  (3rd great-granduncle)

1904 – Jerome Ashcraft was born in Kentucky 109 years ago.  (husband of Clara Hallman, great-aunt)

1913 – August Buchkowski (28) married Laura Warchock (20) in Parisville, Michigan 100 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

1928 – Maria Bruier Chesney died 85 years ago in Merritt, Michigan.  She was 72 years old.

1929 – Leo Hincka (22) married Josephine Szczerowski (19) in Michigan 84 years ago.  (1st cousin 2x removed)

1949 – Genevieve Clement Lachovski died 64 years ago in Roseville, Michigan.  She was 78 years old.  (wife of Joseph Lachovski, 2nd great-granduncle)

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On This Day … 18 May

1875 – Franz Hincka (25) married Dorothea Detlaff (29) in Detroit, Michigan 138 years ago.

1882 – John F. Sinyard (23) married Mary A. Bittles (17) at her father’s house in Lemont, Illinois 131 years ago.  (2nd great-grandparents)

1885 – John Ostrowski (24) married Elisabeth Lachovsky (18) in Detroit, Michigan 128 years ago.

1904 – Julia Chesney was born in Michigan 109 years ago to Joseph Chesney & Elizabeth Uttech.

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Spotlight Sunday – Elisabeth (Lachowski) Ostrowski


Name:  Elisabeth Lachowski (Lachovsky / Lachowska, etc)

Birthday:  about 1867

Parents:  Joseph Lachowski & Elisabeth Kunath

Siblings:  August, John & Joseph

Relationship:  married to John Ostrowski, mother of 7 children

Children:  Joseph, John, Anthony, Lillian, Marie, George & baby boy

Hometown:  Prussia Germany

Immigration:  1875 aboard “Cimbria” from Hamburg

Last Known Residence:  Detroit, Michigan

Education:  unable to read or write

Occupation:  worked as a tailoress in 1880

Church:  St. Albertus Church -  Detroit, Michigan

Death:  August 28, 1897 in childbirth delivering a stillborn son, 30 years old

Cemetery:  Mt. Elliott Cemetery, Detroit Michigan

Relationship to Me:  2nd great-grandmother

Spotlight Sunday – John Ostrowski

Name:  Johann Anton Ostrowski

Birthday:  February 11, 1861

Parents:  Anton Ostrowski & Josephina Kuttni

Relationship:  Married to Elisabeth Lachowski in 1885, father of 7 children, 3 dying as infants.
Married to Frances Karschina in 1898, father of 10 children, 6 dying as infants.

Hometown:  Westpreußen, Preußen, Germany

Immigration:  about 1868, naturalized citizen by 1910, though in 1920 he states his citizenship is still pending

Last Known Residence:  Detroit, Michigan

Education:  able to read, write and speak English

Occupation:  Tailor

Church:  St. Albertus Catholic Church

Death:  November 16, 1926 of a diabetic coma.

Cemetery:  Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan

Relationship to Me:  2nd great-grandfather

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